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New England Beryllium Investigations

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of mines over studies conducted on beryllium deposits in New England. Evaluations of the deposits are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1968
Creator: Barton, William R. & Goldsmith, Carl E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

At the Core: Contract Negotiations at the Hartford Symphony Orchestra

Description: This case profiles the Hartford Symphony Orchestra (HSO), which serves residents in the state of Connecticut and southern Massachusetts and represents one of the largest orchestras in New England. Several unique elements of its organizational structure are revealed, before focusing on a set of contract negotiations that hinge on its “core” of 33 members.
Access: Restricted to the UNT Community Members at a UNT Libraries Location.
Date: 2016
Creator: Anderson, Michael Alan, 1975-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Connecticut Emergency Management and Homeland Security Statutory Authorities Summarized

Description: This report is one of a series that profiles the emergency management and homeland security statutory authorities of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and three territories (American Samoa, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Each profile identifies the more significant elements of state statutes, generally as codified. This report focuses on the state of Connecticut.
Date: April 2, 2004
Creator: Bea, Keith; Runyon, L. Cheryl & Warnock, Kae M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Lecture by Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield]

Description: Lecture featuring Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, the founders of Ben & Jerry's ice cream. They discuss their history together and how the company first established itself and grew to what it is today. Covered are their original business plans, stumbling blocks they faced and their solutions to those problems, and how they redefined the idea of business as a force for change. At the end is a presentation video, speech, and pledge from their "Stamp Stampede" campaign against big corporations' involvement in politics.
Date: April 9, 2015
Creator: University of North Texas. College of Music.
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Rediscovery of the Elements: Helium

Description: Article describing the discovery of helium in the sun and on Earth via spectroscopy. Tourist information is included for areas significant to those involved.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rain Boots

Description: Pair of rain boots or galoshes of black rubberized velvet. Designed with a rounded toe, the high boots are edged with black beaver fur at top and have zippers on the inner sides. High arch, thick heel. Marked on sole: "6 1/2 / Goodyears I.R.G.M. Co. / Reg.U.S.Pat.Off. / Brand / Nausatuck.CT.USA"
Date: 195X
Creator: Goodyear's India Rubber Glove Company
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Chauffer's Uniform Greatcoat

Description: Man's chauffeur's uniform greatcoat of black wool with black astrakhan (3 day old lamb) fur collar. The full-length overcoat is double-breasted, with long sleeves and a flap pocket at each hip. Torso lined in heavy brown muton. Maker's label inside pocket, part printed, part filled in by hand: "Lexington / National Tailoring Co., Inc / Better quality uniforms / 851 Lexington Ave., N.Y. / Name: John Forsythe / Date: 10/31/34 No.: 9622" NRA "Blue Eagle" label inside pocket Stamped on inner side of lining: "Taskinlamb"
Date: 1934
Creator: Lexington National Tailoring Co.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Investigation of Multistage Flash Phenomena in a Three-Stage Test System

Description: From Introduction: "This report covers the information resulting from these tasks and additionally the solution to a serious difficulty in obtaining stable operation and reasonable distillate purity due to foaming and priming which was much more serious in three stage test device than it had been in the original two-stage unit."
Date: January 1970
Creator: Williamson, W. R.; Gilbert, F. W.; Wong, Chung-ming & Sieder, Everett N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An Investigation of the Validity and Predictive Value of the NPSDE, a Preschool Assessment Device

Description: The problem under investigation was the predictive value of a preschool screen. The subjects were 111 kindergartners. First, the need for a preschool screen was established. Second, the literature concerning other preschool devices was reviewed. Third, a specific screen was assessed in terms of validity. Fourth, a consideration of the predictive value of this screen in relation to scholastic achievement as indicated by the Metropolitan Readiness Test was made. A multiple regression analysis was performed, and the cross-validation of a number of prediction equations and cutoff scores was significant. Although statistical significance was achieved, high-risk youngsters could not be accurately identified. This research indicated that the instrument evaluated shows promise if refined by additional research.
Date: August 1974
Creator: Moore, Glenn F.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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