Search Results

Map of Martin County, Texas

Description: Blueline form of survey map of Martin County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: unknown
Creator: Canda, C. J.; Drake, S. J. & Strauss, W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Martin County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Martin County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1902
Creator: Rowe, S. J. & Legg, J. W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Martin County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Martin County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to label specific blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 187u
Creator: Gast, August
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Memorandum Tablet.

Description: Patent for a new and improved memo pad. This design "consists, essentially, in a tablet or tickler consisting of fifty-two connected sheets divided into six spaces for the six business days of the week, with the day of the week, month, and day of month provided above each space, the pages being indexed at the bottom—the first six months of the year at the left and the last six months at the right—with an intermediate space for advertisements" (lines 22-31).
Date: August 23, 1892
Creator: Seymour, George H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Copy Holder.

Description: Patent for a new and improved paper holder. This design is "to provide an indicator for use in connection with the copy-holder, so that when the copyist is interrupted . . . the indicator may be made to point out the exact place at which [she or] he left off" (lines 12-17). It consists, "with the copy-holding frame and the cross-bar mounted thereon, of an indicator formed of spring metal, said indicator having a slideway to fit the cross-bar, and a laterally-extending hand" (lines 125-130).
Date: November 18, 1890
Creator: Seymour, George H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grapple for Handling Well Pipes or Tubes.

Description: Patent for "a simple and inexpensive device adapted for readily gripping a well pipe or tubing to enable the same to be readily removed from a well or lowered within." (Lines 11-14) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 13, 1897
Creator: Smith, Thomas McGlothlin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Folding Umbrella

Description: Patent for "a folding umbrella which may be quickly reduced in size, so that it may be conveniently inserted in a valise, satchel, or other receptacle, and also to construct the umbrella in such a manner that it may be held rigidly in either an open or closed position" (lines 9-15)
Date: July 18, 1892
Creator: Seymour, George H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[T&P Depot in Stanton, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the train station in Stanton, Texas. There is a train light to the left of the depot. Text on the image says "Texas & Pacific Depot Stanton, Texas." Text below the image says "Stanton, Texas" and "H. D. Conner."
Date: unknown
Creator: Conner, H. D.
Partner: The Grace Museum

Map of Martin County [Texas].

Description: Map shows township grid, land surveys, acreage, block and tract numbers, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale [1:66,667].
Date: 1902
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Martin 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: 1900
Creator: [Texas]. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library