Atascosa Co.

Atascosa Co.

Date: 1919
Creator: Von Rosenberg, E. & Davis, Grady W.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Atascosa County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red ink and pencil. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Adding Machine.

Adding Machine.

Date: September 22, 1885
Creator: McCaleb, John L.
Description: Patent for a new and improved adding machine. This design "consists in the combination, with a box, of a spindle in the same, a sleeve surrounding the spindle, a hand on the spindle, a hand on the sleeve, devices for turning the spindle from the sleeve, a cog-wheel revolving from the spindle, and an extra hand in connection with the cog-wheel" (lines 10-16).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[G. Van Norman Survey Blueprints]

[G. Van Norman Survey Blueprints]

Date: unknown
Creator: G. Van Norman
Description: Blueprint by G. Van Norman Survey of Atascosa Co., Texas.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Sheriff's Posse in Atascosa County, Texas, 1903

Sheriff's Posse in Atascosa County, Texas, 1903

Date: 1903
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Sheriff's posse in Atascosa County, Texas in 1903. The men stand with their rifles in hand, in front of the jail around their prisoner, the bandit "Gomez" who sits in a chair.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
Improvement in Machines for Bending Stirrups.

Improvement in Machines for Bending Stirrups.

Date: February 1, 1870
Creator: Forest, Demsey
Description: Patent for an invention that "is to provide a simple and efficient machine for bending and shaping stirrups for saddles" (lines 10-12). The patent includes instructions and an illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Measuring Wheel.

Measuring Wheel.

Date: June 29, 1886
Creator: McCaleb, John L.
Description: Patent for a new and improved measuring-wheel. This design "relates to the construction of an instrument whereby lineal measurements may be taken and automatically registered where the distance is greater than the circumference of the measuring-wheel. The invention consists of a graduated wheel in the slot of a bifurcated handle, and of an automatic registering attachment" (lines 7-14).
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Texas: Pleasanton Quadrangle Grid Zone "D"

Texas: Pleasanton Quadrangle Grid Zone "D"

Date: 1956
Creator: Lukesh, G. R.; Rehberg, A., Jr. & Kenda, P.
Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Pleasanton, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, ranches, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Adding-Machine.

Adding-Machine.

Date: February 12, 1884
Creator: Barmore, Albert King
Description: Patent for a new and improvement in adding-machines in which a mechanical wheel has teeth. " The object of the invention is to provide the means for adding columns of figures by machinery"(lines 13-15), with instruction and illustration
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Texas (Atascosa County): Jourdanton Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Texas (Atascosa County): Jourdanton Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Date: 1956
Creator: Jones, T. M.; Rehberg, A. & Lukesh, G. R.
Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Jourdanton, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads and highways, water bodies, towns, ranches and farms, water wells, pipelines, borders, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Plat of Coughran, Atascosa County, Texas.

Plat of Coughran, Atascosa County, Texas.

Date: 1913
Creator: unknown
Description: Map shows tract numbers and property boundaries in the Coughran Plat in Atascosa County, Texas. Scale not given.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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