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Monthly average prices of cattle at Fort Worth, 1951-1952, with some consideration of factors involved in the 1952 price drop

Description: This report consists of a presentation of prices paid for the various classifications and grades of cattle sold in the Fort Worth Livestock Market during 1952; a comparison of 1951-1952 prices showing a sharp decline in the price of all grades and classifications which began in June 1952; and an examination of some of the major factors contributing to the decline in cattle prices as reflected in the Livestock Market, Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: June 1953
Creator: Baker, Henry Grady
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Italienisches Liederbuch of Hugo Wolf

Description: This study was undertaken with the purpose of affording some insight into the musical aims and composing methods of Hugo Wolf, of showing his position in the history of the German Lied and his contributions to the development of this form through the analysis of one part of his work.
Date: January 1954
Creator: Friedel, Jenny Ruth Reed
Partner: UNT Libraries

Concha Espina's basic concepts as revealed through the outstanding characters in her novels and short stories

Description: This thesis is based on a study of the basic concepts of Concha Espina de Serna as revealed through the outstanding characters in ten of her novels and five volumes of short stories. The novels are grouped into three categories: those that take place in her native region of Cantabria, Spain, those that take place in other regions of Spain, and those that take place in a foreign country.
Date: June 1954
Creator: Barker, Ray Lloyd
Partner: UNT Libraries

An analysis of the characteristics of Robert Schumann's piano works

Description: The primary purpose of this thesis is to give the prospective performer of Schumann's works a better understanding of his many works for the piano and to give the pianist, and musicians in general, a better interpretaition of the pianistic devices employed by Schumann in his works for this instrument.
Date: August 1954
Creator: Newton, Olin Everette
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Interpretations of Hamlet's delay

Description: Perhaps the most universally discussed problem in the interpretation of the character of Hamlet is the reason for his delay in carrying out the Ghost's commands and revenging the murder of his father. Certainly Shakespeare makes no mention of the reason for Hamlet's delay. The fact that critics have never been able to untangle this mystery proves that the solution is not presented in an obvious form in the play.
Date: August 1954
Creator: Liles, Bruce L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The economic status of college teachers in Texas compared with other professions and measured by relative support of education in Texas

Description: The problem of this study is the economic status of college teachers in Texas, with emphasis on actual support afforded that profession in the past and in the present; and objective statistical analysis of the ability of the state to more adequately support the profession now and in the future, and the theoretical and actual importance which that economic status presages for out state and society...Actual support of higher education will be measured by salaries and expenditures; ability to support will be measured by the relative wealth of each state in per capita income.
Date: June 1951
Creator: Sparkman, Roy Clifford
Partner: UNT Libraries

A comparative study of harmonic tension in Hindemith's piano sonatas and in his theoretical writings

Description: The purpose of this paper will be to compare the Hindemith theory of harmonic tension as set forth in his book, Craft of Musical Composition, with his actual use of harmonic tension in compositional practice. The compositions used for this study are Hindemith's Sonaten für Klavier, published in 1936, consisting of three sonatas.
Date: August 1957
Creator: Tull, Charlotte
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Ideal siting, orientation, and ventilation of houses in relation to the climate of Denton, Texas

Description: The purpose of this study was to collect and compile data on the principal climatic factors of the Denton area which affect one's personal comfort and health, in order to show how a maximum of these commodities could be secured through manipulation and control of the climate of individual building sites.
Date: January 1954
Creator: Jenkins, Gloria Ann
Partner: UNT Libraries

The evolution of violin technique from Monteverdi to Paganini

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to show through the presentation and analysis of authoritative information, and opinions drawn from the information and analysis, the development of violin technique from its basic rudiments as an accompanying instrument to the plane of a brilliant solo instrument, a position it still maintains today. This thesis aims to deal exclusively with the technical evolution of the violin.
Date: January 1954
Creator: Xeros, Chris P. (Chris Pete)
Partner: UNT Libraries

Hebrew origins and vocal practice of music in the early Christian Church to 500 A.D.

Description: This study aims to show all known knowledge of singing in the earliest days of the biblical New Testament. The practices of the early Christian church in respect to singing are traced during the period directly following that covered by the New Testament and carried forward to around the year 500 A.D.
Date: August 1954
Creator: Palm, Richard C.
Partner: UNT Libraries

An evaluative study of the grasslands of the R.J. McMurry Ranch, Denton County, Texas

Description: It is the purpose of this problem to classify the four major pastures of the McMurry ranch using the discussed classification system. The definite measurable qualities characterizing each condition of the system are used extensively in this study. The problem is concerned also with the observation of results of misuse, the present practices that could result in further depletion of portions of the McMurry ranch, and procedures being employed at the present time aimed toward the restoration of these depleted portions.
Date: June 1951
Creator: Nolen, Bette Rudd
Partner: UNT Libraries

Follow-up of students having attended Draughon's Business College, Wichita Falls, Texas, during the years 1946-1950

Description: This study is made in that it may serve as a basis of guidance of the Draughon's Business College. This problem was selected in the hope that it might contribute something worthwhile to the administrators, teachers, placement directors, and students of Draughon's Business College, Wichita Falls, Texas.
Date: June 1951
Creator: Meador, Rowe Morgan
Partner: UNT Libraries

Demographic trends in Texas, 1900 to 1950

Description: The primary purpose of this thesis is a description of some of the major changes which the population of Texas has undergone, particularly in the first half of the twentieth century. Other approaches are possible. For example, it is both possible and important to develop the relationship of population change to social problems. However, it is not the purpose of this thesis to investigate these relationships. It is the purpose here to view the population problem in almost entirely a factual sense, basing observations and interpretations on strictly demographic data.
Date: August 1955
Creator: Pace, James Robert
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Scales and their use in the piano music of Debussy and Ravel

Description: The purpose of this study is to acquaint the reader with certain scales, not merely as they are used to provide with theoretical "building stones" of all music, but as they have been used as actual scale passages in the piano music of two twentieth century composers: Debussy and Ravel.
Date: January 1952
Creator: Christensen, Elizabeth Ann
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Evidences of modern architectural design in public school buildings of Denton, Texas

Description: In this study the public school buildings of Denton are examined for evidences of modern architectural design. Chapter I serves as an introduction. Chapter II presents a history of the Denton public schools. Chapter III presents standards for evaluating modern school architecture. Features of existing school buildings, built earlier than 1946, which, in character, exemplify modern architectural design are described in Chapter IV.
Date: August 1951
Creator: Carden, Mary Mildred
Partner: UNT Libraries

Development of range condition classes for Coleman County, Texas

Description: This paper deals with a study of the rangelands in Coleman County just west south and west of the Western Cross Timbers of Texas. This problem consists of classifying certain rangelands in this area according to whether they are excellent, fair, good, or poor, the chief basis for which is their deterioration.
Date: June 1951
Creator: McMinn, Philip Morris
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An analysis of the advertising art in eight retail stores of Fort Worth Texas

Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to acquaint the reader with the various systems, materials, and people who produce the art , in order to evaluate it and to pass on the results of its research to others who may find it useful in acquainting themselves with the advertising field.
Date: June 1951
Creator: Bradford, Johnny Paul
Partner: UNT Libraries