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Heritage, 2010, Volume 1

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: 2010
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

Improvement in Revolving Fire-Arms.

Description: Patent for discharging buckshot without reloading and with the precision of firing "a single bullet fired from a barrel of proper bore to fit it" (lines 17-18), including illustrations.
Date: March 1, 1859
Creator: Haynes, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Charger for Loading Revolvers.

Description: Patent for a new and improved charger for revolvers. This design "consists of a cylindrical case of metal, pasteboard, or other suitable material, contrived with a centerpiece, by which a number of cartridges corresponding to the number of chambers in the cylinder of the fire-arm may be located in the charger suitably for being simultaneously entered at the points in the chambers of the cylinder and be discharged from the charger into the cylinder all at once to facilitate the loading of revolving fire-arms" (lines 8-17).
Date: October 7, 1884
Creator: Munch, John Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Joe Bowman, Precision Shooter]

Description: Color photograph of a man, Joe Bowman, holding up a pair of steel revolvers in his hands. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a collared shirt, and a fringed vest. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections