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Map of Panola County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Panola County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map to denote the extension of Trammel's Trace. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1897
Creator: Pressler, Herman
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Collecting, Conveying, and Unloading Apparatus.

Description: Patent for "a new and improved apparatus for collecting, conveying, and unloading feed and water for stock and water for private use and for conveying and unloading lumber or merchandise of any kind." (Lines 12-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 14, 1891
Creator: Rowe, Isaac N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling Press.

Description: Patent for a new and improved baling press. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the horizontal driving-screw, the plunger, connections between the plunger and the screw, the endwise-moveable vertical shaft, gearing between the said shaft and the driving screw, the lever supporting said shaft, the [other] lever and the links connecting the [latter] lever with the [former] lever" (lines 33-39).
Date: August 5, 1890
Creator: Nelson, George A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ironing-Table.

Description: Patent for a simple and durable ironing table that is sturdy when in use and can be folded when not in use. The table is hinged to and held up by a vertical piece of wood. Two sets of legs cross and are centrally pivoted together, one being stopped by the vertical board. When not in use, the table swings up and rests on the board.
Date: September 1, 1896
Creator: Mauritzen, James B. & Tinkle, Jesse C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gear Power for Presses.

Description: Patent for a new and improved gear-power for presses. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the shafts geared together at one end, and having at the other ends sleeved or loose pinions geared to a fixed pinion upon a third shaft having a second pinion, and the sleeve or tap carrying a gear-wheel meshing with the said second pinion, together with the clutch-sleeves upon the first-named shafts and the clutch-sleeve-shipping mechanism" (lines 1-9).
Date: August 7, 1888
Creator: Roquemore, Peter D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Harness.

Description: Patent for a new and improved attachment for harnesses. This design "relates to attachments for harness; and it consists of a plate having a safety-hook, a back-band buckle, and guide-rings" (lines 20-23).
Date: August 30, 1881
Creator: Applewhite, David T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Conveying Apparatus.

Description: Patent for a new and improved conveyer. This design consists, "with the track, of a carriage mounted thereon having inclined and curved points at opposite ends, guides with flaring lower ends connected at the sides of the carriage, and rollers journaled in said guides, and means connected to the carriage for operating the same" (lines 15-20).
Date: September 20, 1892
Creator: Rowe, Isaac N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rub-Iron for Wagon-Beds.

Description: Patent for improvements in rub-irons for wagon-beds by “placing a [rub]-roller at the point of the wagon-bed with which the wheels come in contact when the wagon is turned." (Lines 23-25) Illustration is included.
Date: March 31, 1891
Creator: Nelson, George A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton, Corn, and Pea Planter.

Description: Patent for a new and improved planter. This design consists in "[t]he combination, in a planter and fertilizer-distributer, of a revolving drum having openings communicating with a groove in its periphery for sowing fertilizer, and a seeding mechanism arranged above the drum, whereby the seeds will fall into the groove of the drum and be thereby conveyed to the furrow" (lines 3-9).
Date: August 18, 1885
Creator: Applewhite, David Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle Axle Box.

Description: Patent for a new and improved axle box for vehicles. This design consists of a novel combination of spindle, detachable and reversible bearing-sleeve, interposed elastic sleeves, hub, axle-box, and lubricator (lines 74-90).
Date: February 15, 1881
Creator: Applewhite, David Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bale-Tying Machine.

Description: Patent for a bale tying machine that wraps and ties cylindrical bales, "especially for placing wrappers of jute or other bagging material around cylindrical cotton - bales" (lines 11-14) while holding the bale compressed.
Date: January 23, 1906
Creator: Cagle, Carter M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rotary Engine.

Description: Patent for rotary engine "of simple and compact construction, in which the pressure and expansive force of the steam or other actuating fluid may be utilized to the fullest advantage" (lines 10-13), with illustrations.
Date: June 5, 1906
Creator: Cagle, Carter M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Loblolly Cookbook

Description: Cookbook compiled by students at Gary High School from recipes contributed by community members in Gary, Texas. It is broken into several categories: main dishes, soups and salads, side orders, breads, sauces and gravy, wild fruits and vegetables, beverages, and desserts; a "special section" at the end includes historical notes and stories from the contributors.
Date: February 1996
Creator: McAlister, Karen Whiteside
Partner: Panola College

Carthage Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1973
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carthage Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:62500
Date: 1960
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department