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Evening Pumps

Description: Pair of evening pumps of black satin with silver kidskin leather embellishments. The shoes are designed with rounded toes, with uppers cut back at sides to almost form D'Orsay style pumps. The uppers are edged in silver kidskin leather, and the single ankle strap is of same leather, fastening on outside edge with single domed white glass button. Applied to back and heels of shoes are silver kidskin leather cut-outs of floral form. 2" heels are somewhat set-in, and taper slightly to base. Stamped inside: "Made For / Peacock Shop / Kansas City, MO. Handwritten inside: "X29133 / 32"
Date: 193u
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[August Election]

Description: Clipping from St. Louis, Missouri showing the candidates from the August 1851 election for three Supreme Court Judges, Judge of the Circuit Court, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Judge of the Criminal Court, Law Commissioner, Jailor, and Assessor.
Date: August 1851
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Elvira D. Moore, July 7, 1850]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore discussing his recent trip to Jerseyville, the Fourth of July celebrations there and the progress that community had made, farming, seeing King Lear at the theatre, building engines, and news of family and friends. There is an envelope addressed to Elvira D. Moore, Unionville P O, Bedford County, Tennessee. It is postmarked Nashville, and July 7, 1850 is written in pencil at the top.
Date: July 7, 1850
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and Elvira Moore, January 14, 1865]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore and Elvira Moore that contains a transcribed letter from John Dixon. Dixon's letter contains news of refugees and of Henry Moore. Charles' letter contains local news and news of widespread friends and family members.
Date: January 14, 1865
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Death of a Gedanken Creature

Description: Paper describing a thought experiment in which a hypothetical creature created by a computer program inhabits a simple universe consisting of itself, food, and predators. As this creature "dies" it "internally" experiences these environmental features independent of their actual presence. More evolved hypothetical creatures generate novel forms of "inner" experiences as they "die." Applying these results to humans suggests an "internal" genesis of near-death experiences.
Date: Spring 1995
Creator: Thaler, Stephen L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Model Study of the Outlet Structures for the Wappapello Dam

Description: This memorandum constitutes a final report of the study performed at the U. S. Waterways Experiment Station on a model of the outlet works for the Wappapello Dam The model was built undistorted to the linear scale ratio, model-to-prototype, of 1 to 25. The general purpose of the model study was to check the hydraulic characteristics of all elements in the design of the outlet works, and to develop means of correcting any uneconomic, unsafe, or undesirable conditions.
Date: August 15, 1938
Creator: Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pumps

Description: Pumps of red leather and clear vinyl. Designed with broadly rounded toe, the shes have uppers primarily made of clear vinyl edged with red leather. Open heels, with red leather back strap across heel. 1-1/2" heel. Brand stamped inside each: "Kelly Acord" Handwritten in shoes: "5B / 66523 / 40-101"
Date: 1964/1969
Creator: Woolf Brothers
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Condition Survey: Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri

Description: "The purpose of this report is to present the results of a condition survey performed at Whiteman Air Force Base (WAFB), Missouri, during 9-13 May 1972. The three major areas of interest considered in this condition survey were the structural condition of the primary airfield pavements, the condition of pavement repairs and the types of maintenance materials that have been used at this airfield, and any detrimental effects of frost action to the pavement facilities" (p. 1).
Date: June 1973
Creator: Vedros, Philip J. & Alford, Samuel J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Groundwater in Alluvium of the Lower Mississippi Valley (Upper and Central Areas): Volume 1

Description: Summary: "This report provides data on the alluvial aquifer of the Lower Mississippi Valley in the area between Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and Port Gibson, Mississippi. Maps are presented of the Tertiary surface on which the alluvial aquifer rests as well as the geology of this surface and the areas where hydrologic recharge to the alluvial aquifer may occur. A set of piezometric-surface maps, together with hydrographs of observation wells, river stages, precipitation rates, and data on the hydrologic properties of the alluvium, makes it possible to calculate changes which take place in the aquifer. Further data are presented on the chemical quality of groundwater. The relevance of these data to engineering problems is discussed" (p. ix).
Date: September 1964
Creator: Krinitzsky, E. L. & Wire, J. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Performance of Relief Wells Along Missouri River Levees: 1951-1952 Floods

Description: "The purpose of this report is to present the results of a study of the performance of the three relief well systems [along the Missouri River] during the July 1951 and April 1952 floods, and to compare their performance with design predictions. [...] The report includes observed uplift and well-flow data, descriptions of relief well operations during the floods, and an analysis of the effectiveness of the well systems together with discussion and comments on several experimental and test wells" (p. 2).
Date: December 1956
Creator: Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from S.V. Proudgt to Bob Perryman, September 12, 1908]

Description: Letter from S. V. Proudgt, Assistant Commissioner, to Bob Perryman, assignee of John W. Short stating that the claim that Bob Perryman had made to land 140 miles southwest of Boonville, Missouri was rejected because there was no proof that the John W. Short he purchased the land from was the same person who had been awarded the land on August 7, 1866 for military service.
Date: September 12, 1908
Creator: Proudgt, S. V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Undated postcard from M. Dorothy Dodd to Mary Moore]

Description: A postcard from M. Dorothy Dodd in Kansas City, Missouri, to Mary Moore. Dodd writes to say that she left Gallatin and hopes to enjoy the "western atmosphere" in Kansas City. She mentions that all are well in Gallatin, and that "Sister" is recovering from a long illness. The postcard, postmarked September 6, is addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Moore in Fort Worth, Texas, Box 52.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dodd, M. Dorothy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt, May 31, 1912]

Description: Receipt from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The receipt is for a month's rent at E. A. Lowry's property, 3333 Montgall. The property was located in Kansas City, Missouri. The rental agreement was between Claude D. White and Lowry. It is dated May 31, 1912.
Date: May 31, 1912
Creator: Lowry, E. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt, December 11, 1925]

Description: Receipt from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The receipt is for a month's rent ending on December 25, 1911, at E. A. Lowry's property, 3333 Montgall. The rental agreement was between Claude D. White and Lowry.
Date: December 25, 1911
Creator: Lowry, E. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt, July 25, 1912]

Description: Receipt from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The receipt is for a month's rent at E. A. Lowry's property, 3333 Montgall. The rental agreement was between Claude D. White and Lowry. It is dated July 25, 1912.
Date: July 25, 1912
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt, June 25, 1912]

Description: Receipt from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The receipt is for a month's rent at E. A. Lowry's property, 3333 Montgall. The rental agreement was between Claude D. White and Lowry. It is dated June 25, 1912.
Date: June 25, 1912
Creator: Lowry, E. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections