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Reeves County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Reeves County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, lakes, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:380,952] (10,000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1916
Creator: McDonald, H. F. & Bramlette, H. M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Throttle-Lever.

Description: Patent for a new and improved throttle lever, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 30, 1898
Creator: Canday, Lorin Winfield
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Postcard of San Solomon Swimming Pool]

Description: Postcard of San Solomon Swimming Pool in Balmorhea, Texas. Several people gather around the pool, some taking turns on the diving board. Tents appear in the distance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Howard
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Aerating-Churn.

Description: Patent for an improved churn for aerating cream by forcing air down a pipe into the churn.
Date: March 4, 1913
Creator: Wailes, William S. H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump-Piston.

Description: Patent for an improvement on Pump-Pistons."This invention has for its object to provide a pump-piston constructed entirely of metal in order to avoid the use of packings constructed of leather or other rapidly-wearing material; and the invention consists in certain novel features of construction herinafter fully described." (Lines 15-21) Illustration is included.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Kincaid, Walter H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dentistry

Description: Patent for a device to tighten and hold loose teeth to the jaw.
Date: November 11, 1902
Creator: Martin, George G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Replacing Derailed Railway-Cars.

Description: Patent for a device used to replaced derailed railway-cars that can be applied on either side of the rail. It can be easily moved to different tracks.
Date: August 6, 1895
Creator: Durack, Patrick H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Trading Card: Comanche Springs Pupfish]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Balmorhea State Park, depicting several pupfish swimming among leaves and rocks. The back of the card contains information about the species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Reeves County Officials]

Description: Group Photograph of Reeves County Officials in Pecos, Texas. Also present in this picture are a child and three pet dogs. Identified on the back are George Phillips, Judge Harrell, Ed McGee, J.K. Harrington, C.B. Calahan Sr., George Phillips Jr., W.N. Merritt, Tip Deal, Kirk Turnbo, and Tom Babb.
Date: 1885~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Pump-Plunger

Description: Patent for a pump-plunger.
Date: November 2, 1901
Creator: Scott, Eugene
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Toyah Sheet

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 1:125000
Date: 1921
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Reeves County WWII memorial

Description: DEDICATED TO THE ETERNAL MEMORY OF THE MEN OF REEVES COUNTY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1941-1945. ACOSTA, PASOUAL E KEHOE, GEORGE F. ALEXANDER, ROBERT LEE LARA, JUAN BAKER, ROBERT ORA MORA, BERNARDIAO D. BERKSTRESSER, GEORGE B. OLGUIN, FRANCISCO A. CHAVEZ, FRUTOSA R. ORTEGA FRANCISCO C. COPE, HORACE LEE POWERS, JIM CURTIS, HENRY HARDIN, JR. ROMERO, JOSE C. DIAZ, BONAFACIO SCOTT, C.W. DIAZ, JOSE SUBIA, FERNANDO M. DURDIN, M.A. URTADO, FRANK F. FLOYD, ANGUS PAUL VALENCIA, SANCHEZ R. HLREDIA, CATARINO M. VILLALOBOS, ROGELIO B. HILL, JOE DELBERT WILLIAMS, CHARLES, JR. THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE THAT ARE LEFT GROW OLD: AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM, NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN. AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a picture of a gas well in Pecos, Texas that exploded. The base of the rig, a pipeline, and other equipment are visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a gas well after an explosion. This gas well is located in Pecos. Red Adair is listed as having been present to fight the fire but is not pictured.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a picture of a gas well falling to the ground from an explosion at its base.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a gas well after an explosion. There are remains of the well scattered in piles surrounding persistent burning gas. This gas well is located in Pecos, Texas. Red Adair is listed as having been present to fight the fire but is not pictured.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a picture of an unidentified man looking at smoke rising from a hill while standing in the debris of a gas well explosion.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a picture of a standing gas well with a worker standing at its base.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a picture of workers performing their duties at the base of a gas well.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Well Explosion

Description: Copy negative of a picture near a gas well explosion in Pecos, Texas. The picture shows a smoky field and sky with a car in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Well Explosion/Water Cannon

Description: Copy negative of a picture of an unidentified man standing at a water cannon that is spraying water at an area between two hills. The man appears to be taking a photograph of the water spray as it exits the cannon.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Reeves County memorial to the dead of Korean and Vietnam wars

Description: Memorial says: "Dedicated to the eternal memory of the men of Reeves County and Barstow. Who gave their lives Korean Conflict Reeves County Ruben J. Gomez MIA 11-2-50 Thomas R. Russell 11-4-51 Walter L. Hood MIA -51 Viet Nam Conflict Reeves County Larry A. Bradley 1-7-70 William M. Harrison 2-6-69 Otha Weldon Exum 2-8-68 Richard L. Henry 6-24-69 Manuel M. Gonzales 12-10-67 Joe M. Juarez 12-10-68 Ernesto S. Perea 3-26-68 Barstow Jose Renteria Diaz 4-12-69 Emilio Gamboa Garcia 1-23-68 John F. Hummel MIA 3-6-71 "Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends."
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries