Individual Studies Program, Undergraduate Theses, 1972-1997

Collection Overview

Title: Individual Studies Program, Undergraduate Theses, 1972-1997

Record Series: 03/03/01 [Box 13-16] RESTRICTED

Record Group:

03/03/01 Continuing Education & Special Programs Collection

Creator: Various

Date: 1972-1997

Extent: 4 boxes (1.67 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of thesis papers written by undergraduate students in the Individual Studies Program between 1972-1997. Within each box, papers are filed alphabetically by the student's last name.



  • Folder 1: Burns, Kathy. “Profile of Iowa Schools: A Reference Manual for Prospective Student Teachers of Language Arts,” Spring 1973
  • Folder 2: Dunakey, David D. “The American Black Walnut,” Spring 1973
  • Folder 3: Gold, Alan. “Dinner at Tao Jones,” no date
  • Folder 4: Good, Robert G. “Vitamen E Induced Changes on the Erythrocyte Count and Serum Cholesterol,” Spring 1972
  • Folder 5: Heims, Al. “The Dilemma of Small Business,” Spring 1974
  • Folder 6: Heims, Al. “Three Patio Place,” Fall 1973
  • Folder 7: Helt, Bernadette Marie. “Abnormal Language Behavior: A Study in Abnormal Psychology,” Fall 1971
  • Folder 8: Horak, H. Lynn. “An Examination of Rational Structure and Individual Assuagement in Modern Organizations,” Spring 1972.
  • Folder 9: LaRue, Richard J.  “A Personal Evaluation of the Guidebooks of the Appalachian Trail,” 1972
  • Folder 10: Shenton, Craig. “The Mantis Project: The Modern Adaptation of the 1910 Automobile,” Fall 1972


  • Folder 1: Colonesse, Tom. “A Historiography of the Military Nature of the American Revolution,” Spring 1973
  • Folder 2: Lorber, Joe. Edith and Baby (poems), Fall 1972
  • Folder 3: Lorber, Joe. Untitled undergraduate thesis, Spring 1973
  • Folder 4: Porter, William F. “A Manual for Field Guiding,” Spring 1973
  • Folder 5: Witt, William G. “Some Notes on the Translation of Russian Poetry,” Spring 1972


  • Folder 1: Apple, Mary O’Brien. “Sarah Orne Jewett – Beyond Local Color,” Fall 1975
  • Folder 2: Lembke, Janet. Untitled undergraduate thesis, Fall 1978
  • Folder 3: Meier, Thomas A. Mid-project thesis progress report, Fall, 1978
  • Folder 4: Meier, Thomas A. “White Rock and the Case for Salt Diapers on Mars,” Spring 1979
  • Folder 5: Moran, John. “Craftsmanship Yesterday and Today,” Spring 1978
  • Folder 6: Moravec, Jeff. “Four Genres of Contemporary Criticism,” Summer 1977
  • Folder 7: Pritchard, Alex L. “Survey of the Iowa Legislature: A Comparative Analysis,” Spring 1976
  • Folder 8: Richards, Constance L. “Report of Field Experience in a Psychiatric Unit,” August 1979
  • Folder 9: Volk, Stephen. “Harken Unto a Verser,” Spring 1979
  • Folder 10: Wilson, Brad. “Power in Interpersonal Relationships: A Look at Popular Ideas,” Spring 1978


  • Folder 1: Alexander, Mark Arthur. “The Design and Development of the Iowa Educational Technology Institute Website,” May 1997
  • Folder 2: Jiminez, Jim. “A Study of Advertising Determining Corporate Success,” December 1996
  • Folder 3: Kuehl, Beth Voss. “Developing a Power Point Training Workshop,” May 1996
  • Fp;der 4: Reiners, Carol Ann. “Develop an Audio Tape to Enhance Self-Esteem,” December 1994

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Archivist Gerald Peterson. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, November 2017 and February 2018. Linear feet updated August 15, 2017.