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Autobiographical Elements in the Works of Charles Dickens

Autobiographical Elements in the Works of Charles Dickens

Date: August 1950
Creator: Gaydon, Mary Allee S.
Description: This thesis endeavors to show how Charles Dickens revealed himself and his life in his works.
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Chaucer's Devices for Securing Verisimilitude in the Canterbury Tales

Chaucer's Devices for Securing Verisimilitude in the Canterbury Tales

Date: August 1952
Creator: Felts, Marian Patricia
Description: This thesis explores Chaucer's devices for securing verisimilitude by various methods in the Canterbury Tales.
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A Study of Selected Dichotomous Typologies in Modern Social Theory

A Study of Selected Dichotomous Typologies in Modern Social Theory

Date: August 1952
Creator: Middleton, Russell
Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to examine systematically the theories of selected sociologists and anthropologists with the end in view of determining whether or not or to what degree the various dichotomies are valid and useful. In addition to specific criticisms of doctrines peculiar to individual theorists, an attempt will be made to answer the following questions: What are the theoretical sources from which the dichotomies of types of social life in modern sociological and anthropological theory are derived? Are the dichotomies based upon legitimate contrasts which can be demonstrated empirically? To what extent do the value orientations of the theorists bias their results? How valuable are the dichotomies as guides to empirical investigation? To what extent do the dichotomous theories contribute to an understanding of the causes and directions of social change?
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Procedures and Methods Used by Dallas - Fort Worth Food Brokers in Securing New Accounts

Procedures and Methods Used by Dallas - Fort Worth Food Brokers in Securing New Accounts

Date: August 1952
Creator: Fouts, Theron Judson
Description: The chief problem of this study was to analyze the methods used by food brokers in the Dallas - Fort Worth area and to determine the general policies which were followed by those brokers in the selection and procurement of those accounts which later proved successful.
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Annual Average Prices of Veal Calves at Chicago Compared to Annual Average Weekly Earnings of Employees in All Manufacturing Industries, 1900-1951

Annual Average Prices of Veal Calves at Chicago Compared to Annual Average Weekly Earnings of Employees in All Manufacturing Industries, 1900-1951

Date: August 1952
Creator: McClung, William S.
Description: This study traces the annual average prices received per hundredweight for veal calves at the Chicago market and the annual average weekly earnings of employees in all manufacturing industries. The period of time covered by the study is 1900 to 1951.
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Contributions of a Social Fundamentals Course to the Adjustment Progress of College Students

Contributions of a Social Fundamentals Course to the Adjustment Progress of College Students

Date: August 1952
Creator: Gresham, Ena McWilliams
Description: The purpose of this study is determine whether increased knowledge of social conduct is accompanied by the personal and social adjustment of freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors; then to compare the adjustment progress of the college groups.
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A Comparative Study of the Educational Growth and Personal Characteristics of Children from Broken Homes and of Children from Normal Homes

A Comparative Study of the Educational Growth and Personal Characteristics of Children from Broken Homes and of Children from Normal Homes

Date: August 1950
Creator: Peters, William Edward
Description: The problem herein undertaken is to compare the educational growth and personal characteristics of children from broken homes with those of children from normal homes. Plans were made to carry out the study described herein. If the broken home had any effect, could it be determined and measured in such a manner as to draw reasonable conclusions? An investigation was made to determine the effect, if any, which the broken home was having on the children in the school.
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A Study of Diabetes in Children, with Special Emphasis upon Camp Sweeney, a Summer Camp for Diabetic Boys and Girls, Gainesville, Texas

A Study of Diabetes in Children, with Special Emphasis upon Camp Sweeney, a Summer Camp for Diabetic Boys and Girls, Gainesville, Texas

Date: August 1952
Creator: Campbell, James V.
Description: The purpose set forth for this study was that of making a critical investigation of the program of Camp Sweeney, a summer camp for diabetic children located in Cooke County, Texas, near Gainesville, in order to determine whether this camp is providing an effective and beneficial program for such children.
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Epic Qualities in Moby-Dick

Epic Qualities in Moby-Dick

Date: August 1952
Creator: Russell, John Joe
Description: Many critics not satisfied with explaining Moby-Dick in terms of the novel, have sough analogies in other literary genres. Most often parallels have been drawn from epic and dramatic literature. Critics have called Moby-Dick either an epic or a tragedy. After examining the evidence presented by both schools of thought, after establishing a workable definition of the epic and listing the most common epic devices, and after examining Moby-Dick in terms of this definition and discovering many of the epic devices in it, I propose the thesis that Melville has written an epic, not unlike the great epics of the past.
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The Influence of Alexander Hamilton upon the Administration of John Adams

The Influence of Alexander Hamilton upon the Administration of John Adams

Date: August 1952
Creator: McAdams, Lee Etta
Description: This thesis explores the influence of Alexander Hamilton upon the administration of John Adams. It begins with the background of the conflict between Adams and Hamilton, continues through Adam's presidency and ends with the "death of the Federalist party."
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Some Generalizations in the Theory of Summable Series

Some Generalizations in the Theory of Summable Series

Date: August 1950
Creator: Penner, Jimmie G.
Description: It will be our purpose to study a generalized definition of sum of a series and the restrictions which must be placed upon it in order that it shall satisfy the generally accepted requirements of any generalized definition of sum of a series. We shall then proceed to investigate the possibilities of further generalizing this process.
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A Study of the Philosophy of Martin Luther Concerning the Practical Arts and his Influence on the Philosophy of Modern-Day Industrial Arts in the United States

A Study of the Philosophy of Martin Luther Concerning the Practical Arts and his Influence on the Philosophy of Modern-Day Industrial Arts in the United States

Date: August 1952
Creator: Pritchett, Leonard E.
Description: This study is an attempt to show the philosophy of Martin Luther concerning the practical arts and his influence on the philosophy of modern-day industrial arts in the United States. Although Martin Luther is considered generally outstanding because of his influence on religious matters, his philosophy and influence on education as we know it today is recognized.
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Hydantoins as Anticonvulsants. V. 5-Substituted-Amino Derivatives of 5-Phenylhydantoin

Hydantoins as Anticonvulsants. V. 5-Substituted-Amino Derivatives of 5-Phenylhydantoin

Date: August 1950
Creator: Jeanes, Dewey Perry
Description: This thesis describes the preparation of 5-substituted-amino derivatives of 5-phenylhydantoin. The hydantoin derivatives are to be tested for anticonvulsant activity by the Pharmacology Department of the Eli Lilly Company of Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Reactions of Regular Personnel to Junior Executive Training Programs in Selected Oil Companies

Reactions of Regular Personnel to Junior Executive Training Programs in Selected Oil Companies

Date: August 1952
Creator: Lumbley, John H.
Description: This thesis has as its primary purpose determining what, if any, resentment toward junior executive programs may exist among regular or "old" employees of a selected group of petroleum companies in the Port Arthur, Beaumont, and Port Neches area of Texas. At the same time, measures taken in these companies to cope with the problem will be studied and appraised.
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A Study to Determine the Best Educational Policy for Interpreting the School to the Community in Latin-American Areas

A Study to Determine the Best Educational Policy for Interpreting the School to the Community in Latin-American Areas

Date: August 1950
Creator: Overcash, Virginia A.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the best policy for interpreting the school to the community in Latin-American areas. Special effort will be made to develop a sound public relations policy and to apply this policy in a Latin-American situation.
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Ability Grouping in Secondary English

Ability Grouping in Secondary English

Date: August 1952
Creator: Harris, Steva Whitehead
Description: This thesis discusses the pros and cons of grouping by ability in secondary English.
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The Role of the Social Studies in the Integrating Curriculum of Secondary Schools

The Role of the Social Studies in the Integrating Curriculum of Secondary Schools

Date: January 1952
Creator: Peacock, Myrtle
Description: The purpose of this study is to make an investigation of the place of the social studies in an integrating curriculum with the objective of determining their value and ways and means of using the social studies to achieve integrating individuals. Attention is directed to the need and nature of an integrating program, to the values of the social studies as an integrating agent, and to ways and means of using the social studies in this manner.
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Desirability of Additional Comanche County School Consolidation

Desirability of Additional Comanche County School Consolidation

Date: August 1952
Creator: Helm, Jaye C.
Description: The purpose of this study is to determine whether additional school consolidations in Comanche County will improve the educational opportunities of all students.
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A Teaching Guide for the Development of Personal and Social Qualities in the Women Major Students of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department of North Texas State College, Denton, Texas

A Teaching Guide for the Development of Personal and Social Qualities in the Women Major Students of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department of North Texas State College, Denton, Texas

Date: August 1950
Creator: Johnson, Eithel Lenora
Description: The investigator had the following purposes in developing the study: 1. To determine the social and personal qualities that should be developed in women major students in the health, physical education, and recreation department of North Texas State College. 2. To organize topics centering around the selected social and personal qualities for presentation in the Teaching Guide of this study. 3. To set up for each topic a suggested teaching plan by outlining contents and suggested activities related to each topic to be used as a guide for physical education teachers in promoting the development of personal and social qualities in the women major students. 4. To construct the Teaching Guide.
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A Study to Determine a Sound Plan of Using the Ferris Community Resources as Instructional Aids

A Study to Determine a Sound Plan of Using the Ferris Community Resources as Instructional Aids

Date: August 1950
Creator: Pollan, Charlie
Description: The problem of this study is to determine a sound plan of using community resources as instructional aids in the school. The purpose of the study is threefold: first, to discover criteria of soundness relative to the use of community resources; second, to discover local resources which could be utilized; and third, to determine how the resources could be used as instructional aids according to criteria.
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Comparison of General Growth in Reading, when Taught by Three Different Specific Methods

Comparison of General Growth in Reading, when Taught by Three Different Specific Methods

Date: August 1952
Creator: Clark, Pearl Roberts
Description: The problem of this study is to determine by testing and observation which of three specific procedures for the improvement of general reading ability was the most effective when used with groups of sixth-grade children in the Bowie Elementary Schools.
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A Study to Determine a Sound Program of Pre-Service Education for Teachers for Life Adjustment Schools

A Study to Determine a Sound Program of Pre-Service Education for Teachers for Life Adjustment Schools

Date: August 1950
Creator: Kearns, James Kell
Description: This is a study to determine a sound method of pre-service education for teachers of life adjustment schools. For many years some of the leading educations have seen the need to revise the public schools to improve the quality of living in a democratic society. With the assumption that this change is necessary in order to quip the individuals with the tools for making adjustments to existing and impending life situations, a new type of teacher may be required. For the improvement of teachers and leaders, the schools, colleges, and departments of education must assume major responsibilities, for through them will come practically all of the teachers and administrators who will have a part in determining the course of education.
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Development of Industrial Management Curriculum for North Texas State College

Development of Industrial Management Curriculum for North Texas State College

Date: August 1950
Creator: Orr, Jack Kennedy
Description: This thesis will concentrate on a two-fold purpose: first, to determine whether an industrial management program at North Texas State College is justified; and second, to present a broad outline that will form a foundation upon which the content of such a program can be based.
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Some Lexical Variants of Pioneer Ellis County

Some Lexical Variants of Pioneer Ellis County

Date: August 1950
Creator: Crawford, Bernice Flake
Description: The purpose of this study is to give the common words, together with a collection of old expressions or terms, of the oldest residents of Ellis County and to trace their usage to the states in the Old South. The importance of recording these old words and terms is to preserve the oldest forms of the community for those who are interested in the growth and development of local speech and, also, to trace the history of these words.
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