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Texas: Fowlerton Quadrangle: Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Fowlerton, Texas, showing roads and highways, ranches and farms, towns, water bodies, boundaries, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Lukesh, G. R.; Rehberg, A. & Barr, J. L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas (La Salle County): Cotulla Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Cotulla, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, ranches, borders, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1959
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

La Salle County

Description: Blueline format of survey of La Salle County, Texas, showing blocks of land, rivers, creeks, land grants, and roads. Handwritten notes have been made on the back of the map. No scale information given.
Date: 1879
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

La Salle County

Description: Survey map of La Salle County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes rivers, creeks, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: September 1923
Creator: Giles, J. Bascom & Atlee, Tom
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Combination-Tool.

Description: Patent for "a simple and effective tool designed especially for wire-fence working and combining in a single implement a hatchet, nail-claw, staple-puller, wire kinker or twister, and wire-cutter." (Lines 13-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Ponkney, August C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rod-Coupling Device.

Description: Patent for a rod-coupling device, "to provide a simple, convenient, and effective device for the pump plunger-rods of windmills and the like" (lines 12-15). Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Ponkney, August C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Hatchet and Wire-Tightener.

Description: Patent for a device that operates as a hatchet and as a wire-twisting device, so that "slack may be taken up in fence-wires as fast as it occurs" (lines 11-12). The wire-tightener is two triangles stick out from the side of the hatchet, where the operator can pinch the wire.
Date: January 5, 1897
Creator: Keck, Edgar A.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rotary Drill

Description: Patent for a rotary drill.
Date: February 3, 1902
Creator: Seed, Leonard F.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shale Formation

Description: Copy negative of a dry creek bed winding near the Eagle Ford area of South Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Soil Survey of La Salle County, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of La Salle County, Texas.
Date: October 1994
Creator: Gabriel, Wayne J.; Arriaga, Daniel & Stevens, Jack W.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

General Soil Map, La Salle County, Texas

Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols.
Date: 1988
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

La Salle 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: 1923
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

La Salle County

Description: Map of La Salle County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: April 1879
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

La Salle County

Description: Map of La Salle County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: June 1, 1886
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

La Salle County

Description: Map of La Salle County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1877
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

La Salle County

Description: Map of La Salle County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1879
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

La Salle County

Description: Map of La Salle County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: July 1878
Creator: Langermann, A. B.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

La Salle County

Description: Map of La Salle County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The road from Fort Ewell to Corpus Christi, Texas is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1877
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Texas: Artesia Wells Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Artesia Wells, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing boundaries, water bodies, marshes, roads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. The back of the map features a short introduction to the series of standardized maps to be published by the United States Geological Survey, of which this map is a part. Under the introduction is a collection of standard symbols that will be used in future maps, including culture, relief, and water symbols. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1925
Creator: Goodlove, C. W.; Reineck, R. H. & Hill, E. B.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cotulla 1933 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Cotulla in La Salle County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1933
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Cotulla 1933 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Cotulla in La Salle County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1933
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Cotulla 1933 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Cotulla in La Salle County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1933
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Cotulla 1933 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Cotulla in La Salle County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1933
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Heel for Boots and Shoes.

Description: Patent for a new and improved heel for boots and shoes. This design is for a hollow heel of malleable metal (e.g., iron) to be filled with some cheaper material (e.g., wood). This design represents an improvement over previous heels with its cheaper production cost and greater durability.
Date: November 7, 1882
Creator: Dranley, Charles
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department