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    • A Study of Direct Salesmanship as a Method of Increasing Students' Interest in High School Subjects 

      Ayer, Stephen Hager
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      "Education offered by the American High School usually 'just misses the tail of the procession,' declared Dr. Goodwin Watson, professor of education at Columbia University, New York City, in a scathing appraisal before ...
    • A New Type of Spanish Manual, for Use in Secondary Schools, Featuring Original Material in the Form of Letters, Sales Talks, Advertisements and Specifications 

      Mahoney, May Lenore
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      It is only in recent times that Spanish has taken its place properly alongside of French and German. In the year 1766 Paul Fook gave at Harvard the first lesson in Spanish ever given in the United States. However, the real ...
    • Father Anastasius Czech and the Poles of Nebraska 

      Kozlowski, Mary Concordia O.S.F.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      To write the history of the Polish settlements of Nebraska with a view to showing how a group of Europeans with all their foreign characteristics, through honest effort moved by the spirit of heroic courage to brave the ...
    • The Social Views of Ruskin 

      Clinch, Elizabeth
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      To the more thoughtful Buskin is, assuredly, a problem in the literary history of the I9th century in England. Scoffed at and rejected by the reading public, clamored for and listened to breathlessly by people of intellectual ...
    • The Satire of Jane Austen 

      Launderville, Mary Flavian
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      Among the novelists of the closing decades of the eighteenth century and opening nineteenth is one who holds high rank among the writers of comedy. Jane Austen sweetened the world's fiction by her contributions, while her ...
    • Lucy Larcom in American Literature 

      McGrath, Mary Annunciata
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      In every age and among all peoples poetry has flourished. Poetry is inseparable from life.|From the earliest days of the scop and the gleeman, mankind has used poetic rhythm as a vehicle to express the ideals, feelings and ...
    • The Symbolism of Nathaniel Hawthorne 

      Kelly, Mary Bernard
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      It is the aim of this prefatory chapter to define symbolism in some manner, to give the reader some notion of the different stages in meaning through which the word has passed and to show the different attitudes toward the ...
    • The Origin of the University of Oxford 

      Cunneen, Mary Brigida
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      The purpose of this study on the origin and early history of the Oxford University is to trace the development of this English university during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, and to outline the steps by which it ...
    • A Nutritional Survey of Junior High School Pupils 

      Marr, Madeline
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      This survey is the outgrowth of a common school problem of assisting the underweight child to meet the normal demands on his strength and to develop right attitudes and ideals for the health of the normal child. In one ...
    • St. Augustine's Idea of Monasticism as Set Forth in his Correspondence 

      Blandford, Mary Eulalia O.S.U.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      The purpose of this dissertation is to discover, from Augustine's own words, as expressed in his letters, as much as may he learned from direct statements about his views on the subjects of monasticism and the monastic ...
    • Newman and the Principle of Development 

      Keeler, Laura Mary R.S.C.J.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      Christianity and Catholicity are, in the history of pre-Reformation England, as they are in their own nature, convertible terms. When England emerged from paganism into Gospel light, it was Catholicity which the young and ...
    • What John Dewey Owes to Froebel 

      Walker, Anna Julia
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      Whatever the subject for discussion in regard to education, or educators, may be, in its many and various phases whether on matters of great importance, or those of lessor scope, in this twentieth century, unsurpassed for ...
    • The Dance and its Place in the Public School 

      McGowan, Odella
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      The purpose of this investigation is to determine to what extent dancing is a part of the curriculum of the public school. The term dance in this study refers to the educational and creative dance—the dance which has for ...
    • History of the Schools of the Sisters C.PP.S. in Missouri 

      Weiss, Mary Antoinette
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      This volume is presented for the purpose of acquainting those interested in the Community of Religious, known as Sisters of the Most Precious Blood, with a history of their schools in the state of Missouri. An earnest ...
    • Tennyson's Historical Dramas 

      Mattingly, Mary Anna
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      It was not until 1875, after Tennyson had attained fame as a lyric poet, that he began to publish dramas. In the Memoir by his son1 is found the statement that he wrote dramas as a boy of fourteen. Considerable Interest ...
    • Vocational Guidance Through Reading in the Junior College Library 

      Chesnut, Inez Loretta
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1931)
      A study of modern secondary education reveals its tendency to expand in scope both in terns of function and number of years included. The direction from the High School has been downward into the Junior High School and ...
    • Francesca Da Rimini on the Stage or a Study of the Paolo and Francesca Theme as Treated by George Henry Baker, Stephen Phillips, and Gabriele d'Annunzio. 

      Gee, Garth Gilbert
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1932)
      It is the purpose of this thesis to look into the history and tradition of the Francesca tragedy, and to note the effect of each on Baker, Phillips, and d‘Annunzio; to discuss the approach of the authors to their theme and ...
    • Effect of Phenol on the System Quinoline Water 

      Deakins, Martin Lee
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1932)
      For ten years after the brilliant deduction of the phase rule in 1874 by Willard Gibbs at Yale the work lay buried in the archives of the Connecticut Academy of Science, undisturbed and uninterpreted. It was not until 1884 ...
    • Conformal Representation 

      Dwyer, Wendell A.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1932)
      The cartographer, faced with the problem of mapping one surface on another surface or on a plane, may select one of two alternative methods if he wishes his representation to be mathematically accurate. He may represent ...
    • The Life and Editorials of C.P. Mooney 

      Geraghty, Mary Leontina
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 1932)
      In choosing a subject for original investigation, the writer being a native Memphian, who grew from childhood during the years of C.P.J. Mooney's editorship of the Commercial Appeal, and who felt the steady growth of the ...