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Ebelhar, Melissa (Sc 1262), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Ebelhar, Melissa (Sc 1262), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1262. Paper, “The Fairy Belle,” written by Melissa Ebelhar for a WKU history class. She discusses the service of her grandfather, Lucian D. Keller, Owensboro, Kentucky, as a waist gunner in the 392nd Air Force Division in Europe during World War II.


Veach, Steely E., 1923-1997 (Sc 1213), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Veach, Steely E., 1923-1997 (Sc 1213), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1213. Notes, 1941-1952, written to Steely Veach, Alva, Harlan County, Kentucky, thanking him for singing at funerals; letters from ballad musician John Jacob Niles concerning plans to meet in Louisville, 1965; and obituary of Veach, 1997.


Strattan, O. H. (Sc 1215), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Strattan, O. H. (Sc 1215), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1215. Letter written by O.H. Strattan, Louisville, Kentucky, to F.P.M. Estes, St Joseph, Missouri, regarding his visits to various shipyards in the area. Because of the tremendous cost of having a boat built under wartime conditions, Strattan thinks they should buy one. He describes the steamer Echo in detail.


The “Boast Of Antiquity”: Pulpit Politics Across The Atlantic Archipelago During The Revolution Of 1688, Newton Key 2014 Eastern Illinois University

The “Boast Of Antiquity”: Pulpit Politics Across The Atlantic Archipelago During The Revolution Of 1688, Newton Key

Newton Key

John Locke and many others noted the vibrant political commentary from the pulpit during the Glorious Revolution. Preachers from the full confessional spectrum in England, and especially in Scotland, Ireland, and the colonies, used occasional or state sermons to explain contemporary upheavals from the perspective of God’s law, Natural law, and Civil law. Most surprising is the latter, clerical reference to civil history and ancient origins, which preachers used to answer contemporary questions of conquest and allegiance. Clergy revisited the origins and constitutional roots of the Britons, Anglo-Saxons, Scots, and Irish, and deployed histories of legendary kings and imaginary ...


Slavery - Kentucky (Mss 45), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2014 Western Kentucky University

Slavery - Kentucky (Mss 45), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 45. Photocopy of Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves (1941), transcriptions of oral interviews which recount many aspects of being a slave in nineteenth century Kentucky. The interviews were conducted during the 1930s, part of a Federal Writers’ Project funded by the Works Progress Administration project and administered by the Library of Congress.


"To Envy Its Rising Greatness, And To Dvise Every Possible Means Of Doing It Injury" Pittsburgh And Wheeling: The Struggle For Hegemony On The Upper Ohio, 1808 - 1855., Jon W. Alfred 2014 Utah State University

"To Envy Its Rising Greatness, And To Dvise Every Possible Means Of Doing It Injury" Pittsburgh And Wheeling: The Struggle For Hegemony On The Upper Ohio, 1808 - 1855., Jon W. Alfred

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

The primary reason for urban growth in the Early Republic was the growth and linking of transportation networks. This study will show how two cities, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Wheeling, Virginia, sought to bring the many rapidly changing transportation networks to their city. Through the examination of the role of boosters, local, state, and federal investments, and the conflict or cooperation between eastern elites in each state versus the concerns of the western counties, one of these cities, Pittsburgh, will be show to have achieved regional hegemony by bringing more trade networks into its hub. The role of geography in settlement ...


Tundale’S Vision: Socialization In 12th Century Ireland, Michael W. Deike 2014 East Tennessee State University

Tundale’S Vision: Socialization In 12th Century Ireland, Michael W. Deike

Undergraduate Honors Theses

The purpose of this project is to explore the historical image of Hell in Medieval Europe as an agent of socialization for illiterate Christian communities. The project focuses on a literary work, Tundale’s Vision, written in 1149 C.E in Cashel, Ireland. Tundale’s Vision came from a genre of vision literature derived from popular oracular folk tradition surrounding the image of Hell that served the purpose of socializing Christian communities to certain social norms and stigmas presented by the author. Vision literature would be used by preachers in vernacular sermons throughout the Medieval period in order to reinforce ...


Learning From Our Mistakes: The Belfast Project Litigation And The Need For The Supreme Court To Recognize An Academic Privilege In The United States, Kathryn L. Steffen 2014 Penn State Law

Learning From Our Mistakes: The Belfast Project Litigation And The Need For The Supreme Court To Recognize An Academic Privilege In The United States, Kathryn L. Steffen

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

Through the Belfast Project, researchers sponsored by Boston College began to compile an oral history of the period of violent political conflict in Northern Ireland known as “The Troubles” in a series of interviews. The interviewees’ participation in the project was conditioned on a strict promise of confidentiality. However, when authorities in the United Kingdom became suspicious that the interviews contained evidence of criminal activity, the United Kingdom, pursuant to a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty, requested the United States to subpoena the materials on its behalf. Satisfaction of the subpoena would mean not only turning over the interview recordings, but ...


National Security And The Protection Of Constitutional Liberties: How The Foreign Terrorist Organization List Satisfies Procedural Due Process, Aaron Schwartz 2014 Penn State Law

National Security And The Protection Of Constitutional Liberties: How The Foreign Terrorist Organization List Satisfies Procedural Due Process, Aaron Schwartz

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

Foreign terrorist organizations pose a real and constantly evolving threat to U.S. national security. The Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) List seeks to temper that threat by extending the U.S. government an effective legal tool to identify and sanction members of terrorist organizations and those who support them. At the same time, however, the government must also ensure that its efforts to protect U.S. citizens do not trample constitutionally protected rights. This comment begins by exploring the FTO List's authorizing legislation and the policy and goals of that legislation. The comment then reviews and analyzes a series ...


Third Time’S The Charm: Will Basel Iii Have A Measurable Impact On Limiting Future Financial Turmoil?, Erin Pentz 2014 Penn State Law

Third Time’S The Charm: Will Basel Iii Have A Measurable Impact On Limiting Future Financial Turmoil?, Erin Pentz

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

The Great Recession of 2008 caused banking failures around the globe. The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision responded swiftly to create new minimum capital requirements for financial institutions in hopes of preventing additional failures and warding off future crises. Although the new capital standards that Basel III proposes are a step in the right direction, those standards alone will not be sufficient to prevent future bank failures in times of economic decline. Rather, true financial sector stability requires adequate capitalization of all institutions in terms of quality and quantity of capital, a strong regulatory framework, and a limitation on the ...


International Institutions And The Resource Curse, Patrick Keenan 2014 Penn State Law

International Institutions And The Resource Curse, Patrick Keenan

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

Many countries that are richly endowed with natural resources have failed to turn that resource wealth into sustained development. In many places, a small coterie of elites has become rich while most citizens see little benefit from their country’s vast resource wealth. A principal cause of this problem, often called the resource curse, is weak domestic institutions that permit leaders to enrich themselves and ignore the development needs of the country. From this, most scholars and policymakers have concluded that the way to fix the resource curse is to reform domestic institutions.

This article challenges the conventional wisdom and ...


The Arab Spring’S Four Seasons: International Protections And The Sovereignty Problem, Jillian Blake, Aqsa Mahmud 2014 Penn State Law

The Arab Spring’S Four Seasons: International Protections And The Sovereignty Problem, Jillian Blake, Aqsa Mahmud

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

In December 2010, public demonstrations erupted throughout the Middle East against autocratic regimes, igniting a regional political transformation known as the Arab Spring. Depending on events, modern international criminal and humanitarian law provided certain protections to vulnerable populations. However, international law did not provide a uniform degree of protection to civilians and combatants who faced similar circumstances. This Article argues for a uniform standard of protections for all populations affected by armed conflict, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. It evaluates each of five major Arab Spring uprisings (Tunisia, Bahrain, Egypt, Syria, and Libya) and describes the legal protections that ...


The Impact Of The Icty On Atrocity-Related Prosecutions In The Courts Of Bosnia And Herzegovina, Yaël Ronen 2014 Penn State Law

The Impact Of The Icty On Atrocity-Related Prosecutions In The Courts Of Bosnia And Herzegovina, Yaël Ronen

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

The International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia was not mandated to proactively promote domestic prosecutions of war-related crimes. However, its operation may have had some impact on domestic proceedings concerning war-related crimes in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The object of this article is to identify and explain this impact, with respect to qualitative (institutional legal capacities), quantitative (rates of prosecution and trends in sentencing), and normative (the adoption and application of criminal law norms) benchmarks.


