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Oldham Co.

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Oldham 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: 1887
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oldham County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Oldham County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1925
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Compound Tool.

Description: Patent for a new and improved multi-tool. This design "consist[s], essentially, of the lever having a cutter recessed and centrally-perforated enlargement, a notch at the outer end of the said enlargement, and a curved and tapering jaw, and a lever, similarly enlarged and recessed . . . and centrally perforated, and having a head, a notch, and a curved and tapering jaw, and the rivet for uniting the two levers at the recessed enlargement" (lines 73-82).
Date: October 2, 1888
Creator: Benson, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stirrup.

Description: Patent for improvements in stirrups by using continuous coiled spring to construct the stirrup, in which, it will afford the requisite yield to the tread of the rider; and in case of accident, will resume its normal shape when relieved of the weight of the horse. (Lines 30-36) Illustration is included.
Date: July 8, 1902
Creator: Gillespie, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department