Kerr County

Kerr County

Date: 1923
Creator: Morriss, G. C. & Giles, J. Bascom
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Kerr County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants of surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Map of Kerr County

Map of Kerr County

Date: 1878
Creator: Von Rosenberg, E.
Description: Blueline format print, copied from microfilm, of survey map of Kerr County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Map of Kerr County.

Map of Kerr County.

Date: July 12, 1864
Creator: Reichel, R.
Description: Survey map of Kerr County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes rivers, creeks, towns, and roads. No scale information given.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Fishing Near Kerrville]

[Fishing Near Kerrville]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr. and John T. Willis, Jr. fishing near Kerrville, TX. John, Jr. stands in front of his father, holding a fishing net in the water.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
Bee Hive.

Bee Hive.

Date: September 20, 1881
Creator: Norwood, John M.
Description: Patent for a new and improved bee hive. This design consists of "the combination, with the removable section, having the right-angled slots and the comb-frames of the securing-bar" (lines 95-98).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Washing-Machine.

Washing-Machine.

Date: April 4, 1893
Creator: Anderson, Albert Grant
Description: Patent for an improved washing machine "in which is employed a rotary agitator or dasher with blades, and it has for its objects among others to provide an improved construction whereby better results are attained, the construction simplified and made cheaper, less liable to become inoperative or injured and easier to operate" (lines 16-22). It has a cover with a hinged lid.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Texas Center Point Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Texas Center Point Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Date: 1956
Creator: Ladue, W. B.; Drouet, Adolph; Kenda, Paul & Anderson, Clay
Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Center Point, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads and highways, towns, water bodies, ranches and farms, boundaries, power lines, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Trace Carrier.

Trace Carrier.

Date: July 19, 1892
Creator: Wellborn, Samuel Houston
Description: Patent for a new and improved trace-carrier. This design consists in "the combination of a cylindrical body of elongated form and obliquely arranged and having slots in the upper part thereof to form bars, a central top slot between said bars, and a lower bar having a recess therein, an obliquely-inclined spring-latch extending across one of the open ends of said body, the back-band having a strap to pass around said body, and a girth-strap connected to said lower recessed bar" (lines 13-22).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Rack and Pinion Mechanism.

Rack and Pinion Mechanism.

Date: October 22, 1889
Creator: MacDonald, Peter M.
Description: Patent for a new and improved rack-and-pinion mechanism. This design "relates to improvements on rack-and-pinion mechanism to dispense with the connecting-rod on steam-engines, whereby a more equal, constant motive power at any point of the piston-stroke, and no dead or weak points of the same, will be obtained" (lines 9-14).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The Recall, Yearbook of Shreiner Institute, 1932

The Recall, Yearbook of Shreiner Institute, 1932

Date: 1932
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Description: Yearbook for Schreiner Institute of Kerrville, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organization.
Contributing Partner: Schreiner University
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