Tire-Heater.

Tire-Heater.

Date: September 8, 1891
Creator: Parks, James H.
Description: Patent for improvements in tire-heater by using a tire box with a number of horizontal bars, tires are placed “into the front of the box and moved into correct position upon the horizontal bars without necessarily lifting the tires.” (Lines 29-32) Diverging arms are secured to the axis inside the tire box. Lamps are secured at the outer ends of the diverging arms. These diverging arms operate by a regulating crank which makes the lamps revolved beneath the tires, therefore heating the tires. Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Car-Replacer.

Car-Replacer.

Date: February 11, 1896
Creator: Hawkins, Robert B.
Description: Patent for "car-replacers or wrecking-frogs employed for guiding the wheels of a derailed car or locomotive to the rails." (Lines 7-10) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Balanced-Valve Testing and Locking Device.

Balanced-Valve Testing and Locking Device.

Date: June 15, 1897
Creator: Sadler, James Alexander
Description: Patent for "a simple testing and locking device for balanced valves of locomotives, the testing device being so placed with relation to the valve that it may be accurately determined whether the valve on one or the other side of the engine is leaking without removing the outer plates form the valve-casing or removing the covers from the steam-chest." (Lines 8-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Portrait of Woman

Portrait of Woman

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Thelma Frances McCarley in 1923 at about age 16 wearing dark colored clothing.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[City of Clarendon Ledger: Ordinances 1-103]

[City of Clarendon Ledger: Ordinances 1-103]

Date: [c. 1950]
Creator: City of Clarendon
Description: This ledger includes the documentation filed in the Office of the County Court for Donley County which covers the incorporation of the Town of Clarendon as well as the text of ordinances proposed and approved by the City of Clarendon.
Contributing Partner: City of Clarendon
[City of Clarendon Ledger: Ordinances (207)-363]

[City of Clarendon Ledger: Ordinances (207)-363]

Date: [c. 2006]
Creator: City of Clarendon
Description: This ledger includes text of ordinances proposed and passed by the City of Clarendon.
Contributing Partner: City of Clarendon
[City of Clarendon Ledger: Ordinances 104-207]

[City of Clarendon Ledger: Ordinances 104-207]

Date: [c. 1965]
Creator: City of Clarendon
Description: This ledger includes the minutes from sessions of the Board of Commissioners to address proposed ordinances in the City of Clarendon as well as the text of the ordinances and signatures of approval.
Contributing Partner: City of Clarendon
[City of Clarendon Ledger: Ordinances 1-20]

[City of Clarendon Ledger: Ordinances 1-20]

Date: [c. 1915]
Creator: City of Clarendon
Description: This ledger includes the documentation filed in the Office of the County Court for Donley County which covers the incorporation of the Town of Clarendon as well as the text of ordinances proposed and approved by the City of Clarendon. This version starts with an index and handwritten ordinances, but later ones are printed and attached to the ledger pages.
Contributing Partner: City of Clarendon
[City of Clarendon Ledger: Ordinances 365-368]

[City of Clarendon Ledger: Ordinances 365-368]

Date: [c. 2007]
Creator: City of Clarendon
Description: This ledger includes text of ordinances proposed and passed by the City of Clarendon and motions passed by the City Commission.
Contributing Partner: City of Clarendon
Ten Cowboys on Ranch Near Clarendon, Texas

Ten Cowboys on Ranch Near Clarendon, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of nine cowboys on horseback and one on a wagon at a ranch near Clarendon, Texas. Buildings and a windmill are in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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