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[Map of Goliad County]

Description: Map of Goliad County, Texas, showing towns, creeks, and blocks of land. Map includes a legend corresponding to the owners of the blocks of land in the lower-right corner.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Goliad County

Description: Map of Goliad County, Texas in the South Texas Plains region. This map is badly fragmented, including several pieces in the lower-left corner that could not be pieced into the rest of the map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Misión La Bahía]

Description: Photograph of the Misión La Bahía in Goliad, Texas. The entrance of the Misión is not visible in this photograph, however the towers are. There are two octagonal windows on the middle wall of the Misión. On the left side of the image there is an abundance of trees and shrubs next to the Misión. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads "Goliad Misión La Bahía".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Mission in Goliad, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a mission in Goliad, Texas. On the left side of the photograph, there is a hallway with five arches attatched to the main building. There is a tower in the middle of the building with an arch window at the very top. There are a few sparse trees that cover the building in the background. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that reads "Goliad- Mission where Anamaria college was."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Misión La Bahåa Front Entrance]

Description: Photograph of the front entrance of the Misión La Bahåa. The entrance of the Misión is an arch shape, and it faces the left side of the photograph. There is a grouping of cacti in the immediate foreground and a palm tree in the background by the entrance. On the right side of the photograph, there is a man sitting beside the building. Behind the Misión, a grassy field is visible. The back of the photograph has a handwritten note that reads "Goliad Misión La Bahåa".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for "improvements in baling presses: and it consists in a press having a suitable frame, a box mounted thereon having a hinged front and a hinged side." (lines 11-14) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 17, 1900
Creator: Stopple, John J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press.

Description: Patent for a hand-lever baling press.
Date: December 25, 1900
Creator: Williamson, Charles Samuel
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Combining Bitumen and Clay.

Description: Patent for a method of combining bitumen, water, and clay for such purposes as plastering.
Date: September 24, 1872
Creator: Lea, Pryor
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Ironing Apparatus

Description: Patent for improvement to an ironing apparatus to "produce a cheap portable ironing-machine, with which any capable person (and even children) can with very liggle fatigue and labor, do the ironing for a large family in a very short time".
Date: July 18, 1876
Creator: Martin, James
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press

Description: Patent for a hay press "so that two bales will be formed in the press. . .thereby saving time and labor, and also to simply the construction of the parts without the sacrifice of power, strength, and durability" (lines 15-20).
Date: February 5, 1889
Creator: Champion, William Smith
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Compressed-Air Water Elevator.

Description: Patent for a new improvements to compressed-air water-elevators, including illustrations.
Date: June 1, 1897
Creator: Bechtol, William S.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Picking Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements to cotton picking machines "of that class in which the cotton-boll is caught on the end of a revolving picker" (lines 11-12). Improvements include a combination of a revolving drum with hollow tubular arms attached to the drum, as well as revolving pickers attached to those arms. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 27, 1897
Creator: Haring, Peter Paul.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Tire-Tighteners.

Description: Patent for improvement in tire-tighteners to contract a tire upon its felly without removal.
Date: November 27, 1876
Creator: Martin, James, of Goliad, Texas.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for improvement in automatic car-couplings “in which the coupling-pin (worked by a rope or chain) is guided in a vertical tube extending upward from the draw-head, and is supported in position for coupling by a block sliding with the draw-head,” (lines 9-14) includes illustration.
Date: April 14, 1891
Creator: Angerstein, John F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Sewing-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements to the sewing machine. The patent includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 16, 1869
Creator: Clever, P. J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Sewing Machines

Description: Patent for "a new Improved Sewing-Machine" that "has for its object to provide more useful and efficient machines than those now in use."
Date: November 16, 1869
Creator: Cleaver, P. J.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay-Press

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design of baling presses for compressing hay for baling.
Date: July 12, 1887
Creator: McNeill, Charles DeWitt
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department