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Archer County

Description: Survey map of Archer County, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, bodies of water, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:66,667] (2000 varas to the inch).
Date: January 1926
Creator: McDonald & Giles
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Archer County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Archer County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1926
Creator: McDonald, H. F. & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Dundee. Archer Co. Texas

Description: Map shows street names, block and lot numbers, lot dimensions, railroads, and parks. Scale [1:4,800].
Date: 1890
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Rotary Engine

Description: Patent for "a new and improved rotary engine which is simple and durable in construction, very effective in operation, and arranged to utilize the motive agent to the fullest advantage, and to permit of convenient and quick reversing whenever desired" (lines 9-15).
Date: September 3, 1901
Creator: Hestand, Hardy & Matthews, Arthur R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horseshoeing-Rasp

Description: Patent for improved horseshoeing rasp, both portable and mechanical, which removes extra hoof after shoe is applied to foot. Invention also provides smoother and trimmer hoof with shoe.
Date: March 11, 1902
Creator: Daggett, John P. & Hestand, Hardy
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for "a double-acting [screw] baling press...capable of exerting pressure from two directions and operated by two independent mechanisms" (lines 15-18).
Date: February 14, 1893
Creator: Kenner, William Housenton
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: This is a patent for "new and useful improvements in a combined cultivator and chopper" (lines 5-7). The new improvements include a combination chopper and cultivator that will maneuver on both sides of a row of cotton crop.
Date: September 4, 1897
Creator: Latta, William D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sash-Balance.

Description: Patent for improvements in a combined sash balances and fasteners, using two sashes, a rotatable shaft, a ratchet and a friction-wheel; all these parts work together “to simplify the means whereby one sash is made to balance the other and by which either sash may be adjusted without disturbing the other.” (Lines 16-19) Illustration is included.
Date: April 7, 1891
Creator: Ingalls, Alfred
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Knotter Attachment for Harvester

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Knotter Attachments for Harvester" (lines 5-7), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 17, 1901
Creator: Wolf, D.L
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements to plows, "designed to loosen and pulverize the upper surface of the ground without turning the same over and without forming furrows, whereby the plowed ground retains its moisture to a greater extent" (lines 7-12) and to also reduce the draft.
Date: November 9, 1901
Creator: Sanders, John
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle - Axle

Description: Patent for a vehicle axle with removable spindle, whereby spindles of different length may be connected to the axle to change the gage of the vehicle--that is, from a narrow - gage vehicle to a wide-gage vehicle, and vice versa - and also permit of the replacement of an old worn spindle by a new one (Matthews, 1902)
Date: March 6, 1902
Creator: Mathews, Arthur R.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

St. Mary's Church

Description: St. Mary's Church in Windthorst
Date: unknown
Creator: Laura Spencer
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Archer County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1926
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Archer County [Texas].

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Archer County, Texas landowners, tract numbers, and towns. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Archer County

Description: Map of Archer County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1893
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Archer County

Description: Map of Archer County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: October 1879
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Archer County

Description: Map of Archer County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: January 1886
Creator: Beaumont, G. N.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Archer County

Description: Map of Archer County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The center of Archer County is marked. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: March 24, 1875
Creator: Wise, Louis C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Archer City 1934 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Archer City in Archer County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance. Scale 100 Feet to an Inch
Date: March 1934
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Archer City 1934 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Archer City in Archer County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance. Scale 100 Feet to an Inch
Date: March 1934
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Archer City 1934 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Archer City in Archer County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance. Scale 100 Feet to an Inch
Date: March 1934
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Archer City 1934 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Archer City in Archer County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance. Scale 50 Feet to an Inch
Date: March 1934
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Map of Archer County [Texas].

Description: Map shows land tracts, patents, landowners, and towns; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library