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Place names in the central counties of Missouri
(University of Missouri, 1928)
This study is an attempt to determine, while the sources are yet available, the origin of the. names of the towns, streams, country schools, and townships of the following central counties of Missouri: Boone, Callaway, ...
Elementary agriculture for city high schools
(University of Missouri, 1913)
those students who are to continue into college have been considered or that what is best to prepare for college is best to prepare for life. It is known that a very small percent of the pupils of the public school remains to graduate from the high...
The growing power of the governor
(University of Missouri, 1917)
Text from page 29: "The tendency toward a decline in the power and position of the legislature and a corresponding enhancement of that of the executive is one which has been widely observed and commented upon. Probably so ...
Hou-Jin : a case study of external assistance in community action
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 1991)
The protest of the Hou-jin community in Kaohsiung Taiwan against Chinese Petroleum Corporation's erection of the fifth naphtha cracker (FNC) plant lasted for more than three years, from July 1987 to September 1990, when ...
Observation one of the activities in the third grade of the University elementary school
(University of Missouri, 1913)
In various forms Nature-study has become a part of the curriculum of the schools, often holding an equal place with the "Three R's". Frequently the usual studies are too remote from the daily lives of the children to be ...
Effective cooperation between rural school patrons and the schools
(University of Missouri, 1911)
In 1909, ten states had commissions searching out the causes of the wretched condition of schools in the country and villages. While the city schools have improved their courses of study, erected fine buildings, and are ...
The natural gas controversy
(University of Missouri, 1956)
"During the first and second Session of the Eighty-Fourth Congress the natural gas controversy evolved into a vital national issue. Not only was the issue "hotly" contested in Congress but it was also highly controversial ...
The paragon of Leonardo da Vinci
(University of Missouri, 1916)
Text taken from page i: "The part of Leonardo's literary legacy which forms the basis for the present study has since Manzi 's publication of the Codex Vaticanus commonly been known as the Paragon. The only copy we have of the Paragon is contained...
British outlook on America, 1800-1850
(University of Missouri, 1942)
, the great party periodicals originated during the first decades of this century. These magazines probably influenced the reading public and molded the opinions of the British more than the books of travel. The study has been ended in 1850 largely because...
Some biological and chemical effects of sulfur upon plant growth and upon the soil
(University of Missouri, 1915)
Abstract taken from the concluding paragraph of the Introduction to this thesis: ... The discovery of the fertilizing value of sulfur by accident in the application of sulfur to plants as a fungicide, has led several ...
The place names of four river counties in eastern Missouri
(University of Missouri, 1943)
"...In 1928 the study of Missouri place-names was started at the University of Missouri. Graduate English students interested in the history and linguistics of the names in their own state have chosen to write theses ...
The evolution of the French novel
(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 ...
The influence of Carlyle on the social ideas of Ruskin in the period from 1860 to 1884
(University of Missouri, 1918)
Text from page 1: "To connect the name of Ruskin with that of Carlyle is not a new idea. Every biographer and critic of Ruskin refers to the relation which existed between the two men; all mention especially Ruskin's ...
Place names of St. Louis and Jefferson County
(University of Missouri, 1939)
"Strangely fascinating are place-name, not only by their euphony, but by their romantic associations." So attractive is the study of place-name that it develops in the student a curiosity concerning the origin of all names. ...
Place names in six of the west central counties of Missouri
(University of Missouri, 1933)
Counties: Vernon, Bates, Cass, St. Clair, Henry, and Johnson
Place names of six southeast counties of Missouri
(University of Missouri, 1938)
Counties: Pemiscot, Dunklin, New Madrid, Scott, Mississippi, and Stoddard
Place names of five west central counties of Missouri
(University of Missouri, 1937)
Counties: Platte, Clay, Ray, Jackson, and Lafayette