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Johnson Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Johnson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:166,667] (5000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1887
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Improvement in Wheel-Cultivators.

Description: Patent for "an improved wheel-cultivator, which shall be so constructed that it may be readily adjusted for use in marking the ground, covering the seed, and cultivating the plants." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: July 25, 1876
Creator: Riddle, William N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pumping Apparatus.

Description: Patent for improvements to a pumping apparatus "to provide a simple, inexpensive, and easily-operated apparatus through the medium of which water may be forced from a well, stream, or other source of supply by the weight of a person" (lines 14-18).
Date: February 17, 1903
Creator: Simmons, Jessie W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Headlight.

Description: Patent for Locomotive-headlights, "and has for its principal object to so construct the lamp and its casing as to permit of the lighting or adjusting the lamp-blaze from the back of the headlight box…” (lines 8-13) including illustrations.
Date: December 2, 1902
Creator: Stanton, James Robertson
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil-Burner.

Description: Patent for oil-burner that is used by being connected to a steam-boiler. It is simply constructed to produce a very high degree of heat with a comparatively small amount of hydrocarbon oil.
Date: December 16, 1902
Creator: Jenkins, Wellington S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cultivator Attachment.

Description: Patent for cultivator attachment that is useful in breaking up the soil at opposite side of the plants and leveling the ground between the rows. It can be adjusted to any desired angle (vertical, horizontal) or level (up and down).
Date: January 6, 1903
Creator: Brewer, John Meed.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grave Filler.

Description: Patent for a grave-filling machine, which transports dirt into the hole of the grave.
Date: August 19, 1902
Creator: Deering, Uriah H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein-Guide

Description: Patent for rein guides to support a harness and guide horses. The device yields little space during storage and transportation.
Date: January 13, 1903
Creator: Johnston, Nathan
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: Bobcat]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Cleburne State Park, depicting the face of a bobcat. The back of the card contains information about the species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department