[Deer kill at Faries Ranch, Maverick County, Texas]

[Deer kill at Faries Ranch, Maverick County, Texas]

Date: December 30, 1915
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Description: Photograph of killed deer hung on a pole that is propped between a cistern stand and a tree. Lying on the ground is other game, possibly wild hogs. In the background is fencing. The scene is at Faries Ranch, Maverick County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library
Newspaper-File.

Newspaper-File.

Date: October 20, 1891
Creator: Jaehnig, Charles H.
Description: Patent for improvements in newspaper-holders by using a long metallic “piece bent at its upper end to form a spring and a means of suspension for the holder, and also bent at its lower end to form a similar spring and a hand-grasp, an upper and a lower loop connected to the bent ends of the metallic piece, and a retaining-tongue pivotally connected to the lower loop and having a hooked end for engaging the upper loop” (lines 82-89) to hold the newspaper. Illustration is included.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Compound for Closing Punctures in Pneumatic Tires.

Compound for Closing Punctures in Pneumatic Tires.

Date: August 10, 1897
Creator: Lynman, William L.
Description: Patent for "a liquid compound for closing punctures in inflated wheel-tires." (Lines 11-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Shawl Strap.

Shawl Strap.

Date: August 19, 1884
Creator: Tharp, William B.
Description: Patent for a new and improved shawl strap. This design "relates to shawl, book, and other straps, and has for its object to provide a cheap, simple, and efficient article, which can be used with packages of any size, and fastened thereto easily and quickly without applying buckles to the ends of the straps" (lines 8-13).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Soil survey, Maverick County, Texas

Soil survey, Maverick County, Texas

Date: January 1942
Creator: Smith, H.M. (Howard Malcolm)
Description: Text describes the climate, agricultural history, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, productivity ratings, native vegetation, irrigation, and soil morphology and genesis for Maverick County, Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Maverick County

Maverick County

Date: March 1, 1863
Creator: unknown
Description: Map of Maverick County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The road from Eagle Pass to Laredo, Texas is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Maverick County

Maverick County

Date: May 1874
Creator: Jessen, A.
Description: Map of Maverick County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The road from Eagle Pass to Laredo, Texas is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Maverick County

Maverick County

Date: 1875
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Description: Map of Maverick County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The road from Eagle Pass to Laredo, Texas is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Maverick County

Maverick County

Date: June 1892
Creator: Warren, W. H.
Description: Map of Maverick County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
Maverick County

Maverick County

Date: March 1878
Creator: Langermann, A. B.
Description: Map of Maverick County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The road from Eagle Pass to Laredo, Texas is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Contributing Partner: Texas General Land Office
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