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Guadalupe and San Antonio Rivers, Texas. Profile Guadalupe River.

Description: Map of the Guadalupe and San Antonio Rivers and their tributaries, showing spillways, dams, proposed sites for dams, oil pipelines, average bank lines, elevations above mean sea level datum (in feet), and U.S. Geological Survey river flow gauges. The map also includes highways and major towns located near the river banks. Scale varies.
Date: May 1950
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Las Mujeres Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Las Mujeres Ranch in Webb County, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads and highways, ranches, water bodies, boundaries, oil pipelines, and landmarks. Includes a road classification diagram in the lower-right corner. Relief shown by contours (interval 20) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Plaque on Stone Wall]

Description: Photograph of a metal plaque mounted on the wall of a stone building in Cuero, Texas. The plaque shows the outline of the state of Texas surrounded by carvings of cattle, equipment for extracting oil, and spurs.
Date: October 14, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Oil Can Spout.

Description: Patent for new improvements to oil can where an attachment to the can is made and acts as both a stopper and a spout
Date: October 10, 1911
Creator: Melvin, Joe D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for oil-burner that is used by being connected to a steam-boiler. It is simply constructed to produce a very high degree of heat with a comparatively small amount of hydrocarbon oil.
Date: December 16, 1902
Creator: Jenkins, Wellington S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for improvements in the apparatus for making producer gas to provide a safer and more effective gas storage unit.
Date: February 14, 1910
Creator: Hirt, Jules H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Pumping Gas]

Description: Photograph of a gas station attendant pumping gas into the car of a Hardin-Simmons University faculty member. The faculty member props his body up against the car's door with his elbow positioned in the open window, watching as the attendant works. A road with a car parked along the street can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Heritage, Winter 2004

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: Winter 2004
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation