Dear Portal friends: Do you enjoy having history at your fingertips? We’ve appreciated your support over the years, and need your help to keep history alive. Here’s the deal: we’ve received a Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Now it’s time to keep our word and raise matching funds for the Cathy Nelson Hartman Portal to Texas History Endowment. If even half the people who use the Portal this month give $5, we’d meet our $1.5 million goal immediately! All donations are tax-deductible and support Texas history: yesterday, today, and tomorrow.

Not Now

  You limited your search to:

  Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
 County: Coleman County, TX
 Collection: Texas Patents
Branding-Chute.

Branding-Chute.

Date: April 19, 1898
Creator: Bennett, Joe
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in branding-chutes for "securely holding live stock during the process of branding the same" (line 12 - 14).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Rein-Holder.

Rein-Holder.

Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Sewell, John S.
Description: Patent for a new and useful rein holder, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cultivator Attachment.

Cultivator Attachment.

Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Crosby, Henry T.
Description: Patent for " agricultural implements, more especially harrows or cultivators ; and it has for its objects a device which can be conveniently attached to the standards or footpieces of any cultivator and which may hold or carry different numbers of small plows or harrow-teeth for the cultivation of any crops or at any place where a small harrow is needed;" (lines 7-15) including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Windmill

Windmill

Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Morrisson, Andrew
Description: Patent for a new windmill design with improvement to the "mechanism for transmitting the motion of the wheel shaft to the pump rods."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Portable Water-Heater and Steam-Cooker

Portable Water-Heater and Steam-Cooker

Date: 1904/04/12
Creator: Staton, John William
Description: Patent for: "This invention relates to a portable water-heater and steam-cooker, and has for its object to provide an apparatus of this class which will be adapted for heating water for a variety of domestic purposes." Staton, John W. (1902). Portable Water - Heater and Steam - Cooker. United States Patent Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508484/view/#page/2/mode/1up.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Heater

Heater

Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Harrison, John B.
Description: Patent for "a heater of the above-described character which may be used in connection with a stove or furnace or a fire built on the ground in the open air and be more effective and economic in its heating and more convenient in operation than the usual methods heretofore pursued in such instances where an inexpensive and portable device of this kind could be used to great advantage" (lines 13-22).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Dressmaker's Skirt-Measuring Device.

Dressmaker's Skirt-Measuring Device.

Date: January 19, 1909
Creator: Putney, Maggie
Description: Patent for a measuring device and stand to locate the proper placement of tucks, ruffles, and trimmings on a woman's skirt.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
TYPE-WRITER.

TYPE-WRITER.

Date: May 6, 1902
Creator: Austin, Thomas R.
Description: Patent for a new device for typewriters which allows for shifting from lower case to upper case by means of "the one set of keys ordinarily employed, but of modified construction" (lines 14-15) including descriptions of the device, operation, and illustrations
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cultivator.

Cultivator.

Date: May 10, 1881
Creator: Brenner, August William & Fraser, James
Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator. This design is "for cultivating stubble, sugar-cane, cotton, corn, and other plants planted in rows or drills, which will remove the soil from the sides of the rows without injuring the roots, and will throw soil around the plants, and which shall be simple in construction and convenient in use" (lines 15-21).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Copy-Holder for Record-Books, &c.

Copy-Holder for Record-Books, &c.

Date: July 30, 1895
Creator: Powell, Phanor P.
Description: Patent for a simple and efficient copy-holder meant for recording things. The invention feeds paper line by line, so the records are straight. The copy-holder also holds the pages of a book in place.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
FIRST PREV 1 2 3 NEXT LAST
Beta Preview