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Post route map of the territory of New Mexico : showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of June 1901 ; also railways under construction June 30th, 1901 and the several mining districts of the territory.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century New Mexico Territory postal routes [color coded to indicate frequency of delivery], post office locations, distances between post offices, county seats, existing railroads, mining districts, electric and cable cars, counties, and villages. Includes "Explanation of mail service," "List of counties in New Mexico Territory," and key to 116 "Mining Districts." Scale [ca. 1:1,140,000].
Date: 1901
Creator: Norris Peters Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of the city of Washington in the territory of Columbia: ceded by the states of Virginia and Maryland to the United States of America, and by them established as the seat of their government, after the year MDCCC.

Description: Map shows street names, block numbers, select buildings, military fortifications, canals, bridges, and marshland for the District of Columbia. Includes text notes "Observations explanatory of the Plan" and "Breadth of the Streets." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:24,000].
Date: [1890..1900]
Creator: Norris Peters Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the Argentine Republic

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Argentine Republic political subdivisions, major cities, railroads, and "territory submitted for arbitration to President Cleveland." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:6,370,000].
Date: 1893
Creator: Norris Peters Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Yosemite National Park, showing boundaries established by act of Congress : approved Feb. 7, 1905, and lands eliminated therefrom and placed in the Sierra Forest Reservation.

Description: Map shows township grid, towns, mineral lands, park and county boundaries, existing and proposed roads, existing and proposed trails, suggested patrol stations and military posts, notable physical features. Includes legend and recommendations. Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Scale [1:126,720].
Date: 1905
Creator: Norris Peters Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Ant Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved ant trap. This design "consists in a frame which is adapted to be placed over the ant-hill, so as to surround the entrance thereto, and provided with parallel surrounding flanges or sides which converge to each other and lead to an exit-spout . . . [and] is to provide an ant-trap which is adapted to catch the ants both on their attempt to leave the hill or to return to it, whereby the entire colony may be exterminated" (lines 9-21).
Date: January 4, 1887
Creator: Wise, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Paper Doll

Description: Patent for to create a more sturdy paper doll and its outfits by means of folding and using slits and adhesives to no longer require the use of tabs. Illustrations included.
Date: June 26, 1917
Creator: Ferguson, Gradele
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hampton Roads and Approaches

Description: Map illustrating the site of the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack during the Civil War including part of Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads harbor, and the surrounding areas. Cities, forts, railroads, and batteries are noted on the map and some depths are shaded. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the action between the ships which took place March 8-9, 1862. Scale 1:211,200 (5 statute miles per 1.5 inches)
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map of Southeastern Virginia

Description: Map illustrating the southeastern region of Virgina. Cities, forts, railroads, and swamps are indicated. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the Union North Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Scale 1:506,880 (1/8 of an inch per Statute Mile)
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coasts and Sounds of North Carolina

Description: Map illustrating the coastal region of North Carolina. Cities, forts, railroads, swamps, and sounds are indicated. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the Union North Atlantic Blockading Squadron.(10 statute mile per centimeter)
Date: [1899]
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map of Nansemond River and Vicinity

Description: Map illustrating the region surrounding Suffolk, Virginia. Cities, forts, railroads, swamps, and military forces are indicated. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the Union North Atlantic Blockading Squadron aiding the defense of Suffolk. Scale 1:101,376 (1 statute mile per 5/8 inch)
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Approaches to Wilmington North Carolina.

Description: Map illustrating the region surrounding Wilmington, North Carolina. Cities, forts, railroads, swamps, and batteries are noted on the map and some depths are shaded. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the Union North Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Scale 1:633,600 (10 statute miles per 1 inch)
Date: 1899
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Battle of Mobile Bay

Description: Map illustrating the battle in Mobile Bay between Union and Confederate naval forces. Forts, islands, and the positions of navel vessels are shown. The upper left corner has a small illustration of ships ramming the "Tennessee."
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Beet Harvesting Machine

Description: Patent for a machine that will harvest beets with only two operatives and not made of "heavy construction." Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 13, 1914
Creator: Stone, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mattress-Display Rack

Description: Patent for a mattress rack that will allow mattresses to be displayed in a titled position for display and advertising purposes including illustrations.
Date: October 20, 1914
Creator: Fisher, Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Gin.

Description: Patent for an invention relates to cotton gins, and the principal object of this invention is to produce a cotton gin of small dimensions.
Date: October 20, 1914
Creator: Morrison, Porter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Design for a Fence-Post.

Description: Design patent for a fence-post which consists of flanges at the edges of the post, with their openings, and the base-piece turned at right angles to the post.
Date: November 7, 1899
Creator: Tabken, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Design for a Packing-Jar.

Description: Patent for a cylindrical stone packing jar with an ornamental annular rim-flange and an ornament rectangular molding surrounding a smooth-surfaced field or panel.
Date: May 10, 1898
Creator: Felscher, Robert
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Luggage-Carrier.

Description: Patent for a luggage-carrier "particularly adapted for use in conjunction with motor cycles or similar wheeled vehicles" (lines 11-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 28, 1914
Creator: Howell, Edgar A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department