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Kimble County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Kimble County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:400,000] (3000 varas to 1/4 of an inch).
Date: 1915
Creator: Beaumont, G. N. & Bramlette. H. M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Kimble County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Kimble County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
Date: 1876
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of Fritz Hotel in Junction]

Description: Postcard of a two story building with two cars parked in front. The scene is described as "High in the Hills - Elevation 2180 Feet Above Sea Fritz Hotel, Junction, Texas." The author adds, "This is where we spent night." The message on the back reads, "Arrived here about 8 last night after a hat ride spent 1 1/2 hours in Austin with Mrs. Bishopp + had a picture first persons we saw when arriving here was Crowley Butler + Ray Britton - but along fine yesterday. Miss you lots - Love Mamie." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: August 27, 1934
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Gate.

Description: Patent for improvements in gates “which can be readily opened away from the person by simply pulling down upon a lever or cord, and which will then automatically close without any further care or attention.” (Lines 24-28) Illustration is included.
Date: June 9, 1891
Creator: Benson, Joseph Robinson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for an improved plow using frame-bars to secure a clevis at the front end with a plow-blade attached, and the inner sides of the frame-bars carries three plows which can be adjusted to any desired distance when in use; the clevis can be removed and used as a cultivator. Illustration is included.
Date: February 24, 1891
Creator: Eason, Thomas Gay
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Seals for Vessles Containing Liquids.

Description: Patent for a simple, easily applied, and inexpensive seal for vessels containing liquids. The seal goes over the vessel's stopper and must be partly broken away before removing the seal totally. The seal cannot be replaced once it has been removed.
Date: June 9, 1896
Creator: Patterson, Nicholas C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Warning Strip for Wire Fences.

Description: Patent for a new and improved warning strip for wire fences. This design "relates to warning-strips for wire fences designed as a visible signal to indicate the presence of the fence, and thus prevent cattle from running against the same and tearing themselves on the barbs" (lines 9-13).
Date: August 9, 1887
Creator: Cloud, William Johnston
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Buggy Top Support.

Description: Patent for a new and improved support for buggy-tops. This design "relates to supports for the tops of buggies or other vehicles, and has for its object to provide a simple, inexpensive, effective, and durable device for attachment to the folding braces of the vehicle-tops to prevent the accidental folding of the top when the vehicles are on the road" (lines 7-13).
Date: January 26, 1886
Creator: Finney, James T.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Governor Coke Stevenson]

Description: Photograph of Governor Coke Stevenson speaking into a radio microphone. A man stands next to him, and both of them have their right hands in the air.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: McAllen Public Library

Kimble County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1890
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Kimble County

Description: Map of Kimble County, Texas, including the Hill Country region. There are two Cedar Brakes marked on map. Scale ca. 1:166,667 (5000 varas per inch).
Date: February 20, 1892
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Kimble County

Description: Map of Kimble County, Texas, including the Hill Country region. The roads to Fort McKavett and to Fort Clark are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1876
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Kimble County

Description: Map of Kimble County, Texas, including the Hill Country region. The roads to Fort McKavett and to Fort Clark are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: October 1878
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Kimble County

Description: Photostat map of Kimble County, Texas, including the Hill Country region. The original map is a lithograph. The roads to Fort McKavett and to Fort Clark are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 1879
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Kimble County

Description: Map of Kimble County, Texas, including the Hill Country region. The road to Fort Terrett is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: January 1860
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Kimble County

Description: Map of Kimble County, Texas, including the Hill Country region. The roads to Fort McKavett and to Fort Clark are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1878
Creator: MacBean, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Junction 1921 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Junction in Kimble County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Junction 1921 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Junction in Kimble County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Moss, (Southwest)]

Description: Photograph of the Moss in Kimble County, Texas.
Date: October 1978
Creator: Wyatt, Barbara
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Historical Commission