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Map of Kerr County.

Description: Survey map of Kerr County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes rivers, creeks, towns, and roads. No scale information given.
Date: July 12, 1864
Creator: Reichel, R.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Kerr County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Kerr County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants of surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1923
Creator: Morriss, G. C. & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Kerr County

Description: Blueline format print, copied from microfilm, of survey map of Kerr County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1878
Creator: Von Rosenberg, E.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Fishing Near Kerrville]

Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr. and John T. Willis, Jr. fishing near Kerrville, TX. John, Jr. stands in front of his father, holding a fishing net in the water. The photograph was given to Sallie Ann Parker Willis of Abilene, TX.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Swafford Co.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Medicated Salt Brick.

Description: Patent for a formula for a livestock salt brick that purports improve animal health. The formula includes salt, clay, sulfur, saltpeter, copperas, nux vomica, and santonin.
Date: February 24, 1903
Creator: Eaton, James B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect-Destroyer.

Description: Patent for an insect destroyer specifically for use in removing boll weevils from cotton plants by shaking them off the plants and sucking them up with suction tubes which deliver them to a crushing mechanism.
Date: February 18, 1908
Creator: Peek, Joseph S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Medicated Salt Rock

Description: Patent for "improved medicated salt rock to be used for keeping cattle, horses, and other live stock in good condition, to serve as a tonic and blood-purifier, also to expel worms from the stomach and intestines, and to eradicate ticks and vermin" (lines 10-15).
Date: April 23, 1901
Creator: Green, Charles O; Wickline, William P. & Eaton, James B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Internal-Combustion Engine

Description: Patent for an improved internal combustion engine. Among the improvements, it allows "compounding the expansion effect to obtain the highest possible efficiency." ( lines 11-13)
Date: January 16, 1912
Creator: Pearson, Samuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Surgical Instrument.

Description: Patent for a tonsilotome/enucleator for cutting the tonsils out during a tonsillectomy without injuring the pillars.
Date: August 3, 1909
Creator: Combs, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Mover

Description: Patent for a car mover designed to move train cars along the tracks and sidings. Illustrations included.
Date: June 30, 1908
Creator: Peek, Joseph S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department