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Rotary Reciprocating Engine

Description: Patent for this invention has relation to the type of engines combining rotary and reciprocating movements in one structure, the purpose being to combine the working elements in such relation as to convert maximum percentage of force into available form for the performance of work.
Date: January 22, 1901
Creator: Williams, Win D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Trade-Book.

Description: Patent for a Trade Book intended to document discount credentials, expense accounts, daily reminders, and a diary for a number of business types including hotels, retailers, and advertisers.
Date: April 30, 1901
Creator: Glisson, Amos A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Knockdown Tank

Description: Patent for a sheet metal tank that is created in sections, able to be dismantled or "knocked down" in sections, and able to be transported in sections, including illustration.
Date: July 23, 1901
Creator: Harry, Hugh W. & Harry, Thomas C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for destroying cotton-boll weaver.

Description: Patent for a machine that aids in pest control of cotton boll weevil and other insects including including illustration.
Date: October 22, 1901
Creator: Dannelly, Frank M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bedstead Lock or Joint

Description: Patent for a bedstead lock or joint. Illustration included.
Date: August 17, 1901
Creator: Martin, Mack D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wire-Fastening Clip.

Description: Patent for improvement in wire-fastening clips by constructing the clip using “a collar, a finger carried by the collar and extending above and below the collar, and a set-screw to engage with the finger below the collar.” (P. 2, lines 8-11.) This clip can be “adjustably secured to the fence-post in such manner that it may be readily raised and lowered, whereby the wires may be spaced as desired without necessitating boring of the post.” (Lines 17-21.) Illustration is included.
Date: May 21, 1901
Creator: Dunk, John H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Cooling Water.

Description: Patent for a water-cooling apparatus composed chiefly of a subterranean cistern and a water-supply source.
Date: May 20, 1901
Creator: William J. Dossey
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Burial Apparatus

Description: Patent for improvements in burial apparatus, relating particularly to linings and coverings for graves, which are designed to do away with all appearance of earth or dirt in the placing of caskets or coffins in the ground.
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Spear, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Self-Dumping Cage for Hoisting Coal, & c., from Mines.

Description: Patent for improvements in self-dumping cage for hoisting coal or other minerals by first provide a simple and easily-controlled dumping mechanism which can be set at bottom of shaft; second, to secure a positive action of the dumping mechanism and reduce the shock and strain commonly incident to the operation of self-dumping cages; third, to provide a firmer and more easily operated dog for holding car on cage-platform. (Lines 15-22) Illustration is included.
Date: June 25, 1901
Creator: Burdic, Malvern W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Vehicle Hub

Description: Patent for lightweight and sturdy metal wheel hub for wooden spokes, including illustration.
Date: July 23, 1901
Creator: Holland, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Bag-Holder and Sifter.

Description: Patent for improvements in a combined bag-holder and sifter by using a supporting bracket secured to a wall, a bag-holder, a sifter located below the bag-holder, a detachable suspending connection between the sifter and the bag-engaging devices rising from the sifter. With this arrangement, the bag will be elevated into the proper position and to hold the bag against lateral movement while the sifter is being operated. The bag is to remain in proper position until the contents has been sifted entirely. Illustration is included.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Shanley, Michael H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Brake

Description: Patent for an invention that relates to innovations and improvements to railroad car-brakes.
Date: May 28, 1901
Creator: Boyers, Thomas Albert.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Railway-Track Lifting-Jack

Description: Patent for "an improved device of this character which is designed for heavy work, as in railway service, and at the same time to have the device comparatively light in weight in order that it may be conveniently carried from place to place" (lines 10-15).
Date: September 3, 1901
Creator: Bentley, George Francis
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mattress-Machine

Description: Patent for "an improved machine for making mattress from lint-cotton and the like materials, which is compressed into a bat, ejected from the press, and in the process of being ejected inserted in the tick" (lines 9-13) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: January 1, 1901
Creator: Morgan, John W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Faucet and Bottle-Washer

Description: Patent for "a faucet which can be used merely as a faucet or which can be used for washing bottles, as may be desired" (lines 14-16).
Date: April 9, 1901
Creator: Horsley, John Shelton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coin-Bank or Toy Safe

Description: Patent for "coin-banks or toy safes for containing hoarded coin" (lines 8-9). To provide a simple mechanism which "can be manufactured at an extremely low cost, which shall be of marked simplicity in construction, and in which coin will be securely contained..." (lines 11-14) including illustrations.
Date: March 26, 1901
Creator: Clarke, Marcus S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Machine for catching insects.

Description: Patent for a machine that catches pests such as the Cotton Boll Weevil and Colorado beetle as an aid to pest control for growing crops. Illustration included.
Date: October 29, 1901
Creator: Maupin, Owen M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sediment-Collector for Coffee-Pots, &c.

Description: Patent for a device that collects sediments from coffee grounds and tea leaves inside the coffee or tea pot. Includes Illustration.
Date: September 10, 1901
Creator: Martin, Percy P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Car-Coupling

Description: Patent for invention relating "to improvements in automatic car-couplings" (lines 9-10) for railroad cars.
Date: April 16, 1901
Creator: Priddy, Miles C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fuel-compressor.

Description: Patent for crushing fuel and introducing a combustible liquid, the combination of which is compressed by a vibrating plunger to create fuel blocks suitable for easy handling.
Date: January 15, 1901
Creator: Patterson, Warren A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electric Ore-Concentrator

Description: Patent for an electric ore concentrator which offers "an improved method and means for electrically concentrating and separating various metallic substances from their respective ores" (lines 14-17), including explanations and illustrations.
Date: March 26, 1901
Creator: Sutton, Henry M. & Steele, Walter L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow

Description: Patent for improvements of plows and their agricultural implementation.
Date: July 9, 1901
Creator: Kothmann, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rein-Holder.

Description: Patent for a device that holds reins at the front of a carriage.
Date: 1901/10/08
Creator: Palm, George William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department