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Kerr County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Kerr County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants of surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1923
Creator: Morriss, G. C. & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Kerr County.

Description: Survey map of Kerr County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes rivers, creeks, towns, and roads. No scale information given.
Date: July 12, 1864
Creator: Reichel, R.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Kerr County

Description: Blueline format print, copied from microfilm, of survey map of Kerr County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1878
Creator: Von Rosenberg, E.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Fishing Near Kerrville]

Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr. and John T. Willis, Jr. fishing near Kerrville, TX. John, Jr. stands in front of his father, holding a fishing net in the water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Texas Center Point Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Center Point, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads and highways, towns, water bodies, ranches and farms, boundaries, power lines, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Ladue, W. B.; Drouet, Adolph; Kenda, Paul & Anderson, Clay
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of Villa Camille]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the the many red-topped buildings that built the Villa Camille. The back of the postcard reads, "Villa Camille Hunt, Texas Low Pollen Count - Elevation 2000 Ft. A year-round resort in Texas' famed Hill Country, where each season is blessed with nature's best. Noted for its fabulous food...friendly, informal social life...and special activities for children. Ultra-modern accommodations in an atmosphere of rustic charm. Ideal too for small conventions, meetings and institutes (up to 140 people). Write for information. On the Scenic Guadalupe River."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Medicated Salt Rock

Description: Patent for "improved medicated salt rock to be used for keeping cattle, horses, and other live stock in good condition, to serve as a tonic and blood-purifier, also to expel worms from the stomach and intestines, and to eradicate ticks and vermin" (lines 10-15).
Date: April 23, 1901
Creator: Green, Charles O; Wickline, William P. & Eaton, James B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Medicated Salt Brick.

Description: Patent for a formula for a livestock salt brick that purports improve animal health. The formula includes salt, clay, sulfur, saltpeter, copperas, nux vomica, and santonin.
Date: February 24, 1903
Creator: Eaton, James B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bee Hive.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bee hive. This design consists of "the combination, with the removable section, having the right-angled slots and the comb-frames of the securing-bar" (lines 95-98).
Date: September 20, 1881
Creator: Norwood, John M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trace Carrier.

Description: Patent for a new and improved trace-carrier. This design consists in "the combination of a cylindrical body of elongated form and obliquely arranged and having slots in the upper part thereof to form bars, a central top slot between said bars, and a lower bar having a recess therein, an obliquely-inclined spring-latch extending across one of the open ends of said body, the back-band having a strap to pass around said body, and a girth-strap connected to said lower recessed bar" (lines 13-22).
Date: July 19, 1892
Creator: Wellborn, Samuel Houston
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rack and Pinion Mechanism.

Description: Patent for a new and improved rack-and-pinion mechanism. This design "relates to improvements on rack-and-pinion mechanism to dispense with the connecting-rod on steam-engines, whereby a more equal, constant motive power at any point of the piston-stroke, and no dead or weak points of the same, will be obtained" (lines 9-14).
Date: October 22, 1889
Creator: MacDonald, Peter M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing-Machine.

Description: Patent for an improved washing machine "in which is employed a rotary agitator or dasher with blades, and it has for its objects among others to provide an improved construction whereby better results are attained, the construction simplified and made cheaper, less liable to become inoperative or injured and easier to operate" (lines 16-22). It has a cover with a hinged lid.
Date: April 4, 1893
Creator: Anderson, Albert Grant
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill.

Description: Patent for an improvement in the vertical wheel of windmills including illustrations.
Date: March 26, 1889
Creator: Dietert, Gustav
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Paul Karger Residence]

Description: Photograph of the Paul Karger Residence in Kerr County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Paul Karger House]

Description: Photograph of the Paul Karger House in Kerr County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Paul Karger House]

Description: Photograph of the Paul Karger House in Kerr County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Felix Flock House]

Description: Photograph of the Felix Flock House in Kerr County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Paul Karger House]

Description: Photograph of the Paul Karger House in Kerr County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Steeler House]

Description: Photograph of the Steeler House in Kerr County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

Thimble.

Description: Patent for an improved design of thimble which includes a needle-threader and a thread-cutter that can be used without removal of the thimble from the finger through the design of metal cone shapes as part of the thimble's design.
Date: November 21, 1905
Creator: Huntington, Spencer Hinsdale
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Map of Parcel of Land for Fritz Saur]

Description: Sketched map created by A. L. Starkey showing land survey number 2 after cutting off 45 8/10 acres for Fritz Saur; there is a large compass drawn to the left of the map.
Date: unknown
Creator: Starkey, A. L.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library