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Coleman County

Description: Map of Coleman, Callahan, and Brown counties in the Panhandle Plains region of Texas. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: December 1852
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Coleman County

Description: Map of Coleman County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The center of Coleman County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: October 1858
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Coleman County

Description: Map of Coleman County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The center of Coleman County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: October 1862
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Coleman County

Description: Map of Coleman County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. The center of Coleman County is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 1878
Creator: Wise, Louis C.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Coleman County

Description: Map of Coleman County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 1878
Creator: Wise, Louis C.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Cultivator.

Description: Patent for a new and improved cultivator. This design is "for cultivating stubble, sugar-cane, cotton, corn, and other plants planted in rows or drills, which will remove the soil from the sides of the rows without injuring the roots, and will throw soil around the plants, and which shall be simple in construction and convenient in use" (lines 15-21).
Date: May 10, 1881
Creator: Brenner, August William & Fraser, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bridge

Description: Patent for the construction of substantial bridges of wood adapted for long spans, and which can be put up where iron bridges would be too expensive.
Date: May 24, 1881
Creator: Brenner, August W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coleman in 1882

Description: Photograph of the main street in Coleman, Texas, in 1882. A row of businesses can be seen behind several people and their animal-drawn wagons.
Date: 1882
Creator: Moore's Studio
Partner: Coleman Public Library

Spiral Ring.

Description: Patent for a new and improved lap-ring. This design consists in a "lap-ring for connecting the tree-irons of double-trees and single-trees, consisting of the S-shaped lap-ring having the end curves spread laterally from the stem of the S, and carried round on spiral curves to points ninety degrees beyond a line that would evenly divide the figure thus formed longitudinally" (lines 41-48).
Date: July 8, 1884
Creator: Brooks, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Apparatus for Irrigating Land.

Description: Patent for a new and improved irrigation machine. This design "consists in an irrigating-pipe having lapped side joints and notches in the inner edges of the lapped joints. The invention also consists in the combination, with a tank, of a trough below it, tubes projecting from the trough, and irrigating-pipes connected with the said tubes" (lines 12-18).
Date: November 17, 1885
Creator: Briggs, Elias
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bedstead Attachment.

Description: Patent for a new and improved bedstead attachment. This design consists in "[t]he combination, with the side rails and head and foot boards, of the plates having angular projections provided with wedge-shaped grooves and small inclined recesses at their upper parts, and the plates having the tapering wedge-shaped projections provided with the lugs integrally formed with their upper portions and adapted to engage the recesses, whereby when the projecting engaging portions of the plates . . . wear and become loose they are prevented from disjointure by the engagement of the lugs" (lines 83-94).
Date: December 27, 1887
Creator: McCormick, Henry Jasper
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coleman 1888 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Coleman in Coleman County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1888
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Coleman 1888 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Coleman in Coleman County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1888
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Coleman Sheet

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:125000
Date: 1889
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washing Machine.

Description: Patent for a new and improved washing machine. This design consists in "a boiler, a cylinder journaled therein and having closed ends, its outer periphery composed of a series of open troughs arranged in pairs, the troughs in each pair opening toward each other, a series of open-ended funnel-shaped tubes arranged in a line drawn centrally around the periphery of the cylinder, [and] the said tubes extending inwardly from the outer face of the cylinder and having their contracted discharge ends near the center of the cylinder" (lines 22-32).
Date: February 25, 1890
Creator: Rose, Horatio
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Horse Detacher.

Description: Patent for a new and improved horse detacher. This design consists in "[t]he combination of the whiffletree-support, the whiffletree, the hinge connecting such parts having its upper and lower plates secured, respectively, to the whiffletree and its support and jointed at their rear edges, and the arm or lever extended forward from the upper plate, whereby upward draft on said arm or lever will turn the whiffletree backward from its normal position to release the traces" (lines 91-100).
Date: June 10, 1890
Creator: Harrison, George W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gang-Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in gang-plows in which the “disks” would contain a flared annulus and, it is formed by the truncation of a conical shell of large base and small altitude. This disk-plow “will penetrate the soil to the desired depth by its own natural draft with the minimum degree of friction and outlay of force.” (Lines 21-23) Illustration is included.
Date: June 30, 1891
Creator: Cleveland, George P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rotary Plow.

Description: Patent for improvements in rotary plows which can be used as a subsoil-plow or it can be converted into a cultivator. The “purpose is to provide a novel gang-plow capable of cutting the soil at different depths, as circumstances may require, and in which the angle at which the plows enter the soil may be varied.” (Lines 18-23) Illustration is included.
Date: June 30, 1891
Creator: Cleveland, George P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department