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Gregory the Great: Exegesis and Audience

Description: The aim of this research was to trace the stages in Gregory's career, and the writings he produced during each of them, in order to examine his interest in biblical interpretation, and to link the form and content of his exegesis with the audiences which he was attempting to reach. Gregory's Old Testament homilies, the "Homilies on the Gospels," the "Pastoral Rule" and the "Dialogues" differ considerably one from another in literary form, in content, and in purpose. There were marked changes in Gregory's life from his first commitment to asceticism in the mid 570's, to his death as bishop of Rome in 604. Attention would be given concentrated on his explicitly exegetical writings: the Pastoral Rule and the Dialogues will be considered with the limited aim of assessing their relationship to his exegesis, in the Introduction, the main developments in Western biblical studies in the two centuries before Gregory will be sketched in broad outline, in order to establish a terminology for exegetical literary forms, and to draw attention to the forms which Gregory chose to adopt.
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Date: 1978
Creator: McClure, Judith
Partner: UNT Libraries

Guideline on Major Job Accounting Systems: The System Management Facilities (SMF) for IBM Systems Under OS/MVT

Description: Report issued by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards discussing the System Management Facilities for IBM systems. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of SMF, as stated in the IBM manual, is to provide the means for gathering and recording information that can be used for billing customers or evaluating system usage" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: October 1978
Creator: Durbin, Gary; Kinney, Todd; Lamasney, Peter; Newman, Edward & Syrett, Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tentative Provisions for the Development of Seismic Regulations for Buildings: A Cooperative Effort with the Design Professions, Building Code Interests, and the Research Community

Description: Report issued by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards discussing building codes and standards in earthquake-prone areas. As stated in the introduction, "the basic purpose of this project is to present, in one comprehensive document, current state-of-knowledge in the fields of engineering seismology and engineering practice as it pertains to seismic design and construction of buildings" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: June 1978
Creator: Applied Technology Council
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

CORES Operations Manual: Bureau of Mines Core Repository System

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the CORES operations manual. As stated in the abstract, "this report describes the new Bureau of Mines Core Repository System (CORES) and presents the methods for selecting, processing, and storing physical samples and descriptive data for future reference by earth scientists" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1978
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Microfilming Maps of Abandoned Anthracite Mines: Mines in the Southern Anthracite Field

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the microfilming of abandoned anthracite mine maps in Pennsylvania. As stated in the abstract, "a catalog of the microfilmed maps of 47 of 49 major mines and 18 independent mines in the Southern field is presented" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gait, G. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Miss Mary Bobo Playing Piano (1)]

Description: Photograph of a woman, Miss Mary Bobo, playing the piano. In this image, the unidentified woman is playing Galway Bay under a single light source. Junebug Clark narrative: Miss Mary ran a boarding house in Lynchburg, Tennessee. She lived to 101. Her boarding house is still in operation today and run by her great granddaughter Lynne Tolley. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 9568-0021-25
Date: 1978
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Wade Hamilton Clark - Four Hours Old]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph of Wade Hamilton Clark. In the image, Clark is wrapped in a blanket sleeping with the wrist identifier visible. December 13, 1978. Son of Junebug & Kay. A year prior I had photographer 11 births for Providence Hospital's Development office. They were seeking donations to build a new birthing wing. I shot, natural, epidural, C-section, home birth, Leboyer, etc. This was before I had a cell phone or pager and my wife Kay kept constant tabs on my where abouts. I did not miss a birth and every one of them came late (except for the induced one) So when I got a call to shoot an ad for Eli-Lilley, (Fly Detroit to Chicago one evening, travel to a farm, at sunup shoot a catle rancher feeding his catle and return to Chicago and fly home to Detroit, on our first child's due date, Kay said go ahead. Wouldn't you know it. She went into labor and delivered before I could get back. My father, Joe Clark HBSS, was there though and shot the birth in real time. He photographed me at three minutes old. So, if we had to send in a second shooter who better than Grandpa Joe. I called the hospital soon as I got to a pay phone at the Chicago airport. The Labor/Delivery nurse at he front desk said, "All went well with the birth and wait, they are bringing Kay out of the delivery room now." And she put Kay on the phone and I could hear Wade crying. I rushed home, took a shower (I had been laying in a feed trough taking photos) and rushed to the hospital and made this photo shooting through the new born window. Photo by: Junebug Clark.
Date: December 13, 1978
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Lab Band Group Shot]

Description: Photograph of the North Texas State University lab band, sitting on the rocks under a tree with their instruments in their laps. This was taken on April 11th, 1978, the day of the spring concert and a plaque presentation to C.C. Nolen and Meyers.
Date: April 11, 1978
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Quadrula houstonensis, Specimen #1091

