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Gilkison, Tamara (Fa 497), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Gilkison, Tamara (Fa 497), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 497. Paper: "Folklore in Advertising: A Collection of Ads From Various Magazines," by Tamara Gilkison, which examines how folklore elements were used in print advertising. This paper was done for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Collin, Andrea (Fa 495), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Collin, Andrea (Fa 495), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 495. Paper: "Folklore and Advertising in 'Time Magazine'," by Andrea Collin, which examines folklore elements in advertisements from 'Time Magazine'. This paper was done for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Mendelsberg, Joanna (Fa 498), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Mendelsberg, Joanna (Fa 498), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives project 498. Paper: "Folk Speech in Advertising: Proverbs and Sayings," by Joanna Mendelsberg, which examines these folklore elements in advertisements from 'Sports Illustrated' and 'Mademoiselle' magazines. This paper was done for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Phillips, Noelle (Fa 496), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Phillips, Noelle (Fa 496), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 496. Paper: "Tempting by Association: The Use of Folklore in Selling Liquor," by Noelle Phillips, which discusses folklore elements found in liquor advertisements from various magazines. This paper was done for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Project does not contain supporting material.


Hall, Timothy W. (Fa 500), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Hall, Timothy W. (Fa 500), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 500. Paper: "Folklore in Cinema," by Timothy W. Hall, which examines urban legends found in popular movies. This paper was done for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Synthesis And Physical Properties Investigations Of Intermetallic Clathrates, Stevce Stefanoski 2010 University of South Florida

Synthesis And Physical Properties Investigations Of Intermetallic Clathrates, Stevce Stefanoski

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Intermetallic clathrates have long been of interest for materials science research.

The promise these materials hold for useful applications ranges from thermoelectrics to

photovoltaics and optoelectronics to potentially ultra-hard materials and magnetic cooling

applications. Their unique physical properties are intimately related to their intriguing

structural properties. Thus a fundamental understanding of the chemistry and physics of

inorganic clathrates offers the possibility to assess their potential for use in the various

applications mentioned above.

The purpose of the current work is to expand the current knowledge of the

synthetic routes for obtaining clathrate materials, their structural, chemical, and physical

properties, particularly ...


Walking Box Ranch Custodianship Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending April 10, 2010, Margaret N. Rees 2010 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Walking Box Ranch Custodianship Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending April 10, 2010, Margaret N. Rees

Walking Box Ranch

  • UNLV provides stewardship of Walking Box Ranch (WBR) by providing a caretaker who oversees the property, facilitating use of the property by researchers and educators, developing a use and research policy for the property, and coordinating these activities with BLM and in accordance with TNC restrictions.
  • UNLV currently addresses security issues for the property through the presence of the caretaker and three Metro Officers who reside on the property in two recreational vehicles, in rotation. UNLV has prepared a draft document outlining this agreement that will be signed by UNLV and participating officers. This agreement is currently under review by ...


The Waiting Unknown: Stories, James R. Miller 2010 University of South Florida

The Waiting Unknown: Stories, James R. Miller

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

These collected stories are a narrative exploration of a collective life in middle‐class suburbia. Here the reader is introduced to a troop of characters who share a community but yet they are adrift in the atmosphere between identity and memory. At times, as in “When to Lie” and “Afraid of the Question” we see conflict arise when the suburban religious dogma alters character identity, leaving behind haunting memories and scar tissue. Memory and identification play an important roll when, as in “Rx” the protagonist is faced with the sudden loss of his family as he struggles to keep their ...


Unamuno's Concept Of The Tragic, Ernesto O. Hernandez 2010 University of South Florida

Unamuno's Concept Of The Tragic, Ernesto O. Hernandez

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This thesis focuses in presenting Miguel de Unamuno’s concept of the tragic. Historically this concept has suffered various changes of meaning and application. If successful the project shall provide the distinct connotation, features, and characteristics that Unamuno attributes to the tragic. His special treatment of the tragic harnesses a way for the will to become aware of its existential condition. This awakening of consciousness evokes an arousal of dichotomies that the will must confront. Faith against reason, religion against science, heart against intellect, are amongst these conflicting predicaments. The will’s constant struggle between these opposing forces constitutes for ...


Sachs, Emanie (Nahm), 1893-1981 (Sc 2241), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Sachs, Emanie (Nahm), 1893-1981 (Sc 2241), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Letters of Emanie Nahm Sachs, written from New York City and Bowling Green, Kentucky, to John Wilson Townsend, Lexington, Kentucky. Sachs discusses research for her history of Kentucky and comments on Kentucky authors. Includes Sachs's newspaper advertisement soliciting information for her history. Also includes a letter from Townsend's widow regarding donation of the letters.


Effects Of Ingesting Fat Free And Low Fat Chocolate Milk After Resistance Training On Exercise Performance, Breanna Myers 2010 University of South Florida

Effects Of Ingesting Fat Free And Low Fat Chocolate Milk After Resistance Training On Exercise Performance, Breanna Myers

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Collegiate athletes are always looking for ways to improve their performance. Resistance training has been incorporated into most collegiate athletic programs for this very reason. In order to improve strength, lean body mass, and exercise performance, resistance exercise and timely protein ingestion must be followed. Incorporating protein ingestion into a resistance training routine has been shown to improve net protein balance. Milk protein is gaining popularity as an ergogenic aid. There has been growing interest in the potential use of bovine milk (cow’s milk) as an exercise beverage, especially during recovery from resistance training and endurance sports. No studies ...


