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Cultivator

Description: Patent for improvements in cultivators and includes illustrations and instructions.
Date: February 24, 1883
Creator: Wise, David
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk Breaker

Description: Patent for breaking cotton stalks. This device is designed to break down cotton stalks while sparing stalks of growing young wheat. Illustration included.
Date: February 19, 1908
Creator: Shaw, Drury P. & Tackaberry, W. J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Machine

Description: Patent for a baling machine. Illustrations included.
Date: September 15, 1906
Creator: Bryan, William Silous
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of Preserving

Description: Patent for a process for preserving corn and is done without canning it.
Date: May 29, 1906
Creator: Melton, Ephraim B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Calendar Clock

Description: Patent for calendar clock. Illustration included.
Date: March 8, 1906
Creator: Woods, Jesse Leroy
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coupling

Description: Patent for a coupler for railway cars. Illustrations included.
Date: January 3, 1906
Creator: Brandt, Olof Nelson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Photograph Gallery Appliance

Description: Patent for a photograph gallery appliance. This invention is to replace special card mounts. Illustration included.
Date: February 2, 1904
Creator: Bunnell, Walter A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Telephone-Switch

Description: Patent for a telephone switch. "This invention relates to switches for telephone and more particularly to shifting devices for short-circuiting certain classes of lines, and the object is to provide a system of cutting off communication in what are called 'party' lines" (line 8-13). Illustration included.
Date: September 19, 1903
Creator: Mount, Timothy S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Double-Action Pump

Description: Patent for "double-action submerged force-pumps which can be operated by any suitable power, but particularly adapted for operation by windmills provided with variable gearing...simple in construction and strong and durable and in which there are no parts which can be disarranged during operation and from which all valves may be removed without disturbing the pipe and which will maintain a continuous flow of water during operation."
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Byars, Edgar
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for a press for baling cotton and other fibrous materials.
Date: October 14, 1902
Creator: Mount, T. S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Cooling Water.

Description: Patent for a water-cooling apparatus composed chiefly of a subterranean cistern and a water-supply source.
Date: May 20, 1901
Creator: William J. Dossey
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling Press.

Description: Patent for several improvements in baling presses for making cylindrical bales, the machine being able to be set up in both the horizontal and upright positions.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Byars, Edgar.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in baling presses, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 27, 1900
Creator: Byars, Edgar
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tool-Handle And Tool.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in tool handles and tools, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Lantz, Albert C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Fence Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and useful wire-fence machine that can be conveniently carried around.
Date: March 22, 1898
Creator: Watson, James A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Fence Tightener.

Description: Patent for certain improvement in a wire-fence tightening device.
Date: January 4, 1898
Creator: Gililland, John S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flower-Pot.

Description: Patent for a new flower pot with metal siding and a removable bottom, including illustrations.
Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Simpson, McDuff
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretching and Tying Device.

Description: Patent for a "device capable of enabling the wires of a fence after the latter has been erected or during the construction thereof to be readily tightening to the desired tension without necessitating the removal of staples or other devices for fastening the fence-wires to the posts." (Lines 12-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 2, 1897
Creator: Kirby, Thomas W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Calculator.

Description: Patent for a calculator "in which a bar having a series of numbers thereon slides in a frame or base also provided with a series of numbers" (lines 10-12). It is meant for quickly adding numbers.
Date: October 13, 1896
Creator: Copeland, Wesley Albert & Roberts, Cyrus
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drag-Saw.

Description: Patent for a simple and efficient drag-saw that can be easily transported and adjusted. The saw can also be lifted during operation if necessary. It has a frame, a longitudinally-grooved guiding-bracket attached to the frame, a reciprocating pitman-head that slides into the frame, a crank-shaft that operates the pitman-head, an arm that carries the saw with a pivotal connection to the pitman-head, a saw-frame secured to the pitman-head's outer end, an adjustable strap between the saw-carrying arm and the saw-frame for adjusting the saw-frame, a spring between the arm and the pitman-head, a saw-lifting lever fulcrumed on the machine-frame, a pendent stirrup carried by the lifting-lever and slotted to control the saw-carrying arm, and a guiding-bracket with a slot where the stirrup slides and another slot where the arm moves.
Date: March 3, 1896
Creator: Reeves, Newell Antony
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Door Cleat and Fastener.

Description: Patent for "a simple and comparatively-inexpensive car-door cleat and fastener designed for use on cars for transporting cotton and other highly-inflammable merchandise and capable of effectually excluding sparks from the interior of the car and of preventing the same from entering between the edge of the door and the doorway." (Lines 11-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 22, 1895
Creator: Woodruff, Hawkins
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flour-Bin.

Description: Patent for a flour-bin that keeps the flour and meal separated and sifts them separately. This patent has "a novel formation of a stirrer to prevent the banking of the flour or meal in the bin, and which can be cheaply manufactured and when in use will offer a minimum amount of resistance to the contents of the bin agitated thereby" (lines 16-21). The bin is easily cleaned.
Date: September 17, 1895
Creator: Patton, James Monre
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department