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Near-Death Experiences: Perception Is Reality

Description: Article proposing three etiologies responsible for the near-death experience, which are referred to as an altered state of consciousness: physiologic, pharmacologic, and psychologic. It recommends research to determine what developmental factors influence the emotionality of the experience and how in-depth understanding can be used to provide better patient care.
Date: Winter 1990
Creator: &
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Guest Editorial: Kundalini and Healing in the West

Description: Article discussing kundalini rising, and associated profound physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual changes which are occurring with increasing frequency to uninitiated and unprepared Westerners, often as a result of near-death experiences. A new paradigm in health care, emerging as a complement to traditional Western medical science, incorporates a variety of body-based and psychological therapies that validate the role of the True Self in health and wholeness and work with energetic and experiential phenomena such as kundalini.
Date: Winter 1994
Creator: Harris, Barbara
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Helping at the Edges of Life: Perspectives of a Psychedelic Therapist

Description: Article presenting a case history of a 70 year old man treated with psychedelic psychotherapy for depression, anxiety, and pain associated with terminal cancer. Interpersonal and intrapersonal aspects of treatment following a single 90 mg dose of dipropyltryptamine (DPT) are described. Comparisons are made between transpersonal, mystical, and religious elements in psychedelic drug experiences and near-death experiences.
Date: Spring 1988
Creator: Yensen, Richard
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Beach and Borrow Site Sediment Investigation for a Beach Nourishment at Ocean City, Maryland

Description: Report describing the methodology used to sample and analyze sediment at Ocean City, Maryland as part of a beach nourishment project. During the project, sediment was moved from borrow sites to construct parts of the beach area; both the borrow sites and native beach were tested.
Date: May 1990
Creator: Anders, Fred J. & Hansen, Mark
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rehabilitation of the South Jetty, Ocean City, Maryland

Description: Partial abstract: Frequent dredging requirements and scouring at the foundation of Ocean City Inlet's south jetty resulted in a study to determine the source of the shoaling and scouring. The study concluded that sand was being transported northward along Assateague Island, through and over the south jetty, and deposited inside the inlet. The sand was then transported north by ebb currents where it encroached on the Federal navigation channel. A rehabilitation program was initiated to create a littoral barrier to eliminate the shoaling problem and to repair the scour hold. Three headland breakwaters were constructed to stabilize Northern Assateague Island. The site was selected as part of the Monitoring Completed Coastal Projects (MCCP) Program to determine how well the rehabilitation project accomplished its design purpose.
Date: March 1994
Creator: Bass, Gregory P.; Fulford, Edward T.; Underwood, Steven G. & Parson, Larry E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Investigation of Lower Coal Beds in Georges Creek and North Part of Upper Potomac Basins, Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland: Reserves, Petrographic and Chemical Characteristics of Coals, and Stratigraphy of Area

Description: Report presenting the results of an investigation into various charactaristics that could increase the output lower, thinner coal beds, to replace the upper coal beds which are nearing exhaustion.
Date: 1949
Creator: Toenges, Albert L.; Turnbull, Louis A.; Williams, Lloyd & Smith, H. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flood Protection Plans for Cumberland, Maryland & Ridgeley, West Virginia: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: Report of a hydraulic model investigation "to determine the most economical method of providing protection for Cumberland and Ridgeley against floods somewhat greater than the flood of March 1936 Specifically, the model was used to determine: the proper sections and grades of channels required to pass the design flood with maximum reductions in flood stages; the minimum heights of levees and walls; and the channel treatment required at bridges to insure the safe passage of floodwaters with minimum alterations to the structures" (p. 4).
Date: January 1957
Creator: Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[General orders no. 1, January 2, 1865]

Description: General orders no.1 announces the department staff and details that communications should be addressed to the corresponding heads of different staff departments.
Date: January 2, 1865
Creator: United States Army, Department of West Virginia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter of Notification Regarding John Duger, May 4, 1864]

