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Qualitative and Microcosm Predictions of Effects of Endothal for Control of Myriophyllum spicatum in Pat Mayse Lake, Texas

Description: Qualitative and microcosm models were used to predict effects of herbicide application for control of Myriophyllum spicatum. Predictions were compared to data from Pat Mayse Lake, a Texas reservoir, where localized areas were treated with endothall. Although milf oil was temporarily eliminated, when endothall was used according to manufacturer's directions, no ecologically significant direct or indirect effects were observed on nontarget species or abiotic water quality. Comparisons of the predictions with field data confirmed the capabilities of this approach for estimating risk and emphasizing the importance of identifying regulating or driving factors that modify environmental impacts of aquatic weed control programs so they can be incorporated into future risk assessments.
Date: May 1984
Creator: Hinman, Mark L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Historical Study of the Paris Small Business Development Center in Paris, Texas: 1986-2006

Description: This historical study chronicled events of the development and implementation of the Paris Small Business Development Center at Paris Junior College in Paris, Texas from 1986-2006. Data was collected from primary and secondary sources and oral histories through personal interviews. The analysis included a brief history of higher education and the service mission and situated the study in the broader context as an extension program in higher education. This study provided a brief history of the U.S. Small Business Administration and America’s Small Business Development Center Network as a background for the study. This study is significant to scholars in the field of higher education for a number of reasons. It provides a historical analysis of a service program that extends the college to the community and demonstrates higher education and its role in economic development. It adds to the current body of research by advancing an understanding of a past to contemporary knowledge. Finally, by integrating historical perspectives from multiple disciplines in higher education, what happened and the context in which it happened can be more fully appreciated. This study also contributes to practical knowledge as it deepens the understanding of significant events and processes that contributed to the success of an outreach program in higher education.
Date: December 2014
Creator: Smith, Donna Gayle
Partner: UNT Libraries

Shoes

Description: Pair of lady's boots or "High Button Shoes" of dark brown leather. The shoes, designed with pointed toes, lace closed along center front with laces 16 holes high. Embellished at toe with cut steel beads forming interlacing bands and lines. Medium height heels styled as a modified boulevard or Louis heel, with rounded sides and back, tapering to center and then flaring out again at base, and with curved front section. Sole of black leather. Lined in black leather and off-white fabric. Retailer's(?) stamp inside, partly illegible: "Famous / Paris, Tex." Hand-written notation on lining: "38-1 80364" Sold by Famous Shoe Store, Paris Texas (est. 1891). Worn by Kennie Holt Rucker in 1917-1918. Donated by Mary Helen Rucker to the Historical Collection (North Texas State University,Denton, Tex.). Transferred to the Texas Fashion Collection.
Date: 1917/1918
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Transcript of Two Letters to Elvira Moore]

Description: Transcript of the first letter to Elvira Moore is from Mary A. Little regarding Little's current health and time in Paris, Texas. Transcript of the second letter to Elvira Moore is from Charles B. Moore concerning Little's housing and family. Charles also wrote about how his current job was going and future job prospects.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two Letters to Elvira Moore]

Description: First letter to Elvira Moore is from Mary A. Little regarding Little's current health and time in Paris, Texas. Second letter to Elvira Moore is from Charles B. Moore concerning Little's housing and family. Charles also wrote about how his current job was going and future job prospects.
Date: 1858-08-27/1858-08-29
Creator: Little, Mary A. & Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, July 12, 1860]

Description: Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore discussing a recent trip Henry took, work at a lumber mill, and the hot weather. The letter is written on blue paper which is torn at the bottom right corner. It has an envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in McKinney, Collin County, Texas. The letter was started on July 12th, and Henry continued to write through at least July 15th.
Date: July 12, 1860
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from M. C. Vanter to Linnet Moore, May 9, 1898]

Description: In this letter, Vanter discusses with Moore he planned visit to Fort Worth. Vanter apologizes for not being able to visit Moore as last summer and urges Moore to write to her to let her know when school is out. During the trip to Fort Worth, Vanter plans on paying Moore and Visit. She details that an illness prevented her from visiting last summer. Vanter ask about Moore family and states that she hopes they are all well. She also asks about friends and Moore's kin and states that she may not know anybody there as it has been a while since she has visited. She inquires about Mr. Drury and closes the letter. She notes that she hopes to hear from Linnet soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: May 9, 1898
Creator: Vanter, M. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from C. M. Rucker to Mother and All, September 4, 1893]

Description: They received their letter in Paris, but they have been in Blossom for a while. They are at Nettie's Uncle's place and they are enjoying it. Ethel has been feeling better this summer. Lizzie has also been well. He hasn't heard from Solomon in a while. C. M.has been unwell and asks that they write to them in Blossom.
Date: September 4, 1893
Creator: Rucker, C. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from H. S. Moore to Charles, August 8, 1881]

Description: He received Charles' letter and Clarence got a job moving Mr. Crowell to Delta County. They were going to go through Melissa and Ladonia, but couldn't. They went through White Rock, Devil's Race Track, Hogeye, and Commerce. After moving Mr. Crowell they visited Paris, Texas. Nelson Dalken and J.W. Broad are dead. He talks of how nice Paris square is. Then he went to Bonham and his acquaintance Maddsey is becoming rich from being a butcher. He mentions Dodd City and they were going to start for home, but Una wasn't feeling well. They returned home and he mentions that his cotton is damaged by the drought. The corn has also been effected by the drought. Sam Doss was killed by the sheriff of Bonham. He talks about camp meetings taking place on their route, the little rain they received. Sylvanns and Solomon killed some skunks and Aunt Ann has gotten better, George is not back from the Nation, and Harriets' folks are not well.
Date: August 8, 1881
Creator: Moore, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Ziza Moore to Charles B. and Henry S. Moore, January 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Ziza Moore to Charles and Henry Moore discussing the recent Christmas celebration and the visitors who came for the holidays. He also writes about the latest news in regards to the secession of South Carolina, Andrew Johnson's speech on the subject in the Senate, and the probability that Tennessee will also secede. The letter was written over two days, January 2nd and 5th.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore, March 31, 1861]

Description: Transcript of a letter from J. S. Nimmo to Charles B. Moore. Much of the letter is written as a poem discussing recent news, secession, and slavery, and there is a drawing in pencil of a bearded man on the last page. There is a note written in ink on the first page from Henry S. Moore to Charles. He says that he is mailing this letter along with another from J. B. Harris to him. The note is dated June 11, 1861 in Paris.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections