Map of Aranasa Co.

Map of Aranasa Co.

Date: 1896
Creator: Schutze, E.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Aransas County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:163,099] (4000 varas to 13/16 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Improvement in Fence-Building Machines.

Improvement in Fence-Building Machines.

Date: May 16, 1876
Creator: Tally, Thomas J.
Description: Patent for "a portable machine comprising a pile-driving apparatus, with a portable attachment for making the holes and driving in the posts; also, a boring attachment for deep holes, and also wire-drums for carrying and delivering wires for the wire fence or telegraph wires." (Lines 6-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Rockport Quadrangle

Rockport Quadrangle

Date: 2010
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: Satellite image topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Shell Piles in Aransas County]

[Shell Piles in Aransas County]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Cropped copy-photograph of shell piles in Aransas County. A car is parked on a road to the left of the piles. In front of them, there is a pool of water. In the background, there is a piece of construction machinery. Shell was used to build streets in 1920s and 1930s before paving techniques were used.
Contributing Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library
Rockport Quadrangle

Rockport Quadrangle

Date: 1991
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Sand-Screen for Water-Wells

Sand-Screen for Water-Wells

Date: July 11, 1899
Creator: Hudson, Benjamin F.
Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in sand screens for water wells, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Rialto Theater Photograph #24]

[Rialto Theater Photograph #24]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Rialto Theater in Aransas County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Commission
Rotary Oven-Plate.

Rotary Oven-Plate.

Date: September 12, 1899
Creator: Naquin, Olinda G.
Description: Patent for a certain new and useful rotary oven plate, including instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Governor for Water-Elevators.

Governor for Water-Elevators.

Date: June 8, 1880
Creator: Fulton, James C.
Description: Patent for improvements on governor for water-elevator to alleviate problems of waste of water from overage of water and also allows for self-regulation of the supply of water. Included are instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Design for Sash-Holder.

Design for Sash-Holder.

Date: April 10, 1877
Creator: Overton, Thomas
Description: Patent for "the design [of] a sash or window-frame fastener" (lines 28-30).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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