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  Partner: UNT Libraries
 Decade: 1950-1959
 Year: 1951
 Collection: UNT Theses and Dissertations
The Adaptability and Present Status of Andropogon Ischaemum L. in Denton County, Texas
This investigation has been made with reference to the adaptability of Andropogon ischaemum, King Ranch bluestem, to various soils, various slopes, and various erosion conditions in Denton County. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96951/
The Adequacy of Financial Support Received by the Small High-School Bands in Texas
The problem undertaken in this study is to attempt to determine the adequacy of financial support received by the small high school bands in Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97051/
Albert Gallatin: His Position in American Legislation and Diplomacy
It shall be the purpose of this study to present an accounting of the career of public service of Gallatin as a legislator and as a diplomat, showing the great value of his service to the country of his adoption. The presentation shall be divided into several sections, namely those of Gallatin's early experiences in America, his activities while Secretary of the Treasury, while a commissioner at the Treaty of Ghent, and that part of his period of public service following Ghent. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96977/
An Analysis of the Trend Away from the Traditional Democratic Party in Texas Presidential Elections, 1932-1948
The purpose of this paper will be to look into the election returns to find some of the factors which have caused the trend of voters shifting away from the Democratic party towards the Republican party in presidential elections. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96923/
The Analytical Development of the Trigonometric Functions
This thesis is a study of the analytical development of the trigonometric functions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97030/
The Antibiotic Activities of Some Members of the Cactaceae Family
This problem has been concerned with, first, the collection of sixteen species of plants belonging to Cactaceae family; second, the drying of these and the extraction of the oleoresins thereof; third, the determination of the extent to which these substances inhibit the growth of ten gram-positive and ten gram-negative bacterial organisms; and fourth, a determination of the possible utilization of these extracts a prophylactic or chemotherapeutic agents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97010/
The Antibiotic Effect of Pigmented Actinomycetes
This thesis attempts, first, to correlate pigmentation of actinomycetes with the degree of antibiocity; second, to establish the most favorable means of producing a rich luxuriant pigmentation in the individual organism studied by enriching favorable media with specific types of proteins and amino acids. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96995/
The Antibiotic Properties of the Oleoresins of Twenty-Five Common Garden Vegetables
The purpose of this problem is to determine the presence and extent of antibiotic materials as found in the oleoresins of a selected group of garden vegetables. The problem has consisted of, first, the collection and preparation of specimens of twenty-five commonly used garden vegetables; second, the extraction of the oleoresins from these; third, the determination of the inhibitory and other effects of these oleoresins against several strains of selected gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria; and fourth, the evaluation of the potentialities of these oleoresins with regard to their future use as medicinal prophylactics and therapeutics. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96958/
Barbituric Acids as Anticonvulsants. IV. 5-Substituted-Mercapto Derivatives of 5-Phenylbarbituric Acids.
This study involves compounds of the barbituric acid series are well known for their use as anesthetics and sedatives. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97052/
Basic Operations in the Prefabrication of Leather Projects and the Construction and Uses of Leathercraft Tools
The purpose of this study is to determine the use of homemade tools for leatherwork, and to examine the possibilities of making a part of the tools and equipment needed in leathercraft classes. This study will include inquiries made to the high schools of Texas where courses in leathercraft are offered. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96938/
A Bulletin for Beginning Teachers
The purpose of this study is to determine pertinent contents for a bulletin for beginning teachers in the public schools of Port Arthur, Texas. An effort is made to evaluate the findings and to make specific recommendations regarding the contents of such a bulletin. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97033/
The Calcium, Phosphorus, and Protein Content of Nursery School Lunches
The problem of this study is to show the calcium, phosphorus, and protein content of nursery school lunches. Many studies have been made of the calcium and protein requirements of preschool children. Fewer studies have been made of the phosphorus requirements of normal preschool children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96999/
Canadian-American Relations Since 1867
This study of Canadian-American relations since 1867 covers Canada's rise to world power, annexation movement, boundary and fishery disputes, economic relations, and recent relations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96989/
Causes of Maladjustment and Some Remedial Measures
The problem in this study is threefold: (1) to discover cases of maladjustment which exist among the students of a certain small high school; (2) to determine as far as possible the causes of these maladjustments, particularly the role of the school as a contributing agent; and (3) to suggest and to apply as far as possible remedial measures. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97044/
Centralized Purchasing Arrangements in a Selected Group of Oil Companies in the Southwest
The purpose of the study is threefold: (1) to make a survey of the type of purchasing organizations used by a selected number of oil companies operating in the Southwest, (2) to determine the extent or degree of centralized purchasing used by these firms, and (3) to evaluate briefly the organizational arrangements found in light of accepted principles. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96945/
Certain Procedures for the Improvement of Reading Skills in the Middle Grades
The problem of this study was to demonstrate the effectiveness of certain recommended procedures for the improvement of reading skills in one fourth grade and one fifth grade class in the Jacksboro Elementary School. The purpose was to discover through testing and observation the level of each student and his specific reading needs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96996/
Character Studies in John Steinbeck's Fiction
This thesis is a study of the characters in John Steinbeck's fiction. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97037/
