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Map of Maverick County, Texas

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Maverick County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, pastures, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red pencil and appear to denote the addition of roads. Scale [ca. 1:266,666] (6000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1890
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Deer kill at Faries Ranch, Maverick County, Texas]

Description: Photograph of killed deer hung on a pole that is propped between a cistern stand and a tree. Lying on the ground is other game, possibly wild hogs. In the background is fencing. The scene is at Faries Ranch, Maverick County, Texas.
Date: December 30, 1915
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Compound for Closing Punctures in Pneumatic Tires.

Description: Patent for "a liquid compound for closing punctures in inflated wheel-tires." (Lines 11-12) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: August 10, 1897
Creator: Lynman, William L.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Shawl Strap.

Description: Patent for a new and improved shawl strap. This design "relates to shawl, book, and other straps, and has for its object to provide a cheap, simple, and efficient article, which can be used with packages of any size, and fastened thereto easily and quickly without applying buckles to the ends of the straps" (lines 8-13).
Date: August 19, 1884
Creator: Tharp, William B.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newspaper-File.

Description: Patent for improvements in newspaper-holders by using a long metallic “piece bent at its upper end to form a spring and a means of suspension for the holder, and also bent at its lower end to form a similar spring and a hand-grasp, an upper and a lower loop connected to the bent ends of the metallic piece, and a retaining-tongue pivotally connected to the lower loop and having a hooked end for engaging the upper loop” (lines 82-89) to hold the newspaper. Illustration is included.
Date: October 20, 1891
Creator: Jaehnig, Charles H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Newspaper File.

Description: Patent for a new and improved newspaper file. This design "is adapted and designed to be laid upon a table or placed in the usual rack or suspended by a hook, and . . . it may be held in one hand by means of its handle at the base while perusing the paper" (lines 17-22). It consists, "with a standard formed at or near its upper and lower ends . . . with a suitable perforation extending through the same from the back to the front thereof, of springs arranged upon the back of the standard, one near each end thereof and each formed at its free end with an eye" (lines 22-28).
Date: July 26, 1892
Creator: Jaehnig, Charles H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Eagle Pass, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Eagle Pass, Texas fire department. The circular patch has a blue background and yellow edging. "The City of Eagle Pass" is written around the outer ring in yellow, and "Fire Department" is written inside a flap at the bottom. A red circle in the center contains a stylized image of an Eagle as well as the letters "EP," all in white and light blue lettering. "1849" is written at the bottom of this center circle.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Man with Grind Organ and Monkey

Description: Copy negative of McMurry College Band member Paul Mathers in a sombrero and wrap, holding a grind organ and toy monkey. He is standing in a room with two signs on the wall behind him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Maverick County, Texas.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1927
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Maverick County

Description: Map of Maverick County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The road from Eagle Pass to Laredo, Texas is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: March 1, 1863
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Maverick County

Description: Map of Maverick County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The road from Eagle Pass to Laredo, Texas is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: May 1874
Creator: Jessen, A.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Maverick County

Description: Map of Maverick County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The road from Eagle Pass to Laredo, Texas is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1875
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Maverick County

Description: Map of Maverick County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: June 1892
Creator: Warren, W. H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Maverick County

Description: Map of Maverick County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The road from Eagle Pass to Laredo, Texas is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: March 1878
Creator: Langermann, A. B.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Maverick County

Description: Map of Maverick County, Texas, including the South Texas Plains region. The road from Eagle Pass to Laredo, Texas is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: March 1878
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Texas Botella Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Botella Creek, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads, towns, water bodies, ranches and farms, water tanks, boundaries, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1957
Creator: Kenda, P. & Rehberg, A., Jr.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas: Chacon Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Chacon Creek in Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, farms and ranches, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1959
Creator: Kenda, P. & Rehberg, A.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Eagle Pass 1905 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1905
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1894 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1894
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1910 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1910
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1905 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1905
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1910 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1910
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Eagle Pass 1905 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Eagle Pass in Maverick County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1905
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History