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Violence Against Members of Congress and Their Staff: Selected Examples and Congressional Responses

Description: This report describes legislation introduced in the 112th Congress related to violence against members and congressional staff, provides examples of violence in which members of Congress were the apparent target, and some actions Congress has taken based in part on those incidents. This report comes in the aftermath of a recent attack in Tucson, Arizona, in which congressional staff and several constituents were injured or killed.
Date: January 25, 2011
Creator: Petersen, R. Eric; Manning, Jennifer E. & Hemlin, Erin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Convention for the Protection of Plants : message from the President of the United States transmitting the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants of December 2, 1961, as revised at Geneva on November 10, 1972, on October 23, 1978, and on March 19, 1991, and signed by the United States on October 25, 1991

Description: This treaty takes action to control the introduction and spread of pests of plants and plant products. The treaty protects natural as well as cultivated plants, so it has implications for agriculture as well as biodiversity. While the IPPC's primary focus is on plants and plant products moving in international trade, the convention also covers research materials, biological control organisms, and anything else that can act as a vector for the spread of plant pests including containers, soil, vehicles, and machinery.
Date: October 25, 1995
Creator: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Detroit Lions Football Player Alex Karras]

Description: Photograph of Detroit Lions football player Alex Karras as he walks off the field. In the image Karras is looking down while licking his lips, wearing full football gear, as he walks away from the field. Junebug Clark narrative: Alex was also known for his movie role, Mongo, in "Blazing Saddles" and as the TV Dad in the television series "Webster." Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: H.B.S.S Clark PhotoFile: 8635-0011-12
Date: September 25, 1966
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[President Nolen presents an award, Honors Day, April 25, 1975]

Description: Photograph of UNT President C.C. Nolen (left) handing out an award to an unidentified female student as part of the ceremonies of Honors Day, 1975. Both are seen standing, shaking hands, while President Nolen hands the young lady a plaque. Student is tentatively identified as Julie Ramey, winning the Outstanding Senior Secretarial Administration Student Award.
Date: April 25, 1975
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[President Nolen presents Dr. Tommy Lawhon with the Honor Professor Award, Honors Day, April 25, 1975]

Description: Photograph of North Texas State University president C.C. Nolen presenting Dr. Tommy Lawhon of the Department of Home Economics with the Honor Professor Award, April 25, 1975. The presentation was part of the ceremonies of Honors Day, 1975. President Nolen and Dr. Lawhorn are seen standing in an interior.
Date: April 25, 1975
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #408

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #409

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #394

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; yellow external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #395

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #396

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #282

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #391

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #392

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #393

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #306

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: February 25, 1975
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #307

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: February 25, 1975
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum