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 Collection: Texas Patents
Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Acetylene-Gas Generator.

Date: June 4, 1907
Creator: Hays, Parx Orr.
Description: Patent for an acetylene-gas generator that consists of “a suitable frame, a receptacle positioned within said frame, and a gas-bell” (lines 11-13), as well as a gasometer and carbide feed. As a result, the gas generator “will continually furnish dry, cool gas and at a substantially even pressure at all times” (line 22-24). Illustrations included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Crude-Oil Burner.

Crude-Oil Burner.

Date: June 24, 1902
Creator: Landis, John A.; Johnston, William A. & Bosley, Lee Wooden
Description: Patent for "a crude-oil burner especially adapted for use in cooking and heating stoves and in fireplaces;" including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Trap

Trap

Date: February 18, 1902
Creator: Holland, William J.
Description: Patent for a trap for the catching of small animals that can also be applied towards large animals and marine life, with illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
End-Gate Fastener

End-Gate Fastener

Date: January 21, 1902
Creator: Nichols, Walter B.; Nichols, Edward A. & Schad, Frank X.
Description: Patent for a fastener to hold end gate and sideboards of wagon in place and attached to body of wagon. Allows for adjustment.
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Hay Stacking and Loading Device.

Hay Stacking and Loading Device.

Date: August 27, 1901
Creator: Nichols, Robert J.
Description: Patent for "improvements in hay stacking and loading devices, the object of the invention being to provide means for erecting penannular stacks; and the same consists in the construction and arrangement of the parts, which includes a crane, its supporting means, and a hay-fork" (lines 10-16) including illustration.
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Lock

Lock

Date: July 23, 1901
Creator: Ozment, David Brewer
Description: Patent for "an improved lock for sliding doors. It is furthermore designed to provide an improved seal-lock especially arranged for car-doors and constructed to be automatically locked by the closing of the door and to give the latter an initial start or opening when the lock is being released, so as to facilitate the opening of the door and prevent sticking thereof" (lines 9-17).
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Car-Brake

Car-Brake

Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Boyers, Thomas Albert.
Description: Patent for an invention that relates to innovations and improvements to railroad car-brakes.
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Spoon.

Spoon.

Date: March 5, 1901
Creator: Holman, Clara Belle
Description: Patent for a spoon designed to avoid spilling liquids, including illustrations.
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Floating Body.

Floating Body.

Date: November 20, 1900
Creator: Bailey, Edward Gray
Description: Patent for improvements to balloons or floating bodies in order to provide for a floating body "consisting of a flexible air or gas receiver, made to imitate or resemble animate or inanimate objects, so as to assume when inflated the shape of a human head or bust, birds, statues, animals, or any other desired object" (lines 14-19), including illustrations.
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Means For Automatically Inflating Pneumatic Tires.

Means For Automatically Inflating Pneumatic Tires.

Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Mills, John Andrew
Description: Patent for new and improved means for "pumping air into the tires and actuated from the wheel when the latter is in motion" (lines 18-20), including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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