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San Saba Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of San Saba County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1918
Creator: Wicker, George T.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Vehicle-Axle.

Description: Patent for vehicle axle that can be used as a replacement part of a worn out spindle, this invention is cost effective and efficient because it requires no welding.
Date: October 7, 1902
Creator: Cornett, Reuben B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for an improved baling press including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 24, 1901
Creator: Tom, Joseph C. & Walker, Hiram F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stalk-Cutter

Description: Patent for a stalk cutter that is especially adapted for cutting cotton-stalks or cornstalks, although it may be used for cutting any variety of stalks.
Date: April 8, 1891
Creator: Brownlee, Robert N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper with adjustable choppers and axles, so that the distance between the hills of cotton and between rows of hills of cotton can be variable. Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 9, 1897
Creator: Miller, John R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for an improvement to gates so as "to simplify and improve the construction of swinging gates and to enable the same to be readily operated without necessitating a persons leaving a vehicle or dismounting" (lines 9-13).
Date: September 27, 1892
Creator: Smith, Thomas M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire Stretcher and Fastener.

Description: Patent for a new and improved wire stretcher and fastener. This design consists in "[t]he combination of a bar constructed of metal and provided at one end with a claw and having its other end bent at right angles to form an arm provided with a slot or bifurcation forming prongs, one of the prongs being longer than the other, the stud secured to the bar on the side opposite the arm and arranged adjacent to the same and forming a hammer-head, and a handle arranged on the same side of the stud and located adjacent to the claw" (lines 55-65).
Date: September 27, 1892
Creator: Chamberlain, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Animal Trap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved animal trap. This design "consists in the combination of a suitable frame upon which a revolver or pistol is secured, a treadle which is secured to the front end of this frame, and a suitable spring and levers, by which the fire-arm is discharged when the animal steps upon the treadle" (lines 14-20).
Date: December 26, 1882
Creator: Williams, James Alexander
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Baling-Press

Description: Patent for improvements in the specifics of the design and construction of a baling press.
Date: August 20, 1901
Creator: Chapman, Robert E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Governor

Description: Patent for a governor. This invention is designed for the regulation of speed in engines and motors. Illustration included.
Date: December 26, 1906
Creator: Cude, Charles R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

San Saba 1889 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Saba in San Saba County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1889
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Saba 1907 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Saba in San Saba County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1907
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Saba 1912 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Saba in San Saba County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1912
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Saba 1907 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Saba in San Saba County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1907
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Saba 1885 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Saba in San Saba County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1885
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Saba 1894 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Saba in San Saba County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1894
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

San Saba 1912 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of San Saba in San Saba County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1912
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Trading Card: Cave Myotis]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Colorado Bend State Park, depicting a bat in flight. The back of the card contains information about the species.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shovel.

Description: Patent for an improved shovel that is light, strong and durable which can accurately balance the load on the blade with less labor than the ordinary shovel.
Date: January 9, 1906
Creator: Peisker, Frederick S. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oscillating Gate.

Description: Patent for "rotary oscillating gates, in which the gate oscillates to close the way or open the same, as may be desired by the operator." (Lines 9-11) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 18, 1891
Creator: Terry, Cyrus
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn.

Description: Patent for a new and improved churn. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the driving devices and the pivoted dasher-operating lever, of the fly-wheel provided with a series of holes each of square contour throughout the greater part of its length, the wrist-pin shaped to fit in any one of said holes, the cap pivoted on the rear side of the fly-wheel and adapted to cover any one of the holes in which the pin may be placed, and the pitman attached to the wrist-pin and connecting the same with the pivoted lever" (lines 70-80).
Date: July 6, 1886
Creator: Jones, Caleb
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil Survey of San Saba 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 San Saba County, Texas.
Date: 1982
Creator: Bynum, Otto W.; Cyprian, Thomas E. & Baker, Frank E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Table.

Description: Patent for a new and improved table. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the table and the table-legs having the inner outer corners cut away . . . of the seat having grooves or slots in its ends, and the connecting bars having one end pivotally attached to said legs and having the opposite ends fitted in said grooves or slots" (lines 65-71).
Date: May 3, 1887
Creator: McDaniel, Hampton C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department