This community contains the collection of theses submitted to the Graduate School by masters degree candidates at the University of Missouri in the years 1910-1919.

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  • On the reaction in a mixture of hydrous ferrous ammonium sulfate and sodium chloride 

    Newlon, Homer Thomas (University of Missouri, 1917)
    In connection with work in this laboratory it had been observed that a reaction takes place between hydrous ferrous ammonium sulfate and sodium chloride when they are intimately mixed and kept in tightly closed bottles, ...
  • Rural church survey of Boone county, Missouri 

    Melvin, Bruce (University of Missouri, 1917)
    This thesis is the report of a study made of the rural churches of Boone County, Missouri. The object of this study is to ascertain the status of these churches; whether they are declining or growing, and to determine as ...
  • A study of fruit marketing organizations 

    Lanham, W. B., 1882- (University of Missouri, 1917)
    The question that confronts the fruit grower of the present time is not only how to raise more and better fruit, but how to realize a reasonable profit on what he does produce; how to put up his product so it will reach ...
  • An investigation of the movement of water and petroleum through rock under high pressure 

    Kelley, Ward Wesley (University of Missouri, 1917)
    :Then working upon the problems of underground water supply, ore deposits, and petroleum accumulations, the lack of definite informatlon regarding the laws which govern the movement of liquids through the rocks making ...
  • The development of religious education in the Baptist Sunday schools of the United States 

    Dailey, Roy Samuel (University of Missouri, 1917)
    The purpose of this study is to find out how the Sunday school in the Baptist churches in the United States has developed in religious education. The main features with regard to which the study is made are 1) the ...
  • Browning and the Florentine Renaissance 

    Major, Mabel Irmyn (University of Missouri, 1917)
    There seem to me to be three distinct causes Why Florence rather than any of the other city states was the center of the Italian Renaissance. The first of these is that she preserved her popular government long enough to ...
  • The value of in-breeding in the improvement of the domestic animals 

    Livesay, Edward Alexander (University of Missouri, 1917)
    In this paper I shall take the stand of a neutral, and all literature and available material of value upon the subject both for and against, will be studied with a view of determining our present knowledge of in-breeding ...
  • The cost of milk production 

    Keeney, Mark Hawkins (University of Missouri, 1917)
    This condition of milk prices has lead to considerable unrest in the dairy industry. State and federal experts have studied the problem, and extension and country agricultural workers, city chambers of commerce, special ...
  • The fat and lipase content of the blood following fat feeding and during increased muscular work 

    Robnett, Dudley (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Summary: 1. The fat content of the blood inoreases after a meal rich in cotton seed oil fat. 2. Cotton seed oil fat is more slowly digested than cream fat. 3. The lipase content of the blood increases after a meal of cotton ...
  • Art as an interpretation of history during the Hellenistic Age 

    Pritchard, Bertha (University of Missouri, 1917)
    In this work, I have not been concerned so much with the trivial events and facts of art in history, as I have desired to interpret in a broader sense the political and social condition of the age through the medium of ...
  • Winter rations for dairy heifers 

    Maughan, Merrill Owen (University of Missouri, 1917)
    The special object of these experiments is to compare the efficiency and economy of rations which are conducive to rapid growth with rations of such character as to admit of but limited growth.
  • A geologic section along the north side of the Missouri River from Providence, Missouri to North Jefferson, Missouri 

    Griley, Horace Longin (University of Missouri, 1917)
    The purpose of the field work was, primarily, to collect sufficient data from measurements made at numerous points along the northside of the Missouri River to draw acourately, in a structure section, the contacts of the ...
  • Winter rations for dairy heifers 

    Wylie, Charles Elmer (University of Missouri, 1916)
    Text from introduction: The experiment stationre ports show that it costs $70 to raise a heifer to two years old, and that 70 percent of this cost is for feed. The greater portion of this c ost is for feed when the animals ...
  • Robert Bloomfield (1766-1823) 

    White, Elliot A. (University of Missouri, 1916)
    Text from page ii: The following discussion of the poet, Robert Bloomfield, is divided into four parts: first, a detailed account of the poet's life; second, an account of each of the poet's works, its contents and its ...
  • Investigation of the Stretch Moduli 

    Weatherwax, James Lloyd (University of Missouri, 1916)
    Text from page 15: Professor E. R. Hedrick, after plotting numerous curves from data obtained by the Watertown Arsenal, on testing strength of materials, found that in a great many determinations of the relation of the ...
  • The psychology of the negro 

    Waltner, Erma (University of Missouri, 1916)
    Text from introduction: Though the term "race psychology" has been in use, for some years, the amount of scientific evidence of the existence of racial differences in mentality is very small. In America, where so many races ...
  • The artistic crafts in the public schools 

    Taft, Linwood (University of Missouri, 1916)
    Text from page 3: The intention here is, to deal with the subject from the standpoint of the crafts themselves, their direct and indirect functions, and the justification for their place in the course of study for elementary ...
  • Factors affecting the growth of dairy animals 

    Swett, Walter Whittier (University of Missouri, 1916)
    Text from introduction: All successful breeders are continually striving to improve the quality of their herds. The value of any dairy herd is determined to a great extent by the way in which the heifers within that herd ...
  • A study of bloodlines which have produced 2:10 trotters 

    Stangel, Wenzel Louis (University of Missouri, 1916)
    Text from page iii: The data reported in this thesis are the results of a study of the bloodlines which have been most prominent in the production of individuals of extreme speed. As a basis for this extreme speed, those ...
  • Variations and correlations in wheat 

    Smith, John Barclay (University of Missouri, 1916)
    Text from page 1: The point especially sought for in this investigation is the relation between mixed populations and pure lines of the same variety. It is desired to know whether a character is more or less variable or ...

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