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Heydrick's Ownership Map of Young Co., Texas.

Description: Survey map of Young County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, bodies of water, roads, railroads, and oil fields. A legend indicating drilling wells, gas wells, abandoned wells, and dry holes is included in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:48,000] (4000 feet to the inch).
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Young County, Texas.

Description: Cadastral map of Young County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, railroads, bodies of water, pipelines, and oilfields. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Old Colony and District Map 27.

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Peter's Colony of North Texas and Young County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map by the surveyor, Dennis Corwin, and other agents of the Texan Emigration and Land Company to certify the map's authenticity. No scale information included.
Date: 1870
Creator: Corwin, Dennis
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Ink-Bottle.

Description: Patent for improvements in in bottles: "it consists, essentially, of a hexagonal or analogous polygonal shaped body having dip cups arranged adjacent to one and thereof at such angles as to regulate the flow by turning the body and bringing it to bear on different bases." (lines 12-17).
Date: October 19, 1897
Creator: Anderson, Alexander C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Thatch Roof.

Description: Patent for a simple, cheap, and effective thatched roof for temporary storage of goods or animal pens. It has "overlapping layers of straw or like material secured or fastened in place by running wires attached to the foundation on which the said thatching or covering is arranged" (lines 15-19).
Date: November 28, 1893
Creator: Mandeville, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Calf Weaner.

Description: Patent for a new and improved calf weaner. This design "consist[s] of the pivoted plates provided with upper aligning recesses, horizontal aligning eyes, having opposing buttons secured to their inner ends, and goads projecting from their outer ends, aligning concavo-convex surfaces whereby the plates are guided, the registering apertures, and pin, whereby the plates are secured in a closed position" (lines 82-90).
Date: November 29, 1887
Creator: Rickman, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trace Carrier.

Description: Patent for a new and improved trace-carrier. This design "consist[s] of a rectangular frame, a central integral transverse bar provided at its upper and lower edges with pairs of spaced-apart superficial ribs having central aligning bores, a spring-pressed bolt mounted in one of said ribs, adapted at its inner end to take into the opposite rib and provided at its outer end with a knob or head, a pintle mounted in the lower pair of ribs, a tongue pivoted upon the pintle, said tongue having its upper end reduced to fit between the upper pair of ribs and provided with an eye for the reception of the bolt" (lines 82-94).
Date: December 30, 1890
Creator: Harbour, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Calf Weaner.

Description: Patent for a new and improved calf weaner. This design "consist[s] of the plate provided with an upper inclined portion in which is held a rod having pointed projections, a vertical fixed arm, and an opposing pivoted arm, the upper ends of the said arms being curved toward each other and provided with opposing aligning buttons, and means for locking the pivoted arm" (lines 72-79).
Date: June 28, 1887
Creator: Rickman, Robert L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quilting Attachment for Sewing-Machines

Description: Patent for "a simple, novel, and convenient frame capable of being attached to any pattern of sewing-machine and adapted to carry the top and lining of a quilt to the needle" (lines 12-15).
Date: April 2, 1889
Creator: Mandeville, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Spark-Arrester.

Description: Patent related to a spark arrester with a superstructural frame that can be used for either traction engines or railway locomotives.
Date: April 2, 1912
Creator: Taack, Ed Gustav
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Agricultural Machine

Description: Patent for a cotton chopping machine which can cut plants at regular intervals.
Date: September 10, 1907
Creator: Lax, Alfred A.; Hinson, George W. & Willhoit, James I.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lever-Shears.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in lever shears, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 6, 1900
Creator: Williams, Felix A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gate.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in gates, including instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 22, 1898
Creator: Billingsley, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

General Soil Map, Young County, Texas

Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Elevated Irrigation System

Description: Patent for an elevated irrigation system that relates to a useful system for supplying and distributing water, for the irrigation of large tracts of land.
Date: September 23, 1913
Creator: Anderson, Young Rhea
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Chopper.

Description: Patent for a cotton chopper that is meant to "provide an improved means for controlling the position of the chopper blades." (lines 17-19) It is designed to make the action of cutting cotton more stable and precise.
Date: August 26, 1913
Creator: Woodrom, George A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newcastle 1921 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Newcastle in Young County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Olney 1921 Sheet 5

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Olney in Young County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Graham 1920 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Graham in Young 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

Graham 1920 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Graham in Young 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

Olney 1921 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Olney in Young County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1921
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History