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Description: Patent for improvements in stirrups by using continuous coiled spring to construct the stirrup, in which, it will afford the requisite yield to the tread of the rider; and in case of accident, will resume its normal shape when relieved of the weight of the horse. (Lines 30-36) Illustration is included.
Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Gillespie, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oldham County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Oldham County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1925
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas Ranches Panhandle Section

Description: Survey map of large ranches in the Texas Panhandle region, including the name and/or the owner(s) of each ranch. Map also includes labeled counties, towns, rivers, creeks, and roads. Handwritten notes have been made to the map in pencil to denote the approximate acreage of a number of ranches.
Date: 1949
Creator: Williams, J. W. & Neal, A. D., Sr.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library


Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Tucumcari, New Mexico, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet with supplementary contours at 50 foot intervals) and spot heights and includes location and sectionalized township diagrams. Scale 1:250,000
Date: 1955
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location: None
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oldham Co.

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Oldham County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1887
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Compound Tool.

Description: Patent for a new and improved multi-tool. This design "consist[s], essentially, of the lever having a cutter recessed and centrally-perforated enlargement, a notch at the outer end of the said enlargement, and a curved and tapering jaw, and a lever, similarly enlarged and recessed . . . and centrally perforated, and having a head, a notch, and a curved and tapering jaw, and the rivet for uniting the two levers at the recessed enlargement" (lines 73-82).
Date: October 2, 1888
Creator: Benson, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Inventory of county records, Oldham County courthouse, Vega, Texas

Description: Inventory of records of Oldham County housed in the Oldham County Courthouse in Vega, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioners' Court, County Judge, County Clerk, County Court, District Clerk, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, County Treasurer, County Superintendent of Schools, and Wind Erosion Conservation District. Also provides a list of Oldham County records and an… more
Date: 1978
Creator: Kuehn, Claire; Fortin, Maurice G.; Riney, James E.; Sall, Larry; Guy, Lynn & Shaller, Sidney
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Boys ranch]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about boys from the Boys Ranch in Old Tascosa stopping in Fort Worth on their way to the Gulf Coast.
Date: July 29, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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