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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Corn-Husker.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in corn huskers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 29, 1899
Creator: Stahl, Adolf
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coffee-Pot.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in coffee plots for "hot water to drain through the coffee" (line 11 - 12).
Date: August 8, 1899
Creator: Cummings, Jas. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting-Frame.

Description: Patent for a new and useful quilting frame, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: Crawford, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Non-Refillable Bottle.

Description: Patent for improvements to non-refillable bottles to prevent tampering and/or re-filling of container with alternate substance. Item is designed to be used on any ordinary bottle.
Date: August 19, 1902
Creator: Allen, Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Paddle-Wheel.

Description: Patent for improvements in paddle-wheels by transferring the combined power of the outer paddle-wheel and the inner drum to the shaft thus increased the driving power of the wheel. Illustration is included.
Date: April 15, 1902
Creator: Glardon, Henri
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Veneer Basket.

Description: Patent for stronger, lighter construction of baskets frequently used in shipping fruit, although the improvement "may be used for any and all purposes of which it is capable" (lines 13-15).
Date: June 3, 1902
Creator: Aber, Edgar
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cheese-Cutter

Description: Patent for cheese cutter that features improvements which include guides for the knife, the box and cover, and the means for holding the cheese in place on a rotatable platform.
Date: December 30, 1902
Creator: Niggli, Emil
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for washing machine. Objective is to make the machine inexpensive and capable of washing clothes with rapid cycles without any harm to the fabric.
Date: August 5, 1902
Creator: Sparkman, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department