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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
Item Type: Map
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
Item Type: Map
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.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
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
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sediment-Collector for Coffee-Pots, &c.

Description: Patent for a device that collects sediments from coffee grounds and tea leaves inside the coffee or tea pot. Includes Illustration.
Date: September 10, 1901
Creator: Martin, Percy P.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Oil Stove

Description: Patent for an oil stove. Illustrations included.
Date: February 10, 1910
Creator: Young, James W. & McGee, Guy
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Harvester

Description: Patent for a cotton harvester. Illustrations included.
Date: February 16, 1910
Creator: Sewell, Charles B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Center-Piece for Buggy Neck-Yokes

Description: Patent for a center-piece for buggy neck-yokes that strengthens the connection between the yoke and the tongue.
Date: May 28, 1912
Creator: Stimson, Henry W.
Item Type: Patent
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.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

2010 Census County Block Map: Scurry County, Index

Description: Index map for Scurry County, Texas showing the distribution of census blocks and smaller inset areas for which the U.S. Census Bureau collected data. The plotted map scale is 1:73,692.
Date: 2010
Creator: United States. Bureau of the Census.
Item Type: Map
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