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Milam Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Milam County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1918
Creator: McDonald, H. F.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

General Highway Map Milam County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Milam County, Texas, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, oil or gas wells, oil fields, utility lines, petroleum pipelines, mines or quarries, urban compacts, and airfields. Map includes a key to counties diagram and an extensive legend indicating geographical and human-made features. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1961
Creator: Texas. Highway Department. Planning Survey Division.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Well-Drilling Machine.

Description: Patent for “a new and improved well-drilling machine adapted to be driven by horse-power and arranged to permit of actuating the drilling tools for drilling purposes and to allow of conveniently and quickly raising the tools from the well…” (lines 8-14) including illustrations.
Date: November 18, 1902
Creator: Moore, Robert Burns
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Windmill.

Description: Patent for windmill that is cheap and highly efficient with a simple manufacture.
Date: October 28, 1902
Creator: Faubion, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Harrows

Description: Patent for attachment of harrows that facilitate the use of harrows in pilling cotton stalks. This device allows the harrows to be in continuous motion creating efficiency in cotton pilling.
Date: March 11, 1913
Creator: Taylor, David T. & Barker, Felix
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow Guide and Gage.

Description: Patent for "gages and guides for plows and cultivators. the object of invention is to provide and adjustable guide and gage adapted to be attached to divided standards of plows and cultivators." (lines 11-16) including illustrations.
Date: November 5, 1901
Creator: Lindsey, John Samiel
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for a plow with adjustable height and depth with a locking mechanism.
Date: July 1, 1902
Creator: Michalka, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Crossing

Description: Patent for crossings for railway tracks and particularly to means for closing the cut in the rails made for the flanges of the wheels, and the object is to provide sliding members which can be easily operated to close the slot or cut in the crossing rails for the flanges of the wheels so that a continuous tread will be formed for every wheel that passes over the crossing and to provide a mechanism for the tracks.
Date: March 30, 1909
Creator: Adams, Powell O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn and Cotton Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the main frame . . . provided with the hopper, covers, and transporting-wheel, of the vibrating-lever pivoted at its lower end to the side of the frame, and pivoted at its middle to the lateral arm, secured to the feed-slide and operated by means of the pitman, which is connected at its lower end to the crank-axle, the upper end thereof being pivoted to the upper end of the lever" (lines 17-26).
Date: September 8, 1885
Creator: Williams, George W. & Hook, Joseph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for improvements to the joints for railway rails to prevent "bumping of the wheels against the ends of rails and the cross ties adjacent to the joints" (lines 16-18) including illustrations.
Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: Adams, Powell O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cattle-Guard

Description: Patent for a cattle guard for use at railroad tracks incorporating a depressible platform connected to a closing mechanism which will impede movement of cattle across the track, but allow for unobstructed movement at other times.
Date: March 20, 1906
Creator: Richter, Fred Otto & Richter, Gustav Adolph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting-Frame

Description: Patent for improved quilting frame which may be set up easily, and folded down and stored when not in use. Additionally, the improved design provides for fabric to be secured on all sides, and for the operator to adjust the angle of the fabric.
Date: July 10, 1906
Creator: Berglund, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Garment-Supporter

Description: Patent for "an improved garment-supporter adapted to be secured to an inner garment and to be detachably connected to the waistband of an outer garment, whereby the inner garment may be supported from the outer garment." (lines 11-16)
Date: July 7, 1903
Creator: Waters, Richard H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for catching insects.

Description: Patent for a machine that catches pests such as the Cotton Boll Weevil and Colorado beetle as an aid to pest control for growing crops. Illustration included.
Date: October 29, 1901
Creator: Maupin, Owen M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hame-Fastener.

Description: Patent for improved hame-fasteners used to hold the hames together and tighten them up.
Date: October 29, 1901
Creator: Waters, R. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rail-Joint.

Description: Patent for improvements in railway-rail joints, including "a means for adjusting the rails whereby a tight joint may be produced at any season of the year when the expansion and contraction of the metal with the varying temperatures cause the joints to become loose and the track uneven;" (lines 16-21) "suitable rail-carrying bed-pieces, made of metal and grooved to receive the rail;" (lines 23-24) and "brackets on its under side which are adapted to brace against the railway-ties, and suitable pins or integral lugs which engage with the tie to hold it firmly in place." (Lines 34-38) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 29, 1896
Creator: Krusinski, Ferdinand
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bridle.

Description: Patent for "improved means for detachably connecting blinds to bridles, whereby the bridle may be used with or without the blinds," and also "to provide a combined double box-loop and blind." (Lines 13-17) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: October 12, 1897
Creator: Mayes, David H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate-Hinge.

Description: Patent for "an adjustable hinge for use in connection with a suitable upper hinge, for supporting gates in such manner as to permit of their being opened in either direction and allowed to close automatically," and which "also allows the gate to be adjusted to suit the inclination of its supporting-post, or to have its outer end elevated to a sufficient degree to permit dogs and other small animals to pass freely under same when closed." (Lines 8-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 11, 1895
Creator: Westmoreland, Hugh S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Portable Oven.

Description: Patent for outdoor use of the Dutch oven and skillet converting the cover of the Dutch oven as a way to suspend frying pan or gridiron over coals to heat, including illustration.
Date: July 12, 1859
Creator: Morrel, Z. N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Machines for Distributing Fertilizers.

Description: Patent for the improvement of fertilizer-distributer which dispense fertilizers from a hopper with revolving arms that is mounted on top of a plow like machine, which would allow the fertilizers fall into the furrow. Including illustration.
Date: September 27, 1859
Creator: Morrel, Z. N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Bale-Ties.

Description: Patent for an improved bale-tie with a description of the tool and specifications for its usage, includes illustrations.
Date: June 11, 1878
Creator: Rutherford, William Bryson & Hawkins, Joel Turnham
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department