C. Edward Stevens Papers 1957-2005 (Bulk 1970-1996) (bulk 1970-1996)

Creator
Stevens, C. E. (Charles E.)
Size
6 linear feet (4 archival cartons.)
Location

For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff.

Call number
MC 00386

The C. Edward Stevens Papers, 1957-2005, contain course materials, lecture notes, slides, and publication files related to Stevens' work in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. The bulk of the material is copies of articles by Stevens and others and files related to the preparation of Stevens's publications.

C. Edward Stevens was a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. Stevens was a renowned gastrointestinal physiologist and the author of Comparative physiology of the vertebrate digestive system, 1996 (Cambridge University Press). He received doctorates at the University of Minnesota, established his career at Cornell, and came to NC State in 1980. He died in 2008.

Biographical/historical note

C. Edward Stevens was a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. Stevens was a renowned gastrointestinal physiologist and the author of Comparative physiology of the vertebrate digestive system, 1996 (Cambridge University Press). He received doctorates at the University of Minnesota, established his career at Cornell, and came to NC State in 1980. He died in 2008.

Scope/content

The C. Edward Stevens Papers, 1957-2005, contain course materials, lecture notes, slides, and publication files related to Stevens' work in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. The bulk of the material is copies of articles by Stevens and others and files related to the preparation of Stevens's publications.

Physical description

4 archival cartons.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], C. Edward Stevens Papers, MC 00386, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Donated by Ed Stevens in 2009. [Accession no. 2009-0026 and Accession no. 2009-0151]

Processing information

Processed by Judy Allen Dodson, February 2009, and Babi Hammond, December 2011; machine-readable finding aid created by Judy Allen Dodson, February 2009; updated by Babi Hammond, December 2011.

Absorption of Volatile Fatty Acid, Na and H20 by the colon of the dog (Hersche, Argenzio, Southworth - Stevens January 1980

Printed illustrations of dog colon system.

Carton 1, Folder 1
Absorption of Volatile Fatty Acid, Na, and 1981
Carton 1, Folder 2
Abstract of paper for the Research Workers in Animal Diseases Conference November 1977
Carton 1, Folder 3
Abstracts of papers: digesta flow through the digestive tract of the monogastric herbivore undated
Carton 1, Folder 4
Anatomy--Misc undated
Carton 1, Folder 5
Arterial Blood Flow to the Ruminant Stomach August 1964
Carton 1, Folder 6
Articles and Grant Schemes 1990-1999

Various articles all dated from the 1990s also included in this folder is a copy the large research grant scheme

Carton 1, Folder 7
Articles and Journal Articles 1990-1999

Journal articles of the tolerance of exists, and various articles from the 1990s

Carton 1, Folder 8
Articles and Letters 1970-1989

Includes drafted/completed articles

Carton 1, Folder 9
Articles and Letters 1979-1998

Includes a lengthy letter from Olga Timoshenko, dated 4 November 1995. Found unfoldered

Carton 1, Folder 10
Articles and Letters 1991-2000
Carton 1, Folder 11
Articles and Letters 1996-2001

High-lighted articles and letters to Stevens seeking comment on presentation slides and reviewers for an article. These were found unfoldered, between two folders dealing with image permissions.

Carton 1, Folder 12
Articles and Letters--Vomabatids 1992-1997

Found unfoldered.

Carton 1, Folder 13
Articles and Passage of digesta 1996

Various articles and a passage done by Wallis about the rate od passage of digesta

Carton 1, Folder 14
Articles, Group 1 1983-1993

Photocopies and pre-prints of articles by people other than Stevens, with highlighting and light annotations. These were found in unlabeled hanging folder, grouped together with rubber bands.

Carton 1, Folder 15
Articles, Group 2 1975-1998

Copies of articles by people other than Stevens, several pages of MS notes, and a few faxes. These were found in unlabeled hanging folder, grouped together with rubber bands.

Carton 1, Folder 16
Articles, Group 3 1985, undated

Copies of articles by people other than Stevens, one heavily highlighted. These were found at the back of an unlabeled hanging folder, the only group not bound with rubber bands.

Carton 1, Folder 17
Articles, Literature, and Newpapers 1983-1996

Highlighted articles and 4 newspapers from 1996. Some literature packets by Judith Caton

Carton 1, Folder 18
Bicarbonate secretion by the glandular saccules of the llama stomach July 1973
Carton 1, Folder 19
Biological Assays of Extracts of Alfalfa Samples from Bloat-Producing Pastures March 1961
Carton 1, Folder 20
Booklet- Comparative Adaptations 1995

Thick booklet done by Stephens about the Comparative Adaptations to Folivory in Primates

Carton 1, Folder 21
Cambridge Press--Miscellaneous Papers 1987-2000

"Cambridge" orig. written on folder. Letters to/from the company publishing his book; six 8" floppy disks dated 1987; papers bound by clip of references for book

Carton 1, Folder 22
Cardiac and Aortic Arch Anomalies, Hydrocephalus, and Other Abnormalities in Newborn Pigs May 1957
Carton 1, Folder 23
CD--Digestive System of Vertebrates Manuscript 2001

CD-ROM in jewel case.

Carton 1, Folder 24
Chapter Illustrations, Second Edition (1 of 2) undated

Camera-ready graphics for textbook, second edition.

Carton 2, Folder 1
Chapter Illustrations, Second Edition (2 of 2) undated

Camera-ready graphics for textbook, second edition.

Carton 2, Folder 2
Comparative physiology of the dgestive system undated
Carton 2, Folder 3
Comparative Physiology packets 1986-1988

Comparative Physiology mini packets about mammalian colon and the vertebrate digestive system

Carton 2, Folder 4
Comparative studies of the microbial digestion of soluble and insoluble carbohydrate March 1977 1977

Draft of a paper about microbial digestion; correspondences with editors and publishers

Carton 2, Folder 5
Coupled active transport of Na and Cl across forestomach epithelium undated
Carton 2, Folder 6
Cyclic Changes in Ionic Composition of Digesta in the Equine Intestinal Tract April 1975
Carton 2, Folder 7
Cyclic changes in ionic composition of digesta April 1975 1975

Packet containing images of internal organs, etc.

Carton 2, Folder 8
Digesta Flow and Organic acid concentrations in the gastrointestinal tract of the pig June 1974
Carton 2, Folder 9
Digesta flow through the rabbit large intestine May 1972
Carton 2, Folder 10
Digesta Passage 1999?

5 packets on animal digesta passage; diagrams

Carton 2, Folder 11
Digestion and absorption in the hindgut of nonruminant herbivores 1978
Carton 2, Folder 12
Digestion by Endogenous Enzymes and Gut Microbes undated
Carton 2, Folder 13
Digestion, Absorption, and Metabolism: basic characteristics of the digestive system undated
Carton 2, Folder 14
Digestive System undated

2 articles and one misc. paper about herbivorous lizards.

Carton 2, Folder 15
Digestive System of Invertebrates (Manuscript) undated
Carton 2, Folder 16
Digestive System of Vertebrates CD-ROM--mockup of cover, mounted on foamcore undated
Carton 2, Folder 17
Dinosaurs 1999

Articles - for MEA 120, Dinosaurs

Carton 2, Folder 18
Dr. Stevens Physiology undated

Photos and papers.

Carton 2, Folder 19
Drawings of Gastrointestinal Tracts of 68 Vertebates (1 of 2) undated
Carton 2, Folder 20
Drawings of Gastrointestinal Tracts of 68 Vertebates (2 of 2) undated
Carton 2, Folder 21
Effect of Volatile Fatty Acids on Water and Ion Absorption from the Goat Colon undated
Carton 2, Folder 22
Electrolytes H20 undated
Carton 2, Folder 23
E-mail message from Michael Stoskopf 13 December 2004
Carton 2, Folder 24
Endogenous Digestive Enzymes undated

Orig. title: Digestion End. ENZ - ABSURT(?). Diagrams- structure of different enzymes

Carton 2, Folder 25
Etiology and Pathogenesis of Abomasal Displacement in Cattle March-April 1969

Article with smaller flyer.

Carton 2, Folder 26
Evidence for active transport of acetate across bovine rumen epithelium 1967
Carton 2, Folder 27
Evolution - Illustrations undated

Multiple images of skeletons, charts, diagrams on evolution appear mocked in; small image not attached to a page, just by itself

Carton 2, Folder 28
Evolution Paper (1 of 2) 1957-2003

Copies of articles with highlighting and some notes, typed and MS.

Carton 2, Folder 29
Evolution Paper (2 of 2) 1957-2003

Copies of articles with highlighting and some notes, typed and MS.

Carton 2, Folder 30
Evolution Paper Drafts 2001

Found in unlabeled hanging folder.

Carton 2, Folder 31
Evolution Paper Drafts and Reviewer Comments 2000-2001

Found in unlabeled hanging folder.

Carton 2, Folder 32
Evolution Paper--Dinosaurs 2000

Copies of articles, notes, and e-mails. Original file label: "Dinosaurs".

Carton 2, Folder 33
Evolution Paper--Ken Nagy Comments 2000

Copies of articles, faxes between Stevens and Nagy, and MS notes. These items were found unfoldered in front of other folder in hanging file.

Carton 2, Folder 34
Evolution Paper--Miscellaneous Articles 1982-2005

Copies of articles, Stevens's completed review form for a Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology article. Found unfoldered in hanging file.

Carton 2, Folder 35
Evolution Paper--Miscellaneous Articles (1 of 2) 1977-1992

Found unfoldered in hanging file. Based on their subject and position, they are likely related to the evolution paper research.

Carton 3, Folder 1
Evolution Paper--Miscellaneous Articles (1 of 2) 1977-1992

Found unfoldered in hanging file. Based on their subject and position, they are likely related to the evolution paper research.

Carton 3, Folder 2
Evolution Paper--Reptiles and Birds Graphics undated
Carton 3, Folder 3
Evolution Paper--Review Articles 1982-2001
Carton 3, Folder 4
Excretion of biocarbonate, lactate, and volatile fatty acids in the feces of calves with experimental colibacillosis undated
Carton 3, Folder 5
Experimental intestinal obstruction in calves 1964
Carton 3, Folder 6
Factors Affecting the Transport of Volatile Fatty Acids Across Rumen Epithelium 1966
Carton 3, Folder 7
Factors Influencing Gastric Blood Flow in Normal Cattle March 1961
Carton 3, Folder 8
Fine Structure of Esophago-Gastric Junction December 1986
Carton 3, Folder 9
Fuctions of the equine large intestine and their interrelationship in disease July 1975
Carton 3, Folder 10
Function of the Bovine Omasum in Ingesta Transfer February 1960
Carton 3, Folder 11
Gastrointestinal Tract Diagrams - Final Drafts undated

Found unfoldered. 4 pieces of a large sign (?), Diagrams of internal organs and charts all printed out and pasted on a blue background sheet. Some laminated.

Carton 3, Folder 12
Handouts--Classification of Vertebrates undated
Carton 3, Folder 13
Handouts--Compilation of Gastrointestinal Handouts undated
Carton 3, Folder 14
Handouts--General Characteristics of the Vertebrate Digestive System undated

Includes pictures depicting different digestive systems.

Carton 3, Folder 15
Image Permissions (1 of 2) 1986-1987

Images from various publications and some correspondence regarding permissions requests.

Carton 3, Folder 16
Image Permissions (2 of 2) 1986-1987

Images from various publications and some correspondence regarding permissions requests.

Carton 3, Folder 17
Image Permissions 1994-2001

Letters and forms regarding illustrations for Stevens' textbook and CD-ROM. Found together in hanging file labled "Misc. Photos."

Carton 3, Folder 18
Image Permissions 2005
Carton 3, Folder 19
Interrelationship of Na, HCO3, and volatile fatty acid transport by equine large intestine undated
Carton 3, Folder 20
Lectures on Evolution of Herbivores undated

Transparencies of illustrations, charts, graphs and tables.

Carton 3, Folder 21
Letter Regarding Papers Transfer and Deed of Gift [2007?]

Found unfoldered.

Carton 3, Folder 22
Major Variations in the Digestive Systems of Vertebrates undated
Carton 3, Folder 23
Metabolism undated

Graphs and charts.

Carton 3, Folder 24
Microbial Digestion: Rumen versus Large Intestine undated

Large article.

Carton 3, Folder 25
Microbial Fermentation Transparencies undated
Carton 3, Folder 26
Miscellaneous undated

Papers about cats, digestive system, dinosaurs, and vertebrate herbivores

Carton 3, Folder 27
Miscellaneous Images and Photographs 1962-1994

Photographs, negatives, and images of graphs and line drawings for publications. Original file label was "Misc. Photos."

Carton 3, Folder 28
Miscellaneous Papers 1988-

Scientific Journal, dated Oct. 1988; "References" with notations; paper titled "Contributions of the Mammalian Large Intestine to the Conservation of Nutrients, Electrolytes and Water

Carton 3, Folder 29
Motility of the llama and guanaco stomach January 1971
Carton 3, Folder 30
Motor Activity and Digesta Retention Transparancies undated
Carton 3, Folder 31
Motor Functions of the Ruminant Forestomach October 1966
Carton 3, Folder 32
Mutur Digesta Passage undated

2 packets - mutur and digesta notes

Carton 3, Folder 33
NCBC undated

Pictures and Charts.

Carton 4, Folder 1
Neuro Humoral undated

Charts and tables - gastrointestinal, innervation

Carton 4, Folder 2
Nitrogen Utilization within equine large intestine October 1975

Article with copies of small graphs.

Carton 4, Folder 3
Pathogenesis of Lead Shot Poisoning in the Mallard Duck February 1975
Carton 4, Folder 4
Permission--Anatomy V 2000

Letter request for permission to use anatomical graphics; letter from the Colyer Institute.

Carton 4, Folder 5
Permission Requests/Vertebrates 1977-1985

Permission requests/tables/logs also a folder containing information of vertebrates classification

Carton 4, Folder 6
Permissions--Handouts and Publications 1995-1996
Carton 4, Folder 7
Physiological implications of microbial digestion in the large intestine of mammals relation to dietary factors 1978
Carton 4, Folder 8
Physiological studies of the vagal nerve supply to the bovine stomach III. Procaine effects on the Dorsal vagal trunk October 1965
Carton 4, Folder 9
Pressure events in bovine esophagous and reticulorumen associated with eructation, deglutition and regurgitation September 1960
Carton 4, Folder 10
References--Drafts undated

3 packets each bound with clip, usually entitled "Book References (FINAL)" or "References evolution paper"; loose paper and stapled packet each talk about the index or labelling

Carton 4, Folder 11
Reprints 1966-1990

Reprints of articles by Stevens. Original folder label was "Our Reprints, Etc."

Carton 4, Folder 12
Resume of articles on equine digestive tract and American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, October 1978 1974, 1978
Carton 4, Folder 13
Rumination undated
Carton 4, Folder 14
Scientific Graphs and Charts undated

Found unfoldered. Tables about "digesta markers" in reptiles, birds, etc. Diagrams of multiple animals' internal organs, paperclipped together; some images are mocked in, as if for a draft

Carton 4, Folder 15
Site of organic acid production and pattern of digesta movement in the gastrointestinal tract of geese October 1975
Carton 4, Folder 16
Site of organic acid production and patterns of digesta movement in the gastrointestinal tract of the raccoon June 1979
Carton 4, Folder 17
Site of organic acid production and patterns of digesta movement in the gastrointestinal tract of the rock hyrax 1977?
Carton 4, Folder 18
Sites of Organic acid production and absorption in gastrointestinal tract of the pig Februrary 1974
Carton 4, Folder 19
Sites of organic acid production and absorption in gastrointestinal tract of the pig February 1975

Article and photos of illustrations.

Carton 4, Folder 20
Sites of Organic Acid Production and Absorption in the equine Gastronintestinal tract. May 1974
Carton 4, Folder 21
Sites of Organic Acid Production and Pattern of Digesta Movement June 1975 1975

Printed publication of study done by Clemens, Stevens, and Southworth

Carton 4, Folder 22
Slides--Binder 1 1977-1979?

Binder had no label. Slides are line-drawing illustrations, charts and graphs. Only a few of the slides are dated. In some cases notes on slips of paper inserted into the slide holder identify topic or theme of slides that follow.

Carton 4, Folder 23
Slides--Binder 2 1975-1979?
Carton 4, Folder 24
Slides--Binder 3 1975-1979?
Carton 4, Folder 25
Slides--Binder 4 1975-1979?
Carton 4, Folder 26
Slides--Selection First 1975-1979?

Folder title is from slip of paper in front pocket of binder.

Carton 4, Folder 27
Sodium and chloride transport across the equine cecal mucosa December 1974
Carton 4, Folder 28
Studies of the reflex control of the ruminant stomach with special reference to the eructation reflex May 1959
Carton 4, Folder 29
Studies on Experimental Canine Interstitial Nephritis July 1956
Carton 4, Folder 30
Transepithelial Pump for Weak Electrolytes 1969
Carton 4, Folder 31
Transport of Fatty Acid Mixtures Across Rumen Epithelium July 1966
Carton 4, Folder 32
Transport of Sodium and Chloride by the Isolated Rumen Epithelium May 1964
Carton 4, Folder 33
Two Classics by Flower (1987) and Mitchell (1902, 1905) undated

Photographic reproductions, stored in plastic sleeves, of drawings of digestive tracts.

Carton 4, Folder 34
Variations in Vertebrate Stomachs undated

A few slides; mostly line drawings and tables.

Carton 4, Folder 35
Veterinary Physiology Spring 1995
Carton 4, Folder 36
Volatile fatty acid concentrations and pH of llama and quanaco forestomach digesta April 1971
Carton 4, Folder 37

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], C. Edward Stevens Papers, MC 00386, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.