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Theses/Dissertations from 1909

Portlock, Beth M. (1909), A study of the spicules of the Gorgoniaceae

Prall, Thaddeus Milton (1909), A study of apperception in its relation to eighth grade work

Puckett, Roswell Claire (1909), The comparative histology of commercial woods

Richter, Jesse Charles (1909), The juvenile court in its relation to education

Robbie, Alexander Cumming (1909), The righting effect in the Zöllner illusion

Root, Ralph E. (1909), Surfaces applicable to a surface of revolution

Sample, Mathias William (1909), The design for a 132 ft. through riveted railroad bridge

Secrest, Charles M. and Ricksher, Theodore (1909), Comparative tests of lamps for street illumination, and the design of a street lighting system for Iowa City, Iowa

Stoner, Dayton (1909), A comparative study of the facial bones of the mammalia

Strawn, Harley Orthus and Hatch, Edward J. (1909), Tests with a variable speed motor

Sylvester, Reuel Hull (1909), The history of permanent school funds in the United States

Vallarta, Julian (1909), Loss of head due to a sudden enlargement of section

Watanabe, Tei-ichiro (1909), Design of an 82-ft thru plate girder

Wheeler, Merritt W. (1909), The germicidal value and some other characteristics, of the more common disenfectants

White, Clarence Lester (1909), Proposed connection between the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific and the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Northern Railways at Iowa City, Iowa

Wilson, Charles (1909), Design of a reinforced concrete arch bridge

Woods, Mary Louise (1909), The storing of starch in certain trees

Wright, Jonathan Eugene (1909), Investigation and design for a hydro-electric power plant on the Cedar River, at Palisades, Iowa

Young, Frederick Charles (1909), A sanitary sewer system for Woodbine, Iowa

Theses/Dissertations from 1908

Baender, Fred George (1908), The design of a boring mill

Banta, Albert James (1908), Design of a santitary sewer system for Lamoni, Iowa

Baum, Henry John (1908), Traveling cranes in locomotive works, with special design of a twenty ton traveler

Blackwell, William Albert (1908), The orthography of Chaucer with an introduction on the spelling of the 14th century prior to Chaucer

Bond, Perry Avery (1908), Some oxidation products of 6-nitro-1-3-dimethylbenzene-4-sulfonic acid

Bradley, Benjamin Graham (1908), Location and design of a street railway to serve Iowa City, East Iowa City, City Park and chautauqua grounds

Burge, Jennie (1908), The educational value of play and possibilities of the playground

Burkheimer, Ira Arthur (1908), Design of a street railway bridge over the Iowa River from the intersection of Clinton and Church Streets, at Iowa City, Iowa

Carl, Henry Howard (1908), The design of a five kilo-watt, sixty thousand volt transformer

Carlson, Alexander Ulysses and Ogg, Harry L. (1908), Test of electric light and power plant at Newton, Iowa, March 6-14, 1908

Clark, Dan Elbert (1908), The opposition to the constitution in the Virginia ratifying convention, 1788

Clearman, Albert Edward (1908), Design of a single track through pin connected Pratt truss

Ferriss, Emery N. (1908), Anzengruber's portrayal of character

Garver, Frank Harmon (1908), A study of the credentials of the delegates to the first Continental Congress

Goetz, Anthony Lewis (1908), The effects of short-circuits on watt-hour meters

Hartley, Eugene C. (1908), Design of a through plate girder

Hazard, Archie Merrill (1908), The extraction of values from a low-grade gold and silver ore by the cyanide process

Hess, Percy Shelley (1908), Design of a three-hinged arch roof truss

Hoar, Friend Reed (1908), Design of single track deck three hinged steel arch with spandrel bracing and parabolic lower chord

Huston, Ralph Chase (1908), The action of nitric acid on benzoyl-chloride in the presence of acetic anhydride

Jewell, Susan Grace (1908), The comparative microscopy of the digestive tract in amphibians, reptiles and mammals

Jones, Pamelia Pearl (1908), Social life in territorial Iowa

King, Albert Darius (1908), Conditions of entrance to professional courses in universities

Kondo, Choyea (1908), Banking in Iowa

Krieger, Herbert W. (1908), Eine Lebensphilosophie in Goethes Tasso

Kyle, William Davidson (1908), Design of a structural steel plant

Leydig, Ida F. (1908), The education of Helen Keller

Lundgren, Emil Leonard (1908), Factory management

Marsh, Ruth Maria (1908), Recent contributions to sociological theory

Metzger, Della Elizabeth (1908), Goethe's educational ideas

Mingus, Florence Mary (1908), State provision for public school libraries

Morgan, Charles Henry (1908), Comparative test of induction motor with wound and squirrel cage rotor

Mount, George Haines (1908), Text-book legislation in the United States

Negus, Joseph Elisha (1908), Study for the betterment of grades and alignment of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway between Davenport and Iowa City

Parish, John Carl (1908), The administrative departments, offices, boards, commissions and public institutions of Iowa, from 1838 to 1897; a study in administration

Phelps, Howard Lynn (1908), Reconnaissance for a freight extension to the Cuba Eastern Railroad

Puckett, Ralph Clarence and Hoth, Louis (1908), Comparative tests for the efficiencies of gas, gasoline, and alcohol in an internal combustion engine

Schaub, Edward Leroy (1908), An empirical study of the conception of immortality

Scherner, John (1908), The design of a power plant for a street railway for Iowa City

Sies, Raymond William (1908), The relative lowness of teachers salaries

Thomas, Franklin (1908), Design of a reinforced-concrete arch bridge over the Iowa River at Burlington Street, Iowa City, Iowa

Van Ness, Orpha May (1908), Studies in the coloration of North America land birds

Vollmer, Henry (1908), The design of a through plate girder bridge, solid floor

West, Myrta Gertrude (1908), The development of secondary education in Iowa

White, Roy Allen (1908), The design of a lock

Wischkaemper, Richard (1908), Goethes und Kants Denkart, ein Vergleich

Theses/Dissertations from 1907

Bale, Christian Emil (1907), The syntax of the genitive case in the Lindisfarne gospel

Cave, Charles Elmer (1907), The friendship of Schiller and Körner, with special reference to their correspondence

Dean, Basil and Lee, Albert Walter (1907), Investigation of sanitary sewage flow at Iowa City, Iowa, 1906-1907

Drake, Guy Arthur (1907), The design of a city highway bridge 160 foot through rivet connected span

Edwards, Evie James (1907), Induction coils for gas engines

Emmons, Olin Joseph (1907), The variation of electrical resistance with increase in temperature

Fracker, George Cutler (1907), On the transference of training in memory

Johnson, Elisabeth (1907), Schiller's Odes to Laura

Johnson, Henry Charles (1907), A study of individual variation in school children

Kimble, Howard (1907), Investigation of the Burlington St. bridge

Kramer, Raymond Carl (1907), Design of a through plate girder railroad bridge

Le Van, Alvin (1907), Design of a 150 foot, single track, pin connected deck bridge

McCann, Charles Raymond (1907), Design of steel shop crane of five tons capacity

Meyers, John Fred (1907), The effect of primary capacity on the secondary E.M.F. of an induction coil

Morgan, William John (1907), Some derivative of 1-3-dimethyl-2-6-dinitrobenzene-4-sulphonic acid

Olson, William Harold (1907), The determination of the calorific values of certain bituminous coals and coke

Ormrod, Minnie Emily (1907), The principles of the attraction of regard in the Poggendorf figure

Quigley, Louis Leroy (1907), The determination of illumination

Rathbun, Don S. (1907), Some new phases of the subsidy question

Rhynsburger, Dick Cornelius and Wright, William Coutts (1907), The retempering of cement

Ruggles, Clyde Orval (1907), The Greenback movement in Iowa

Sieg, Walter Russell and Bowman, Clarence Henry (1907), Effects of freezing on cement mortar

Smith, Franklin Orion (1907), Individual differences in color vision

Speidel, Mae Agnes (1907), A study of the strong verbs in German

Stone, Merle Rufus (1907), A forest plan for River Bend

Stoops, Wade Carlisle and Hatch, Edward J. (1907), The ultimate strength of concrete laid under water

Tatum, Arthur Lawrie (1907), Solubility in organic solvents

Wheeler, Forrest Z. (1907), Individual differences in pitch discrimination and their pedagogical significance

Theses/Dissertations from 1906

Beaulier, Lee Victor (1906), A study of deportment

Blakely, E. R. and Naberhuis, Henry Albert (1906), Impermeable concrete

Bos, Garrett (1906), The fall of potential at the brushes of commutating machines

Bruins, W. J. (1906), Irrigation


Byrnes, Ralph Leonidas (1906), The relation of bacteria to the various industries

Champion, R. B. (1906), The effect of magnetic reluctance on the general transformer diagram

Cummings, Margaret Paulina (1906), The gods in the Aeneid of Vergil

Edmondson, Charles Howard (1906), The protozoa of Iowa

Fitch, Harry Holland (1906), The gender of dies

Hemmer, Emil J. G. (1906), Design of a locomotive turn-table

Hershire, Richard Aaron (1906), Design of sewage disposal plant for a small town

Isenberg, I. R. and Berry, John William (1906), Investigations of retempered cement mortar

Kirby, James Francis (1906), Public speaking as a formative element in the making of the American revolution

MacDonald, J. R. (1906), An investigation into the electrical conditions of the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway

McClenahan, Perry Eugene (1906), Permanent school funds in the United States : their origin and history and a discussion of local taxation in Iowa

