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Tarrant County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Tarrant County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:166,667] (5000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1885
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Wire-Stretcher

Description: Patent for a wire stretcher for barbed wire or woven wire fences. Illustrations included.
Date: July 6, 1909
Creator: Graham, Bruno
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trinity River Basin Environmental Restoration Initiative 2010

Description: This report's "objectives are to use the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) model to; assess current rates and sources of sediment and nutrient loading of twelve major water supply reservoirs in ten watersheds of the Upper Trinity River Basin, to predict the effects of anticipated future urbanization, and to consider possible conservation practices that could decrease sediment and nutrient loading of these reservoirs" (p. ii).
Date: 2010
Creator: Wang, Xiuying; White, Michael; Lee, Taesoo; Tuppad, Pushpa; Srinivasan, Raghavan; Jones, Allan et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bicycle-Support.

Description: Patent for a bicycle support which holds "bicycles in upright position when not in use" (lines 8-9).
Date: April 17, 1900
Creator: Taylor, James P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Valve.

Description: Patent for an improvement in valves which "is adapted for connection with pipes or conduits for conducting water, steam, or other fluids; and the object of the invention is to provide a simple and efficient appliance of this character possessing the functions of both a globe and a check valve; and it is adapted to advantageously control the flow of liquid no matter what position or its casing may occupy" (lines 7-15). It includes instructions and illustrations..
Date: August 15, 1899
Creator: Thummel, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cigar-Cutter and Match-Safe.

Description: Patent for a match-safe and cigar-cutter “receptacle for holding matches from which only one match can be taken at one time and to means for shifting the matches and at the same time cutting a cigar-tip.” (Lines 7-11) Illustration is included.
Date: April 22, 1902
Creator: Taylor, James P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Safe]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a safe found on highway 80 between Arlington and Fort Worth, full of automobile parts
Date: October 6, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Crude-Oil Burner

Description: Patent for "new and useful Improvements in Crude-Oil Burners" (lines 4-5), including instructions and illustrations.
Date: April 22, 1901
Creator: Wilson, H.T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department