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Linear Order

Description: This paper will be concerned with some fundamental properties of a line. In particular, fundamental ordering properties of a line segment are covered.
Date: August 1959
Creator: Gipson, John Samuel
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Taxonomic Analysis of Marine Actinomycetic Isolates

Description: Though this current study was initiated independently and was not a test laboratory for the taxonomic sub-committee's evaluative program, the problem outlined in this treatise was also designed in an effort to test certain characteristics of the actinomycetes of both a biochemical and morphological nature. This problem employed methods that might absolve or establish certain criteria for taxonomic use in the group of actinomycetes.
Date: August 1959
Creator: Haesly, Doran John
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The Diagnostic Potential of Subtest Score Variability in the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

Description: This study was concerned with testing two hypotheses frequently made in the interpretation of performance on the Children's Scale. The first hypothesis is that maladjustment is directly related to the amount of scatter and the second stresses that the specificity of maladjustment may be determined by the pattern of successes and failures.
Date: August 1959
Creator: Kelly, Richard Clinton
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Some Factors Affecting the Selection of the Plate Lunch

Description: The purpose of the present study is to investigate the factors affecting the sale of the plate lunch in six of the one hundred twenty-nine Dallas Public School lunchrooms, two each of predominantly Mexican, white and Negro enrollment, when the time is extended to include the entire school year of one hundred eighty school days.
Date: August 1959
Creator: Key, Merlene Hunnicutt
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Tolstoy in America, 1890-1910

Description: It is the purpose of this investigation to examine his popularity and influence in the United States during this period so as to provide a basis for a considered and adequate understanding of the problems and their implications.
Date: August 1959
Creator: Minter, David Lee
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Shakespeare's Monarchical Views

Description: The purpose of this study is to treat one aspect of Shakespeare's political views, his views on monarchy as found in the two great English history tetralogies, and to compare them to the monarchical views of his age.
Date: January 1959
Creator: Lewis, Barbara Bennet
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The Ultraspherical Polynomials

Description: This study involves the ultraspherical polynomials, the Legendre polynomials, the Tchebichef polynomials of the first kind, and the Tchebichef polynomials of the second kind.
Date: August 1959
Creator: Moore, John Bowman
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Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Governors

Description: One facet of the problem of state rights within the Confederacy is revealed through a study of the relations between President Davis and the war governors. As a means of investigating those relationships this study considers their attempts to solve several major problems. This work seeks to discover the degree of co-operation which existed between the President and governors and to establish what effect this co-operation or lack of it had on the failure of the states to support many important central government policies. It also seeks to determine what influence those relationships had on the outcome of the war.
Date: June 1959
Creator: Daniel, Arthur Gordon
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Psychological Sex and Sociometric Nomination

Description: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship of the psychological sex role of a person making sociometric nominations to the psychological sex role of such persons nominated. It was hypothesized that similar psychological and biological sexed persons would choose each other as friends and that similar psychological but opposite biological sexed persons would reject each other as non-friends.
Date: June 1959
Creator: Holcomb, Ernest Eugene
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A Study of the Friedel-Craft Reactions of Phenolic Ethers

Description: The original purpose of this investigation was to prepare a series of diketones. However, since considerable difficulty was encountered in the preparation of these diketones, attention was shifted to a study of the Friedel-Craft reactions of phenolic ethers and to the reaction between phenolic ethers and dicarboxylic acids with boron trifluoride as a catalyst.
Date: January 1959
Creator: Roberson, Charles Ray
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Quadratic Forms

Description: This paper shall be mostly concerned with the development and the properties of three quadratic polynomials. The primary interest will by with n-ary quadratic polynomials, called forms.
Date: June 1959
Creator: Cadenhead, Clarence Tandy
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Stimulus Values of the Bender Visual Motor Gestalt Test Designs

Description: The purpose of this study is to investigate differences in the stimulus value of the Bender Gestalt designs. It is concerned with both differences in structural values and affective values of the nine figures. The investigation is primarily concerned with the reliability of such differences, and secondarily with the general nature of the differences in stimulus value.
Date: January 1959
Creator: McDaniel, James Winnard, Jr.
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The Treatment of Nature in Thomas Hardy's Six Major Novels

Description: The purpose of this thesis is to examine Thomas Hardy's treatment of nature in his major works. His interpretation of nature was sharply divergent from the traditional viewpoint regarding the natural world, and it was the direct antithesis of those interpretations of nature made by the writers who had preceded him.
Date: January 1959
Creator: Spann, Marjorie Williams
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A Study of Personality Patterns of Aspirants to the Ministry of the Episcopal Church

Description: It is the purpose of this study to investigate the personality patterns of a group of applicants who have been under the auspices of the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas and have received a psychiatric and psychological evaluation. The various aspects of their examinations will be investigated to determine what personality types have been more acceptable in this diocese and subsequent success in their vocation.
Date: May 1960
Creator: Clark, David D.
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A Comparative Study of Anxiety between Science and Art Majors

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the levels of anxiety in college freshmen and seniors from the Departments of Science and Art at North Texas State College by using the Taylor Manifest Anxiety Scale. It is hoped that the findings uncovered by this study will be of help to others interested in investigating and exploring this area.
Date: May 1960
Creator: Benningfield, Milo Francis
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