Perkins, Daniel Reese (1906), Religious ideas of the pagan Filipinos

Randall, C. A. (1906), Reduction of gradients on the Rock Island Railway between Rock Island, Ill. and Valley Junction, Iowa

Reed, Leslie Irving (1906), A study of individual variations

Royal, Malcolm Allen (1906), A thesis on pseudo-parasites

Ruff, Edward John (1906), Design for sewer system for Wilton, Iowa

Schlaifer, Mabel Evelyn Ellerbroek (1906), Dreams in the Nibelungenlied

Seidel, Earl Reinholdt and Koeper, Frank Ernest (1906), Some tests on a steam rock drill

Starch, Daniel (1906), Perimetry of the localization of sound …

Sunier, Bertha (1906), Seventeenth century society according to Boileau's satires

Thomas, Seth (1906), Development of the theory of value

Tupper, E. W. (1906), Design of water tower and tank

Van Steenderen, Frederic Cornelius Leonard (1906), The translations from the French in Middle-Dutch literature

Wright, J. B. and Eckhardt, H. J. (1906), Shearing of concrete an investigation of its shearing strength with different proportions and varying percents of water

Theses/Dissertations from 1902

Albert, Henry (1902), A study of the leucocytes, with special reference to their biology and relation to disease

Baughman, Ruby (1902), Social aspects of compulsory education

Beck, William Edmund (1902), Cauchy's delimilation theorems and their applications

Briggs, Fletcher (1902), Some tendencies and influences in Lessing's private life as represented in his correspondence

Brown, Samuel Joe (1902), A constitutional view of the recent abridgements of the rights of Negro citizens by certain of the southern states of the union

Buffum, Hugh Straight (1902), The influence of the Puritan minister in the making of New England

Dean, Ray Herbert (1902), The histogenetic study of the renal neoplasms

Harkness, Gordon Follette (1902), Ocular neoplasms

Hornsyld, Peder Pedersen (1902), Lessing as a critic and writer of comedy

Hruska, Victoria (1902), The miser in French literature

Kemmerer, Theodore Wilbert (1902), Tumors of the central nervous system

Paarmann, Juergen Hermann (1902), A systematic study of the diaphragm and the operculum in the hydroids

Stromsten, Frank Albert (1902), The microscopical anatomy of the digestive tract of Ictalurus punctatus Raf

Weld, LeRoy Dougherty (1902), A brief elementary treatise on terrestrial magnetism

Werts, Charles Martel (1902), A study of the proteolytic enzymes found in germinating seeds

Wise, George Chester (1902), Grammatical gender in German with special reference to nouns ending in -nis

Theses/Dissertations from 1900

Arnold, H. S. (1900), Birds of northern North America

Ensign, Forest Chester (1900), The care of the insane in Iowa

Fracker, George Cutler (1900), Some principles of education derived from researches in the study of children

Louis, Ezra L. Owen (1900), French Romanticism, considered in its relations to similiar movements in England and France


Merritt, Fred D. (1900), The early history of banking in Iowa

Theses/Dissertations from 1897

Burge, Albertus J. (1897), A critical examination of the effects of standard fixing agents and stains

Crossley, James J. (1897), The concentration of capital in the United States


Harney, Helen M. (1897), The Ethical Tendency of the English novel


Radasch, Henry Erdmann (1897), The analytical separation of iron and aluminium

Theses/Dissertations from 1894

Dean, Lee Wallace (1894), On thiourea and the substituted mustard oils

Mott, Alice J. (1894), Care of defectives

Theses/Dissertations from 1893


Ende, Carl Leopold von (1893), Phenylbromethylbenzenesulfonamid and phenylbromethylamin


Furbish, Frederic (1893), Eccentricity of the sextant


Gaymon, Leah May (1893), Ophiuridae of the West Indies

Theses/Dissertations from 1891


Humphreys, Minna Pryce (1891), The slime moulds of eastern Iowa

Morse, M. Rowena (1891), An inquiry into the physiological basis of habit

Wallberg, Emile A. (1891), Design for an iron roof of 100 ft. span

Theses/Dissertations from 1890

Drew, Gilman Arthur (1890), The Unios of Iowa


Jewett, Anne B. (1890), The sun flower as a type of flowering plants


Peery, Nelly (1890), The fertilizing cell, its varying form and behavior

Theses/Dissertations from 1888


Hudson, Kate L. (1888), Vegetable secretions and the means by which they are effected


Slotterbec, Annette (1888), The mosses of Iowa City and vicinity

Theses/Dissertations from 1887


Ankeny, Rose B. (1887), The histology of the common frog

Theses/Dissertations from 1886


Linder, Mary F. (1886), A brief description of nine species of Hepaticae found in the vicinity of Iowa City


Prouty, Herbert M. (1886), Zea mays