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Trolley Cut-Out.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved cut-out designed for use on trolley-wires, electric light and power wires, and telegraph wires, the cut-out being arranged to reduce the danger from such wires incident to the breaking of the live wires." (Lines 7-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 14, 1896
Creator: Fletcher, Theodore
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Gun-Locks.

Description: Patent for gun locks: "This invention relates to the arrangement of a complete hair trigger for Colt's revolving pistols, which is so constructed that it may be adjusted to anyone of said pistols without the assistance of a gunsmith, the only tool required for the purpose being a screw driver." (lines 21-26.)
Date: September 11, 1866
Creator: Schenck, F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map of Bexar County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Bexar County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and red ink and denote the addition of roads and highways, crossings, and landmarks. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1896
Creator: Rowe, S. J.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bexar County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Bexar County, Texas, showing towns, roads and highways, railroads, and landmarks. Map includes eight inset maps: Helotes, Monte Robles Park, Oakland Estates, Airport City, Luxello, Leon Springs, Kentwood Manor, and Inset Map No. 1. A hand drawn line has been made on the map in approximation of the Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (approximately 2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1966
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Fort Concho Reserve

Description: Cadastral map of the 1648 acre Fort Concho Reserve, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes roads, rivers, mail stations, and Fort Concho. Scale [ca. 1:17,000] (500 varas to the inch).
Date: 1870
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

General Highway Map Bexar County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Bexar County, Texas, showing boundaries, highways and roads, railroads, oil fields, gas fields, structures, and landmarks. Map includes fourteen inset maps (Inset No. 1, Inset No. 2, Inset No. 3, Inset No. 4, Macdona, Mangus Corner, Von Ormy, Somerset, Cassin, Thelma, Losoya, Buena Vista, and Southton), a key to counties diagram, and a legend in the lower-left corner. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (approximately 2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1969
Creator: Texas State Highway Department Planning Survey Division
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Parade Float

Description: Copy negative of a parade float at Kelly Field, Texas. There is a model airplane covered in flowers on top of the float, which is also covered in flowers. Text on the float says "Kelly Field;" there is also an emblem made in flowers on the front.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Aerial View of Military Base

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Kelly Field, Texas. Planes, buildings, and roads are visible. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "15 Kelly Field, Texas Looking from East (0-467G-22)(10-23-25A)(20-200)."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Warranty Deed]

Description: A warranty deed granting land in the city of San Antonio from Francisco G.Guerrero and Frances L. Guerrero to Guadalupe C. Martinez on April 26, 1984. The warranty deed is for Lot 20.
Date: April 26, 1984
Partner: Hispanic Heritage Center of Texas

[Photograph of a Boeing Bomber at Randolph Field]

Description: Photograph of a large Boeing bomber outside of an aircraft hangar at Randolph Field located near San Antonio, Texas. A few men are working on the plane; one is sitting on top, one man is standing behind the right wing of the plane, and two other men are underneath the belly of the plane.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Everill Pierce Family Photographs