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Karnes Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Karnes County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, and towns. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red pencil to add roads and towns not originally published on the map. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Matzow, Fr. & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Karnes Co.

Description: Cadastral map of Karnes County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: 1870
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas (Karnes County): Karnes City Quadrangle Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Karnes City, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, ranches, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Lukesh, G. R.; Rehberg, A., Jr. & Greene, A. K.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Boiler Feeder and Indicator

Description: Patent for an improvement automatic steam-boiler feeders which controls the feed pump and actuates an alarm whistle (lines 21-23).
Date: November 8, 1892
Creator: Newman, Prentice A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fence.

Description: Patent for a new and improved fence. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the fence-wires, the stay-rods having their lower ends fitted in the ground and provided with a series of steps or rests fitted to the fence wires, a series of tie-wires securing the fence-wires to said steps, and braces twisted around the stay-rods near the upper ends thereof and having their ends secured to buried anchors" (lines 59-66).
Date: February 7, 1888
Creator: Lott, Arthur
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brace Wire Fastening for Wire Fences.

Description: Patent for a new and improved brace-wire fastening for wire fences. This design consists "[i]n a fence, the combination, with the panel wires, of the braces with their ends hooked upon one and the same side of the upper and lower panel-wires, and said braces being stepped to receive and applied to the opposite side of the intermediate panel-wires, and the tri-armed or T-shaped clasps with their arms embracing the panel-wires and the braces at their points of intersection" (lines 81-89).
Date: September 22, 1885
Creator: Lott, Arthur
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Planter.

Description: Patent for a planter for planting cotton seed, which can be used with a walking or wheeled planter and automatically drops seeds when moving forward but not backward, and which can have the mechanism turned off while in transit.
Date: July 2, 1907
Creator: Vaughn, George Washington
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Peoples Supply Company Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 10 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Peoples Supply Company, General Merchandise, Kenedy, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[1.00 Merchandise Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 1.00 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Peoples Supply Company, General Merchandise, Kenedy, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Peoples Supply Company Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 50 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Peoples Supply Company, General Merchandise, Kenedy, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Peoples Supply Company Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 25 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Peoples Supply Company, General Merchandise, Kenedy, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Sulky-Plow.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in sulky plows, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 18, 1898
Creator: Labus, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hay Press

Description: Patent for a hay press. This invention includes a reciprocating plunger with plunger heads and designed to work in separate compressing chambers. Illustrations included.
Date: May 19, 1908
Creator: Biela, Valentine
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plowshare Attachment.

Description: Patent for a plowshare attachment, which will allow a new replacement part when this part is no longer in working condition.
Date: June 11, 1912
Creator: Hickle, Pryor H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department