This system will be undergoing maintenance Tuesday, March 28 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM CST

UNT Libraries Government Documents Department - Browse



Description: Patent for a new and improved truss for relieving or supporting hernia, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Oliver, Zebulon
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for trace carrier for a plow "especially designed to support the trace adjustably in a vertical direction, so as to vary the line of the draft upon the plow and also provide a guide and support for the reins" (lines 9-13), including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Smith, William F.
Item Type: Patent

Loading Apparatus

Description: Patent for a loading apparatus that uses flexing sections that open and closes. Illustration included.
Date: September 18, 1907
Creator: Lipscomb, William C.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a wire stretcher to stretch regular wires or barbed wired for fencing. Illustrations included.
Date: February 20, 1908
Creator: Tyer, Sampson
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a new and useful harrow, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 26, 1899
Creator: Blount, Blanton E. & Guice, Benjamen R.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gates.
Date: April 26, 1898
Creator: Gilbert, John W.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a new and useful cotton chopper, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 27, 1900
Creator: Brooks, John Joseph
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a saddle. Illustration included.
Date: February 18, 1903
Creator: Moore, Sidney S.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a stove. This invention has a fire box and directed combustion. Illustrations included.
Date: July 25, 1903
Creator: Moore, Sidney S.
Item Type: Patent

Pump Spout

Description: Patent for a pump spouts. Illustration included.
Date: November 16, 1908
Creator: Hutchison, James Oliver
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a curtain fixture which raises and lowers curtain shades by tightening and loosening. Illustrations included.
Date: December 19, 1908
Creator: Johnson, George J.
Item Type: Patent

Check-Line Buckle.

Description: Patent for "...a novel means for connecting a check-line to the main line..." (lines 11-12) including illustrations.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Snell, David C. F.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvements in cultivator-plow through the positioning and connection of parts. Adjustable plow for different cultivating functions and different crops, especially for cotton. Illustration and materials recommendations included.
Date: March 18, 1902
Creator: Sheffield, James A. D. & Sheffield, John C.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a door check that holds a door open in a secured position. This particular door securer has a manual operation lock independent of the knob-spindle.
Date: February 24, 1903
Creator: Skidmore, John C. & Tyer, Author
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for improvements in safety-stirrups by providing a device to release the rider’s foot safely if the rider accidentally fall from a horse; and means to retain the movable member of the stirrup in its closed or open position. (Lines 10-17) Illustration is included.
Date: March 22, 1904
Creator: Parrish, Ezekiel L.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a combination tool that provides "a novel form of tool-head arranged to interchangeably carry a plurality of tools of different characters, whereby the single tool-head may be employed in various capacities" (lines 8-12), including illustrations.
Date: January 30, 1906
Creator: Spicer, John R.
Item Type: Patent


Description: Patent for a machine that can cut potatoes and other vegetables into small cooking sized pieces. It has removable blades that allow for different sized pieces to be cut based on the needs of the user.
Date: May 29, 1906
Creator: Lansford, Isaac B.
Item Type: Patent

Garden Rake and Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a garden rake and cultivator that can be adjust in various positions to do the gardening works for the growing plants.
Date: February 20, 1906
Creator: Guice, Benjamin J. H.
Item Type: Patent

Car Coupling

Description: Patent for rail car coupling. Illustration included.
Date: April 9, 1906
Creator: Burran, William Jefferson
Item Type: Patent

Ventilating Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a ventilating apparatus for railway cars for the purpose of supplying air to railway car interiors without needing to open a window (which tends to also let in smoke and dust), including illustrations.
Date: March 6, 1906
Creator: Parrish, Ezekiel L.
Item Type: Patent

Railway Tie Lifter

Description: Patent for railway tie lifter. Illustration included.
Date: August 9, 1907
Creator: Norton, James W. & Collins, William
Item Type: Patent

Roller Drill.

Description: Patent for roller drills that will leave a central core standing in the hole being formed composed of six cutting rollers.
Date: November 28, 1911
Creator: Hughes, Howard R.
Item Type: Patent