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Clinical Thermometer.

Description: Patent for a new and improved thermometer. This design has "[u]pon the body of the instrument a scale, preferably equivalent to the centigrade . . . in which the zero-sign is placed at the normal temperature of the body, each degree being divided into five or ten parts according to the size of the instrument and reading supernormal and subnormal degrees" (lines 20-26).
Date: June 11, 1889
Creator: Hunstock, Robert H. & Chávez, Emigdio
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Zookeeper finds new type lizard]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a San Antonio zookeeper, John Werler, discovering a new species of lizard in Mexico and putting it on display at the San Antonio Zoo.
Date: March 1, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Correspondence Between Domingo Cabello y Robles and Bartolomé Martínez]

Description: Correspondence between Domingo Cabello y Robles and Bartolomé Martínez, asking that José Antonio Queñones be apprehended and held until soldiers are able to retrieve him. According to the text he is guilty of various robberies, and had been captured but escaped; also according to the text he finally was captured two years later.
Date: 1786~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Atardecer Lake]

Description: Postcard photograph of Patzcuaro Lake, also known as Atardecer Lake in Guadalajara, Mexico. The photograph is cast in relief from the setting sun disappearing behind a line of mountains that stretch across the photograph. Several clouds filter sunlight onto to the lake in an irregular pattern. A dock is just visible to the right of the photograph, slightly below where the mountain line meets the lake waters. A hand-written inscription on the front of the postcard reads "Atardecer Lago de Patzcuaro No. 19. A letter to Federica Abreu is addressed on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Postcard Depicting Madero, Mexico]

Description: Postcard image looking east on the Avenida Francisco I. Madero at Avenido Meroelos Sur in Madero, Mexico. There is a tiled fountain on the right side of the image, with part of a plaza park to the far right and downtown buildings and storefronts along the streets in the background. A number of people and automobiles are visible in the image. On the back of the postcard is a letter written in Spanish, addressed to Mr. Jose B. Aguilar in San Antonio, Texas, from a Victoria in Madero, Mexico.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Witte Museum