This collection contains the theses submitted to the Graduate School at the University of Missouri in the years 1900-1909. These copies were digitized from print copies at MU Libraries.

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  • A study in seventh grade subject-matter 

    Mecker, Herman Heinrich (University of Missouri, 1913)
    Two years ago the writer came into the University Elementary School to devote about half time to teaching the seventh grade and the other half to graduate work in the University. As the writer worked along he found that ...
  • Wordsworth's theory of diction 

    Kahn, Thekla (University of Missouri, 1902)
    With the questions, "What is Wordsworth's theory of diction?", "Did Wordsworth put his theory into practice?", and, indirectly, though necessarily, "Is Wordsworth's theory a correct one?" this paper purposes to deal. In ...
  • The women characters in Schiller's dramas 

    Dyas, Virginia Bouchelle (University of Missouri, 1907)
    It is the confirmed opinion of the majority of critics that Schiller's genius proclaimed itself in the portrayal of strong, manly, and heroic characters, and that the tenderness, gentleness, and delicateness of his female ...
  • The withdrawal of pupils from school 

    Major, John William McGarvey (University of Missouri, 1906)
    This subject has, perhaps, received more attention and less careful study than any other educational problem. The numerous compulsory school attendance laws, both in Europe and America, testify to the consideration this ...
  • Vectors in four dimensions 

    Pemberton, Walker S. (University of Missouri, 1909)
    The interest attaching to n-dimensional geometry comes chiefly from two sources, first the light thrown upon analysis by a geometric interpretation of its results when more than three variables are involved, and second, ...
  • The variable RS Cassicpeiae (108.1904) 

    Haynes, Eli Stuart (University of Missouri, 1907)
    The variability of this star was discovered by Madame Ceraski from plates made by Blakjo at Moscow, and was announced in A. N. No. 3953. The photographs indicated a variation from the ninth to the eleventh magnitude ...
  • The use of simul, simulac (atque) and synonyms, cum primum ut primum and ubi primum from the earliest literature down to the Augustan age 

    Corder, Lotta F. (University of Missouri, 1905)
    The Latin language has a large number of equivalent expressions meaning "as soon as". If they are compared with those used for any other single temporal idea, they are found to be far more numerous than those used for ...
  • The use of simul, simul ac (atque) and synonyms, cum primum, ut primum and ubi primum, from the Ciceronian period on 

    Sewall, Helen Alberta (University of Missouri, 1905)
    A language when compared to a people shows many points of similarity. Though both are continuous themselves, each is made up of individual units that have their birth, growth and death, but in the case of words, as not ...
  • Use of green manures & cover crops for the south 

    Chapman, Abel Hugh (University of Missouri, 1907)
    The problem of restoring the fertility to the worn soils and of maintaining that of the new or fresh soils is perhaps the most serious one with which the farmers of the cotton states are confronted. It is indeed unfortunate ...
  • The use of faxo and obsecro in Plautus 

    Stump, Margaret Lou (University of Missouri, 1904)
    In the reading of Plautus one notices many words used paratactically which in classical Latin subordinate the following clause. Prominent among these words are faxo and obsecro, and it is the purpose of this paper to ...
  • The treatment of irrational numbers in the secondary schools 

    Hedges, Peter Thompson (University of Missouri, 1908)
    The subject matter of this paper was suggested by the belief that a treatment of irrational numbers, from the stand point of the "cut" number, has certain points of superiority over the common treatment from the standpoint ...
  • Thoracic index in the negro 

    Rodes, Charles Bradford (University of Missouri, 1905)
    The following investigations were undertaken in order to determine the thoracic index, (i. e. the ratio of the antero-posterior to the transverse diameter) according to age and sex in the Negro, by means of a series of ...
  • Die theorie des einakters 

    Busch, Ella Adeline (University of Missouri, 1904)
    Discusses various dramas and the techniques of one-act plays.
  • Temperature as a factor modifying the toxic action of certain chemicals on the germination and development of a few fungi 

    Brooks, Charles (University of Missouri, 1905)
    The purpose of the experiments, the results of which are presented in this paper, was to determine what might be the modifying effect of temperature on the toxic properties of certain chemicals as shown by the effect of ...
  • The taxation of railway gross receipts in Wisconsin 

    Snider, Guy Edward (University of Missouri, 1902)
    The classification of railways for the purpose of taxation is one of the prominent features of the Wisconsin system. By means of the classification certain railways are fostered and the industrial development of the state ...
  • Study of the rhetorical figures in the odes of Horace 

    Dunn, James Arthur (University of Missouri, 1909)
    The purpose of this paper is a study of the more important Figures of Rhetoric as found in the Four Books of the Odes of Horace. While editors of Horace have, in their editions, here and there pointed out scattered instances ...
  • I. Studies with red clover seed as related to color. II. Studies with the impurities found in red clover and alfalfa seed 

    Hughes, Harold De Mott, 1882-1969 (University of Missouri, 1908)
    Part I: The question of color in red clover seed is a matter to which practical farmers have come to attach some importance as an indication of the relative value of different samples. However, all do not hold the same ...
  • Steer feeding : wintering yearling and two year old steers, residual effect of wintering rations on rate and economy of subsequent gains, influence of age on rate and economy of gains 

    Rusk, H. P. (Henry Perly), 1884-1954 (University of Missouri, 1908)
    It seems that, where an abundance of cheap roughage and good pasture is obtainable, the present custom of buying stocker and feeder cattle in the fall and wintering on cheap maintenance rations, in order to secure maximum ...
  • Sound effects in Lucretius 

    Boyd, Laura Alice (University of Missouri, 1907)
    When the Greek philosophers first began to write down the results of their investigations they chose verse as the medium through which to present their ideas to the world. This was very natural for poetry was the medium ...
  • Some problems in seed germination and in the physiology of transplanting : a thesis 

    Cochel, Mary Alice (University of Missouri, 1907)
    The data that will be given in the following paper have been collected from various experiments carried on by the writer during the school year of 1906-1907. They go to show the progress of the various tests, the results ...

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