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Academic Achievement: Examining the Impact of Community Type at a Small Liberal Arts College in Texas

Description: Hierarchical regression was used to determine if high school community type is an effective predictor of academic success when controlling for demographics, prior academic achievement, socioeconomic status, and current commitment or work habits for students entering Austin College in 1992,1993, and 1994 . Findings revealed that there is a relationship between attending high school in community types of rural and independent town controlling for the effects of SAT scores, high school rank, sex, … more
Date: August 1995
Creator: Rutherford, Janis Pruitt
Partner: UNT Libraries
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How Healthy is the Upper Trinity River?: Biological and Water Quality Perspectives

Description: This conference report contains discussions and papers from a symposium hosted at Texas Christian University, in Fort Worth, Texas, examining the ecological health of the Upper Trinity River, and the impacts of various human activity, such as agriculture, urbanization, and waste management. The papers cover the effect of water quality on urban rivers, long-term water quality trends in the Trinity River, solutions that may improve water quality in the river, as well as biological, agricultural … more
Date: 1990
Creator: Jensen, Ric
Partner: UNT Libraries
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[News Script: Ike]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story. This story aired at 6:00pm.
Date: March 28, 1969, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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A Study of College Selection Criteria as Applied to Three Small Rural Community Colleges in North Texas

Description: The purposes of this study were to identify criteria which influence students' decisions to attend specific colleges and to determine whether different groups of students use similar criteria. The following groups were compared: white students and minority students, males and females, older students and younger students, university-bound students and vocational students, and full-time students and part-time students. The sample used for this study was taken from the students enrolled in freshma… more
Date: August 1989
Creator: Whitt, Jerry W.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Pre-Impoundment Estimations of Nutrient Loading to Ray Roberts Lake and Prediction of Post-Inundation Trophic Status

Description: Excessive nutrient loading of natural and artificial lakes has led, in some systems, to plethoric algal and aquatic macrophyte growth which can result in aesthetic degradation and undesirable tastes and odors. It would be advantageous to have some indication of the potential trophic status of a reservoir before it is filled. An objective of this study was to assess the water quality and nutrient loading potential of the tributaries entering Ray Roberts Lake, a large reservoir located in north c… more
Date: May 1988
Creator: Pillard, David Alan, 1958-
Partner: UNT Libraries
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[News Script: The Week in Review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering the weekly news report about the NAACP, visiting senators, bank refund, a gas explosion killing two in Southmayd, Texas, court cases, a man murdered by a 14 year old, and two plane accidents.
Date: October 27, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Draftee]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the induction of Edward Thomas Murphy into the army. He is personally accompanied by Colonel Morris B. Schwartz, the State Director of Selective Service, because Murphy is the one-hundred-thousandth draftee in Texas since the Korean War.
Date: July 3, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
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Uniomerus tetralasmus, Specimen #1239

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; bluish-white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Red River basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: April 17, 1975
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #302

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; off-white external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Red River basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: April 17, 1975
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #303

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Red River basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: April 17, 1975
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
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[News Script: Cindy]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: May 30, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Viet vet stabbings]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a young Vietnam veteran that stabbed two passengers aboard a bus route to Arkansas and fled the scene and later caught by the police.
Date: August 2, 1972, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Deaths]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: August 25, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: Grayson election]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Grayson County election officials being cleared of any willful disregard of election laws follwoing a probethe Grayson County Grand Jury.
Date: June 15, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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