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Shelby County, Texas

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Shelby County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and roads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red ink to emphasize certain points on the map. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1899
Creator: Appell, P. F.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Shelby County

Description: Cadastral map of Shelby County, Texas in the Piney Woods region. There is an index on the left side of the map. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Wire-Stretcher

Description: Patent for new and useful multi-functional improvements in stretchers, specifically wire stretchers, with illustration (lines 10-15).
Date: March 16, 1915
Creator: Lowe, Elijah J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Motor-Driven Impliment

Description: Patent for a motor-driven farming tool that can be used as a cultivator, planter, or plow. Illustrations included.
Date: November 19, 1912
Creator: Horn, Lafayette
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Body-Brace

Description: Patent for a body brace made of wire and padding. One pad rests against the chest and the other rests against the front of the legs. There is a coil mechanism in the center that helps the wearer stand upright.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Russell, Manning W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Harrow

Description: Patent for an improved harrow. Illustration included.
Date: November 22, 1910
Creator: McWilliams, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate

Description: Patent for special operating mechanism for opening and closing a gate by use of a lever that will cause the gate to swing open and closed.
Date: May 29, 1906
Creator: Fears, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sand Band

Description: Patent for sand band. This invention is for carriages and wagons to prevent dust and other materials from fouling the axle. Illustration included.
Date: May 23, 1911
Creator: Nelson, George A.; Hamil, Frank H. & Duke, Fred H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Photographic-Printing Machine

Description: Patent for a new and improved Photographic Printing Machine. The device allows for accurately positioning negative to contact accurately with printing paper.
Date: September 17, 1912
Creator: Loving, Roy R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Scraper for Cultivators.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in scrapers for "cultivators-shovels, plows, and like tilling implements" (line 12-13).
Date: September 20, 1898
Creator: Butler, Albert C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sanitary Banana-Display Case.

Description: Patent for sanitary banana display case for retail purposes, which displays bananas as well as keeping them away from insects and being touched.The display case is made of glass or other transparent material and provides both the fruit, hung from hooks within the case, and the case itself to be rotated.
Date: September 19, 1911
Creator: Haden, Wesley W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bolt Lock for Railways

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in bolt locks for railways. This invention is to "provide a simple, durable, and effective device of this class" (line 13-14).
Date: December 21, 1897
Creator: Herrin, Lemuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grass-Destroyer

Description: Patent for a grass destroyer designed to remove unwanted vegetation. Illustrations included.
Date: January 25, 1910
Creator: Nelson, George Abner
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Knife and Scale.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in a combined knife and scale. This design "has relation to a combined knife and scale, and is particularly adapted for the use of butchers" (line 12 - 14).
Date: February 1, 1898
Creator: Herrin, Lemuel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved press. This design consists in "the combination of the manipulating-levers, the followers, and the toggle-arms, of which arms the outer ends of two are connected to the outer ends of the levers, while their inner ends are connected to the sides of the follower near its inner end, and the outer ends of the others are connected to the levers" (lines 96-102). The inner ends of these other toggle-arms have "their inner ends . . . connected to the sides of the other follower near its inner end" (lines 1-3).
Date: January 10, 1888
Creator: Gordon, Lorenzo Dow
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hame fastener. This design utilizes a clasp that slides along a bar. When the clasp is at the desired position relative to the hame, a pin and a locking plate on the clasp lock the clasp in place; thus the hame is fastened.
Date: April 26, 1881
Creator: Crump, Thomas Jefferson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sawing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved drag-saw. This design "consists in the combination of a drag-saw, an operating-lever, and a wheelbarrow or truck, the wheelbarrow being made to support the saw and move it . . . [t]he object of [the] invention is to provide an easy and ready means of transporting the saw from place to place, and to so connect it to the wheelbarrow or truck which supports it that they can be readily separated, so that the wheelbarrow or truck can be used by itself" (lines 13-24).
Date: April 26, 1881
Creator: Crump, Thomas Jefferson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Saw-Swaging Machine.

Description: Patent for an improved saw-swaging machine that is used as "an anvil-die and an independent roller-die" (lines 17-18). "The saw may be swaged from the front of the tooth without scalloping or concaving the tooth and at the same time avoiding friction thereon" (lines 21-24).
Date: June 2, 1896
Creator: Shepley, Benjamin A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Felly for Wheels.

Description: Patent for a felly for wheels designed to be used for a heavy wagon or cultivators. It consists of malleable iron with the inside edge being smaller than the outside, an indentation in the center going around the outside surface, and conical spoke sockets.
Date: June 12, 1894
Creator: Mosely, Jeremiah Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department