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Shawl Strap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shawl strap. This design "relates to shawl, book, and other straps, and has for its object to provide a cheap, simple, and efficient article, which can be used with packages of any size, and fastened thereto easily and quickly without applying buckles to the ends of the straps" (lines 8-13).
Date: August 19, 1884
Creator: Tharp, William B.
Item Type: Patent

Newspaper-File.

Description: Patent for improvements in newspaper-holders by using a long metallic “piece bent at its upper end to form a spring and a means of suspension for the holder, and also bent at its lower end to form a similar spring and a hand-grasp, an upper and a lower loop connected to the bent ends of the metallic piece, and a retaining-tongue pivotally connected to the lower loop and having a hooked end for engaging the upper loop” (lines 82-89) to hold the newspaper. Illustration is included.
Date: October 20, 1891
Creator: Jaehnig, Charles H.
Item Type: Patent

Newspaper File.

Description: Patent for a new and improved newspaper file. This design "is adapted and designed to be laid upon a table or placed in the usual rack or suspended by a hook, and . . . it may be held in one hand by means of its handle at the base while perusing the paper" (lines 17-22). It consists, "with a standard formed at or near its upper and lower ends . . . with a suitable perforation extending through the same from the back to the front thereof, of springs arranged upon the back of the standard, one near each end thereof and each formed at its free end with an eye" (lines 22-28).
Date: July 26, 1892
Creator: Jaehnig, Charles H.
Item Type: Patent

Desk Receptacle.

Description: Patent for a "novel, convenient, and ornamental bottle or receptacle, adapted to contain ink, a sponge, or the like, combined with a pin-cushion and a pen-wiper" (lines 11-14), with illustrations.
Date: January 17, 1893
Creator: Carolan, Eugene P.; Terrell, Edward H. & Terrell, James R.
Item Type: Patent

Brackett Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1896
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Brackett Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1897
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Brackett Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1909
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Brackettville Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1932
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Botella Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1941
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Soil map, Maverick County, Texas

Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, rivers, ranches, tanks, power transmission lines, pipelines, gas fields, towns, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. A polyconic projection, 1927 North American Datum. "Horizontal control by U.S. C. and G. S. 10000 foot grid based upon Texas (South Central) system of plane coordinates."
Date: January 1942
Creator: United States. Bureau of Plant Industry.
Item Type: Map

Soil survey, Maverick County, Texas

Description: Text describes the climate, agricultural history, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, productivity ratings, native vegetation, irrigation, and soil morphology and genesis for Maverick County, Texas.
Date: January 1942
Creator: Smith, H.M. (Howard Malcolm); Marshall, R. M. (Richard Moon) & Mowery, I. C.
Item Type: Book

Spofford Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1944
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Tequesquite Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1944
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Cline Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1949
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Cline Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1949
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
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Botella Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1957
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Indio Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1957
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Indio Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1957
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Cometa Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1958
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Chacon Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1959
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Chupadera Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1959
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Eagle Pass Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1959
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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Paloma Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1959
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
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