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The Brahms Variations on a Theme of Paganini and the Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Description: Born April 2, 1873, on the estate of Oneg in the province of Novgorod, Russia, Sergei Vassilyvitch Rachmaninoff was the fifth of the six children of Vassili and Lyoubov Boutakova Rachmaninoff. Rachmaninoff's aristocratic descent was traced to the Hospodars Dragosh, rulers of the realm of Molday from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century. One of the daughters from this family had married a son of the Grand Duke Ivan III of Moscow. The son's nephew was named Rachmanin, and from this source the … more
Date: June 1961
Creator: Teel, Carl Brown
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Franz Liszt: A Study of His Life and Piano Music

Description: This study of Franz Liszt presents the Hungarian master as a figure of conflicting forces, a sort of conflicting forces, a sort of Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde of music. In other words, Liszt was a dual personality. In this study of Liszt's major piano works, it will become evident that several factors were vital in the ultimate realization of these works.
Date: August 1957
Creator: Walz, Larry Gene
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The Treatment of the Chorale Wie SchöN Leuchtet Der Morgenstern in Organ Compositions From the Seventeenth Century to the Twentieth Century

Description: The chorale Wie schðn leuchtet der Morgenstern was popular from its very outset in 1589. That it has retained its popularity down to the present day is evident by its continually appearing in hymnbooks and being used as a cantus in organ compositions as well as forming the basis for other media of musical composition. The treatment of organ compositions based on this single chorale not only exemplifies the curiously novel attraction that this tune has held for composers, but also supplies a com… more
Date: August 1961
Creator: Renick, Paul Winston
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Education in the Texas Prison System

Description: The purpose of this study has been to determine the nature and extent of educational opportunity offered to prison inmates in the Texas Department of Corrections, and as far as is possible, to evaluate the effectiveness of the program. Both primary and secondary data were used. Primary data were obtained by correspondence and personal interviews with TDC officials and staff members. Secondary data were obtained from annual reports submitted to the Texas Prison Board and the Board of Pardons and… more
Date: August 1960
Creator: Beets, Hughla Fae
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Relationship between Dominative-Integrative Classroom Behavior and Selected Measures of Socio-Civic Attitudes of Students Preparing to Teach the Social Studies

Description: The purpose of this study was to make as analysis of the relationship between dominative-integrative classroom behavior and the mean scores on selected measures of socio-civic attitudes of students at North Texas State College preparing to teach the social studies during the year 1960-61.
Date: August 1961
Creator: Nicholson, Virgil Marion
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An Evaluation of Experiences Available to Elementary Student Teachers in the State Teachers Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make a survey study of the activities provided by state teachers colleges for intending teachers in the elementary schools. Those experiences are evaluated by comparison with opinions of authorities and the recommendations of the American Association of Teachers Colleges.
Date: 1949
Creator: Larson, Myrtice Nygaard
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Children's Reading Interests as Shown by the Books Checked from the Huey School Library in Wichita Falls, Texas, and the Relation of These Interests to Classroom Work

Description: This study has four main purposes: 1. To determine whether there is a preference for certain types of stories. 2. To find whether boys prefer one type story and girls another. 3. To determine whether the physical make-up or format of the book has any influence on the selection of books. 4. To find how these interests are related to classroom work.
Date: 1949
Creator: Latimer, Elizabeth
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Microflora Found in a Selected Group of Food Products Enclosed in a Protective Wrapper

Description: The purposes of this study are, first, to determine relative numbers and predominant types of bacterial organisms in the various food products studied; second, to evaluate the efficiency of the paper coverings of these foods; and third, to determine whether these products are potential sources of food poisoning.
Date: 1949
Creator: Ogden, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Determination of Persistent Life Situations in a Public Relations Program

Description: In this study the problem may be stated as follows: to determine persistent life situations in a Public Relations Program. The problem involves a survey of school-community-public relations in the areas of family living, recreational living, occupational living and community living as developed in practice and in educational literature; the establishing of sound criteria for such a program; the application of the criteria to the techniques of the program; and the evaluation of the program once … more
Date: 1949
Creator: Poe, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Relationship Between Intelligence as Determined by the California Test of Mental Maturity and Achievement in the Seventh Grade

Description: The problem of this study was to find ways of improving and enriching the curriculum through the use of the intelligence quotients obtained from the California Test of Mental Maturity. To reveal some of the needs of the curriculum and also to reveal the possibilities and limitations of testing for intelligence, statistical relationships between intelligence quotients and academic achievement as measured by both teacher marks and achievement tests were determined.
Date: 1949
Creator: Purvis, L. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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How Shakespeare Used His Sources in Richard II

Description: The subject of this investigation is how Shakespeare used his sources in Richard II. The sources to be investigated are Edward Hall's History of England, Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Ireland and Scotland; The Civil Wars between the Two Houses of Lancaster and York, by Samuel Daniel; and The First Part of the Reign of King Richard the Second: Or Thomas of Woodstock, an anonymous manuscript play.
Date: 1949
Creator: Quinn, Florence Kell
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Comparative Study of the Requirements for Certification of Public School Administrators in the United States

Description: The specific purposes of this study may be briefly stated as follows: (1) to determine the present status of administrative certification in the United States; (2) to determine whether the various states have set up requirements which will insure that their public schools shall have administrators who are capable of directing and supervising the educational program; (3) to indicate the degree of uniformity of requirements in the various states; (4) to secure recommendations for the certificatio… more
Date: 1949
Creator: Reeve, Charles A.
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Antibiocity of the Oleoresins of One Hundred Texas Spermatophytes upon Twenty Gram-Positive Bacterial Organisms

Description: This investigation is concerned with the testing, in vitro, of oleoresins from one hundred higher plants common to North and South Central Texas. The plants used were selected in order to obtain a representative collection which might be of value in future research.
Date: 1949
Creator: Richardson, Lavon P.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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