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National Atlas of the United States

Description: This is the website for the National Atlas, which provides a comprehensive, maplike view into the enormous wealth of geospatial and geostatistical data collected for the United States. It includes many detailed, interactive maps of the nation on a wide variety of subjects such as the environment, history, government, population, and climate, as well as fully documented digital cartographic datasets and articles. The website was removed from service on September 30, 2014.
Date: September 22, 2014
Creator: United States. Department of the Interior. Geological Survey
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

[Correspondence between Government Officials and the BRAC - 2005]

Description: Correspondence between the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) and Donald Rumsfeld and between Jeb Bush and the Commission. In them, the Commission seeks answers as to why Rumsfeld did not include his additional recommendations for base closures in an earlier list. In other letters, Jeb Bush argues in favor of making Cecil Field should be made the Navy's East Coast Master Jet Base.
Date: July 1, 2005
Creator: United States. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Effect of Radiation Damage on SM-1, SM-1A and PM-2A Reactor Vessels

Description: Report describing the status of the SM-1, SM-1A, and PM-2A reactors, specifically regarding the effects "of irradiation on nil-ductility transition temperature and the associated problem of brittle fracture." (p. iii)
Date: October 14, 1961
Creator: McLaughlin, D. W.; Rowekamp, B. J.; Chittum, R. A.; Coombe, J. R.; Kelleman, R. W.; Bobe, P. E. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Monticello Plantation

Description: View of the closer diagonal façade with Portico of the Monticello Plantation. From the Palladian Period.
Access: This item is restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: 1796/1806
Creator: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Monticello Plantation

Description: Frontal view of garden façade of the Monticello Plantation. From the Palladian Period.
Access: This item is restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: 1796/1806
Creator: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Analyses of Virginia Coals

Description: Report containing several articles discussing coal in the state of Virginia. These articles cover geographic deposition of coal, coal production, mining methods, and analyses of coal samples. Index begins on page 71.
Date: 1926
Creator: Eby, J. Brian, (James Brian), 1896-; Campbell, Marius Robinson, 1858-1940; Paul, J. W.; Fieldner, Arno Carl, 1881-1966; Cooper, Harry Mac, 1882-; Osgood, F. D., 1888-1935 et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oral History Interview with Nancy Lieberman, November 8, 2012

Description: Interview with Nancy Lieberman, a sports broadcast journalist. The interview includes biographical information about her life growing up in New York, her time on the first women's Olympic basketball team, and her career as a coach, author, and journalist on ESPN.
Date: November 8, 2012
Creator: Hale, LaJuana; Unger, Vivian & Lieberman, Nancy, 1958-
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

An Analysis of the Objectives and Suggested or Illustrative Methods and Materials on the Subject of Reading in the Elementary Schools as Found in Seven State Courses of Study

Description: The problem of this study was to analyze the objectives and methods for teaching reading in the elementary grades as they appeared in the latest available courses of study in certain states for the purpose of determining their uniformity or lack of uniformity. An effort was made to compile data on teaching reading in order to determine certain modern trends as supplementary material for the writer's teaching aids.
Date: 1942
Creator: Bradley, Grace
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Transcript of Letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker. Most of the letter is from Henry, who discusses his recent arrival in Trammel from the a military camp, his visit with Aunt Nancy and Elvira, military regiments, and the fact that Kentucky has not seceded from the Union yet. There is a short note from Elvira written on July 29, stating that Palmer's regiment may have left that morning.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker, July 1861]

Description: Letter from Henry S. and Elvira Moore to Charles B. Moore and Sabina Rucker. Most of the letter is from Henry, who discusses his recent arrival in Trammel from the a military camp, his visit with Aunt Nancy and Elvira, military regiments, and the fact that Kentucky has not seceded from the Union yet. There is a short note from Elvira written on July 29, stating that Palmer's regiment may have left that morning.
Date: July 1861
Creator: Moore, Henry S. & Moore, Elvira
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress, August 29, 1859]

Description: Letter to David Fentress from his mother, Maud, discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee which includes: Maud's health and the health of Anne and Sallie; home improvements made to Maud's house; a horse purchased by Maud; the health of the cattle and the hogs as well as the death of a cow from "black tongue" and the death of ten hogs from cholera; news of David's baby, it's growth and health, and it's appearance; news of the weather; a dialogue about Jimmie and Mary as well as details on their whereabouts; a discussion about how lucky Maud is to have "so good a daughter-in-law and two such nice daughters-in-law; a request for David to send the ten dollars in interest, though not by mail; a dialogue about sending David's letter to Neely; news about John Wood's marriage to Miss Guy; a discussion about Frank's eligibility for marriage; and a dialogue regarding Mary Tate, Jimmie, and "Old Pitner."
Date: August 29, 1859
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Ocher and Ochery Earths

Description: Report about ocher or ochery earth, "a natural mineral pigment composed largely of clay permeated with hydrated iron (ferric oxide)" (p. 2). It includes information about the uses of choer, substitutes, artificial ocher, mining and local deposits, import and export of ocher, and related information.
Date: May 1929
Creator: Santmyers, R. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Terrible desperado captured by fosdicks]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about prison fugitive Norman Davenport being captured by police in Arlington after seducing the young wife of a New Mexico rancher and terrorizing his cousin and her family in Fort Worth.
Date: December 27, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Cases of the Reincarnation Type with Memories from the Intermission Between Lives

Description: Article analyzing reports from Burmese subjects which indicate that intermission memories can be broken down into three parts, and comparing these reports to reports of near-death experiences (NDEs), indicating that they show features similar to the transcendental component of Western NDEs and have significant areas of overlap with Asian NDEs.
Date: Winter 2004
Creator: Sharma, Poonam & Tucker, Jim B.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Ernesto Bozzano and the Phenomena of Bilocation

Description: Italian psychical researcher Ernesto Bozzano was a well-known student of parapsychological phenomena and a strong defender of the concept of survival of bodily death. This paper includes an excerpt of what Bozzano referred to as the phenomena of bilocation.
Date: Summer 2005
Creator: Alvarado, Carlos S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Guest Editorial: Beginnings and Endings

Description: Article asserting that the field of near-death studies needs to embrace other models and groups of professionals if it hopes to understand the near-death phenomenon. According to the author, no one can validate a near-death experience (NDE) except the experiencer; it is the aftereffects that impart real meaning to the experience and give it greater impact, and the "classical NDE model" that guides most near-death research can be limiting and misleading.
Date: Autumn 2004
Creator: Atwater, P. M. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Guest Editorial: Is There a Hell? Surprising Observations About the Near-Death Experience

Description: Article discussing current research into what are now termed "distressing" or "unpleasant" near-death experiences (NDEs) and the author's findings from interviews of over a hundred such cases.The article compares this information with earlier reports from Maurice Rawlings, mythological traditions about the concept of hell, and renderings from The Tibetan Book of the Dead. Finally, it details four types of NDEs - initial, hell-like, heaven-like, and transcendental - and what seems to be an attitudinal profile characteristic of each type.
Date: Spring 1992
Creator: Atwater, P. M. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Life Changes Inventory - Revised

Description: Article presenting the Life Changes Inventory-Revised, a standardized version of the scale that embodies the accumulated knowledge culled from previous drafts of the LCI administered to disparate samples and from qualitative research into attitudinal changes reported by near-death experiencers.
Date: Autumn 2004
Creator: Greyson, Bruce & Ring, Kenneth
Partner: UNT Libraries

Response to "A New Perspective on the Afterlife Issue"

Description: Article responding to V. Krishnan's argument that the phenomenon of children who claim to remember previous lives indicates that an inanimate recording of a person's mental activity at the time of death persists in the local area after he or she dies. According to the author, several areas of empirical evidence conflict with this hypothesis.
Date: Autumn 2003
Creator: Tucker, Jim B.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Skate champ]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an eight-year-old roller skater from Dallas, Honey Heslet, set to compete in the national roller skating championships in Alexandria, Virginia.
Date: June 29, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Twins leave for kidney surgery]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two Oklahoma City twins passing through San Antonio on the way to a veterans hospital in Virginia, where one twin hopes to donate a kidney to his sick brother.
Date: December 4, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections