• Acquisition of the Hawaiian Islands : a step in the territorial and commercial expansion of the United States 

    Evans, Eldon Cobb, d. 1918 (University of Missouri, 1912)
    During the Middle Ages, the rulers of the countries of Europe were little interested in colonial or commercial expansion. The questions which interested them were those relating to the increase of the royal power or the ...
  • Age as a factor in animal breeding 

    Jones, John McKinley (University of Missouri, 1912)
    Text from the Introduction section of this thesis: Animal breeding to-day offers opportunities for scientific study and research. We find two classes of men engaged in the breeding of domestic animals: First: The practical ...
  • The anatomical effect of certain drugs on the purkinje cells of the cerebellum 

    Fansler, Walter A. (University of Missouri, 1912)
    The purpose of this series of experiments is to determine if certain drugs produce structural changes in the higher brain cells, of which the Purkinje cell is taken as a type. It is known from physiological experiments and ...
  • Bacteria concerned in the making of salt-rising bread. 

    Woodward, Winona (University of Missouri, 1912)
    Salt-rising bread is a kind of leavened bread, which is made light not by the introduction of yeast, as with yeast cakes or by mechanical aeration or by carbon dioxide liberated from chemical compounds, such as baking ...
  • Celtic contribution to European culture during the early middle ages 

    Van Cleve, Thomas Curtis, 1888-1976 (University of Missouri, 1912)
    In dealing with the cultural conditions in Ireland during the early Middle Ages this discussion will concern itself with four main phases. In the first place an attempt will be made to show that the conditions under which ...
  • Cytological studies on the zygospores of Sporodinia grandis 

    Keene, Mary Lucille, 1888- (University of Missouri, 1912)
    In recent years much interest has been aroused in the cytology of the lower fungi, and considerable work has been done upon these forms. While various members of different groups have been studied, the most definite results ...
  • Distribution of labor and its relation to farm management 

    Johnson, O. R. (Oliver Ray), 1887-1966 (University of Missouri, 1912)
    The following pages are devoted to a study of labor conditions on four Missouri farms, in an effort to determine if possible, just what those conditions are. The work was started in the spring of 1910, under the direction ...
  • Effect of cotton seed meal upon the churnability of cream, and the market qualities of the butter 

    Graves, R. R. (Roy Ralph), b. 1886 (University of Missouri, 1912)
    The results of the investigations already carried out along the line of the effect of cotton seed meal upon butter have been marked by a lack of uniformity of results. In view of this it seems desirable to conduct this ...
  • Electrolytic rectifiers 

    Brous, Bertrand Caley (University of Missouri, 1912)
    More than a half-century ago, Wheatstone, in experimenting with the electro-chemical behavior of certain elements, laid the foundation for the modern chemical rectifier. In the year 1855, he found that aluminum as anode ...
  • The evolution of the French novel 

    Warshaw, J. (Jacob), 1878-1944 (University of Missouri, 1912)
    The novel has existed in some guise always. Its most primitive form must have been the narrative anecdote, apologue, short story. After the advent of the professional minstrel or jongleur, it must have become differentiated ...
  • A histological study of the marsupium of the unionidae 

    Carter, J. Lee (Jesse Lee) (University of Missouri, 1912)
    In connection with the extensive investigation of the Unionidae which has been conducted by the Bureau of Fisheries for the past four years, with a view to determining the feasibility of artificial propagation of the mussel ...
  • Historical data in the study of present-day problems 

    Cornett, Guy Morgan (University of Missouri, 1912)
    Anyone who has read, in educational literature of recent years, the endless discussions as to what is the proper plan of studying history in the high school, or what is the chief aim of the study, whether history should ...
  • Horace as a nature poet 

    Criswell, Vera (University of Missouri, 1912)
    In order to be called a true poet of nature, one must possess a deep appreciation and love for the natural world, and the ability to express this feeling in beautiful and appropriate verse. The men who have attained fame ...
  • The idealism of Kant 

    Natchev, Chris Nichols (University of Missouri, 1912)
    The philosophy of Kant is undoubtedly one of the most stubborn and daring attempts of the mundane mind to furnish a true account of its own knowledge. This philosophy, both on account of its teachings and through its ...
  • The incidental teaching of English composition in the high school 

    Kleeman, Eleanor (University of Missouri, 1912)
    At the present time, when the efficiency of every department of school work is being questioned, when real improvement is being made in the school as an adequate preparation for life, the question of the value of formal ...
  • Influence of characters of ear and kernel upon the germination of maize 

    Nuckols, S. B. (Samuel Benton), 1887-1970 (University of Missouri, 1912)
    A great amount of literature has been published upon the selection of types of seed corn which will produce the best yield of grain. It is the general opinion of most agriculturists that there are certain physical and ...
  • Influence of various factors, principally transpiration, upon infection of wheat and barley plants by the powdery mildew 

    McGill, Helen Louise (University of Missouri, 1912)
    Erysiphe Graminis is the powdery mildew which grows upon the Gramineae (Grass family). Something like fifty-five species of the family are affected by this fungus. Among these species are the cereals wheat, barley, oats, ...
  • Mediaeval student life 

    Oliver, John William (University of Missouri, 1912)
    To understand the origin and development of the mediaeval universities we must turn to those great social, political and religious movements which characterize that period of European history known as the Twelfth Century ...
  • The morphological changes of the purkinje cells of the cerebellum in heat exhaustion in correlation with the changes of normal functional activity 

    Martin, Floyd August (University of Missouri, 1912)
    The condition of heat exhaustion, insolation or heat stroke has, in the past ten years, been thoroughly studied from a clinical point of view by observations of the signs and symptoms of the recovery cases, together with ...
  • On the inheritance of rythm 

    Swindle, Percy Ford (University of Missouri, 1912)
    It is perhaps unfortunate that the term rythm must be used in this investigation, but usage seems to demand it. The objection to the term is that it may have three distinct meanings, physical, physiological, and psychological. ...