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Grayson County, Fannin District

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Grayson 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: 1885
Creator: Thielepape, George. F.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Clipping with Advertisements]

Description: Clipping containing advertisements for the Flowing Wells Camp area, Walter Jenning's furniture and appliances, and Montgomery Motor Company. The reverse side features drawings of a deer, a salmon, and a duck alongside the words "meat," "fish," and "game."
Date: unknown
Partner: Pottsboro Public Library

[Wesley Harshbarger and Family]

Description: Photograph of Wesley Harshbarger, brother of Katie Dickey, who lived with J. B. and Katie Dickey until his death in 1960. The first row contains Charles Dickey and Keith Harshbarger, with the second row made of Marjorie Harshbarger, Alfred Dickey, Maxine Harshbarger, and Elmore Harshbarger.
Date: 1960
Partner: Pottsboro Public Library

[Newspaper Clippings About Postmaster J. B. Dickey]

Description: Newspaper clipping from The Denison Herald and Sherman Democrat regarding Pottsboro postmaster J. B. Dickey. The article from the Denison Herald refers to a new brick building with a photograph of the postmaster and his wife standing in front of the door, and the article from the Sherman Democrat refers to the postmaster's retirement.
Date: October 5, 1962
Partner: Pottsboro Public Library


Description: Patent for new and useful improvements in ballast scrapers, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 22, 1899
Creator: McElvaney, Charles T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Can Spout.

Description: Patent for new improvements to oil can where an attachment to the can is made and acts as both a stopper and a spout
Date: October 10, 1911
Creator: Melvin, Joe D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for new and useful improvement in dress-supporters for the purpose of providing "simple and effective means for removing the weight of a dress-skirt" (lines 9-11) from the hips and shoulders of the wearer, including illustrations.
Date: May 27, 1902
Creator: Caruthers, Martha J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Heroes]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about telephone company workers, E. L. Kinkead and R. F. Sides, being honored for their heroism in saving the life of M. R. Campbell after a car wreck in Grayson County.
Date: July 31, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections


Description: Patent for reed-organs that is needed in the construction of reed-board to improve the quality and volume of the tone, produce a uniform pipe-tone throughout the different registers.
Date: December 9, 1902
Creator: Preston, Percy C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Compress

Description: Patent for "an improved cotton-compress adapted to be used in connection with a cotton-baling press for increasing the density and reducing the size of the bales formed in the press."
Date: August 26, 1902
Creator: Denton, John L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department


Description: Patent for improvement in draft-equalizers in which the draft-equalizer will “first, take away the side draft; second, to enable the plow to follow the furrow; third, to work three, four, or five horses to the same bars by simply adjusting the bars; fourth, to enable all horses except one to walk on solid ground, the one to walk in furrow; fifth, to enable the operator to place load on any point of the bars he chooses and still have a straight pull.” (Lines 25-34) Illustration is included.
Date: February 10, 1903
Creator: Lawrence, David & Vincent, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: Ammonite]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Eisenhower State Park, depicting an ammonite fossil on a bed of large stones. The back of the card contains information about ammonites.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department