Brennan, Mary Zita, B. 1955 (Sc 2229), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Brennan, Mary Zita, B. 1955 (Sc 2229), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2229. Dissertation titled "Sense of Place: Reconstructing Community Through Archeology, Oral History, and GIS" written by Mary Zita Brennan in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a doctorate in anthropology at the University of Arkansas. The work focuses on families along Moccasin and Indian Creeks in northwest Pope County, Arkansas. Appendices on compact disc. Tate Cromwell "Piney" Page was on the faculty of Western Kentucky University for many years.


Shape And Pose Recovery Of Novel Objects Using Three Images From A Monocular Camera In An Eye-In-Hand Configuration, Steven C. Colbert 2010 University of South Florida

Shape And Pose Recovery Of Novel Objects Using Three Images From A Monocular Camera In An Eye-In-Hand Configuration, Steven C. Colbert

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Knowing the shape and pose of objects of interest is critical information when planning robotic grasping and manipulation maneuvers. The ability to recover this information from objects for which the system has no prior knowledge is a valuable behavior for an autonomous or semiautonomous robot. This work develops and presents an algorithm for the shape and pose recovery of unknown objects using no a priori information. Using a monocular camera in an eye-in-hand configuration, three images of the object of interest are captured from three disparate viewing directions. Machine vision techniques are employed to process these images into silhouettes. The ...


Morton, David, 1886-1957 (Sc 2232), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Morton, David, 1886-1957 (Sc 2232), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2232. Eighty-six poems by Kentucky poets, copied by hand from the publications in which they were published. The poems were chiefly authored by Elkton, Kentucky native David Morton, but the collection includes works by Kalfus Kurtz Gusling, Anna Blanche McGill, and Robert Burns Wilson.


Doyon, Anne Marie P. (Mss 300), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Doyon, Anne Marie P. (Mss 300), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 300. "Kentucky's Traditional Courthouses: Preservation in the Heart of the Community," a Master's project written by Ann Marie P. Doyon for the Department of Historic Preservation, College of Design, University of Kentucky.


Sketches At Home And Abroad: A Critical Edition Of Selections From The Writings Of Nathaniel Parker Willis, Jon Miller, Nathaniel Parker Willis 2010 The University of Akron

Sketches At Home And Abroad: A Critical Edition Of Selections From The Writings Of Nathaniel Parker Willis, Jon Miller, Nathaniel Parker Willis

The University of Akron Press Publications

Critics and general readers highly regarded the poetry and prose of Nathaniel Parker Willis (18061867) during the "American Renaissance" of creative literature in the decades before the Civil War. As an editor and frequent contributor to one of the young nation's most successful and elegant literary magazines, The New-York Mirror, Willis achieved an international reputation for his witty and worldly tales and letters.

This new edition collects outstanding examples of Willis's short fiction written at the peak of his abilities. These tales of adventure embellish and improve Willis's own experience as a bachelor adventurer during the 1830s ...


Polarization Of Galvanic Point Anodes For Corrosion Prevention In Reinforced Concrete, Margareth Dugarte 2010 University of South Florida

Polarization Of Galvanic Point Anodes For Corrosion Prevention In Reinforced Concrete, Margareth Dugarte

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The polarization performance of two types of commercial galvanic point anodes for protection of reinforced steel around patch repairs was investigated. Experiments included measurement of the polarization history of the anode under constant current impressed by galvanostatic circuits and in reinforced concrete slabs. The tests revealed, for both types of anodes, a potential-current function (PF) indicating relatively little anodic polarization from an open circuit potential at low current levels, followed by an abrupt increase in potential as the current approached an apparent terminal value. Aging of the anodes was manifested by a continually decreasing current output in the concrete tests ...


Review: Also Known As Harper, Jennifer Green 2010 Gwinnett County Public Library

Review: Also Known As Harper, Jennifer Green

Georgia Library Quarterly

Review of the middle grade novel "Also Known as Harper," by Ann Haywood Leal.


Aa Ms 05 Cummings Guest House Register Finding Aid, Karin A. France 2010 University of Southern Maine

Aa Ms 05 Cummings Guest House Register Finding Aid, Karin A. France

Search the Manuscript Collection (Finding Aids)

Description:

The Cummings family of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, ran a guest house from 1923 until 1993. Register in which guests signed themselves in or were signed in by staff at the Cummings Guest House, 110 Portland Ave., Old Orchard Beach, Maine. Includes signatures of family members who attended reunions after the Guest House ceased operation.

Date Range:

1923-1998

Size of Collection:

1 ft.


An Introduction To The Graphic Novel, Vicky Maloy 2010 Mount Mercy College

An Introduction To The Graphic Novel, Vicky Maloy

B Sides

This is a slide show from a presentation, "An Introduction to the Graphic Novel." The presentation covered the definition of a graphic novel, how to read a graphic novel, the history of graphic novels, and suggested further readings.


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