The Limits Of Judicial Idealism: Should The International Criminal Court Engage With Consequentialists Aspirations?, Sharam Dana 2014 Penn State Law

The Limits Of Judicial Idealism: Should The International Criminal Court Engage With Consequentialists Aspirations?, Sharam Dana

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

Idealism about what international criminal justice mechanisms can achieve has lead to ideologically driven judicial decision-making in international criminal law (ICL). ICL idealism manifests itself in the belief that international criminal prosecutions can achieve an awesome array of goals. These include retribution, deterrence, reconciliation, rehabilitation, incapacitation, restoration, building a historical record, preventing revisionism, expressive and didactic functions, crystallizing international norms, general affirmative prevention, establishing peace, preventing war, vindicating international law prohibitions, setting standards for fair trials, combating impunity, and more. Ironically, this idealistic overreach, although usually well intended, has actually contributed to the politicization of the international judicial process.

The ...


No Witness, No Case: An Assessment Of The Conduct And Quality Of Icc Investigations,, Dermot Groome 2014 Penn State Law

No Witness, No Case: An Assessment Of The Conduct And Quality Of Icc Investigations,, Dermot Groome

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

The conduct and quality of investigations pursued by the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has come under increasing scrutiny and criticism from judges on the Court. Criticism is directed at the time and length of investigations; the quality of the evidence advanced in court; the inappropriate delegation of investigative functions, and the failure to interview witnesses in a way that is consistent with the Prosecution’s obligation to conduct investigations fairly under Article 54 of the Rome Statute. This essay explores these criticisms and concludes that the judges are justified in their concerns regarding the Prosecution ...


Foreword, Claudio Grossman 2014 Penn State Law

Foreword, Claudio Grossman

Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs

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Records Of The Tötösy De Zepetnek Family, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2014 Purdue University

Records Of The Tötösy De Zepetnek Family, Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

Records of the Tötösy de Zepetnek Family / A Zepetneki Tötösy család adattára (West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2010-. ©Purdue University ISSN 1715-152X) contains transcripts of published data, archival and family documents, and genealogies of the Tötösy de Zepetnek family—9th century nobilitas prima occupatio Tötösy de Zepethk, nobilitas de novo 1587 Tötösy de Zepethnek—and its collateral families: Bakay (Bakalovich), Balogh de Bér, Banting, Bátsmegyey de Nagybáts et Páris, Biró, Borbás de Deteér, Daempf, Eisenbart, Fényes de Csokaly, Grant, Haidekker, Harabasevszky (Harbaszewski), Hegedűs de Eőr, Hoar, Jalsoviczky de Jalsova, Jurenák de Sultz, Kaffka de Tarcafalva, Kannotay de Kanota, Kukorelly, von ...


Nobilitashungariae: List Of Historical Surnames Of The Hungarian Nobility, Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek 2014 Purdue University

Nobilitashungariae: List Of Historical Surnames Of The Hungarian Nobility, Steven Tötösy De Zepetnek

CLCWeb Library

nobilitashungariae: List of Historical Surnames of the Hungarian Nobility / nobilitashungariae. A magyar történelmi nemesség családneveinek listája (ISSN 1923-9580)—compiled and edited by Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek—is based on published historical genealogical sources. nobilitashungariae is archived in the Electronic Collection of Library and Archives Canada.


The Bibliothèque Medem: Eighty Years Serving Yiddish Culture, Gilles Rozier 2014 Association of Jewish Libraries

The Bibliothèque Medem: Eighty Years Serving Yiddish Culture, Gilles Rozier

Judaica Librarianship

The Bibliothèque Medem (or Medem-Bibliotek, in Yiddish), in Paris, is the largest Yiddish library in Western and Central Europe, as well as a major Jewish cultural center. Founded in 1928 by a group of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who were aligned with the socialist Bund, its trajectory over eight decades (including the four years of the German occupation) is chronicled here. Today, the collections of the Bibliothèque Medem comprise 20,000 volumes in Yiddish and 10,000 titles in the Latin alphabet dealing with Jewish culture. In addition, it maintains about 30,000 uncataloged book volumes, extensive serial holdings, 300 ...


Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclope- Dia. Edited By Paula E. Hyman, Dalia Ofer. Jewish Women’S Archives And Shalvi Publishing, 2006. Cd-Rom. (Windows- And Macintosh-Compatible.) Isbn 965-90937-0-5. Online Version: Http://Jwa.Org/ Encyclopedia. Accessed: March 30, 2009., Yaffa Weisman Dr. 2014 Association of Jewish Libraries

Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclope- Dia. Edited By Paula E. Hyman, Dalia Ofer. Jewish Women’S Archives And Shalvi Publishing, 2006. Cd-Rom. (Windows- And Macintosh-Compatible.) Isbn 965-90937-0-5. Online Version: Http://Jwa.Org/ Encyclopedia. Accessed: March 30, 2009., Yaffa Weisman Dr.

Judaica Librarianship

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