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Map of Comal County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Comal County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, the old San Antonio Road, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made of the published map in red ink to denote the addition of Highway 81 and indicated Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (2000 varas to 3/8 of an inch).
Date: 1897
Creator: Pressler, Herman & Terrell, O. O.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of that part of Comal County in Bexar District.

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Comal County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, roads, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

General Highway Map Comal County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Comal County, Texas, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, mountain peaks, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, utility lines, petroleum pipelines, and mines or quarries. Map includes six inset maps - Spring Branch, Dittlinger, Hunter, Gruene, Bracken, and Solms - a key to counties diagram, and an extensive legend indicating geographical and human-made features. A hand-drawn line has been made to the map to indicate the approximate route of the Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1961
Creator: Texas. Highway Department. Planning Survey Division.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Neu Braunfels in Texas

Description: Steel engraving print of New Braunfels, Texas, from Meyer's Universum
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Portrait of a Baby in a Wicker Chair]

Description: Portrait of a baby sitting in a wicker chair wearing a white gown. The photograph is matted, and the photographer's name and location are printed at the bottom.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hildebrandt
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

Comal County

Description: Map of Comal County, Texas, including the Hill Country region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Creator: Groos, F.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvement in cotton choppers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 6, 1900
Creator: Bartels, Henry
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas (Comal County): Hunter Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Hunter, Texas, showing towns, rivers, creeks, roads, boundaries, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1949
Creator: Jenkins, B. A.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hoe.

Description: Patent for a new and useful hoe, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 31, 1899
Creator: Willian, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wrench.

Description: Patent for new design for a wrench that is a "simple, efficient, and inexpensive one adapted for operating on nuts, pipes, rods and other objects." (Lines 11-13) Illustration included.
Date: May 8, 1900
Creator: Willmann, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Design for a Badge, Button, or similar article.

Description: Patent for design for a badge, button or similar article demonstrating the logo for the National Anti-Tipping League.
Date: July 11, 1911
Creator: National Anti-Tipping League, Inc.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn - Husking Machine

Description: Patent for improvements to the corn-husking machine with a butt-end cutter for the ears of corn. (lines 9-10)
Date: July 3, 1900
Creator: Werner, Anton, Jr.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

AACOG Services, Programs, and Activities in Comal County

Description: This report informs the citizens and governmental units of Comal County of the impact, services, and programs which Comal County's membership and the County Committee's participation have had in achieving the Council's goal of strengthening local governments.
Date: February 3, 1972
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump-Operated Device

Description: Patent for "combination with a pump-operating crank-shaft and a walking-beam operatively connected with the pump-rod, means for preventing sudden movements of the pump-rod at the ends of its strokes and for assisting in starting the rod in its reciprocations" (lines 10-15).
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Crawford, Charles Buchanan
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Drill.

Description: Patent for improvements in drills by providing “a frame which may be readily attached to any suitable support and wherein the drill-spindle may be engaged for operation by a common form of chest-brace.” (Lines 9-13) The frame would enable the stock-rest to adjust in proper positions to receive different thicknesses of stock.” (Lines 15-17) Illustration is included.
Date: April 2, 1901
Creator: Willmann, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Comal County Long-Range County Program

Description: This report was prepared by the County Program Building Committee to deal primarily with Agriculture, Home Economics, Community Improvement, and subjects closely related to family living and development. The brief history and background information on social, economic, and industrial development are shown in order to relate the areas of concern and method of implementation of this program to the overall development of the economy and living conditions of the county.
Date: September 1967
Creator: Comal County (Tex.). Program Building Committee
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

AACOG Services, Programs, and Activities in Comal County

Description: The purpose of this report is to inform the citizens and governmental units of Comal County of the impact, services, and programs which Comal County's membership and the County Committee's participation have had in achieving the Alamo Area Council of Governments' goal of strengthening local governments.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill.

Description: Patent for a new and improved windmill. This design consists in "the sectional spiral vanes of the wind-wheel, having a flange on the outer edge, widest at the end of the vane on which the wind first takes effect, and inclined to the plane of the vane for deflecting the wind thereon . . . [and] [t]he brake, having guide-pulley and combined with the pull-cord, tail-vane, and the wheel-shaft, said shaft having a friction-wheel" (lines 13-22).
Date: February 24, 1885
Creator: Benoit, Joseph
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department