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Toxicological evaluation for the ocular administration of tolrestat: an aldose reductase inhibitor for the treatment of diabetes

Description: Aldose reductase inhibitors (ARIs) have been shown to attenuate or prevent several complications of diabetes in animals. Tolrestat is a potent and unique ARI from Ayerst Laboratories, New York, NY. The efficacy and toxicology of tolrestat via topical ocular administration was examined in this study.
Date: December 1987
Creator: Carney, Gerald R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The development and testing of an instrument to evaluate aesthetic judgments

Description: This study was concerned with the development and testing of an instrument to measure levels of aesthetic judgement making. The review of evaluation methods for aesthetic judgement resulted in a two-part instrument. Part one required the subject to select the better of two art works and to state the reasons for the choice. Part two, a self-scoring component, consisted of the Wilson categories presented as typical statements containing the primary criterion for the category. The subject was instructed to select the statements that were closest in meaning to his initial response.
Date: December 1978
Creator: Brumbach, Mary Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries

A catalogue of American Victorian chairs and sofas at Dallas Old City Park restoration village, January 1, 1975

Description: This catalogue was done to help justify the historical significance of the furnishing collections destined for use in the restoration of Old City Park. Organized according to substyles, the catalogue contains data collected on each entry and is illustrated by color slides. A brief account of the American Victorian Period precedes these entries.
Date: May 1976
Creator: Burgess, Sue Irene
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Nineteenth century English fresco

Description: The problem of this investigation is determining the artists, places, dates, subjects, and types of frescoes done in nineteenth century England. Included in this paper are discussions of the artists, chronology, the fresco projects, stylistic considerations, reasons for using fresco, and fresco's relevance to the subjects of the paintings.
Date: August 1980
Creator: Jay, Christina Bergquist
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Chinese tea trade and its influence on the English garden of the eighteenth century

Description: The problem discusses the influence that tea trade between England and China may have had on eighteenth-century English garden architecture and aesthetics. Five chapters include an historical overview of non-Oriental influences on the garden, the relationship between Britain and China, the evolution of the tea trade, the motifs and decoration of tea wares, and a summary with conclusions.
Date: August 1983
Creator: Miller, Bobbie J.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A catalog of miniature case and seating furniture categorized as being of the second size, which are owned by five museums and historical societies of Texas and Louisiana

Description: The purpose of this study is to catalog the miniature case and seating furniture categorized as being of the second size (furniture for larger dolls and models) and owned by the public museums and historical societies of Texas and Louisiana.
Date: August 1978
Creator: Parsons, Robert Alan
Partner: UNT Libraries

A critical analysis of twenty paintings by Western European artists from the Anthony Denney collection c.1950-1965

Description: This study is concerned with an analysis of twenty paintings by Western European artists from the thirty-five-item segment of the Anthony Denney Collection on permanent loan to the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. The paintings were considered separately in a two phase visual and verbal analysis accompanied by visual diagrams. Phase one described the primary visual qualities of each painting through examination of the art elements and principles. Phase two was a verbal description of each painting. The purpose of this investigation is to provide an analysis format suitable for abstract and non-objective works of art.
Date: May 1972
Creator: Brumbach, Mary Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries

Perceived responsibility, authority, and delegation of department chairpersons compared to perceptions of faculty in Saudi Arabian universities

Description: This investigation compared the perceptions of responsibility, authority, and delegation held by department chairpersons and those held by faculty members in Saudi Arabian universities. The three purposes of the study were to determine differences in perceptions between department chairpersons and their faculty members, to determine any significant interaction between the independent variable (position) and each of the eleven clarification variables with respect to respondents' perceptions, and to determine any significant difference in perceptions between respondents in different categories of each of the clarification variables.
Date: December 1986
Creator: Masoud, Khalid S. (Khalid Saad)
Partner: UNT Libraries

Nineteenth-century New Orleans composers

Description: The simplest reason for a study of these composers is the fact that they composed Even though few of the compositions studied in this thesis deserve reviving, they nevertheless deserve sufficient investigation to provide a basis for such a judgement. The composers under consideration here are important for their distinctive contribution to the advancement of music in New Orleans and, thereby, the entire nation.
Date: May 1968
Creator: Wolfe, Alvin Duain
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Clayton, Nancy Jean

Description: The purpose of this thesis was to make available for performance and study an edition of the twenty-two secular songs published in this collection by Johann Jacob Löwe and Julius Johann Weiland in 1657.
Date: May 1978
Creator: Löwe von Eisenach, Johann Jakob
Partner: UNT Libraries

An experiment in open theatre

Description: The purpose of this experiment has been to complete a challenging thesis production in the style and technique of Open Theatre, utilizing imaginative production effects. The purpose was also to provide a valuable experience for those actors and technicians involved, meeting the standards and requirements of educational theatre. The experiment evolved from adapting, designing, directing, and producing a twelve-scene cutting from Megan Terry's Viet Rock and twelve episodes from Jean-Claude van Itallie's The Serpent.
Date: August 1972
Creator: Peveto, Mildred A.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The squirrel cage

Description: The Squirrel Cage is an intermedia composition set in three scenes and two interludes. The composition is based on the short story "The Squirrel Cage" by Thomas M. Disch. Robin Kay Willoughby created the libretto for the composition.
Date: August 1985
Creator: Kloth, Timothy Tom
Partner: UNT Libraries

A history of the clarinet and its music from 1600 to 1800

Description: It is the purpose of this thesis to present a study of music written for the clarinet during the period from 1600 to 1800. The first part is a history of the clarinet showing the stages of development of the instrument from its early predecessors to its present form. The second part deals with composers and their music for the clarinet.
Date: August 1964
Creator: Kireilis, Ramon
Partner: UNT Libraries

A comparison of thermogenesis by selected substrates on hypothermic rat liver

Description: The thermogenic effects in hypothermia of four substrates--alanine, glycine, ethano, and pyruvate - were studied in seventeen experiments. Albino rats were decapitated, and their livers were removed. The livers were homogenized with phosphate buffer at -5° C. After equilibration in a refrigerated Warburg apparatus at 20° C, the substrates were added and tissue respiration was recorded over three hours.
Date: August 1979
Creator: Long, James T.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A study of the design possibilities and techniques of pounding plants into fabric and paper

Description: The problem of investigating the possibilities of direct design transfer from plant to fabric and paper was divided into two parts. The first part is concerned with the exploration of the mechanics of the transfer. The second part of the problem is concerned with the exploration of the design possibilities of the medium.
Date: August 1968
Creator: Safford, Gayle Grisham
Partner: UNT Libraries