Map of Bandera County

Map of Bandera County

Date: 1862
Creator: unknown
Description: Blueline format of survey map of Bandera County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, and Comanche Trail. No scale information given.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Improvement in Lock-Faucets.

Improvement in Lock-Faucets.

Date: June 4, 1878
Creator: Seward, Marion F.
Description: Patent for a improvement in lock faucets, includes instructions and illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Old Buck Ranch Photograph #1]

[Old Buck Ranch Photograph #1]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Old Buck Ranch, in Bandera County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Commission
Coin Controlled Electrical Weighing Scale.

Coin Controlled Electrical Weighing Scale.

Date: November 13, 1888
Creator: Smith, William R.
Description: Patent for a new and improved coin-operated electrical scale. This design "relates to improvements in electrical weighing-scales that may be tripped by electricity; and the main object of [the] invention is to so arrange the electric circuit that it may be closed for tripping the indicator by inserting within the machine a coin or like-shaped metallic piece" (lines 16-22).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Texas: Medina Lake Quadrangle

Texas: Medina Lake Quadrangle

Date: 1956
Creator: Burgess, H.; Vance, W. N.; Lawrence, A. M.; Routen, R. W.; Huffstickler, C. A.; Leonard, W. J. et al.
Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Medina Lake, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads and highways, towns, water bodies, ranches and farms, borders between counties, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Plane Landing on Lake

Plane Landing on Lake

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a plane landing on a lake identified as Medina Lake; the pilot is identified as DePinedo. Text below the photograph says "59-DePinedo Landing on Medina Lake (0-467G-22)(March-1927)."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Texas Attorney General Opinion: WW-1386

Texas Attorney General Opinion: WW-1386

Date: July 18, 1962
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Will Wilson, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Whether independent candidates for the office of County Tax Assessor-Collector of Bandera County, which county has less than 10,000 inhabitants, and which separate office of Tax Assessor-Collector has been created by special election under Art. 1903, V.C.S., must comply with Sec. 3, Art. 13.47a, Election Code, providing for an affidavit of intention to run.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Nebengesetze der unentwegt Loge No. 160

Nebengesetze der unentwegt Loge No. 160

Date: 1890~
Creator: O. D. H. S.
Description: This short pamphlet constitutes the bylaws of the O. D. H. S. steadfast lodge number 160, a chapter of the Order of the Sons of Hermann which was devoted to the preservation of German heritage and culture. The document describes rules for calling meetings, intake of new members, collecting membership dues, electing officers, attendance at member funerals, and making changes to the bylaws. The last page lists the officers of the lodge at the time the bylaws were approved.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Bandera County.

Bandera County.

Date: 1904
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Pickle-Lifter.

Pickle-Lifter.

Date: August 30, 1892
Creator: Currie, John A., Jr. & Currie, Jose W.
Description: Patent for improvements in pickle lifters: "provide a device of the character set forth which is adapted for culinary as well as table use in lifting pickles, olives, or other edibles of a similar nature from bottles or jars, the parts of the same being simple and effective in the construction and operation" (lines 13-19).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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