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Runoff Characteristics and Washoff Loads from Rainfall-Simulation Experiments on a Street Surface and a Native Pasture in the Denver Metropolitan Area, Colorado

Description: Abstract: Rainfall simulation studies were conducted in conjunction with the Denver Regional Urban Runoff Program to: (1) Compare runoff quantity and quality from two different intensities of rainfall on impervious plots having identical antecedent conditions, (2) document a first flush of constituent loads in runoff from 1,000-square-foot streetsurface plots, (3) compare runoff characteristics from a street surface subjected to simulated rainfall with those from a 69-acre urban basin of mixed land use subjected to natural rainfall, (4) perform statistical analysis of constituent loads in the runoff with several independent variables, and (5) compare the quantity and quality of runoff from 400-square-foot plots of native grasses used for pasture and subjected to simulated rainfall with that from a 405-acre basin covered with native grasses used for pasture and sub-jected to natural rainfall. The rainfall simulations conducted on the street surface showed that higher intensity simulated rainfall produced a higher percentage of runoff than lower intensity rainfall. A first flush of constituent loads occurred for most constituents in the runoff from most rainfall simulations on the street surface; however, a first flush did not occur in the runoff from simulated rainfall on the pasture. The event mean concentrations of constituents in the runoff from simulated storms on the street surface were generally much smaller than the event mean concentrations of constituents in the runoff from an adjacent urban basin. Analysis of the data from the rainfall simulations on a street surface indicates that intensity of rainfall and total rainfall are important variables determining constituent loads. The design of the experiment was such that intensity of rainfall and total rainfall were highly correlated, thus precluding the development of useful regression equations to predict washoff loads. The quality of runoff from the simulated rainfall on the pasture was influenced by the disturbed perimeters of ...
Date: 1987
Creator: Mustard, Martha H.; Ellis, Sherman R. & Gibbs, Johnnie W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coat

Description: Coat of golden seal fur with mink collar. Hip-length "Stroller" coat has long sleeves and center-front opening with three large circular simulated wood buttons. Large patch pockets. Collar of black mink. Retailer's label inside back collar: "Neusteters" Fur Authority Label inside right pocket.
Date: 1956/1966~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[News Clip: Denver snow]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering an unknown news story. This b-roll footage shows snow falling in a residential area and aerial footage. This footage was broadcast at 10pm.
Date: October 16, 1999
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Cloche

Description: Cloche hat of royal blue velvet and silver lace. The cylindrical crown is of royal blue velvet, slightly domed and slightly "crushed". The top panel of the crown is of silver lace over a dark fabric. Around the sides of the crown, nearer the top than the base, is a horizontal band of the same silver lace. The shallow brim is constructed of the royal blue velvet and overlaid with the silver lace, which extends beyond the edge of the velvet. The crown is lined in a cream/iridescent satin; most of the underside of the brim is lined with blue velvet. Maker's label embroidered to center inner lining panel of crown: [pseudo coat of arms] "The Denver Dry Goods Co. / Paris New York / Denver", with small embroidered "FRONT" indicating the front of the hat. Retailer's label sewn to inner side of crown: "Parisian / Abilene, Tex."
Date: 1920/1925
Creator: The Denver Dry Goods Co. (Denver, Colorado)
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Letter from Linnet White to Claude D. White, August 3. 1917]

Description: Letter to Claude D. White from Linnet White. She writes to him from Denver to inform him of how her trip with Ruth has been going. She tells him of the buses, her difficulties finding a place to stay, and the sights she and Ruth are seeing. She included an ad for a tour of Denver she took in a trolley car.
Date: August 3, 1917
Creator: White, Linnet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter, August 5, 1917]

Description: Letter dated August 5, 1917 discussing the recipient's vacation in Denver and the writer's plan to join them there, as well as the recent news from home. The letter is addressed to "My dear Dubbies," and signed "Lovingly, Dubbie."
Date: August 5, 1917
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, November 13, 1887]

Description: Letter from Mary A. Barr talking about improvements made to her property and her livestock. Talks about her daughter Julia and her travels. Tells about a trip she took with the Odd Fellows to Denver Colorado, including stops in Kansas City, Topeka, and Hutchinson Kansas. She rode the train which included an entire car filled with California fruit that they could have. She also talks about family she visited in Atlanta, Georgia. Includes original envelope.
Date: November 13, 1887
Creator: Barr, Mary A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Byron wins]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about WBAP-TV winning its eighth award for outstanding news programming from the Radio-Television News Directors Association.
Date: April 17, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Transport-Depletion Desalination Pilot Plant

Description: From Summary: "The transport-depletion data obtained by the Southern Research Institute and by the Bureau of Reclamation at Denver, Colorado and at Webster, South Dakota, was reviewed. This data review made it possible to develop a design methodology for the pilot plant, and to identify the additional data required to adequately predict the performance of a transport-depletion stack."
Date: April 1971
Creator: Redman, Ralph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coat

Description: Coat of red wool with metallic gold motifs forming an almost-plaid design. Between knee- and street-length. Center front opening with no closures. Bracelet-length sleeves with pleated sections at front of each shoulder. Fully lined in red silk. Combined designer/retailer label at inside back collar: "Hattie Carnegie / Inc / Original / Made for / Neusteter's / Denver"
Date: 1935/1949
Creator: Carnegie, Hattie
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Preparedness to Counsel HIV-Positive Clients: a Survey of Practitioners

Description: This purpose of this study was to investigate and examine the attitudes of therapists who treat HIV-positive (HIV+) clients. Specifically, therapists' perceptions of their own preparedness in dealing with specific issues and emotions of HIV+ clients were examined. Also, therapists' evaluation of their own efficacy of specific therapeutic approaches with HIV+ clients was examined. These therapists' perceptions and evaluations of all their clients in general were compared to their HIV+ clients. Comparisons were also made within the two groups.
Date: December 1994
Creator: Rowe, Christina J. (Christina Jo)
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Letter from Camille Wallace to Charles Moore, November 26, 1898]

Description: Letter from Camille Wallace talking about her trip to Denver and Pueblo. She mentions that they have gone to many parties including a whist party and afternoon teas. They enjoyed reading Charles' letter that had been published in the McKinney Messenger. She reports that her sister Mollie and her family are living on a coffee plantation in Mexico and have suffered from floods. Includes the envelope.
Date: November 26, 1898
Creator: Wallace, Camille
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Linnet and Ruth White to Claude D. White, August 4, 1917]

Description: Letter from Linnet and Ruth White to Claude D. White. Ruth's letter to her father included a picture that she drew of herself and a man in uniform in front of mountains. Linnet discusses a side trip she plans to take, a visit to Washington Park, and she tells him that she will be heading to Manitou next. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas. The envelope is from The Shirley in Denver Colorado. It is postmarked August 5, 1917.
Date: August 4, 1917
Creator: White, Linnet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Linnet White to Claude D. White, August 1917]

Description: Letter from Linnet White to her husband, Claude D. White discussing the events of her trip to Colorado. She writes that they went to a museum, which Ruth enjoyed, and that she is sick again. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. C. D. White in Fort Worth, Texas. The envelope is from The Shirley Hotel in Denver, Colorado, and there is a graphic of the hotel on it.
Date: August 1917
Creator: White, Linnet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope from M. C. Elliott to Linnet White, August 28, 1917]

Description: Envelope from M. C. Elliott at 3335 [Montgall] Ave., Kansas City, Missouri to Linnet White, addressed as Mrs. Claude D. White in Denver, Colorado. It is postmarked Kansas City, Missouri August 17, 1917, and the date Aug 28 is also stamped on the front. The return address is written on the back, along with some other handwritten notes. The right edge of the envelope has been torn.
Date: August 17, 1917
Creator: Elliott, M. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with William J. Alexander, November 11, 2002

Description: Interview with advertising executive and Navy veteran William J. Alexander. The interview includes Alexander's personal experiences about being a teenager during World War II, being a sailor during the last months of World War II, early youth in Casper, Wyoming, moving back to Denver to be reunited with his parent and employment at the Brown Palace Hotel, wartime rationing, joining the Navy, and boot camp. Additionally, Alexander talks about his close relationship with his older brother, life in Casper during the Great Depression while living with his aunt and uncle, local reactions to the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, vignettes about John Barrymore, Sammy Kaye, Harry James, and Betty Grable, his brother's enlistment in the Navy, his employment at Station KOA in Denver, making broadcast announcements about D-Day, the sinking of his brother's destroyer, the USS Spence, during a typhoon, the effects of his brother's death on him and his parents, V-J Day celebrations in Chicago, his role as director of the base chapel choir at Opa Locka Naval Air Station, and his postwar career.
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Date: November 11, 2002
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Alexander, William J.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Letter from Linnet White to Claude D. White, August 1917]

Description: Letter from Linnet White to Claude D. White, whom she addresses as "My dear Dubbie." Linnet and Ruth are in Manitou, Colorado, and she writes that the she feels much better, and that she likes Manitou better than Denver. A friend named Marcellus is staying at the same hotel and is paying for all of their meals. She is also looking forward to Claude joining them in Colorado soon. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. Claude D. White in Fort Worth, Texas. It is postmarked Colorado Springs, Colorado August 6, 1917.
Date: August 1917
Creator: White, Linnet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections