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Calotte Hat

Description: Calotte hat embellished with black jet beads and sequins. Two double-looped jet bows in back. Designer's label on inside hatband: "Edna Earle / Original"
Date: 1947
Creator: Earle, Edna
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Hat of white straw. The low, domed crown is of finely woven white straw, encircled around the base with a wide band of red velvet ribbon, trimmed with gold braid along top edge. At the back, left side, the ribbon has an extended trailing end. At the front, the gold braid runs down the velvet ribbon in two strands, and crosses the brim to attach to a red velvet heart shape which is embellished with borders of pearls and braid, and a central heart shape made of gold bullion braid. The brim of the hat is of matching straw, curling slightly up at edge. Along the front half of the hat is a fine brown veiling. The hat is unlined, with an inner hatband of red grosgrain ribbon around the inside lower edge of the crown. Retailer's label sewn to inner hatband: "Pfeifers / of Arkansas". A second label is sewn to the side of the retailer's label, with the initials "ADJ" within a rectangle, and the initials "[illeg]SC" below.
Date: 1947
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

An Original Composition, "Peace"

Description: The composition which follows is a sacred cantata entitled Peace. It is a musical composition utilizing soprano, tenor, and baritone soli and mixed chorus with keyboard accompaniment, and deals with peace as it applies to the much discussed problem of world unity. It may be presented effectively with piano or organ accompaniment and mey be arranged for orchestra or ensemble accompaniment.
Date: August 1947
Creator: McConnell, James W., 1917-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Problem of the Arrangement for Two Pianos of Iberia by I. Albeniz

Description: The literal meaning of "transcription" is "written across"; in freer terminology it is "the musical counter-part of literary translation." The terms "arrangement" and "transcription: are used synonymously by nearly all musical dictionaries. However, even then , there is often a distinction made, an arrangement being considered to adhere strictly to the original text while a transcription admits of creative participation on part of the arranger, ranging from the simple transference of musical medium to the complete reworking of a composition with additions and modifications.
Date: August 1947
Creator: Bivens, Virginia L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Construction and Recording of an Objective Test of Musical Literacy for Secondary School and College Students

Description: The problem of teaching music-reading to the masses of musically-illiterate children and adults weighs heavily on the hearts and minds of all competent, conscientious music teachers. This test of music-reading ability has been devised in the hope that it will help music students and teachers to determine specific weaknesses of one kind or another, in the individual students musical comprehension.
Date: August 1947
Creator: Thiele, Wilma
Partner: UNT Libraries

Symphonic Piece in D Major

Description: In surveying the field of instrumental literature during the past one hundred fifty years it is notable that the majority of the larger orchestral works have been written ni the sonata form. This fact is the primary reason for the writers selection of the sonata form, which is employed in the Symphonic Piece in D Major.
Date: June 1947
Creator: Reeves, Thomas M. (Thomas Moore)
Partner: UNT Libraries

Present Investigations of Radioactive Raw Materials by the Geological Survey and a Recommended Program for Future Work

Description: From abstract: "The Geological Survey's program of investigation of radioactive raw materials is presented herewith under present investigations, plans for future investigations, plan of operation, and cost of operation. This report was prepared at the request of the Atomic Energy Commission."
Date: April 1947
Creator: Butler, A. P., Jr. & Stead, F. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department