The Chemical Compounds Produced by Actinomycetes and Their Relation to Tastes and Odors in a Water Supply
The purpose of this problem was to determine the cause of tastes and odors in the Breckenridge water supply and to isolate and culture the organisms responsible for the offensive chemicals. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97004/
Common Emotional and Social Difficulties of Six-Year-Old Children
The purpose of this study is to provide a ready reference that may be the basis for helping teachers develop a detailed program to meet some common social and emotional difficulties of six-year-old children. An analysis of the findings and opinions of clinical psychology and educational authorities pertinent to this problem should yield conclusions and recommendations which may be objective enough to lead to a better understanding of the six-year-old child. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97064/
A Comparative Sociometric Ethnological Study
The purpose of this study is to compare sociometric data obtained from Negro and white pupils in fourth, fifth, and sixth grade public school classrooms in Fort Worth, Texas. An attempt will be made to determine, as nearly as possible with the methods available and other limitations of this study, to what degree socialization is affected by racial factors in groups which are comparable in terms of socio-economic status. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96964/
A Comparative Study of Methods for Improving the Reporting of Pupil Progress
The problem involved in this study is to determine a satisfactory way in which public schools can adequately revise their scientific evaluation system in order to develop a more effective method of marking and reporting of pupil progress to parents. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96965/
A Comparative Study of Retention of Learning by Boys and Girls of Stonewall Jackson School, Denton, Texas
This thesis presents a comparative study of retention of learning by boys and girls of Stonewall Jackson School of Denton, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96973/
Comparison in Achievement of Pupils Participating and Not-Participating in a School Lunch Program
The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the achievement records and personality status of a matched group of pupils in the Lake Dallas elementary school to determine what effect, if any, participation or non-participation in the school's hot lunch program has on grade progress and disposition of the pupils. Attention is given to individual studies of pupils and to outcomes of instruction. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96974/
A Comparison of Boys' and Girls' Achievement Scores and Teacher Ratings
It is the primary purpose of this study to determine any differences in the achievement abilities and teacher ratings of the boys and girls of equal intelligence quotients in the fifth, sixth, and seventh grades of the Alvord Elementary School, Alvord, Texas. A secondary purpose is to make a study of the environmental background of a number of pupils in order to determine certain other factors that might be considered as producing some influence upon the success or failure of the boy or girl. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97025/
A Comparison of Bus and Town Pupils in Educational Progress
The problem of this thesis is to determine the progress made by a group of bus and town pupils in the second grade and should indicate whether or not riding the school bus is detrimental to the academic achievement, behavior development, and personality development of the individual. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97059/
A Comparison of Chaucer's and Shakespeare's Treatments of the Troilus-Cressida Story
The purpose of this study is to trace the changes that the story of Troilus-Cressida underwent from age to age and to discover how these came about and how they influenced the form and concept of Chaucer's and Shakespeare's versions of the tale. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97056/
Comparison of Cost of Transporting Pupils for the School Years 1948-49 and 1949-50 in Cameron County, Texas.
The purpose of this study is to make a comparison of the unit cost of transportation per pupil in Cameron County, Texas, for the years of 1948-49 and 1949-50 to determine if the transportation provided by the Foundation Act was more economical than the transportation cost under the previous methods of providing for this in Texas schools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97045/
A Comparison of the Achievements of Science and Non-Science Majors Enrolled in General Chemistry at North Texas State College
It is the specific purpose of this investigation to determine the difference, if any, in the amount of practical, everyday chemistry learned by the science majors as opposed to the non-science majors enrolled in general chemistry at the North Texas State College during the school year 1950-1951. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96990/
A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Traditional and Experience Methods of Teaching Percentage in Seventh-Grade Arithmetic
The purpose of this investigation is to make a comparative study of compiled data obtained from the results of three standardized tests that were given to six classes of pupils enrolled in seventh-grade arithmetic and to determine, within the limits established for this study, the relative effectiveness of each of the two teaching methods employed: traditional and experience. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96954/
Constancy of Sociometric Scores and their Relation to Other Psychological Variables
The problem under consideration in this study is to determine the constancy of sociometric scores in their relationship to the constancy of scores of some measures of achievement within a group of thirty-seven children enrolled in an elementary school of McKinney, Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97063/
A Continuously Sensitive Cloud Chamber
A continuous cloud chamber would be a valuable asset to laboratory work in nuclear and atomic physics. For this reason the construction and investigation of a continuously sensitive diffusion cloud chamber has been undertaken. It is the purpose of this paper to report the design and operating characteristics of such a chamber. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97019/
The Contribution of Meats and of Breakfasts to the Thiamin Content of Cafeteria Selected Diets
The purpose of this study is to show how much of the thiamin content of the noon and evening meals is contributed by meats and meat dishes which appear on the cafeteria menu, as well as the thiamin contribution of the breakfast meal to the total daily intake. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97018/
The Controversial Political Life of Aaron Burr from 1783-1804
This thesis presents a short biography of Aaron Burr followed by a look at his controversial political life from 1783-1804. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96953/
Criterion Analysis: a Factorial Study of School Grades
It is the purpose of this paper to present a technique for analyzing grades and other criteria, and by so doing, arrive at the factors which will explain the variance of the criteria. This technique is not new; however, it has received very little use. The technique is simply that of factor analyzing a matrix of intercorrelations of variables which include the grades and related measures necessary to define the factors. The selection of the related variables is the crucial problem. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96926/
A Critical Analysis of the Educational Program of the Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary School and the Northside Junior High School of Corpus Christi, Texas, to Determine whether Industrial Arts is Needed and Wanted
The purpose of this study was to determine, by means of a survey, the desires and needs of Latin-American children in connection with an educational program in the elementary school and at the junior-high-school level. It was recognized at the outset of this investigation that these pupils may be influenced materially both by the lower standard of education of their parents and the higher standard of education of their teachers. Language difficulties, living conditions at home, and loyalty to native teachings, customs, and traditions act as opposing forces in the effective educational training of these pupils in the schools of Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96940/
Crystalline Polymorphism of Nitrates
The purpose of this study was to investigate the polymorphism of a group of related compounds. Special emphasis was placed upon the temperature at which transitions occurred and a possible correlation of these temperatures with other properties of the compounds. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97053/
Derivatives of Sulfonamide
This thesis describes experiments in creating derivatives of sulfonamide. The derivatives were then submitted for testing for anti-tubercular activity. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97065/
The Desirability of an Electricity Course in the Merkel High School
This problem is an analytical study of the needs and interests of the Merkel Community to determine the contents to be used in formulating a course of study in electricity for the secondary school, if it is found it meets with the needs and desires of the community. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96992/
Determining the Extent to Which Certain Factors are Related to Morale in Church Youth Groups
Many types of groups have been studied by sociometrists but to the time of the present study, church youth groups have not been measured to determine the extent of morale and the conditions or factors that influence the degree of morale. In an effort to provide this information to students of group relations and to religious leaders, this study has been conceived and conducted. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97050/
A Deuterium-Deuterium Type Neutron Source
In view of the advantages of its type, the decision to construct a neutron source of the particle accelerator type was made. The purpose of this thesis is to survey the problems encountered in the construction of the source. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96980/
The Development of a Theory of Agricultural Price Administration Since 1930
This thesis is concerned with the problems of agricultural price administration. It is an examination of the different agricultural price administration experiments that have been used. These administered price experiments are the topics of discussion. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97055/
The Development of New Methods for the Quantitative Determinations of Bismuth and Amines
This thesis is a study of the development of new methods for the quantitative determinations of bismuth and amines. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96979/
The Development of the Natural Numbers by Means of the Peano Postulates
This thesis covers the development of the natural numbers by means of the peano postulates. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96984/
Dipole Moments of Olefenic Diesters
It is the purpose of this paper to present experimental data for the determination of the dielectric constant and the dipole moments for a series of olefenic diesters of the cis and trans configurations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96944/
The Economic and Social Influences of European Immigration to the United States Since 1882
This thesis is a study of early European immigration, the new immigrant in his relations to American economic life, the new immigrant as an economic and social factor in urbanization, social and cultural adjustments of the new immigrant, and the problem of admitting the "displaced person." digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97043/
Economic Development of the Gulf Coastal Prairie
The study of the economic development of the Gulf Coastal Prairie has been divided into the following seven chapters: (1) Physical Aspects, (2) Grazing, (3) Development of Farming, (4) Development of Transportation, (5) Development of Mineral Resources, (6) Development of Industry and (7) A Look to the Future. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97029/
The Economic Relations of the Philippines and the United States, 1898 to 1946
This thesis is about the economic relations of the Philippines and the United States from 1898 to 1946. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96970/
The Economic Theory of the Chemical Industry
The purpose of this thesis is to contrast classical theory with the operations of a controlled industry whose foremost raw material is technical knowledge, and to observe whether these operations can approximate the conditions of orthodox theory. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96939/
The Effect of a Child Development Unit on Attitudes of Homemaking Students
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a unit on child development, planned cooperatively by the teacher and pupils, is effective in changing the attitudes of junior high school girls toward younger children. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97000/
Effectiveness of the Problem-Solving Method in Developing Thinking Ability in Homemaking Students
This study attempts to compare the thinking abilities of homemaking girls with the thinking abilities of girls not taking homemaking. By emphasizing the problem-solving method in the teaching of an experimental unit, it proposes to determine whether homemaking students show greater gains in thinking ability at the end of the school year than non-homemaking students. The investigator proposes to find out if the student taught by techniques of problem-solving forms thinking habits superior to habits formed by those students who have not been taught by this method as extensively as homemaking students. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96982/
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