The Lexicographer's Daughter: A Memoir

The Lexicographer's Daughter: A Memoir

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Date: May 2011
Creator: Lovell, Bonnie Alice
Description: This creative nonfiction dissertation is a memoir of the author's search for the somewhat mysterious hidden past of her father, the lexicographer Charles J. Lovell, who died in 1960, when the author was nine. Her father's early death left the author with many unanswered questions about his past and his family and so she undertakes a search to answer, if possible, some of those questions. Her search takes her to Portland, Maine; New Bedford, Massachusetts; and Pasadena, California, where she tries to discover the facts and uncover the forces that shaped her father's life. Along the way, she realizes how profoundly his death affected and shaped her own life, contributing to the theme of loss that pervades the memoir. In addition, she begins to realize how much her mother, Dixie Hefley Lovell, whose significance she previously overlooked, shaped her life. Ultimately, she comes to understand and accept that some of her questions are unanswerable.
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[Totem poles]

[Totem poles]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of totem poles in Canada. Numerous carved wooden totem poles are visible in the foreground. A painted wall is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Totem poles]

[Totem poles]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of two totem poles in Canada. The totem poles are visible in the foreground. The side of a building is visible in the right background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
The Growth of the Canadian Oil Industry

The Growth of the Canadian Oil Industry

Date: 1958
Creator: Stanley, Philip Arnold
Description: The purpose of the investigation is to present--chronologically, whenever possible--the growth of the Canadian oil industry from the days of earliest discovery to the present, with an eye on both historical growth and potential development.
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Daughters of the King and Founders of a Nation: Les Filles du Roi in New France

Daughters of the King and Founders of a Nation: Les Filles du Roi in New France

Date: May 2010
Creator: Runyan, Aimie Kathleen
Description: The late seventeenth century was a crucial era in establishing territorial claims on the North American continent. In order to strengthen France's hold on the Quebec colony, Louis XIV sent 770 women across the Atlantic at royal expense in order to populate New France. Since that time, these women known as the filles du roi, have often been reduced to a footnote in history books, or else mistakenly slandered as women of questionable morals. This work seeks to clearly identify the filles du roi through a study of their socioeconomic status, educational background, and various demographic factors, and compare the living conditions they had in France with those that awaited them in Canada. The aim of this undertaking is to better understand these pioneer women and their reasons for leaving France, as well as to identify the lasting contributions they made to French-Canadian culture and society.
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Canadian-American Relations Since 1867

Canadian-American Relations Since 1867

Date: 1951
Creator: Brewton, Muriel
Description: 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.
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A Comparison of Infant Mortality Rates in the United States and Canada: The Impact of Universal Healthcare

A Comparison of Infant Mortality Rates in the United States and Canada: The Impact of Universal Healthcare

Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Bermudez, Heather & Eve, Susan Brown
Description: Poster presentation for the 2011 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This poster discusses research on a comparison of infant mortality rates in the United States and Canada and discusses the impact of universal healthcare.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Comparison of low-level waste disposal programs of DOE and selected international countries

Comparison of low-level waste disposal programs of DOE and selected international countries

Date: June 1, 1996
Creator: Meagher, B.G. & Cole, L.T.
Description: The purpose of this report is to examine and compare the approaches and practices of selected countries for disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLW) with those of the US Department of Energy (DOE). The report addresses the programs for disposing of wastes into engineered LLW disposal facilities and is not intended to address in-situ options and practices associated with environmental restoration activities or the management of mill tailings and mixed LLW. The countries chosen for comparison are France, Sweden, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The countries were selected as typical examples of the LLW programs which have evolved under differing technical constraints, regulatory requirements, and political/social systems. France was the first country to demonstrate use of engineered structure-type disposal facilities. The UK has been actively disposing of LLW since 1959. Sweden has been disposing of LLW since 1983 in an intermediate-depth disposal facility rather than a near-surface disposal facility. To date, Canada has been storing its LLW but will soon begin operation of Canada`s first demonstration LLW disposal facility.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Delivery of the Canadian Entitlement : Final Environmental Impact Statement : Record of Decision, Summary..

Delivery of the Canadian Entitlement : Final Environmental Impact Statement : Record of Decision, Summary..

Date: January 1, 1996
Creator: Administration., United States. Bonneville Power
Description: The US Entity (the Administrator of the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and the Division Engineer, North Pacific Division of the US Army Corps of Engineers) has decided to fulfill its obligation under the Columbia River Treaty (Treaty) between the US and Canada by delivering Canada`s Entitlement under the Treaty to a point on the US/Canada border near Oliver, British Columbia (BC). Delivering the Entitlement at that location will require BPA to construct and operate a new single-circuit 500-kV transmission line from Grand Coulee or Chief Joseph Substation to the US/Canada border, a distance of 135 to 155 kilometers (85 to 95 miles), depending on the alignment selected. This paper describes the decision process and its environmental impacts.
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Pilot plant testing of Illinois coal for blast furnace injection. Quarterly report, 1 December 1994--28 February 1995

Pilot plant testing of Illinois coal for blast furnace injection. Quarterly report, 1 December 1994--28 February 1995

Date: December 31, 1995
Creator: Crelling, J.C.
Description: A potentially new use for Illinois coal is its use as a fuel injected into a blast furnace to produce molten iron as the first step in steel production. Because of its increasing cost and decreasing availability, metallurgical coke is now being replaced by coal injected at the tuyere area of the furnace where the blast air enters. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the combustion of Illinois coal in the blast furnace injection process in a new and unique pilot plant test facility. This investigation is significant to the use of Illinois coal in that the limited research to date suggests that coals of low fluidity and moderate to high sulfur and chlorine contents are suitable feedstocks for blast furnace injection. This study is unique in that it is the first North American effort to directly determine the nature of the combustion of coal injected into a blast furnace. This proposal is a follow-up to one funded for the 1993--94 period. It is intended to complete the study already underway with the Armco and Inland steel companies and to demonstrate quantitatively the suitability of both the Herrin No. 6 and Springfield No. 5 coals for blast furnace ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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