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Sash Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved sash-fastener. This design consists in "the rack-bar, the pawl consisting of a metallic strip bent into substantially triangular form, one of the angles engaging the rack-bar, the pivot-screw passed through an eye formed at the upper angle of the pawl, and a handle at the remaining angle of the pawl, a stop-pin inserted through the pawl in rear of the engaging-point, and a spring to hold the pawl normally in engagement with the rack-bar" (lines 11-20).
Date: April 2, 1889
Creator: Elkins, William Franklin
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Safety Device for Steam-Boilers

Description: Patent for a safety device designed to cut off steam in the even of an accident.
Date: July 15, 1902
Creator: Foskett, Fred
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Legends of Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about popular Texas legends, including tales about buried treasure, the supernatural, pirates, origins of Texas flowers, and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 271.
Date: 1984
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press