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Automatic Cotton Press and Feeder

Description: Patent for an automatic cotton press and feeder operated by fluid pressure. Illustrations included.
Date: April 22, 1907
Creator: Cumpston, Frederick Bernard
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Cotton-Tramper

Description: Patent for an automatics cotton presser. Illustrations included.
Date: July 10, 1908
Creator: Campbell, Edgar Howard
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Cotton-Weighing Scale.

Description: Patent for an automatic cotton-weighing scale that is designed "to be used in connection with pneumatic conveyers, and it is of such construction that it will automatically weigh any amount that its scale may be set at, cut off the supply from the conveyer, empty itself, and immediately reset itself, the resetting of the machine opening the supply-valve from the conveyer, so that the weighing operation can be repeated" (lines 13-21).
Date: July 9, 1895
Creator: Schulze, Andrew
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Cut-off for Rotary Engines

Description: Patent for improvements "to the means for actuating the valves controlling the steam supply" (lines 10-12).
Date: March 6, 1890
Creator: Wallerich, Nicholas
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Cylindrical Power.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cylindrical power-source. This design "consists in the combination of a cylindrical slotted frame with a series of blades which are connected together in pairs, and which are alternately forced through the slots in the frame to receive the force of the wind or water and then retracted, so that they will offer no resistance during a portion of the revolution of the frame. . . . The object of [the] invention is to produce a motor which is adapted for use either as a wind-wheel or a water-wheel" (lines 13-27).
Date: November 15, 1881
Creator: Hutchinson, Thomas E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Damper

Description: Patent for "an attachment for stove-dampers whereby said dampers will be automatically moved, in order that the fire may be maintained at a predetermined heat" (lines 9-13).
Date: January 31, 1888
Creator: Beauchamp, William A. J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Damper-Regulator.

Description: Patent for an automatic steam damper-regulator that is simply constructed, and can quickly close and open its damper in the flue of the boiler or furnace.
Date: February 13, 1894
Creator: Gaston, Stephen M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Danger-Signal for Railroads.

Description: Patent for a "device for indicating at railroad crossings and other points, the approach or departure of trains within any given distance of such crossing or with relation to any point where persons might come into dangerous proximity to the train if they were left unadvised by some such signal as this." (Lines 19-26) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 26, 1895
Creator: Lee, Horatio Grooms; White, John P.; Ball, Thomas & White, James L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Drop-Lid for Bins or Boxes.

Description: Patent for "boxes or bins for store counters and shelves; and it has for its object to provide certain improvements in the lid devices for boxes or bins, so as to avoid the many objections to hinged lids, which interfere with free access to the interior of the box or bin when the same is used under the counter or on shelves" (lines 8-15).
Date: August 1, 1893
Creator: Dailey, Basil
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Dumping Cage

Description: Patent for a new and improved automatic dumping cage. This invention is to "use in the shafts of coal and other mines"(line 9-10).
Date: November 30, 1897
Creator: Gordon, William K.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Electric Alarm.

Description: Patent for an automatic electric alarm meant to be hooked up to an automatic dry-pipe sprinkler system, and protects against fire. The alarm goes off when the air in the sprinkler pipes falls below a predetermined level. This invention also signals an alert when there is a leak in the pipes, and is an improvement on the circuit-wires for similar alarms.
Date: January 7, 1896
Creator: Williams, George Bayley
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Electric Alarm.

Description: Patent for an inexpensive, simple, and durable automatic electric alarm that allows people in house or hotel rooms, mines, ships, shops, etc. to signal for another person. The alarm is wired to a clock so it can be programmed to go off at a certain time.
Date: January 7, 1896
Creator: Stansel, Thomas J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Electric Switch

Description: Patent for an automatic electric switch. Illustration included.
Date: November 29, 1904
Creator: Guthrie, William S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Electric Switch

Description: Patent for an automatic electric switch. This invention consists of a series of switches and a rotary switch run by electromagnetic key operating motor. Illustration included.
Date: June 19, 1903
Creator: Guthrie, William S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Elevator Gate

Description: Patent for an elevator gate that will automatically be raised or lowered upon ascent or descent of the elevator, with illustrations.
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: McNaught, Ira S,
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Fan

Description: Patent for mechanical improvements in "automatic fans intended especially for use on beds, whether in houses or in sleeping-cars" (lines 7-9).
Date: December 17, 1889
Creator: Comminge, Frank
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Fan.

Description: Patent for a new and improved automatic fan. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the attaching-plate, the depending rod, the fixed plate on the lower end thereof, the socket arms pivotally connected to said plate at their inner ends, and the fans held in the sockets in said arms, of the plate loosely mounted on the rod above [the] plate, having arms, the rods pivotally connecting the outer ends of said arms, the pitman connected to [another] plate, and the operating crank" (lines 67-76).
Date: October 9, 1888
Creator: Goodspeed, Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Fan Combination Stand.

Description: Patent for a new and improved automatic-fan combination-stand. This design "relates to an improved stand or support for an automatic fan, which said stand shall be portable, so as to be conveniently set up wherever desired, and which shall contain various hooks, brackets, shelves, and other conveniences" (lines 17-22).
Date: November 28, 1882
Creator: McKeehan, Charles Houston
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Feed for Saw-Setting Mechanism.

Description: Patent for improvements to Automatic Feed for Saw-Setting Mechanism, "particularly adapted to advance the saw into alinement with a setting-punch by reciprocatory movement of a part of the mechanism" (lines 11-14), including illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Haltom, Samuel & Nadel, Abraham G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Filling-Machine

Description: Patent for a filling machine. Illustrations included.
Date: June 20, 1907
Creator: Humphreys, Jerome N.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Fire-Alarm

Description: Patent for an electronic automatic fire alarm.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Fred, Mason Kennedy
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Fire-Alarm.

Description: Patent for the automatic fire alarm system relates to a fusing wire that reacts to any heat or fire by closing circuit inside of the battery resulting in sounding off the alarm, and thus, improving the fire-alarm system structure.
Date: March 15, 1904
Creator: Fred, Mason K.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Fire Alarm

Description: Patent for an automatic fire alarm. Illustration included.
Date: August 10, 1905
Creator: Suttle, Willis A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Automatic Fire Extinguisher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fire extinguisher. This design is "to provide for automatically putting out a fire in any building in which [the] apparatus may be located, upon the temperature in said building or room reaching any predetermined degree. This result is accomplished by the action of an expansible fluid—such as mercury—in a contained vessel, which actuates certain . . . mechanism, causing the structure to be flooded with water or with a fire-extinguishing gas or fluid" (lines 22-32).
Date: December 30, 1890
Creator: Fuller, Wily Scott
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department