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Electric Alarm System

Description: Patent for an electric alarm system for triggering fire alarms.
Date: February 11, 1913
Creator: Weaver, Allison U. & Weaver, Spencer E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Transmission-Gearing

Description: Patent for a car power transmission gearing which is operated by one simple stick that does not require lateral movements and eliminates the danger of stripping the gears.
Date: July 2, 1912
Creator: McCurdy, Horace L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seed-Cotton Cleaner

Description: Patent for a seed cotton cleaner which cleans out foreign matter and defective cotton while the seed cotton is going on a conveyor belt to the cotton gin.
Date: April 23, 1912
Creator: Thompson, Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Winding Device

Description: Patent for a wire winding device for repairing wooden bars.
Date: April 23, 1912
Creator: Wilkinson, Charles C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Steam-Turbine for Locomotives.

Description: Patent for a compact mechanism related to steam turbines, which has positive geared connections with the driving access of the locomotive, resulting in reduced friction. This increases efficiency of the driving action while reduced the expenditure of elastic fluid in order to run smoothly.
Date: December 5, 1911
Creator: Dumas, Joel Benjaman
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Checker and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton checkers and cultivators by “providing a device in which the width of the hills or rows may be adjusted to suit the requirements of various grades of soil.” (Lines 15-17) Another improvement is to provide a “means to which the plows of the cultivator may be simultaneously raised or lowered, and when so raised or lowered may be kept in their adjusted positions.” (Lines 19-22) Illustration is included.
Date: January 11, 1910
Creator: Hamilton, Robert
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Ruler and Paper-Cutter

Description: Patent for a ruler that may also be used as a paper cutter. Illustrations included.
Date: October 27, 1909
Creator: Dibrell, Frank A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Checker and Cultivator

Description: Patent for a cotton checker and cultivator. Illustration included.
Date: October 14, 1909
Creator: Hamilton, Robert & Humble, Henry O. V.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gin Saw Cleaner

Description: Patent for a gin saw cleaner. Illustration included.
Date: September 8, 1909
Creator: Pillow, James G. & Freeman, C. F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sheaf-Carrier for Binders

Description: Patent for sheaf carrier for binders which allows sheaves to be gathered without danger of them being dumped or dislodged and allow for automation of sheaf carrier arms.
Date: July 13, 1909
Creator: Pillow, James Gid
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Planters

Description: Patent for attachment for planters, provides a simple, inexpensive, easily-applied, and effectively operating attachmentc for cotton, corn, or other seed-planting machines in which is included a truck or a carriage whereby a sweep-plow can be connected with the planter truck or carriage for laying out a furrow and covering the seed (Johnson, 1902).
Date: June 14, 1909
Creator: Johnson, Major
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dressmaker's Skirt-Measuring Device.

Description: Patent for a measuring device and stand to locate the proper placement of tucks, ruffles, and trimmings on a woman's skirt.
Date: January 19, 1909
Creator: Putney, Maggie
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Clinometer

Description: Patent for a clinometer. This invention is designed to measure the grades and angles of inclination of structures and objects of various descriptions. Illustration included.
Date: August 14, 1907
Creator: Keith, John David & Faulkner, Walter Edgar
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fred Regulator for Cotton Gins

Description: Patent for a feed regulator for cotton gins. This invention is arranged for distributing and guiding cotton into the feeder. Illustration included.
Date: June 25, 1907
Creator: McCreary, Lorenzo A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Box

Description: Patent for paper box formed from a single blank which can be folded into compact form.
Date: May 8, 1906
Creator: Hale, Lawrence F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Portable Water-Heater and Steam-Cooker

Description: Patent for: "This invention relates to a portable water-heater and steam-cooker, and has for its object to provide an apparatus of this class which will be adapted for heating water for a variety of domestic purposes." Staton, John W. (1902). Portable Water - Heater and Steam - Cooker. United States Patent Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508484/view/#page/2/mode/1up.
Date: 1904/04/12
Creator: Staton, John William
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tying Attachment For Baling Presses

Description: Patent for tying attachment for baling presses for hay. Illustrations included.
Date: June 30, 1903
Creator: Johnson, Robert S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill

Description: Patent for a new windmill design with improvement to the "mechanism for transmitting the motion of the wheel shaft to the pump rods."
Date: November 25, 1902
Creator: Morrisson, Andrew
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Planter

Description: Patent for a cotton planter. Illustrations included.
Date: August 16, 1902
Creator: Guton, Isaac
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

TYPE-WRITER.

Description: Patent for a new device for typewriters which allows for shifting from lower case to upper case by means of "the one set of keys ordinarily employed, but of modified construction" (lines 14-15) including descriptions of the device, operation, and illustrations
Date: May 6, 1902
Creator: Austin, Thomas R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Heater

Description: Patent for "a heater of the above-described character which may be used in connection with a stove or furnace or a fire built on the ground in the open air and be more effective and economic in its heating and more convenient in operation than the usual methods heretofore pursued in such instances where an inexpensive and portable device of this kind could be used to great advantage" (lines 13-22).
Date: June 4, 1901
Creator: Harrison, John B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator Attachment.

Description: Patent for " agricultural implements, more especially harrows or cultivators ; and it has for its objects a device which can be conveniently attached to the standards or footpieces of any cultivator and which may hold or carry different numbers of small plows or harrow-teeth for the cultivation of any crops or at any place where a small harrow is needed;" (lines 7-15) including illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Crosby, Henry T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein-Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and useful rein holder, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Sewell, John S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Branding-Chute.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in branding-chutes for "securely holding live stock during the process of branding the same" (line 12 - 14).
Date: April 19, 1898
Creator: Bennett, Joe
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department