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Poetic Projects: The Concept Album Effect in Poetry

Description: Poster presentation for the 2011 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing a creative thesis consisting of two parts: a critical preface and a chapbok of original poetry.
This item is restricted from view until April 14, 2013.
Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Heffner, Christopher Daniel & Marks, Corey
Partner: UNT Honors College
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Nicholas Nickleby

Description: Cartoon version/adaptation of part of the Charles Dickens' story Nicholas Nickleby.
Date: unknown
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Daily Express Children's Annual: All the Coloured Pictures rise up in model form No.2]

Description: Photographs of "Daily Express Children's Annual" No.2 edited by S. Louis Giraud, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is black with the title at the top in white letters, the rest of it containing an illustration a redhead boys riding a donkey that is jumping out of an open book.Next to the book under the donkey is another little boy, and another animal is jumping out of the book. Image 2, book laid out flat with a pop-up in the middle of both of a figure in green on a small wooden boat on the sea water, and a small white animal at the front of the boat. On each side of the pop-up is text of a poem. Image 3, front view of a pop-up of a circus member flipping over the bars, a monkey on one side and a clown on the other.
Date: March 1, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Little book.

Description: Poetic musings on miniature books. Bound in dark red card covers with applied cover label.
Date: 2002
Creator: Hunter, Darragh
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
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Book preservation technologies

Description: This assessment analyzes the problem of acid deterioration of books and the program underway at the Library of Congress. The program at the Library involves the chemical treatment of books in a unique and effective process that, however, also presents some new engineering and safety concerns. Because of these concerns, the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations requested this independent review of the Library’s system and other available or potential processes.
Date: May 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Beauty and the Beast: with Five Set Scenes & Nine Trick Changes, Home Pantomime Toy Books]

Description: Photographs of "Beauty and the Beast" from the Home Pantomime Toy Books series by Dean & Sons, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book has the words "Home Pantomime Toy Book" at the top, the second word is red and the rest baby blue. Most of the page is an illustration of a clown, with an officer to its left and a woman behind him with a man in a color outfit by him, and someone laying under the white orb the clown is sitting on. In the orb is the book title in orange/red. The bottom of the cover has a further description of the books contents that says "Five Set Scenes & Nine Trick Changes." Image 2, illustration inside the book. The illustration is of an audience watching a play inside of a theater, the set they are watching of giant tree trunks with faces, a man in a yellow an orange suit and black hat pointing at them. Above the stage parts of the red curtain can be seen with an intricate and decorated wall above the stage.
Date: March 1, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Den geest des gebeds vol godvrugtige oeffeningen, uyt de H. Schrifture, den missael en HH, Vaders

Description: 3D scanned models of a miniature Catholic prayer book. The object is bound in ivory silk with silver, gilt, red, and green embroidery and silver sequins and beads. Housed in red leather pull-off case simulating a book, with gilt decoration. Case with spine title "Annee Nouvell".
Date: 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[Pictures to Please You]

Description: Photographs of Clifton Bingham's "Pictures to Please You" with illustrations designed by Ernest Nister, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book has white and pink tones, with an illustration of two young blonde girls, one taller and older, standing in a doorway with white branches above them. The title is at the top with the first two words white bubble letters. Image 2, poem titled "Good for You" with a sketch at the bottom of a dog, cat and pig in striped shirts. Another sketch is in the top left of a dog in a shirt. The right page contains a movable illustration of a big cat in a dress holding a smaller cat like a baby. In the background are different cats doing various things.
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Officium B. Mariae

Description: 3D scanned model of the miniature book: Miniature Book of Hours. Bound in full black leather, decorative gilt rule borders on covers, same rules dividing spine into 3 compartments. With metal and leather clasp.
Date: 2016
Creator: Catholic Church
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

[The Wizard of Oz]

Description: Photographs of "The Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, held by UNT Special Collections. The cover of the book is orange with the title at the top in yellow. Under the title is an illustration of a tall old man with glasses, a background of the night sky surrounding his head. In front of him, smaller in size, are the illustrations of the tin man, Dorothy, Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion. Image 2, illustration on two pages. On the right is an illustration of the old Wizard filling in Scarecrow's head with Bran. The left page has the story with a small illustration of Scarecrow in the middle of it.
Date: March 2, 2020
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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An Experimental Study on the Reading of Comics

Description: It is the purpose of this study to (1) determine the history and status of the comic book; (2) to find out how many and what kinds of comic books two groups of fourth graders of the Perryton school are reading; (3) to set up a well-planned reading program in one of these groups; (4) to compare the amount and kinds of comic books read by the two groups at the end of the experimental period.
Date: 1949
Creator: Pinckley, Marie
Partner: UNT Libraries

["Little Red Riding Hood" book]

Description: Three photographs of the pop-up book "Little Red Riding Hood" by Marjorie Priceman. The first picture shows the cover with illustrations. The second and third pictures are of scenes in the book and pop-up illustrations.
Date: July 24, 2019
Creator: Gellner, Megan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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A Comparison of the Leisure Reading Habits of Female Teachers and Non-Teachers

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine, whether there was a significant difference in the leisure reading habits of two groups of women who were college graduates; one group of elementary classroom teachers, grades one through six, and another group of women who were not teachers.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Watson, Thurman O.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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