[Portrait of Miss Lillian Gunter]

[Portrait of Miss Lillian Gunter]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Portrait of a woman identified as Miss Lillian Gunter. She is wearing a light-colored shirt with a blue tie and glasses. The background of the photograph appears to be tinted.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
[Short History of Cooke County Library]

[Short History of Cooke County Library]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Document of a brief history of Cooke County Library, including information and statistics beginning from the early 1900s. It discusses the need for a new library which would be built in 1963.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
[Letter Discussing Location of Library]

[Letter Discussing Location of Library]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gainesville Business and Professional Women
Description: Letter to city council from the Gainesville Business and Professional women discussing the best location for the new library.
Contributing Partner: Cooke County Library
Varnish

Varnish

Date: July 14, 1885
Creator: Smith, Henry Thomas
Description: Patent for invention a new and used varnished to be used is on wood, metal etc.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Cooke Co.

Cooke Co.

Date: 1899
Creator: unknown
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Cooke County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Pendulum-Scale.

Pendulum-Scale.

Date: April 17, 1894
Creator: Graves, William J.
Description: Patent for "a self-registering scale which shall be composed of but a few parts, and which will be accurate and reliable in use, and not liable to get out of repair from constant employment" (lines 10-14).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Paint Compound.

Paint Compound.

Date: January 1, 1895
Creator: Rook, Benjamin F.
Description: Patent for "a fire and water-proof coating material adapted for application to wood and metallic roofing, boats, &c., to preserve the material from corrosion and render the same impervious to water." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: January 1, 1895
Creator: Shwadlenak, August Frank
Description: Patent for a car-coupling that has a draw head with a link opening, a pin opening that goes across the link opening and has two side recesses, a sliding head in the link opening, a spring that holds the sliding head in place, two lever arms in the side recesses, a catch block that the lever arms move, and an apparatus for raising the coupling pin.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Book-Holder for Reading-Stands.

Book-Holder for Reading-Stands.

Date: August 21, 1894
Creator: Anderson, Francis John & Irick, William Madison
Description: Patent for "a book holder especially designed to receive large books for reference, such as a dictionary for example, and to so construct the mechanism of the holder that a cradle will be provided for the reception of the book, which cradle will be adapted to be carried upward and outward from the holder in a manner which will bring the book in proper position for consultation, and which mechanism will also act to lower the book, without jar or injury to it, within the holder when the book is no longer required." (Lines 14-26) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Buckles

Improvement in Buckles

Date: March 20, 1877
Creator: Melton, Benjamin F.
Description: Patent for a new and improved buckle for use with hame-straps, breech-straps, etc. The patent contains an explanation of the buckle and various illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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