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  • Variations in leisure activities among families with emotionally disturbed adolescents 

    Winn, Lucinda K. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1971)
    "A lack of wholesome, compatible family relations has been thought to be one of the causes for adolescent deviation from socially accepted patterns, yet the family has more opportunity to spend time together in leisure ...
  • An investigation of the economic impact of the Ozark Dairy Management Component on low income dairy farmers 

    Williamson, Handy Jr. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1971)
    "The Ozark Dairy Management Component, initiated April, 1966, had set forth as a major purpose: the improvement of management practices among low income dairy-farmer participants. Accomplishment of the primary and secondary ...
  • The stereochemistry of chlorination of sulfoxides with nitrosyl chloride 

    Werner, Michael W. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1971)
    "The reaction of nitrosyl chloride, with sulfoxides in the presence of pyridine was investigated. The reaction has been shown to be stereospecific at the sulfur atom with retention of configuration at this asymetric center. ...
  • Soil polysaccharides synthesized by microorganisms in soil 

    Wang, De-Shin (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1971)
    "The carbohydrate fraction of soil organic matter consists mainly of a mixture or heteropolysaccharides of high molecular weight. The major monosaccharide components are several sugars, uronic acids, amino sugars, and amino ...
  • Effectiveness of a specialized advertising agency among black consumers 

    Thor, Steven Jay (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1971)
    "The general emphasis of this study is both exploratory and descriptive in nature. Attempts shall be made to show that an "empathy factor" facilitates successful persuasive communication (in the form of advertising) between ...
  • Physiological monitoring - an experimental evaluation 

    Taylor, Judith A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1971)
    "Observation of post operative nursing care in the Thoracic Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a state medical center revealed that the staff, both nurses and physicians, questioned the reliability of the direct arterial and ...
  • Phosphorus availability and algal production in waste water 

    Vogel, Ronald Allan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 1971)
    "The primary purpose of this research was to establish the algal growth potential of phosphorus laden effluent with respect to the phosphorus needs of algae. To accomplish this, an optimum carbon to phosphorus ratio had ...
  • Holts Summit (Devonian) conodonts from Missouri 

    Zalusky, Donald W. (University of Missouri, 1958)
    The conodonts of a previously unrecognized Upper Devonian formation, the Holts Summit, are unusually abundant and include unique forms which have not been elsewhere reported from strata of North America. An assemblage from ...
  • Storage facilities of Missouri country elevators 

    Yager, Francis Preston (University of Missouri, 1958)
    "The objectives are to determine adequacy of present storage facilities by Crop Reporting Districts and to provide information for decisions relative to location, capacity, type, remodeling, and rebuilding of country ...
  • Pricing and trading practices of country elevators in Missouri 

    Williams, Dorwin L. (University of Missouri, 1958)
    "The purpose of the study is to obtain information concerning the pricing and trading practices of country grain elevators in Missouri that will be of value to grains producers, elevator operators, and others who are ...
  • Life history of the swamp rabbit (Sylvilagus Aquaticus) in Missouri 

    Toll, John E. (University of Missouri, 1958)
    "This study was designed to provide information about various phases of the life history of the swamp rabbit, with special emphasis on home ranges and the reproductive cycle. Field work was begun in June, 1956, and ended ...
  • Till-fabric analysis of the farmdale drift of northwestern Illinois 

    Soderstrom, Glen S. (University of Missouri, 1958)
    Till-fabric analyses were made at five stations, three in Farmdale till, one in Farmdale drift too sandy and sorted to be termed till, and one in Illinoian till for comparison. Local inferrred ice-flow directions were ...
  • Conodonts from isolated Devonian outcrops 

    Smoot, Virginia B. (University of Missouri, 1958)
    Shales, sandy shales, and sandstones were sampled from isolated outcrops at Sulphur Springs and at Coal Hollow in Ste. Genevieve County. An attempt was made to find the answers to the following questions: (1) Can the ...
  • An application of foraminiferal ecology Vicinity of Horn Island, Mississippi 

    Smith, William T. (University of Missouri, 1958)
    Foraminifera were examined in 159 samples cut from 23 piston c ores collected in the vicinity of Horn Island, Mississippi. The age of the oldest marine sediment cored is approximately 5000 years . The following data on ...
  • A cloud chamber for cosmic-ray studies at sea level 

    Smith, Orville Lee (University of Missouri, 1958)
    The design, construction, and operation of an electronically controlled expansion cloud chamber to detect soft showers produced by mu-mesons is described. The cloud chamber is sued in conjunction with a Geiger-tube telescope ...
  • The Kansas City Post : its founding, growth and decline 

    Shoemaker, Francis Floyd (University of Missouri, 1958)
    "It is the purpose of this study to trace the history of The Post, chronicling its contributions to Kansas City journalism, its innovations, additions, editorial position, campaigns and staff. This study is concerned ...
  • Paper electrophoresis of rat serum and muscle proteins during hypothermia and cold acclimatization 

    Shields, Jimmie L. (University of Missouri, 1958)
    "The present study is designed to follow the course of the electrophoretic pattern of the serum proteins and water extractable muscle proteins during cold acclimatization. Body weight changes and body temperatures were ...
  • Associated Press teletypesetter wire service usage by Missouri afternoon dailies 

    Payne, Robert K. (University of Missouri, 1958)
    "The purpose of the study which will be described in the following pages is to analyze the content of the Missouri state teletypesetter wire, and to see what use is made of it by the sixteen afternoon dailies it serves."--Page2
  • Symbolic description in the early novels of Francois Mauriac 

    Osborne, Barbara Neel (University of Missouri, 1957)
    "The inspiration for this study is found in Nelly Cormeau's L'Art de Francois Mauriac, written in 1951. In her discussion of Mauriac's expression, she points out his tendency to create a link between his characters and the ...
  • Sports column writing : a comparison of ten 1957 and five 1927 columnists 

    Oliver, Charles Montgomery (University of Missouri, 1958)
    "It is the purpose of this study to: (1) Compare the sports column style of the 'Golden Era of Sports'(1927) with our modern (1957) columnists and (2) To analyze the content of the modern sports columns as exemplified in ...

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