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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

Newspaper Holder

Description: Patent for a newspaper holder which may be eligible to hold other things, may be easily moved, and is cost-effective.
Date: May 22, 1917
Creator: Richter, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hen-Nest

Description: Patent for an improved hen nest. This nest prevents hens from roosting when the keeper chooses by the ability to turn the nests from horizontal to vertical.
Date: July 25, 1916
Creator: Hebert, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Check-Book.

Description: Patent for a checkbook holder that includes a special binder for check stubs, with instructions and illustration. When a new set of checks and binder are inserted into the holder, the old binder of stubs can be easily removed and saved, for receipt purposes.
Date: July 11, 1916
Creator: Bennett, Paul H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a washing machine that combines parts, such as washing rollers, toothed wheels and segments, in an effective manner.
Date: August 8, 1916
Creator: Queen, Ernest N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Leaf-Gathering and Lawn-Treating Implement.

Description: Patent for device for easily picking up leaves from a lawn. The device consists basically of spikes mounted on a wheel that pick up leaves when the machine is run over a lawn and then are deposited in a recipticle.
Date: July 18, 1916
Creator: Murrah, Louie T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department