53 Matching Results

Search Results

Advanced search parameters have been applied.

Pump-Strainer.

Description: Patent for a pump-strainer that cleans and separates water or other liquid that is drawn from wells or reservoirs.
Date: May 28, 1895
Creator: Durant, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trough-Valve

Description: Patent for an automatic float valve used in water troughs. Illustrations included.
Date: July 6, 1909
Creator: Mauldin, Blake I.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Dallas to Vote on Huge Bond Proposal]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the call for an election in which Dallas voters will decide whether or not to pass a 41-million dollar bond program, as well as an agreement between Dallas and the Sabine River Authority for the construction of a new reservoir.
Date: January 3, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of the Paluxy Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers

Description: This map shows a portion of Texas with shadings in different colors to represent depths of reservoirs. In the top, left-hand corner, there is an inset showing the entire state and marking the area detailed in the map. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXX." Scale [1:316,800] "Contour Interval 100 feet."
Date: 1900
Creator: Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of the Woodbine Artesian Reservoirs of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas including the Eastern and Western Cross Timbers

Description: This map shows a portion of Texas with markings for different kinds of artesian reservoirs. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXXI." Scale [1:804,672] "Contour Interval 100 feet."
Date: 1900
Creator: Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941
Partner: UNT Libraries

Axle-Box.

Description: Patent for an axle-box for vehicle wheels that "contains a lubricant-receiving recess from which the lubricant is automatically fed to the spindle of the axle as necessity may occasion" (lines 10-13).
Date: May 8, 1894
Creator: Casto, Tony Lo
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Journal-Lubricator.

Description: Patent for improvements in lubricators by mounting a box, with a pair holes near its ends, on a bearing; with partitions across the box adjacent each holes, a pair of cord shape wicks and a depending flange, depressing the wicks to the bottom of the box. “When the box filled with liquid lubricant and the cover closed, the lower edge of the flange depresses the wicks, submerging them at the center of the box, and the wicks absorb oil at this point, the oil is lead thence by capillary attraction along the wicks down through the holes in the bottom of the box and into the groove, whence it is delivered by direct contact upon the upper side of the rotating shaft which it is desired to lubricate.” (Lines 52-63) Illustration is included.
Date: May 19, 1891
Creator: Hubbard, Benjamin V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brush.

Description: Patent for brush used to add adjustable sized stripes onto vehicles and to add lettering onto signs. The brush contains its own paint reservoir.
Date: September 10, 1911
Creator: Penn, George Rollins; Penn, G. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dental Mold.

Description: Patent for dental mold, it is an improvement on patent no. 700855, by the same inventor. The improvement was to have open sides and large exit at the bottom of the lower neck of the mold, and a flask having a wide inlet in order to keep the molten metal from contact with the metal of the mold to avoid being suddenly cooled. (Lines 19-23) Illustration is included.
Date: March 31, 1903
Creator: Streetman, Willard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultural Resources Baseline Studies: Lake Columbia Water Supply Project, Cherokee and Smith Counties, Texas

Description: Report issued by Horizon Environmental Services, Inc. to provide a report on the discharge of dredged and fill materials from the Angelina and Neches River Authority associated with the construction of Lake Columbia reservoir in Cherokee and Smith counties, Texas.
Date: October 2015
Creator: Owens, Jeffrey D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soldering-Tool.

Description: Patent for an improved soldering-tool by having a reservoir for gasoline or other light hydrocarbon, a burner-tube, and a valve for regulating the combustion of the gasoline and heating the tool continuously and uniformly, without a furnace. Illustration is included.
Date: February 17, 1891
Creator: Barber, Edwin L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Four Women on a Ladder

Description: Photograph of four women standing on a ladder that is leaning against a water cistern. Louise Howell Conn is on the bottom rung and Alyce Howell is just above her with two unidentified women above them. They all wear blouses and long skirts. Alyce Howell wears a neck tie. In the background are houses, trees and fences.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum