Search Results

Jones Creek Quadrangle: Texas-Brazoria Co.

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of a portion of Texas, showing boundaries, water bodies, roads, and landmarks, including Clemens State Farm, Brazos River, Jones Creek, San Bernard River, Velasco, Freeport, McNeal Lake, Pelican Lake McNeal Bayou, Red Fish Bayou, Intracoastal Waterway, Bryan Mound, and the Gulf of Mexico. Relief shown by contours and spot heights and includes a key, road classification, and quadrangle location diagrams. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1956
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Oyster Creek Quadrangle: Texas-Brazoria Co.

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of a portion of Texas, including boundaries, water bodies, roads, and landmarks, showing Bastrop Beach, Bastrop Bayou, Austin Bayou, Little Slough, Big Slough, Bethel Ch., Hoskins Cem., Clute Road, Oyster Creek, Missouri Pacific, Hoskins Mound, Freeport Road, Mims, Square Island Lake, Stratton Ridge, Pharr, Salt Bayou, Salt Lake, Evergreen Ch., Round Lake, Chubb Lake, Stubblefield Lake, Shank Lake, Hudgens Cem., Slough Ridge, Dutch Lake, Essex Bayou, and Slop Bowl. Relief shown by contours and spot heights and includes a key, road classification, and quadrangle location diagrams. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1959
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Improvement in Propelling Vessels.

Description: Patent for a hydraulic propeller that uses a current of water and steam power, including illustrations.
Date: August 26, 1846
Creator: Fulton, George W.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[J. G. Smith & Bro. Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." On one side, this coin says, "In Trade Only, 10" with a logo and patent date, "Pat. Apr. 7, 1914"; on the other it has the text: "J. G. Smith & Bro, 10, Columbia, Texas."
Date: 1914~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[J. G. Smith & Bro. Token]

Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." On one side, this coin says, "In Trade Only, 5" with a logo and a partially-visible patent date: "Pat. Apr. 191[4]"; on the other it has the text: "5, J. G. Smith & Bro., Columbia, Tex."
Date: 1914~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[On The Road From Freeport To Brazoria]

Description: (back of photo) On the road from Freeport to Brazoria. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Peach Point School in Brazoria County, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of Peach Point School in Brazoria County, Texas. Group of students standing/sitting in front of an open doorway of an unpainted wooden building with a sign above doorway that reads: PEACH POINT SCHOOL NO. 1. GULF PRAIRIE DIST. 20. Trees in background to left of photo. White areas in top, right of photo. Scanned image and dimensions are of copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum