Search Results

Delta County, States of Texas.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Delta County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and drilling locations. A legend indicating locations of wells, rigs ups or drilling sites, oil wells, gas wells, and dry holes is included in the lower-right corner. A handwritten note has been made on the published map in pencil to denote the addition of Dowdle Crossing. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (2000 varas to 1/2 of an inch).
Date: 1900
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cotton Stalk Puller

Description: Patent for a new and useful cotton stalk puller.
Date: December 14, 1897
Creator: Harwood, Benjamin F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Adjustable Table.

Description: Patent for a new and useful adjustable table, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 12, 1899
Creator: Congour, Presley Alpheus
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved animal-trap. This design consists "[i]n a trap comprising a well having ingress-openings in diametrically-opposite sides, the combination, with a cage constructed to move vertically in the said well, of plates mounted in ways and constructed to slide past and cover the said openings and having connection with the cage to counterbalance the same" (lines 86-93).
Date: April 5, 1892
Creator: McLeod, Charlie Mike
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design consists "[i]n a double-acting baling-press, the combination, with the two followers having the apertured end lugs, of the sliding casting having the curved shoulders, the central aperture, and the apertured end lugs, the top plate having the apertured end lugs and central opening, the drive-wheel having the handle-socket and formed with the tapering opening and the central opening, the central pivot, and the king-bolt" (lines 13-22).
Date: February 4, 1890
Creator: Hill, Abraham J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hen's Nest.

Description: Patent for a new and improved hen's nest. This design "relates to that type of hen-nest wherein a tilting platform is employed to protect the setting hen from intrusion while permitting her to freely pass to and from the nest. The objects of [the] invention are to improve the prior construction and to provide novel means whereby the hen setting or hatching chamber is separated from the passage containing the tilting platform by a division-wall having a rear doorway, in such manner that the eggs are isolated and in a measure hid and protected while the hen is seeking food" (lines 8-20).
Date: September 9, 1890
Creator: Manlove, John H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: White Crappie]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Cooper Lake State Park (Doctor's Creek Unit), depicting a person's hand holding a white crappie fish by its mouth in front of a body of water. There is information about the species on the back.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay Press

Description: Patent for a hay press. Illustration included.
Date: July 20, 1903
Creator: Nanny, Wiley F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Stalk Puller

Description: Patent for a cotton stalk puller. It is designed "to operate upon the stalks, a pulling-cylinder agaisnt which the stalks are forced by the action of the reel and which operate in conjunction with the latter to pull or lift stalks from the ground" (lines 19-23). Illustrations included.
Date: May 29, 1903
Creator: Hardin, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gin Saw Cleaner

Description: Patent for a gin saw cleaner. Object of the invention "is to provide a gin saw cleaning device which may be forced into contact with the saw blades by pressure exercised in the direction of the length of the cleaning device" (line 14-19) Illustration included.
Date: November 6, 1903
Creator: Jordan, George J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk Cutter

Description: Patent for a stalk cutter. This invention if for the effective cutting of cotton stalks. Illustration included.
Date: September 25, 1903
Creator: Rush, Andrew J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Non Refillable Bottle

Description: Patent for a non refillable bottle. Illustration included.
Date: November 10, 1903
Creator: Carriker, Samuel M. & Miller, Lawrence M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bed-Brace

Description: Patent for a bed-brace
Date: October 24, 1902
Creator: Howse, Claud A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churning-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in churning-machines by using a “pair of slotted crank-arms, which having pitman-rods adjustably connected thereto and to the upper portion of the churn-dasher, so that by adjusting the pitman-rods longitudinally of the crank-arms the vertical movement or throw of the dasher may be regulated at will.” (Lines 17-22.) Illustration is included.
Date: March 28, 1905
Creator: Strickland, Orien S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale Band Tie

Description: Patent for a bale band tie. Illustration included.
Date: June 30, 1904
Creator: Robinson, Laurence B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flue Cutter and Expander

Description: Patent for a flue cutter and expander. Illustration included.
Date: March 20, 1905
Creator: Blevins, Samuel W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Delta County. State of Texas.

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: 1927
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Delta County

Description: Cadastral map of Delta County, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: November 1870
Creator: Klappenbach, L. & Lungkwitz, Herman
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Delta County

Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Delta County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: November 1870
Creator: Klappenbach, L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Delta County

Description: Map of the Prairies and Lakes region covering Delta County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:66,667 (2000 varas per inch).
Date: August 1889
Creator: Blain, J. L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Portrait of Little Girl and Little Boy]

Description: Portrait of a young girl wearing a dress and smiling while sitting on a chair covered in a blanket. A young boy stands next to the chair frowning, wearing a white shirt with a bow tie, shorts, knee socks, and shoes. The photo is on a brown mat with the name of the studio printed on it, "A. A. Huckaba, Pecan Gap, Texas."
Date: 1920~
Creator: Huckaba, A. A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Portrait of Unknown Little Girl]

Description: Portrait of a little girl with short hair in a white dress spreading her skirt and smiling. She is also wearing white shoes and white socks with bows. The photograph is on a brown mat with the photographer's name printed on it, "A. A. Huckaba, Pecan Gap, Texas."
Date: 1920~
Creator: Huckaba, A. A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Cooper 1914 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Cooper in Delta County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1914
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Cooper 1909 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Cooper in Delta County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1909
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History