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  • The story of the farmer 

    Watkins, Ralph Knupp (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from preface: "The purpose of this study is to develop among boys and girls of junior high school age an appreciation of the farmer and the value of his work to society. Many books have been written about the things ...
  • Studies in the winterkilling of cereals 

    Sumner, Harlan Rnadolph (University of Missouri, 1917)
    "It is the object of this thesis to outline the present status of the problem of winterkilling in cereals and to report certain preliminary experiments, indicative of future development, which were conducted by the writer ...
  • Generalizations of theorems from the Theory of Functions 

    Spalding, Julia (University of Missouri, 1915)
    Text from introduction: "Practically all of the text books and lectures on the Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable treat only those functions which have a derivative in every point of some given region. This derivative ...
  • STudies on contagious abortion 

    Newman, Harold Gould (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from Introduction: "This thesis includes a review of the more important literature relating to contagious abortion or infectious abortion that was available, and particularly that dealing with experimental researches ...
  • A study of the costs of the Kansas City high schools for the year 1915-1916 

    Monsees, Albert (University of Missouri, 1917)
    "The problem of this thesis is the study in detail of the cost of the Kansas City high schools for the year 1915-1916 ... For convenience, the problem is divided into several studies, as follows: Study A. A comparative ...
  • The miracle play : medieval and modern 

    Lanius, Tudor (University of Missouri, 1918)
    "The purpose of the present study is to investigate one of these three types,--the miracle play. It is the aim of the thesis to study typical examples of the medieval miracle and the entire list, so far as possible, of ...
  • Foreign exchange and foreign banking of America as it is related to American business 

    James, Virginia (University of Missouri, 1918)
    "The purpose of this thesis is to investigate our present system of foreign banking and exchange and to discuss its relations to American business. I propose in Chapter I to outline the situation that confronted us at ...
  • The growing power of the governor 

    Holloway, Daniel Heber (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 ...
  • Factors favoring or opposing injuries from transplanting 

    Gardner, John Samuel (University of Missouri, 1918)
    "The purpose of this investigation was to determine the factors favoring or opposing the injuries following the transplanting of vegetables. The factors dealt with in this study were as follows: (a) The relation of moisture ...
  • Dietary studies of Missouri State hospitals for the insane 

    Findley, Lydia June (University of Missouri, 1918)
    "The aim and plan of the investigation was to determine the adequacy of the dietaries and to find out if they were planned as economically as possible. In order to do this it was necessary to collect the following data: 1. ...
  • The article of the legislature in the Missouri Constitution of 1875 

    Dry, Morris Ensley (University of Missouri, 1919)
    Text from Introduction: "The purpose of this paper is to determine so far as possible the inf1uences responsible for the provisions in the Missouri Constitution of 1875 dealing with the organization and functions of the ...
  • The English towns and the War of the Roses 

    Culmer, Frederic Arthur (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from page 5: "The growth, material progress and political power of the English towns in the fifteenth century may claim some attention. In this study nothing is more noticeable than the gradual breaking up of the ...
  • Poverty and relief among negroes of St. Louis, Missouri as indicated by the work of the philanthropic agencies of the city 

    Chivvis, Ruth (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from page 2: "This monograph is an attempt to present the poverty situation as found among negroes of St. Louis by the philanthropic agencies of the city; to give an idea of the work done by these agencies to relieve this ...
  • The investigation of technical orthochloronitrobenzene 

    Waldron, Porter Merle (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from introduction: "There is very little in the literature concerning the separation of the ortho from the para chloronitrobenzene in the eutechtic mixture. The object of this research is to review and investigate the ...
  • Physiological studies on parasitic fusaria with special reference to fusarium lycopersici saccardo 

    Neumann, Eleanor Henrietta (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from pages 2-3: "Tomato Wilt, Bacterial Wilt, and Septoria Leaf Spot are the most important diseases of this plant. My studies have been with the organism causing tomato wilt, Fussarium lycopersici Sacc."
  • Feminism in Lope de Vega 

    Million, Margaret Lovell (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from preface: "The purpose of this work has been to make a study of Lope de Vega, the great Spanish dramatist, from the point of view of the elements of feminism presented."
  • The electoral franchise in Missouri 

    Leopard, Buel (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from page 21: "It is the purpose of this paper to show the changes which nave taken place in the composition of the electorate of the State of Missouri and to point out, where this is possible, how these changes are the ...
  • The unnamed characters in Shakespeare's plays 

    Jewett, Ida A. (Ida Adele), 1887- (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from page 12: "In the light of the view presented, regarding Shakespeare as a romantic dramatist, and seeing each of his plays as an organic whole, founded upon logical rather than upon chronological unity, it is the ...
  • The beginnings of naturalism in the english novel 

    James, Eula (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from page 3: "By the words "scientific observation" a picture of the laboratory is ca1led up. However, life cannot be reduced to the small limits of a scientist's workshop; thus the naturalistic writer uses the ...
  • The article on the executive in the Missouri Constitution of 1875 

    Howard, Robert L. (Robert Lorenzo), 1891-1973 (University of Missouri, 1918)
    Text from page 1: "It is the purpose of this paper to give an account of the Executive Department of the Government of the State of Missouri as considered in the Constitutional Convention in 1875 and as finally adopted by ...

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