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: June 22, 1978
Creator: Shipard, W.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula mortoni, Specimen #985

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 5, 1978
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula houstonensis, Specimen #1089

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: June 22, 1978
Creator: Shipard, W.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula houstonensis, Specimen #1090

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: June 22, 1978
Creator: Shipard, W.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1346

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; green external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 5, 1978
Creator: Hagan, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1347

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; green external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 5, 1978
Creator: Hagan, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Perceived Contingency of Parental Reinforcements, Depression, and Locus of Control

Description: To determine the relationships among perceived contingency of parental reinforcements, depression, and locus of control, 66 male and 54 female undergraduate university students completed questionnaire measures. Significant relationships were obtained between depression and locus of control for both sexes. Also, subjects of both sexes who described their parents as having administered rewards and punishments more noncontingently tended to describe themselves as more external and as more depressed. Parental rewards were perceived by both sexes as administered more noncontingently than punishments. Females tended to perceive parental rewards as delivered more noncontingently than did males. All the intercorrelations among perceived contingency of parental reinforcement, locus of control, and depression were in the prediction direction.
Date: August 1978
Creator: Morrison, Frank David
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Top-Down Structured Programming Technique for Mini-Computers

Description: This paper reviews numerous theoretical results on control structures and demonstrates their practical examples. This study deals with the design of run-time support routines by using top-down structured programming technique. A number of examples are given as illustration of this method. In conclusion, structured programming has proved to be an important methodology for systematic program design and development.
Date: May 1978
Creator: Wu, Chin-yi Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Survey of Intramural Sports Programs for High School Students in the Four Largest Metropolitan School Districts in Texas

Description: The purposes of this study were to determine whether intramural sports programs are available to senior high school students in the four largest metropolitan school districts in Texas and to determine reasons why schools may not offer intramural programs. Questionnaires were mailed to eighty-four high schools in the Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and San Antonio Independent School Districts. Data obtained from this survey revealed that a majority of the responding schools do not sponsor intramural sports programs for their students. The factors cited most often as the reasons for not sponsoring intramural programs were lack of facilities, inadequate number of personnel, lack of transportation, and conflict with interscholastic sports.
Date: December 1978
Creator: Miller, Diane Marie
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Comparison of Thailand's Relations with the United States and China, 1965-1975

Description: This thesis compares Thailand',s relations with the United States and China from 196541975, The realist as-sumes that the structure of power in the internationall system determines overall relations between states' First, this study describes the power situation in southeast Asia in 1965, The next steps are concerned with the study of Thai-U, S. relations and Thai-Chinese relations, The thesis finds that Thailand's relations with the United States and China are determined by the structure of power. When a major power like the United States changes its policies to accommodate China, Thailand, which is a small country, turns to be more friendly with China, These attitudes correlate with the realist assumption,.
Date: August 1978
Creator: Charoenratha, Benjavan
Partner: UNT Libraries

An In-Basket Promotional Examination for Police Sergeant That Can Be Used Under Civil Service Code 1269m

Description: An "in-basket" test (representative sample of work usually found in the incoming mail basket of a person in a specific desk job) was designed to be used under limitations imposed by Civil Service Statute 1269m concerning merit examinations for the position of police sergeant. This test was used in conjunction with the traditional cognitive skills. test and performance evaluations. Subjects were 20 white male police officers. Peer and supervisory evaluations and predictions of who would make the best sergeant were correlated with total scores on the three-part test. Results indicate that the in-basket test contributes a unique and viable dimension to the traditional merit examination, and aids in the selection of those considered most qualified. Use of the in-basket test under Code 1269m was subsequently approved by the Civil Service Commission.
Date: May 1978
Creator: Salem, Betty L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Dallas Morning News Editorial Cartoonists: Influences of John Knott on Jack "Herc" Ficklen and William McClanahan

Description: This problem's investigation deals with gauging the artistic influence, if any, pioneer editorial cartoonist John Knott had on his successors, Ficklen and McClanahan. Information was gathered through interviews and the pages of the Dallas Morning News. Organization is as follows: introduction, biography and art of Knott, biography and art of Ficklen, biography and art of McClanahan, summary and conclusion. The study found minimal artistic influence by Knott on the cartoons of Ficklen and McClanahan. Compared to Knott, Ficklen and McClanahan had different art backgrounds, cartoon styles, personal and political beliefs. Knott's successors admired different artists, drew during a different editorial page emphasis and had more freedom in cartoon selection than Knott did. Neither Ficklen nor McClanahan listed Knott as an artistic influence.
Date: August 1978
Creator: Darden, Robert F.
Partner: UNT Libraries