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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  • Catullus as a nature poet 

    Carter, Bessie Myrtle (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from Introduction: The method of procedure in this study of Catullus has been to examine each of the worlds above mentioned with a view to discovering their impression upon the poet. It was found that he views ...
  • The teaching of handwriting 

    Capps, A. G. (Arlie Glenn) (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from page 1: The problem of this investigation is to study the uses of diagnosis and corrective measures in the teaching of handwriting.
  • First year reading 

    Thompson, Frank F. (University of Missouri, 1917)
    This thesis will concern itself with first year reading, and it will have the following aims: 1. To examine the subject matter of first year reading in order to see what values the literature presuppose the child capable ...
  • The control of San Jose scale and the profitable rejuvenation of neglected orchards by spraying 

    Talbert, Thomas Jesse (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from page 1: The San Jose scale is the most serious insect pest of the Missouri orchards. It is capable of killing young fruit trees in two or three years and old trees become unprofitable and succumb to the attack ...
  • Fontanes frauengestalten : eine studie 

    Ettmueller, Emma (University of Missouri, 1918)
  • The atomic weight of lead from samarskite 

    Davis, Arthur Lowell (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from page 1: In the disintegration of the radioactive elements, since each a-transformation involves the loss of an atom of helium and nothing else which in weighable, the atomic weight of the product should be just ...
  • Milk substitutes, powdered skimmilk for raising calves 

    Wing, Leon Walton (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from introduction: This thesis is a discussion, from the standpoint of our present knowledge of the fundamental principles of animal nutrition, of the possibility of raising calves on "milk substitutes". The experimental ...
  • The pure milk problem of the small town. A survey and movement for improving the milk supply of St. Charles, MO. 

    Werner, Percy, Jr. (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from page 9: There is need for considerable study of the exact importance of the milk problem of the small town and of the proper means of remedying bad conditions. In this work the agricultural colleges should be of ...
  • A study of the absorption and loss of soil moisture 

    Vifquain, Russell Manning (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from page 3: "The object in carrying out the investigation here reported has been to determine certain facts which would help to formulate the correct idea of moisture movements. The investigation not only includes a ...
  • An investigation of the dipping and fumigation of nusery stock 

    Sullivan, Knowles Clark (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from page 3: While engaged in the work, many problems, confronting the nurserymen, concerning the eradication of San Jose scale from nursery stock, have been brought to his attention. As a result, a number of experiments ...
  • Some effects of the application of sulfur to a soil 

    Sachs, Ward Hanson (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from page 14: Data have accumulated showing that as much as forty pounds of sulfur per acre are lost annually in drainage water, while only about one fifth of this amount is brought to the soil in rain and snow. With ...
  • Some phases of narrative art 

    Rusk, Edna Glyde (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from page 76: "The progress of narrative art, especially in its relation to naturalism, has been traced. Though it cannot be maintained that narrative art is characteristic cf naturalistic periods, it has been shown that ...
  • The children in Shakespeare's plays 

    Moore, Ethel (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from page 1: In the study of Shakespeare's plays, the major characters have been considered almost exclusively; the minor characters have been largely neglected or ignored. Highly important among these minor characters ...
  • The morality play: medieval and modern 

    McGinnis, Myrta Ethel (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from page 1: Furthermore the medieval drama has proved a source of inspiration to certain modern men of letters as well as to certain writers whose chief aim is the appeal to the popular taste, so that we have a ...
  • The Coccidae of scale insects of Missouri 

    Hollinger, Albert Harold (University of Missouri, 1917)
    Text from pages 1-2: Missouri stands almost surrounded by her sister states without having given her contributions to coccidology along with the others. Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio has each added much to our ...
  • Interior decoration for boys and girls in the public schools 

    Grigsby, Lura Belle (University of Missouri, 1917)
    In this thesis the writer has attempted to collect some material which might serve as suggestions for boys and girls in our public schools. The interior decoration is dealt with from the standpoint of young people and ...
  • 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 ...

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