The Special Collections Research Center provides access to collections which document the advancement of the basic science and clinical issues in the health management of free-ranging and captive wildlife. The following collections represent critical work in this field:
The Mitchell Bush Papers contains research and teaching notes, presentations and materials, journals and publications, correspondence, field studies, field notes, research projects, training materials, anesthesia records, digital media such as floppy disks, CD-ROMS and zip disks and film strips, videotapes and 35mm slides documenting medical studies, surgeries and wildlife in national and international settings. Many of the files relate to Mitchell Bush's work with the National Zoological Park through the Smithsonian Institution.
Roger Powell Papers, 1950-2007 (MC 390)
The Roger A. Powell Papers consist of materials documenting his research in animals' home ranges habitat and social organization, including correspondence, course material, photographs, and color films with sound from 1950 to 2007.
The David A. Jessup Papers contains materials documenting environmental disasters (such as oil spills and die offs) involving marine mammals and birds, investigates the effects of various forms of pollution, pathology and epidemiology research and service on marine species. Includes oil spill response workbooks, materials from the Oiled Wildlife Care Network, manuals for rehabilitating oiled wildlife, documents about the California-Nevada Section and related records.
The William Lance Collection of M-series Drug Records contains reports, correspondence with the Federal Drug Administration, agreements, New Animal Drug Applications, and films relating to the development and testing of the M-99 drug and its antidotes, M50-50 and M-285. Records range in date from 1964 to 1971.
C. Edward Stevens Papers, 1959-2006 (MC 386)
The C. Edward Stevens Papers contain course materials, lecture notes, slides, research files, brochures, correspondence related to his work as Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies for the N.C. State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and publication files and images from his book, Comparative physiology of the vertebrate digestive system.
Michael K. Stoskopf Papers, 1949-2004 (MC 413)
The Michael K. Stoskopf Papers contain materials from his work as Professor of Aquatics, Wildlife, and Zoologic Medicine and of Molecular and Environmental Toxicology at N.C. State University and correspondence and records related to his involvement in the American College of Zoological Medicine (ACZM), an international specialty organization recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association for certification of veterinarians with special expertise in zoological medicine.
James F. Wright Papers, 1955-1970 (MC 373)
The James F. Wright Papers contain correspondence, brochures, research files, annual reports, and reel-to-reel tapes dating from the early part of his career (1955-1970) as a veterinary pathologist.
Other related collections include: