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Stephens County, Texas.

Description: Cadastral map of Stephens County, Texas showing lands owned by the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. The county is marked to show individual properties; each piece of land is numbered and several are labeled with property owners. Geographic features are also noted on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,333 (4000 varas to 1 inch).
Date: 187u
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of Stephens County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Stephens 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: 1914
Creator: Pressler, Herman & Bramlette, H. M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Stephens County, Texas

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Stephens County, Texas, showing rivers, towns, boundaries, creeks, original land grants or surveys, mountains, roads, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. The yellow blocks of land denote Texas and Pacific Railway Company land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: unknown
Creator: Strickland, M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Stephens County, Texas

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Stephens County, Texas, showing rivers, towns, boundaries, creeks, original land grants or surveys, mountains, roads, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. The yellow blocks of land denote Texas and Pacific Railway Company land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: unknown
Creator: Strickland, M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Stephens County, Texas

Description: Survey map of Stephens County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes rivers, creeks, cities, towns, and railroads. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 187u
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Churn.

Description: Patent for a churn with a construction which will prevent "access of objectionable matter to the churn-body" (lines 14-15) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 3, 1900
Creator: Hargrove, Kincheon W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spinning-Wheel

Description: Patent for "an improvement in domestic spinning wheels; and it consists in the combination of parts whereby the spindle or whirl is supported from above so as to hang down within the operator's reach, and is made to constantly revolve at the same time that the whirl is moved from and toward the operator" (lines 12-19) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 22, 1880
Creator: Church, Joshua G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Unicycle Road and Racing Sulky.

Description: Patent for a one-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle, with illustrations.
Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Coleman, Thomas Gardner
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shaft-Support.

Description: Patent for improvements in harnesses through the accommodation of "varying positions of the animal with respect to the shafts or thills, so as to remove all strain from and upon the shafts and the saddle, while at the same time effectively supporting the shafts and preventing the slipping of the same up and down upon the sides of the animal."
Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Coleman, Thomas Gardner
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for improvements in cotton-choppers by using a crown-wheel attached to one of the ground-wheels of the chopper. When the ground wheels impart motion to the crown wheel, which in turn communicates motion to the pinions of the shaft. This shaft drives the two sprocket-wheels; the sprocket wheel that located in the rear portions of the crank-shaft imparts motion to the crank-shaft, which drives the vertical choppers. Illustration is included.
Date: May 12, 1891
Creator: Baggett, Neil Jefferson
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Balanced Piston Engine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved balanced-piston engine. This design "relates to that class of steam or other engines which are constructed with two pistons receiving the pressure in opposite directions, each connected with cranks set at opposite positions, whereby the strain occurs simultaneously in opposite directions upon the crank-shaft and balances the same within its bearings, and thus obviates great friction on the journals and thereby economizes power" (lines 7-15).
Date: February 15, 1881
Creator: Peebles, William D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stamp-Vending Machine

Description: No Description Available.
Date: December 10, 1901
Creator: Fender, John Brown
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grain-Fender

Description: Patent for a grain fender to be used as an attachment to a grain table. Illustrations included.
Date: March 27, 1907
Creator: Dean, George A. & Hall, Samuel E.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stirrup-Spur.

Description: Patent for a certain new and useful improvement in stirrup spurs, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: February 27, 1900
Creator: Coleman, Thomas G.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map of Stephens County, Texas.

Description: Map shows land plats for Stephens County, including original land grant patents for Peters Colony, with numbered blocks and parcels; some land ownership, towns; "Texas Emigration and Land Company's Premium Survey"; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Circle of approximately five inches at center of map encompasses town of Breckenridge. Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Portrait of Woman

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of a woman standing behind a chair. She was one of S. S. Cook's neighbors in Stephens County, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Couple by House

Description: Copy negative of Mamie Hatchett and John Berry in Stephens County, Texas where he was born. They are standing on the left of the picture with a dog, in front of a stone house with a car partially visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Exterior of School

Description: Copy negative of a school building in Eolian, Texas. The wooden building is two story with windows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Graduation Portrait; Portrait of Girl

Description: 1 copy negative of 2 images. The first is a portrait of Dan Power, who is dressed in a graduation cap and gown. The second image is a portrait of Eugenia Lee Power. She is wearing a formal dress along with a necklace, earrings, and a corsage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Man

Description: Copy negative of Arthur John in a suit and necktie. Written below the photograph is, "Arthur John, 1921, Breckenridge, TX."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Highway Under Construction

Description: Photograph of supports for a bridge under construction. All of the supports appear to be up. The photograph was taken from a distance away.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Highway Under Construction

Description: Photograph of supports for a bridge under construction. All of the supports appear to be up. There is construction equipment on the ground near the bridge.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Highway Under Construction

Description: Photograph of a highway under construction in Breckenridge, Texas. The land has just been cleared for the highway, and nearby is a row of stones.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Highway Under Construction #1

Description: Photograph of a highway and bridge under construction in Breckenridge, Texas. The highway has not yet been paved. A bridge portion of the highway can be seen in the background. There is a truck on a road nearby.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library