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The Congressional Globe, Volume 5: Twenty-Fifth Congress, First Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives. The index to the Globe starts on page 3; the appendix starts after page 148 with a separate index at the end.
Date: 1837
Creator: Blair & Rives
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the First Session of the Twenty-Fifth Congress

Description: The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, and speeches for the Senate and House of Representatives. The index starts after column 1322 on the pages numbered with Roman numerals.
Date: 1837
Creator: Gales, Joseph, 1761-1841
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the First Session of the Twenty-Fifth Congress

Description: The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, and speeches for the Senate and House of Representatives. The index starts after column 1322 on the pages numbered with Roman numerals.
Date: 1837
Creator: Gales, Joseph, 1761-1841
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Government Printing Patronage and the Press, 1829-1837

Description: National and selected local newspapers, executive and congressional sources from 1829-1837, personal correspondence, and autobiographies are studied to consider the use of public funds for government printing patronage. A limited examination of printing patronage for the years prior to and immediately following the Jackson administration was made for comparative purposes. The printing patronage of various departments of the executive branch, including especially the publication of the laws, and of both houses of Congress are studied, This study shows that congressional printing funds were far more extensive than the executive printing funds, The thesis concludes that during the Jackson administration the press patronage of the executive branch served as a counterbalance to the substantial patronage available from Congress and the Bank to the established presses,
Date: May 1977
Creator: Snapp, Elizabeth M.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Angel in the House and The Woman in White: The Unfolding and Decoding of a Victorian Stereotype

Description: Abstract: Modern readers frequently perceive female characters in Victorian novels as insipid and inane, blaming the static portrayals on the angel in the house stereotype attributed to Coventry Patmore's poem of the same name. The stereotype does not accurately reflect the actual Victorian woman's life, however. Examining how the stereotype evolved and how the middle-class Mid-Victorian woman really lived provides insight into literary devices authors employed either to reinforce the angel ideal or to reconcile the ideal with the real. Wilkie Collins's portrayal of Marian Halcombe in The Woman in White features a dynamic female who has both androgynous characteristics and angel-in-the-house qualities, exemplifying one more paradox in a society riddled with contradictions.
Date: August 1991
Creator: Spencer, Sandra L.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Browning and Dickens: Religious Direction in Victorian England

Description: Many Nineteenth century writers experienced the withdrawal of God discussed by Miller in The Disappearance of God. Robert Browning and Charles Dickens present two examples of "Fra Lippo Lippi" and Great Expectations model effective alternatives to accepting God's absence. Conversely "Andrea del Sarto" accepts the void the other two heroes shun.
Date: December 1991
Creator: Zeske, Karen Marie
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The Rhetoric of Agitation and Control in the Chartist Movement in England, 1837-1848

Description: Chapter I includes a description of the Chartist Movement and discusses the criteria found in John W. Bowers and Donovan J. Och's Rhetoric of Agitation and Control that were used to analyze the agitation and control groups of the movement. Chapter II describes the ideologies of both groups. Chapter III analyzes the rhetorical strategies of the agitation group: petition, solidification, promulgation, polarization, non-violent resistance, and confrontation-escalation, and the strategies of the control group: avoidance and suppression. Chapter IV concludes that Chartist agitators effectively used rhetorical strategies; however, the control strategy of suppression was stronger and brought about the demise of Chartism.
Date: May 1974
Creator: McGee, Carla Creighton
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Congressional Globe, Volume 4: Twenty-Fourth Congress, Second Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives. The index to the Globe starts on page 3; the appendix starts after page 239 with a separate index at the end.
Date: 1837
Creator: Blair & Rives
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Congressional Globe, Volume 6: Twenty-Fifth Congress, Second Session

Description: The Congressional Globe contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, speeches, and some legislation for the Senate and House of Representatives. The index to the Globe starts on page 3; the appendix starts after page 512 with a separate index at the end.
Date: 1838
Creator: Blair & Rives
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Twenty-Fourth Congress

Description: The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, and speeches for the Senate and House of Representatives. The index starts after column 1322 on the pages numbered with Roman numerals.
Date: 1837
Creator: Gales, Joseph, 1761-1841
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Twenty-Fourth Congress

Description: The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States contains the records for sessions of the U.S. Congress including summaries of proceedings, letters, and speeches for the Senate and House of Representatives. The index starts after column 1322 on the pages numbered with Roman numerals.
Date: 1837
Creator: Gales, Joseph, 1761-1841
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Beginnings of Music in the Boston Public Schools: Decisions of the Boston School Committee in 1837 and 1845 in Light of Religious and Moral Concerns of the Time

Description: The research problems of this dissertation were: 1) A description of the perceived value of music in light of political undercurrents in Boston prior to and during the years under investigation, and 2) the profile of the constituency of the Boston School Committee and Committee on Music in 1837 and 1845. Questions addressed the effect of religious and moral concerns of the day on the decision by the School Committee in 1837 to try music in the curriculum, and the possible effect of religious politics on Lowell Mason's dismissal from the schools in 1845. In the minds of mid-nineteenth century Bostonians, religious and moral values were intrinsic to the very nature of music. Key members on the School Committee portrayed music as being spiritual yet nonsectarian in its influence. Therefore, the findings suggest that music was believed to provide common ground between opposing and diverse religious sects. Reasons given for Mason's dismissal by John Sargent, a member of the Committee on Music, showed parallels to H. W. Day's accusations in the press a year earlier that Mason had managed his position in a sectarian manner. Sargent's background supports the theory that religious politics were at work in Mason's dismissal. Although members of the School Committee of 1845 were religious, only isolated cases support the proposition that any of them would have opposed Mason strictly on the basis of religious issues. Evidence suggests that their passivity to the action by the Committee on Music was probably due to concurrent public criticism of attempts at school reform within the Committee. While under such scrutiny, Committee members' inaction regarding Mason's dismissal may have reflected a desire not to jeopardize their own positions as a political body.
Date: August 1989
Creator: Miller, David Michael, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries
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