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Operant Procedures in Marital Treatment

Description: The ability of marital partners to directly change a currently unhappy marriage to a happy one may be a function of each individual's conscious awareness of the topography, frequency, and other parameters of his own behaviors, as well as the effects or consequences these behaviors bring to bear on his spouse. This study was an attempt to combine the use of relevant behavioral awareness and a token economy to rehabilitate a marriage in crisis.
Date: August 1973
Creator: Hickok, James E.
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Analysis of One Hundred Divorce Suits Filed in Dallas County, Texas, May and June, 1948

Description: The problem is limited to an analysis of the first one hundred divorce suits involving children filed in Dallas County, Texas, during the months of May and June, 1948. The general factors considered are: (a) family background; (b) age; (c) educational background; (d) economic status; (e) previous marital relations; and (f) the number of children.
Date: August 1948
Creator: Gibson, Harville
Partner: UNT Libraries

Marriage in the Fiction of Willa Cather

Description: The marriages depicted in Willa Cather's fiction are a crucial element of her works. Although she does not describe in detail the marital relationships between her characters, Cather does depict these marriages realistically, and they are also interrelated with the major themes of her fiction. The marriages in Cather's works are divided into three general classifications: the successful, the borderline, and the failure. The successful marriage is characterized by affection and friendship. In the borderline marriages the partners are mutually dissatisfied with their relationship, but they do not separate or divorce. The marital failures are complete breakdowns that result in irreparable wounds healed only by the complete withdrawal or death of one of the partners. A study of marriage in Cather's works reveals there are more successful marriages than failures.
Date: August 1977
Creator: Dickson, Margaret P.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Transcript of letter from E. D. Tarpley to Charles Moore, June 18, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter from E. D. Tarpley to Charles Moore, discussing the nearly total failure of fruit crops in the hilly part of Bedford and that there has been steady rain after a dry season that is threatening the other crops. There has been no groundwater due to the local creek overflowing, so they've had to make do with buttermilk. He also mentions that illness has been unusually common lately. Other local news is discussed.
Date: June 18, 1863
Creator: Tarpley, E. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, October 21, 1871]

Description: Letter to Elvira Moore from Charles Moore discussing his trip to Sherman, Texas, with Henry Moore to have wheat processed into flour, an account of the health of family and friends, and the transport of a man named Parker to Sherman, Texas in order to stand trial for the murder of a person named Peacock. Portions of the document have been destroyed and are illegible.
Date: October 21, 1871
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Elvira Moore, October 21, 1871]

Description: Transcript of a letter to Elvira Moore from Charles Moore discussing his trip to Sherman, Texas, with Henry Moore to have wheat processed into flour, an account of the health of family and friends, and the transport of a man named Parker to Sherman in order to stand trial for the murder of a person named Peacock.
Date: October 21, 1871
Creator: Moore, Charles B.,
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from E. D. Tarpley to Charles Moore, June 18, 1863]

Description: Letter from E. D. Tarpley to Charles Moore, discussing the nearly total failure of fruit crops in the hilly part of Bedford and that there has been steady rain after a dry season that is threatening the other crops. There has been no groundwater due to the local creek overflowing, so they've had to make do with buttermilk. He also mentions that illness has been unusually common lately. Other local news is discussed.
Date: June 18, 1863
Creator: Tarpley, E. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Carter J. Dalton to Linnet Moore, October 11, 1900]

Description: Letter from Carter Dalton to Linnet Moore. He wanted to respond to Linnet's letter before too much time had passed. He was worried about Lula going to Dallas to visit Linnet. He is about to be on his way home to spend time with Jim Cook. Jim's mother and sister are in Austin, but he hasn't seen them. He asks about who is in love with Linnet now. He talks about his problems and asks if Linnet is coming to the San Antonio fair. He talks about Burnet and how old friends don't talk to him anymore. So he is now lonely, but he has some questions for her about graduation. He asks about her suitors and the guy that sent Lula a picture of himself.
Date: October 11, 1900
Creator: Dalton, Carter J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of letter from Elvira Moore and Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore, January 31, 1872]

Description: Transcript of letter from Elvira Moore and Jo S. Wallace to Charles Moore. They share local gossip, comment on the harsh weather in Tennessee, makes note of recent local weddings, and Wallace talks about a wheat processing device referred to as "the dropper."
Date: January 31, 1871
Creator: Moore, Elvira & Wallace, Jo S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections