Map of J. D. Rogers Farm

Map of J. D. Rogers Farm

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Hand-drawn map of the Rogers farm along the Brazos River in Grimes County; formerly Allen Farm; currently (2006) owned by the Moore Brothers. Scale 1:4,800
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Map of John D. Rogers Farm

Map of John D. Rogers Farm

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Hand-drawn map of Rogers farm along the Brazos River in Grimes County; formerly called Allen Farm; currently owned by the Moore Brothers. The plat shows the property with notations to show subdivisions and dimensions.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
"Grimes County, Texas"

"Grimes County, Texas"

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Large blue-line map of Grimes County abstracts printed on light-weight cotton
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Map of Grimes County

Map of Grimes County

Date: 1858
Creator: Von Rosenberg, W.
Description: Blueline format of survey map of Grimes County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, surveys of land, and towns. No scale information given.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Grimes County

Grimes County

Date: 1922
Creator: Matzow, Fr.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Grimes County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:266,666] (2000 varas to 1/4 of an inch).
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Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Environmental Impact Statement: Grimes County

Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Environmental Impact Statement: Grimes County

Date: 2014
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Description: Map depicting the route of a proposed high-speed railroad connecting Dallas and Houston. This map shows the Grimes County information.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Map of Grimes County]

[Map of Grimes County]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Grimes County, Texas, showing towns, creeks, and blocks of land. Map includes a legend corresponding to the owners of the blocks of land in the lower-right corner.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Fertilizer-Distributer.

Fertilizer-Distributer.

Date: May 20, 1902
Creator: Mize, William P.
Description: Patent for a fertilizer-distributer with "means for agitating and loosening up the fertilizing material and delivering the same through a series of discharge-openings, such series extending transversely of the path of movement of the machine across the field and controlled by individual and independently-operable feed slides or gates, whereby the machine may be used for simultaneously fertilizing adjoined furrows or as a broadcast fertilizer-distributer" (Lines 12-21).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Speed-Measures.

Improvement in Speed-Measures.

Date: June 22, 1875
Creator: Minton, Stephen F.
Description: Patent for a "means for indicating the degree of speed with which an engine or train of cars is passing over a rail-road, and for enabling an engineer to regulate the speed of his engine to conform to the 'time' enjoined by his table, so that he will run at an even degree of speed, and be required neither to 'slow down' to save his schedule nor quicken the pace of his engine to make up lost time." (Lines 15-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
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Acala cotton seed poster

Acala cotton seed poster

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Advertisement for No. 111 strain Acala cotton seed developed by John D. Rogers of Navasota, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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