Collection Dates: 1987 --
1.5 linear ft.
This document describes a collection of materials held
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1420
Posted to Internet: December 1997
Acquisition Note: This
collection was given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Mr. Davidson in
This collection was given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Mr. Davidson in 1995.
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is open for research.
This collection is open for research.
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Table of Contents
Scope and contents
Box 1 Correpondence -- Broken Heartland
Box 2 Broken Heartland -- Under Fire
Box 3 Under Fire
Osha Gray Davidson
was born and educated in Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa in 1982
with a B.A. in English. He is married and has two daughters. A free-lance writer,
Davidsons work has appeared in The Nation, The Progressive,
the St. Louis Post - Dispatch, and others.
The papers of Osha
Gray Davidson consist of 1.5 linear feet of manuscripts dating from 1987 to
1994. They deal primarily with the writing of his two books, Broken Heartland
and Under Fire, and related articles. Included are research notes,
correspondence, early drafts, printers typescripts, and reviews.
Clippings, 1997, 1998
Correspondence, 1987 -- 1994 and undated
Iowa demographic information
Articles from writing of Broken Heartland
The Farm Crisis at the Turning Point
Into the Farm Future
Lyns [Lyndon LaRouche] Last Hurrah
Perestroika University of California Style
The Rise of the Rural Ghetto
Rural Industrial Homework
Articles from Under Fire
The Blurred Blue Line: The NRA, Police, and Gun Control
Cracking Down on Gun Theft/Getting Tough with Gun Dealers
Free the Brady Bill
Early drafts (2 folders)
Broken Heartland (cont.)
Printers typescript with corrections and revisions (2 folders)
Acknowledgments and biographical note
Note cards - research
Under Fire (cont.)
Notes (2 folders)
Typescript (3 folders)