Map of Maverick County, Texas

Map of Maverick County, Texas

Date: 1890
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Maverick County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, pastures, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red pencil and appear to denote the addition of roads. Scale [ca. 1:266,666] (6000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University 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
[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.
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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
Newspaper File.

Newspaper File.

Date: July 26, 1892
Creator: Jaehnig, Charles H.
Description: Patent for a new and improved newspaper file. This design "is adapted and designed to be laid upon a table or placed in the usual rack or suspended by a hook, and . . . it may be held in one hand by means of its handle at the base while perusing the paper" (lines 17-22). It consists, "with a standard formed at or near its upper and lower ends . . . with a suitable perforation extending through the same from the back to the front thereof, of springs arranged upon the back of the standard, one near each end thereof and each formed at its free end with an eye" (lines 22-28).
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[Eagle Pass, Texas Fire Department Patch]

[Eagle Pass, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Patch from the Eagle Pass, Texas fire department. The circular patch has a blue background and yellow edging. "The City of Eagle Pass" is written around the outer ring in yellow, and "Fire Department" is written inside a flap at the bottom. A red circle in the center contains a stylized image of an Eagle as well as the letters "EP," all in white and light blue lettering. "1849" is written at the bottom of this center circle.
Contributing Partner: Fire Museum of Texas
Man with Grind Organ and Monkey

Man with Grind Organ and Monkey

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of McMurry College Band member Paul Mathers in a sombrero and wrap, holding a grind organ and toy monkey. He is standing in a room with two signs on the wall behind him.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Memorandum from LULAC National Office to LULAC National Executive Board - 1979-09-07]

[Memorandum from LULAC National Office to LULAC National Executive Board - 1979-09-07]

Date: September 7, 1979
Creator: League of United Latin American Citizens
Description: Memorandum from League of United Latin American Citizens National Office directed to "All National Executive Board Members" regarding new council applications in Texas. The memo is dated September 7, 1979.
Contributing Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library
Soil survey, Maverick County, Texas

Soil survey, Maverick County, Texas

Date: January 1942
Creator: Smith, H.M. (Howard Malcolm); Marshall, R. M. (Richard Moon) & Mowery, I. C.
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
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