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Mineral-Prospecting Apparatus.

Description: Patent for an "apparatus for drilling and obtaining samples or specimens of minerals" (lines 12-13), and obtaining accurate samples of ores in situations where they would otherwise be washed away by water or broken apart. The patent includes illustrations.
Date: August 26, 1913
Creator: Andrews, Benjamin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Rock jewelry]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a geological jewelry-making program at North Texas State College in Denton, using rocks and semi-precious stones found within Denton County.
Date: June 22, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Areal Geology: Texas Llano Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Llano Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: May 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Areal Geology: Texas Burnet Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Burnet, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: June 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Structure Sections: Texas Llano Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Llano, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: October 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Historical Geology Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle

Description: This areal map shows the topography, contour elevations, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Uvalde Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: April 1900
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Structure-Section Sheet: Texas Uvalde Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Uvalde, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with colors and line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: May 1900
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Structure Sections: Texas Burnet Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found in the Burnet, Texas quadrangle region. The map contains a legend that represents with line patterns the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: December 1911
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Structure Sections: Texas Van Horn Quadrangle

Description: This structure map shows the topography, altitude above sea level, and a breakdown of the kinds of rocks and minerals found around the quadrangle region of Van Horn Texas. The map contains a legend that uses colors and line patterns to represent the surface contour of the region and the kinds of sedimentary rocks and minerals from diverse geological eras.
Date: January 1914
Creator: United States. Dept. of the Interior.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas Almanac, 1958-1959

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, weather, commerce, history, "human and material resources, and its economic, civic and social development" of the time. A general index is on page 663.
Date: 1957
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas Almanac, 1947-1948

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, weather, "resources, industries, commerce, history, government, population and all other subjects relating to the political, civic and economic development" of the time. A general index is on page 581.
Date: 1947
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas Almanac, 1961-1962

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, weather, commerce, history, "human and material resources, and its economic, civic, and social development" of the time. A general index is on page [658].
Date: 1961
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas Almanac, 1943-1944

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, weather, "resources, industries, commerce, history, government, population and all other subjects relating to the political, civic and economic development" of the time. A general index is on page 321.
Date: 1943
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas Almanac, 1945-1946

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, weather, "resources, industries, commerce, history, government, population and all other subjects relating to the political, civic and economic development" of the time. A general index is on page 580.
Date: 1945
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Statistics and information concerning the state of Texas: with its millions of acres of unoccupied lands...

Description: This book covers statistical information for the state of Texas. It includes "great inducements for the investment of capital, health for the invalid, interesting sights and scenes for the tourist and pleasure seeker, broad fields of research for the historian, unsurpassed hunting grounds for the sportsman, and other resources waiting to be unlocked by the key of capital in the hands of labor and industry" (title page).
Date: 1890
Creator: Missouri Pacific Railway Company.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Man at a Sulfur Mine]

Description: Black and white photograph of an unidentified man wearing a suit and a hat, standing amidst a massive pile of mineral rocks at a sulfur mine. He is holding a rock in his hands and observing it. A handwritten inscription on the back reads: "Hoiskoleforstander A. Gronborg foran et Svovlbjerg ved Gulf Svovlmine." An online translation endeavor provided a few potential conclusions: that the man in the picture has the name A. Gronborg and that he is indeed standing by a sulphur mine in the gulf (presumably in Texas). The only established Texan city in Wharton County with a sulphur mine is Newgulf, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Texas Almanac, 1984-1985

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, livestock, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. An index to the newspapers published in Texas is on page 668.
Date: 1983
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas Almanac, 1970-1971

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. An index to the newspapers published in Texas is on page 663.
Date: 1970~
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Mining Sulfur.

Description: Patent for a method of mining sulfur and other things that have similar melting points that is less expensive and more efficient than previous methods. A machine sprays hot fluid at fissures where the mineral exists, melts it, and carries it away in the stream.
Date: April 27, 1897
Creator: Higgins, Pattillo & Carroll, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department