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Collin County Community College District Annual Financial Report: 2012

Description: Comprehensive annual financial report of the Collin County Community College District for fiscal year 2012 including basic financial statements and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) supplemental statements, unaudited statistics, audit reports, supplementary financial information, and related data.
Date: November 28, 2012
Creator: Collin County Community College District
Item Type: Report

Cutting-Nippers.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in cutting nippers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 27, 1900
Creator: Love, Robert Hamilton
Item Type: Patent

Corn-Planter.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in corn planters, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 25, 1898
Creator: Webb, Richard Haywood
Item Type: Patent

Harness-Buckle.

Description: Patent for a new and useful harness buckle, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 6, 1899
Creator: Comer, Little Berry
Item Type: Patent

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and useful cultivator, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 9, 1898
Creator: Otenhouse, Henry
Item Type: Patent

Calculating - Machine

Description: Patent for an improvements in calculating machines. This invention "relates to machines for making rapid and accurate calculations" (line 8-9).
Date: November 16, 1897
Creator: Minnis, Henry M.
Item Type: Patent

Moldboard

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in moldboards.
Date: December 21, 1897
Creator: Smith, Samuel A.
Item Type: Patent

Gate Latch

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in gate latches.
Date: December 7, 1897
Creator: Turley, John Breckinridge
Item Type: Patent

Grain-Door For Freight-Cars.

Description: Patent for a new and improved grain door for freight cars, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 19, 1899
Creator: Morten, Edward W.
Item Type: Patent

Draft Equalizer.

Description: Patent for improvement to draft-equalizers.
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Billington, Wesley E.
Item Type: Patent

Envelop.

Description: Patent for an envelop adapted "as a cover or wrapper for valuable papers, money, and the like." (Lines 10-13) Illustrations included.
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Dennis, Millard Jefferson & Davis, William Clarence
Item Type: Patent

Washboard

Description: Patent for an improved washboard, that will be "simple, inexpensive, and efficient" while allowing water to fully drain from it after washing is finished, including illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Bailey, Robert E.
Item Type: Patent

Wagon-Bed-Hoisting Apparatus

Description: Patent for Wagon-Bed-Hoisting Apparatus which "consists in the provision of a rack adapted to be connected to the bed of the wagon" (lines 17-19); including illustration and instructions
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Southern, W.
Item Type: Patent

Cultivator

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in cultivators, relating to an attachment which may be applied to use upon any variety of cultivator with carrying-wheels, which provides efficient means for cutting cotton-stalks or weeds after cotton harvest.
Date: January 22, 1901
Creator: Kerr, Robert Lee
Item Type: Patent

Washing-Machine

Description: Patent for "a new and improved washing-machine arranged for use on any kind of tub and adapted to insure a perfect uniform washing of all the clothes in the tub by the use of yieldingly-mounted pounders, which intermittently change their position relatively to the clothes under treatment" (lines 9-16).
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Staggs, Henry F. & Staggs, Robert H.
Item Type: Patent

Binder For Books

Description: " I invented new and useful improvements that relate to binders for books; and its object is to provide a simple, durable, and attractive device of this character adapted to detachably secure the leaves of a book so that any one or more of them can be readily removed." Crowder, Joseph. (1905). Binder for Books. United States Patents Office. Retrieved from http://edit.texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth508756/.
Date: 1905/12/12
Creator: Crowder, Joseph Wade & Simmons, W. W.
Item Type: Patent

Stalk-Rake.

Description: Patent for new stalk rake design, “especially applicable as a rake for gathering corn or cotton stalks from the ground preparatory to plowing the same or otherwise fitting it for use”, (lines 13-17) including illustrations.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Clark, Joesph Lauson
Item Type: Patent

Stalk-Chopper

Description: Patent for a stalk chopper that chops weeds, vines, and stalks into smaller pieces or kills them in order for the ground beneath to be readily cultivated.
Date: September 30, 1902
Creator: Adamson, William Levi
Item Type: Patent

Machine for Grinding Disks.

Description: Patent for improvements in grinding-machines in which it can “hold the disk rigidly at a desired angle and can be adjusted from or toward a grinding device;” (lines 13-15) by using a “combination of an adjustable gear, a grinding-wheel and means for imparting motion from the grinding-wheel to the gear; of a spring-pressed roller above the gear and adapted to hold a disk thereon in contact with the wheel.” (Page 2, lines 65-70) Illustration is included.
Date: March 17, 1903
Creator: Shipp, Abijah T.
Item Type: Patent

Grain-Car Door

Description: Patent for a grain-car door.
Date: April 9, 1902
Creator: Church, Josiah W. & O'Gorman, M.J.
Item Type: Patent

Fire-Engine.

Description: Patent for improvements to fire engines, designed for rural use and places where water may be scarce by the inclusion of storage tank and a pump.
Date: November 15, 1910
Creator: Minnis, Henry M.
Item Type: Patent