UNT Libraries Government Documents Department - Browse



Description: Patent for a new and useful fire escape, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Buck, Sterling P. & Meaker, Charles L.

Combined Cotton-Chopper And Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful combined cotton chopper and cultivator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 13, 1899
Creator: Parker, Robert L.


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in listing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Blanchard, William R.; Matthews, Lafyette & Watkins, Cisero


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in listing machines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 19, 1899
Creator: Blanchard, William R.

Elevated Electric-Car Line.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in elevated electric car lines, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 26, 1899
Creator: Cooley, Joe H.


Description: Letter Patent of "a map, drawing or similar device provided with an index" (lines 72-74); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Bentley, H. L.


Description: Patent for a baling-press that will prevent hay or other material from jamming the mechanisms used to bale it.
Date: December 8, 1900
Creator: Dennis, Felix Henry

Stalk - Cutter

Description: "This invention relates to improvements in stalk-cutters, and has for its objects the provision of a simple and efficient attachment for cultivators and harrows by the use of which all stalks and vines in a field to be cultivated may be quickly and thoroughly cut down." Dorris, William. (1906). Stalk-Cutter. United States Patents Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508960/view/#page/2/mode/1up.
Date: 1906/04/24
Creator: Dorris, William P.


Description: Patent for collapsible ironing tables with illustration.
Date: October 29, 1901
Creator: Williams, James Hanna


Description: Patent for a single row planter for corn or cotton. The planter is to be used in virgin soil with out any soil preparation.
Date: May 7, 1907

Wire Working Tool.

Description: Patent for a new and useful wireworking-tool. "This invention relates to a wireworking-tool particularly adapted for use in twisting wire-ties around posts and over runners, drawing staples, and cutting wires" (line 8-11).
Date: February 4, 1902
Creator: Hargrove Benjamin O.

Paper-Bag Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in the paper-bag machine (related to author's previous Patent No. 689,441, December 24, 1901) for the purpose of improving the mechanism for forming the primary fold of the bag-bottom in the bag-folding process, including descriptions of the machinery, parts, and illustrations.
Date: May 5, 1903
Creator: Tyson, Frank


Description: Patent for "devices for equalizing the draft where three or more draft-animals are used" (lines 8-10) to pull machinery, carriages, or wagons with illustrations included.
Date: September 16, 1902
Creator: Hayden, Jefferson B.


Description: Patent for a mechanism used to mount the beam and to connect to the axle in a listing-machine, a class of braking-plows. The mechanism will provide lever support and a means for securing the segmental rack while still being simple, efficient, durable, and inexpensive.
Date: October 21, 1902
Creator: Matthews, Lafayette


Description: Patent for an animal-yoke.
Date: January 21, 1903
Creator: Landers, Willis M.

Attachment For Cultivators

Description: Patent for an attachment for cultivators. Illustration included.
Date: October 13, 1904
Creator: Burks, Edwin H.


Description: Patent for a washer. This invention is designed to applied to machinery without disassembling the machinery. Illustrations included.
Date: April 13, 1903
Creator: Newberry, Sam


Description: Patent for improved shingle-gage for the measurement and spacing of roofing-shingles.
Date: June 19, 1906
Creator: Jones, William W.


Description: Patent for "a peculiar construction" (lines 11-12) that will reduce the liability of a trolley running off of the trolley-wire. This construction "involves a trolley-wheel carried on an axis fixed on the trolley pole or harp and an auxiliary wheel yieldingly mounted on the pole and pressed against the under side of the wire, so that should the pole drop slightly the auxiliary wheel will move relatively to the pole and reduce this contact with the wire." (lines 12-19)
Date: July 17, 1906
Creator: Ward, Gurney Enoch

Bottle Stopper

Description: Patent for a bottle stopper. Illustrations included.
Date: August 12, 1903
Creator: Hogan, Thomas

Vehicle Axle

Description: Patent for a vehicle axles. Illustration included.
Date: March 8, 1907
Creator: Wagner, Samuel C.

Bale-Band Buckle

Description: Patent for buckles used to hold bands of bales. Illustrations included.
Date: December 5, 1906
Creator: Patterson, James S. & Smith, Dallas E.

Electric Light Hanger

Description: Patent for an electric light hanger. Illustration included.
Date: May 11, 1906
Creator: Carter, James William