Description: Letter from the Provost Marshal's Office, addressed to the commanding officer of Company F, 1st Regiment, New York Cavalry Vols. regarding John Duger. Text of letter: Sir: I have the honor to inform you that John Duger of your Company was reported at this office, from the Carlisle District, Pa., as a Deserter from the U. S. Army, May 2nd, 1864. He was this day forwarded to Baltimore en route to his Regiment. Cost of Arrest....$30.00 " Transportation....$2.10 Total to be charged....#32.10 The letter is signed by "Capt. 53d P. V., and Provost Marshal Post."
Date: May 4, 1864
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Special orders, July 19, 1864]

Description: Special orders from Major General Hunter which detail that Farrier W. H. Shepard is to report to Capt. Nelson Hopkins A.Q.M., in Hagerstown, Maryland for duty. Hopkins was part of Company "F," N. Y. Vet. Calvary.
Date: July 19, 1864
Creator: Hunter, Major General
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[Hospital Admittance Certificate, December 6,1864]

Description: Hospital admittance certificate for Privt. E. A. Edwards of Company "F," 1st regiment, N. Y. Veteran's Cavalry. The certificate states that Edwards was admitted to the hospital on July 14, 1864 and should report to Harper Ferry on December 6, 1864, the day of his release. The document also includes information about Edwards' pay which was mustered for the months of July, August, September, and October, but was not yet paid to the Private.
Date: December 6, 1864
Creator: Drysdale, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, November 4, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Baltimore, Maryland to his wife, Loriette Redway, on November 4, 1865. In the letter, Hamilton Redway expresses his affection for his wife and family. He explains that though he would love to return home to his family, he would rather go into the army again in order to monetarily support his family. Redway asks about his father, Chauncey Redway, about Charles, and about Ellen. This could be in reference to his niece, Ellen Loretta. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: November 4, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
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[Letter from Hamilton K. Redway to Loriette Redway, October 28, 1865]

Description: A letter from Hamilton K. Redway in Baltimore, Maryland to his wife, Loriette Redway, on October 28, 1865. The letter is regarding Hamilton Redway's business in Maryland and in Washington D.C. Redway's reason for being in Washington is to appear before the board to gain appointment in the army. Redway tells Loriette that permission had been granted for him to appear before the board on October 2, but he had not received notice. He planned to sit before the new board on Monday of the following week. Redway expresses his affection for his wife and family, and explains that he would return to his family did he not feel that his country needed him. Redway asks his wife to keep his business to herself. Also included with this item is the envelope in which the letter was sent. The envelope is addressed to Mrs. H. K. Redway in Mannsville, New York.
Date: October 28, 1865
Creator: Redway, Hamilton K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to David Fentress, July 27, 1863]

Description: Letter by an unidentified author to David Fentress regarding sharing federal newspapers and the banning of federal newspapers in some areas. The author passes on the news of the war including the destruction of the Federal merchantmen by the Confederate fleet. He passes along world news: Russia preparing to go to War with Europe and how that could negatively affect the Confederacy. There is also speculation on the future of the war.
Date: July 27, 1863
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Morning Reports for Company F, 1864-1865]

Description: Morning reports of Company F for the years 1864 and 1865. The monthly reports begin in September 1864 and end in July 1865. These reports detail the company's station; the number of soldiers on active duty, special duty, daily duty, or extra duty; the soldier's rank within the company; the number of men who were sick, arrested,confined, or on detached leave; as well as those who were with and without leave. The reports also note the number of serviceable and unserviceable horses. Included along with the monthly reports was a remarks page where the daily happenings of the company were recorded. These remarks listed men who were on furlough, in the hospital, or those who were missing from duty. Hamilton K. Redway and his company were stationed at Camp Piatt and Kelly's Creek during the months the reports were recorded in this book. Redway's signature appears several times in the morning reports.
Date: September 1864
Creator: United States Army
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt for issues, August 26, 1864]

Description: Invoice created by Capt. John J. Carter for four cavalry sabres. The issues were received by Carter at a remount camp in Maryland from Lt. Hamilton K. Redway. The invoice is dated August 26, 1864.
Date: August 26, 1864
Creator: Carter, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections