Map of Comal County

Map of Comal County

Date: 1897
Creator: Pressler, Herman & Terrell, O. O.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Comal County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, the old San Antonio Road, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made of the published map in red ink to denote the addition of Highway 81 and indicated Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (2000 varas to 3/8 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Map of that part of Comal County in Bexar District.

Map of that part of Comal County in Bexar District.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Blueline format of survey map of Comal County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, roads, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Neu Braunfels in Texas

Neu Braunfels in Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Steel engraving print of New Braunfels, Texas, from Meyer's Universum
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Portrait of a Baby in a Wicker Chair]

[Portrait of a Baby in a Wicker Chair]

Date: unknown
Creator: Hildebrandt
Description: Portrait of a baby sitting in a wicker chair wearing a white gown. The photograph is matted, and the photographer's name and location are printed at the bottom.
Contributing Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society
Improvement in Draw-Gages.

Improvement in Draw-Gages.

Date: June 25, 1878
Creator: Tays, John Henry
Description: Patent for improving the manner in which leather straps may be cut and avoid slippage.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Saddle-Tree Fork.

Saddle-Tree Fork.

Date: February 17, 1880
Creator: Mittendorf, Gustav Adolph
Description: Patent for a new and improved saddle-tree fork. This design "strengthen[s] the iron fork by means of a bent wooden part" (lines 14-15). It also utilizes ribs running into and through the neck cavity, which strengthens the neck of the saddle, as when bearing the strain of a lasso.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Windmill.

Windmill.

Date: February 24, 1885
Creator: Benoit, Joseph
Description: Patent for a new and improved windmill. This design consists in "the sectional spiral vanes of the wind-wheel, having a flange on the outer edge, widest at the end of the vane on which the wind first takes effect, and inclined to the plane of the vane for deflecting the wind thereon . . . [and] [t]he brake, having guide-pulley and combined with the pull-cord, tail-vane, and the wheel-shaft, said shaft having a friction-wheel" (lines 13-22).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Portable Dark Room.

Portable Dark Room.

Date: February 28, 1882
Creator: Serdinko, John
Description: Patent for a new and improved portable dark room. This design "consists in a box provided with an opening in one side and a sleeve of pliable material extending outward from this opening, which box contains two smaller boxes for receiving the exposed and unexposed dry plates. The box is provided with a handle for carrying it" (lines 13-19).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Rotary Force Pump.

Rotary Force Pump.

Date: April 14, 1885
Creator: Serdinko, John
Description: Patent for a new and improved rotary force-pump. This design "consists in a rotary force-pump constructed with a tubular standard provided with one or more flexible tubes having interior half-tubes and an interior cylinder mounted upon a crank-shaft and provided with adjustable bars carrying rollers whereby a liquid can be raised by the successive action of the said rollers upon the said flexible tubes" (lines 22-29).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Comal County

Comal County

Date: unknown
Creator: Groos, F.
Description: Map of Comal County, Texas, including the Hill Country region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
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