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[Trading Card: Texas Diamondback Terrapin]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Galveston Island State Park, depicting the Texas diamondback terrapin. There is an image of a terrapin in boggy water on the front, with information about the species on the back.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Text

Interpretive Guide to: Galveston State Park

Description: Pamphlet giving overview of the different types of landscapes found in the Galveston Island State Park along with a brief overview of the island's history.
Date: August 2014
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Galveston Island State Park

Description: This is a map for the Galveston Island State Park near Galveston Texas. The map provides the access routes for the park, campsites, hiking trails, and a legend shows the location of all the parks amenities.
Date: February 2015
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Map

Towards development of a nutrient budget for the Trinity-San Jacinto Estuary

Description: "The Galveston Bay Program identified an "examination of the impacts of freshwater inflow and Bay circulation" as priority areas in its comprehensive conservation management action plan for 2001-2005. Specifically to ensure beneficial freshwater inflow necessary for a salinity, nutrient and sediment loading regime adequate to maintain the productivity of economically important and ecologically characteristic species in Trinity-San Jacinto Estuary." (p. 6).
Date: July 2010
Creator: Quigg, Antonietta Salvatrice
Item Type: Report

Sewing-Machine Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and useful sewing marching attachment, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 9, 1899
Creator: Girardeau, St. Julian
Item Type: Patent

Retaining Wall, Bulkhead, &c.

Description: Patent for certain new and improved invention for protecting the banker or face of the ground from erosion.
Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Judson, William V.
Item Type: Patent

Bicycle-Tire.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in tires for "use with bicycles" (line 10).
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Lewis, George Harris
Item Type: Patent

Shoe-Lace Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shoe lace fastener, including illustrations.
Date: March 17, 1908
Creator: Nicholls, George Habberton
Item Type: Patent

Pruning-Shears.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvement to pruning shears, including illustrations.
Date: October 25, 1910
Creator: Taylor, Samuel C.
Item Type: Patent

Steam and Water Separator.

Description: Patent for improvements in steam and water separator to “eliminate water, entrained moisture, grease, or other impurities from steam at any pressure and automatically discharge the water of condensation and other impurities from the trap and permit the steam to pass in a thoroughly-dry condition to the point of use.” (Lines 13-19) Illustration is included.
Date: December 4, 1900
Creator: Reynolds, William H.
Item Type: Patent

Steam-Separating Trap

Description: Patent for a steam eliminator for engines or other machinery to deliver steam with as little moisture as possible including illustrations.
Date: August 7, 1900
Creator: Cox, John R.; Wright, George H. & Reynolds, William H.
Item Type: Patent

Friction-Clutch

Description: Patent for "a clutch wherein the members composing the clutch are adapted to transmit motion from one to the other by frictional engagement thereof " (lines 12-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 19, 1900
Creator: Ford, James Thomas
Item Type: Patent

Index

Description: Patent for "a simple and compact index in which the available space will be utilized as perfectly as possible". (lines 10-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 22, 1900
Creator: Hausinger, Henry August
Item Type: Patent

Railway-Frog.

Description: Patent for "a frog for crossing rails at switches or railway-crossings" (lines 8-9).
Date: December 25, 1900
Creator: Barry, James
Item Type: Patent

Lighting Apparatus for Vehicles.

Description: Patent for a useful lighting apparatus for vehicles in general by using a power-transmitting belt properly mounted on to the car-wheels to “which energy may be drawn from the wheels of the car and supplied to a lighting-dynamo.” (Lines 12-14) Illustration is included.
Date: May 21, 1901
Creator: Brady, Alford
Item Type: Patent