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Chambers Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Chambers County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Matzow, Fr
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Chambers Barron, cause no. 1842, 1886

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Chambers Barron, accused of sodomy, filed September 8, 1886. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman T. F. Munchison, an arrest warrant for Chambers Barron, a precept, subpoenas, statements signed by the witness and the defendant, and a charge signed by the presiding judge Williams.
Date: 1886
Creator: Collins, John, Jr. & Deen, J. T.
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office

Chamber County

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1922
Creator: [Texas]. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Inventory of county records, Chambers County courthouse, Anahuac, Texas

Description: Inventory of records of Chambers County. 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, County Attorney, District Clerk, Juvenile Probation, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, Tax Assessor-Collector, County Treasurer, Auditor, and County Engineer. Also includes a listing of Chambers County records and an index.
Date: 1980
Creator: Texas County Records Inventory Project
Partner: UNT Libraries

Pneumatic Cotton-Handling Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a pneumatic cotton-handling apparatus in which it can “unloading cotton simultaneously from two wagons and for conveying the cotton from one wagon to a storage place and from the other wagon to feeding devices for supplying a battery of gins.” (Lines 14-18) Illustration is included.
Date: January 3, 1905
Creator: Lumpkin, Robert B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dry-Kiln Furnace.

Description: Patent for improvements in dry-kiln furnaces by using “a series of furnaces alternating with a series of heating or radiating drums parallel to and on a plane above the furnace,” (Lines 116-119, p. 2) and valved connected flues. This arrangement allowed the “heat being regulated and so distributed through the kiln as to produce a varying temperature, highest at the end where the lumber is introduced and gradually diminishing toward the opposite end, where it is taken out.” (Lines 21-26) Illustration is included.
Date: September 22, 1891
Creator: Ketcham, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for "improvements in cook stoves or ranges; and the object of the invention is to provide a simple construction in which two oven-chambers are employed, arranged one above the other in the same vertical plane, and in which the draft and products of combustion are caused to circulate beneath, around one end, and above each of the oven-chambers to thoroughly heat the same." (lines 7-16).
Date: August 2, 1898
Creator: Turbeville, John B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lubricator for Eccentrics

Description: Patent for a lubricator for eccentrics. This invention is a means for supplying oil to a lubricating chamber as a method of regulating the flow of lubricant from said chamber. Illustration included.
Date: April 21, 1908
Creator: Helm, Clyve Dolphin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Centrifugal Pump

Description: Patent for a centrifugal pump. This invention "relates to centrifugal pumps in which a rotary impeller, having a fluid-entrance at the eye, discharges into a surrounding discharge chamber" (lines 8-11). Illustrations included.
Date: October 2, 1906
Creator: Bettis, William Irvin & Hamilton, Hugh
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcards of Abilene, Texas. The first is of the West Texas Chamber of Commerce and Museum with the Hilton hotel on the right. The second has the words "Greetings from Abilene Texas," with the word "Abilene" filled in with a picture.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library