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De Witt Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of De Witt County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. A handwritten note has been made on the published map in red ink to denote the name of La Bahia Road. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1920
Creator: Matzow, Fr & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Map of DeWitt County]

Description: Map of DeWitt County, Texas, showing towns, rivers, creeks, and blocks of land. Map includes a legend corresponding to the owners of the blocks of land in the lower-right corner.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Refrigerator.

Description: Patent for a refrigerator especially designed to cool meat, dairy, and other farm products. It uses little ice and cools using vaporization.
Date: October 1, 1895
Creator: Elder, Philip T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Wheels for Vehicles.

Description: Patent for "an improved hub for buggy and other vehicle wheels, which shall be simple in construction, strong, and durable, and which will run with little friction." (Lines 10-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 23, 1873
Creator: Brown, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baby-Protector.

Description: Patent for a protective device designed to keep an infant from sufficiently bending their arms and reaching their mouth, thereby preventing the child from potentially ingesting dangerous foreign articles.
Date: September 16, 1913
Creator: Dodd, Jacob Everette
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Crossing.

Description: Patent for railway crossing that will prevent shock and vibrations from passing over broken pieces of crossing.
Date: October 21, 1913
Creator: Bristow, George O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Burner.

Description: Patent for an oil burner which ensures the "formation of a thorough mixture of oil, air and a fluid under pressure, such as steam or compressed air" and the prevention of the "flooding of the burner with surplus oil".
Date: June 3, 1913
Creator: Eckhardt, Richard H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Book and Pencil Holder.

Description: Patent for a book and pencil holder that mounts a pencil or pen and attaches to a book. The combined book and pencil holder uses a clamp so the pen or pencil attached to the book inside a pocket is maintained in a pocket and does not fall out.
Date: May 13, 1913
Creator: Colbert, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Passenger Recorder

Description: Patent for "automatically auditing the number of passengers and the distance traveled by said passengers while en route on a train or other public conveyance." (lines 9-13)
Date: September 26, 1911
Creator: Rudolf Brown, of Cuero, Texas.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combination-Penknife

Description: Patent for a combination penknife that includes: blades, awl, tack puller, screwdriver, beer bottle opener, cork screw, thorn extractor. The pen knife uses a "pocket" within the blades to house the corkscrew and awl.
Date: February 9, 1915
Creator: Feyrer. Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adjustable Shade Hanger

Description: Patent for a window shade hanger device which allows for the shade to be placed at multiple stations by sliding and covering any portion of the window desired instead of a stationary shade mount.
Date: April 6, 1915
Creator: Hillman, Annie M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vechicle-Top Support.

Description: Patent for "supports for the bows of folding vehicle-tops, and has for its object to provide an improved device of this character for application to one end of the shifting rail of the top, so as to receive the bows and cushion them against injury in folding and when the vehicle is passing over a rough roadway." (Lines 8-15) Illustration included.
Date: May 15, 1900
Creator: Buchanan, Sanford McElroy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydrocarbon-Burner.

Description: Patent for hydrocarbon-burner "adapted to be used in stoves, both heating and cooking" (lines 17-18). The device "may be attached to any stove" (lines 24-25). The "invention consists in the novel construction of the burner and particularly the cap" (lines 27-28) as well as "other novel features" (lines 29-30).
Date: September 8, 1903
Creator: George, Charles Hentz
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and useful washing machine, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 20, 1900
Creator: Schumacher, Hermann G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department