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Scurry County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Scurry County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Hedick, J. D. & Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Scurry Co.

Description: Survey map of Scurry County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: February 19, 1880
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Pump

Description: Patent for a pump to be used for pumping oil and water including instructions.
Date: October 23, 1900
Creator: Stukes, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Double-Acting Pump

Description: Patent for new and useful improvement in double-acting pumps for those "deep-well double-acting pumps in which as single cylinder and piston are used" (lines 14-15), including illustrations.
Date: September 18, 1900
Creator: Stuckes, John M. & Smith, Earnest K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Corn-Harvester

Description: Patent for a corn harvester "for use in harvesting crops such as corn and cane, the purpose being to provide a machine of this type of simple, durable, and compact construction and which will be light construction and not fatigue the team, since the body or frame supporting the operating parts is balanced upon the ground or supporting wheels" (lines 12-19) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: December 10, 1901
Creator: Sewalt, Matthew E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Kitchen-Cabinets

Description: Patent for an attachment for kitchen cabinets that has a mechanism for measuring out flour and other dry ingredients, a knife sharpener, and a breadboard.
Date: April 16, 1912
Creator: P'Pool, Frank E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lock

Description: Patent for a sliding bolt lock for doors that requires a key to open from the outside.
Date: January 28, 1913
Creator: Van Hoesen, Benjamin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump-Strainer.

Description: Patent for a pump strainer for liquid wells that excludes sand and other foreign matter before it can foul the pump or wear its parts.
Date: November 13, 1900
Creator: Stukes, John Marion
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Egg-Preserving Compound.

Description: Patent for a compound of cotton-seed oil, beeswax, paraffin, and salicylic acid that was meant to preserve eggs by sealing their pores.
Date: March 4, 1902
Creator: Stukes, John Marion
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flat Iron Heater

Description: Patent for "a receptacle insertible within a stove opening in which the irons to be heated are placed" (lines 11-13), including illustrations.
Date: April 15, 1913
Creator: Martin, Enoch
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Splicer.

Description: Patent for a wire splicer, or a device that connects distinct wires by looping them together. Illustrations included.
Date: September 30, 1912
Creator: Martin, Enoch
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Advertising-Machine.

Description: Patent for an advertising machine that reverses the travel of the apron that is used to connect with, and where, the display sign is printed. It also easily and efficiently reverses the driving mechanism once the apron is completely unwound from one of the rollers. The patent includes illustrations.
Date: July 22, 1913
Creator: Looney, Marma Duke
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Snyder 1920 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Snyder in Scurry County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1920
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Snyder 1911 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Snyder in Scurry County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1911
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Snyder 1911 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Snyder in Scurry County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1911
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History