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Gonzales County.

Description: Survey map of Gonzales County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale information given.
Date: December 1853
Creator: Pressler, C. W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gonzales Co.

Description: Survey map of Gonzales County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, rivers, creeks, and roads. No scale information given.
Date: 1869
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gonzales County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Gonzales County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to denote the addition of Mill Road, Bastrop Road, Columbus Road, San Antonia Road, and a road to Halletsville, compiled from photographs from the 1850s and 1860s. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1920
Creator: Matzow, Fr & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Boiler

Description: Patent for a steam boiler "to provide simple and effective means for quickly generating steam by exposing the water fully to the caloric influence of the furnace or fire in the latter through the medium of radial tubular attachments" (lines 9-14), including illustrations.
Date: September 3, 1901
Creator: Hensley, Frank Alfred
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in the Manufacture of Black Bottle-Glass.

Description: Patent for manufacturing black bottle-glass by using "combination with other ingredients, an earthy slate of a peculiar character, called "clay-slate," for the purpose of furnishing the coloring-matter of the glass,as well as forming one of the bases of the glass itself."(line 10-15) Instruction only, no illustration.
Date: September 2, 1856
Creator: McCully, John F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chimney-Protector.

Description: Patent for chimney protectors "which can be readily applied and will secure a water-tight joint between the smoke-pipe and the roof." (Lines 11-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 8, 1896
Creator: Lamprecht, William & Krieger, Edward C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Wagon-Sheet and Tent

Description: Patent for an improvement in wagon sheet coverings / tent. The improvement is in the sides of the wagon sheet can be extended by loosening straps to fall the length to the ground and be staked to the earth. This gives a tent to sleep under after a day of traveling.
Date: August 13, 1871
Creator: Fitzgerald, M. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Signal-Lock for Mail-Boxes

Description: Patent for a signal lock for mailboxes used to "indicate the presence or absence of mail matter in the box" (lines 10-11).
Date: September 8, 1908
Creator: Patterson, Samuel & Wiseman, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Signal Lock For Mail Boxes

Description: Patent for a signal lock for mail boxes. This "invention relates to devices for locking the signals used on house letter-boxes, and has for its object the provision of a signal lock secured to the inside of the mail-box" (lines 9-13). Illustrations included.
Date: October 23, 1906
Creator: Patterson, Samuel & Wiseman, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Dewville Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Dewville, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, water bodies, roads and highways, boundaries, ranches and farms, water wells, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Barr, J. L.; Rehberg, A. & Lukesh, G. R.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

An Audit Report on the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District: A Pilot Project

Description: Report of the Texas State Auditor's Office related to determining whether the Gonzales County Underground Water Conservation District is currently operational, based on District performance under its management plan and compliance with basic statutory requirements for groundwater districts.
Date: July 1999
Creator: Texas. Office of the State Auditor.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: Red-Shouldered Hawk]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Palmetto State Park, depicting a red-shouldered hawk perched on a branch. The back of the card includes various information about the species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

PIPE - GRAB.

Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in pipe-graps for the purpose of "raising and lowering pipe and tools used in drilling oil-wells" (line 8-10), including illustrations.
Date: May 20, 1902
Creator: Matula, Valentine
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department