79 Matching Results

Search Results

Speculum

Description: Patent for an improved version of the speculum, a gynecological instrument, including illustrations.
Date: September 25, 1900
Creator: Morrow, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara, March 29, 1863]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children.
Date: March 29, 1863
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Compress.

Description: Patent for "surgical instruments which are used for stopping the flow of blood during an amputation or other similar operation." (Lines 12-15) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 12, 1897
Creator: Burton, Edwin L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Tonic Remedies.

Description: Patent for a medicinal compound consisting of sulphate quinine, diluted sulphuric acid, purified chinoidine, sulphate iron, sulphate magnesia, peppermint oil, and saturated quassia-water. Includes instructions.
Date: January 11, 1876
Creator: Rucker, Benjamin Franklin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improved Medical Preparation.

Description: Patent for an invention of a powder that is said to aid in curing scurvy. The patent includes a description, instructions, but no illustration(s).
Date: June 11, 1867
Creator: Lege, Charles L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Impregnating Liquids with Gases.

Description: Patent for a new and improved apparatus for impregnating liquids with gases. This design "relates to apparatus for impregnating water or other suitable liquid with the fumes emanating from the consumption of a combustible composition of matter, such as sulphur, which when ignited emits a gas containing suitable medicinal qualities" (lines 14-19). It consists in "the closed reservoir for containing the liquid, having windows upon opposite walls thereof, of the transverse beam having its ends supported in said windows, the sulphur-containing vessel . . . the man-hole, the air-hole, and cocks" (lines 4-10).
Date: October 8, 1889
Creator: Radam, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Liniment

Description: Patent for "a medical compound or liniment for the alleviation and cure of wounds, especially those occasioned by barb-wire fences, burns, bruises, sprains, rheumatism, frost-bites, and hemorrhoids on man or beast" (lines 11-15).
Date: October 7, 1890
Creator: Doppelmayer, Mayer
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ointment for Skin Diseases

Description: Patent for "a liniment or ointment for the treatment of ring worm or cutaneous troubles, and the compound is described in the following specification and claim" (lines 10-13).
Date: April 4, 1890
Creator: Bergmann, Anton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Veterinary Medicine

Description: Patent for "a compound for the eradication of screw-worms in animals, and it has for its object toprovide a simple and inexpensive compound of this character which will quickly and efficiently destroy the worms, and at the same time serve as both an astringent and antiseptic to the wound" (lines 10-16).
Date: April 22, 1890
Creator: Youngkin, John A. & Youngkin, Josiah S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Liniment

Description: Patent for "improvements in that class of topical remedies which are compounded for the purpose of relieving rheumatism, neuralgia, gout, toothache, sprains, swellings, bruises, sores, and similar afflictions. . .To these I add cotton-seed oil in sufficient quantity to make one quart of the medicine, the root and bark of the trumpet flower and the root of the pokeberry being boiled in the latter and the ammonia and turpentine being added on the cooling of the mixture" (lines 11-16, 31-37).
Date: December 16, 1890
Creator: Meinen, Diedrich
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Remedies for Dropsy.

Description: Patent for a medical compound to alleviate dropsy, consisting of grape-vine, spirits of niter, oil of grape-vine, extract of Spanish apple root, and common salt. Includes instructions.
Date: November 14, 1876
Creator: Lawhon, David W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Medical Compound

Description: Patent for "a compound to be used as a gargle or wash in the treatment of the mouth, throat, &c., when the mucous membrane of the said parts is affected by the use of tobacco, opium, or morphine, alcoholic drinks, &c., and also in cases of indigestion, dyspepsia, malarial, and typhoid fevers, &c. (lines 8-14).
Date: April 2, 1889
Creator: Roberts, Andre
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Surgical Instrument.

Description: Patent for "a tractor device...especially adapted for use in vesico-vaginal fistula operations, but which may advantageously be employed in operating upon other fistulas." (Lines 14-19) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 12, 1895
Creator: Hawkes, James Patrick
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: NGU]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10:00 P. M.
Date: October 25, 1980
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Elderly drug]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 5:00 P. M.
Date: October 16, 1980
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Blood rebate Pkg]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6:00 P. M.
Date: March 8, 1982
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, March 29, 1863]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara in which he says that he despaired of receiving another letter from her after waiting a month between letters. David describes what they had to leave behind when the order to move out came. He also lists what he took with him. He recounts the meeting with his mother when he returned to her home after moving to Texas. He remarks that for once she hand nothing to say. He tells Clara he raced her mare. He appreciates the hat she gave him. He explains about the care of peach trees. He also says that he thinks it would be best to allow a slave, Rhett, to marry her beau. He ends the letter by sending his love to her and the children.
Date: March 29, 1863
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections