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Knox County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Knox County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red pencil, creating separate tracts of land that correlate to the key located in the upper-left corner of the map. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1923
Creator: Matzow, Fr. & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Guard for Horned Stock

Description: Patent for an attachment to be fitted to any horned animal to prevent it from going over, under, or through wire fences using hooks attached to the horns to hook the fence as the animal attempts to cross it. Hooks can be made to any length specification.
Date: November 22, 1892
Creator: Tackitt, Louis L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fruit Picker

Description: Patent for a fruit picker. This device is intended for the use of detaching fruit, consisting of various sizes, from trees. Illustrations included.
Date: August 13, 1907
Creator: Gier, Emil
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a fumigator for fumigating crops that can spray two rows at a time.
Date: April 25, 1911
Creator: Lee, Oliver W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for a rail clamp to "prevent spreading of the rails"(lines 10-11).
Date: June 18, 1912
Creator: Ausburn, George F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tongue Support for Binders

Description: Patent for a tongue support for binders. "A device of this nature for supporting tongues of binders or other machines, in order to remove the weight and the strain from the necks of the animals" (lines 15-18). Illustration included.
Date: December 31, 1912
Creator: Loe, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for an elevating truck, which will improve the ability to use a hoist to lift heavy loads.
Date: January 16, 1912
Creator: Wadlington, David M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Knox County

Description: Map of Knox County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The west boundary line of Peter's Colony through the 81st mile post is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Grade School, Knox City, Texas: Foundation Plan

Description: Foundation plan for a grade school building in the Knox City Independent School District. It includes a layout of the building's foundation, typical footing, pier, and grade beam, section through locker room wall, scale details of entrance, and miscellaneous detail sections.
Date: 1936
Creator: David S. Castle Co.
Partner: Tittle-Luther/Parkhill, Smith and Cooper, Inc.