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Wood-Splitting Machine

Description: Patent for improvements in wood-splitting machines whereby the billet or stick of wood to be split is positioned in the path of the maul or hammer after being placed on the blade.
Date: September 10, 1918
Creator: Taylor, Lawerence S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Grass and Weed Cutter

Description: Patent for devicd for the cutting of grass and pulling of weeds from the root. Development and use are within text; includes illustrations to demonstrate the object of the patent.
Date: December 4, 1917
Creator: Taylor, Lawrence S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coyote Wisdom

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Mexico and Texas, including animal folk stories, Navajo creation myths, discussions about folk characters, discussions about the philosophy of folklore, and other miscellaneous folk stories. The index begins on page 293.
Date: 1938
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Corners of Texas

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about folk music, folk arts and crafts, history of Texas, prominent Texas writers, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 285.
Date: 1993
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Follow de Drinkin' Gou'd

Description: This volume includes information about the play-party in Oklahoma, folklore of Texas birds, tall tales, folk anecdotes, Texas folk songs and ballads, and other folklore (back cover). The index begins on page 185.
Date: 2000
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

Description: Volume of miscellaneous folklore about Texas and Mexico, including Mexican folktales, Texas folk songs, information about Texas streams and information about racial discrimination in the South. The index begins on page 273.
Date: 1964
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 2, 1943-1971

Description: Book describing the Texas Folklore Society "includes the publishing history of the TFS books, anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society [...] and the emphasis on singing beginning at Society gatherings" (inside the front cover). The index begins on page 311.
Date: 1994
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 3, 1971-2000

Description: Book containing information about the publishing history of the Texas Folklore Society, as well as anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society, information about past presidents of the Society, and Society by-laws. The index begins on page 219.
Date: 2000
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)

Description: Volume of "a collection of essays by contemporary folklorists who are writing about the customs and traditions and the songs and the stories that are going on now" (inside the front cover). It includes information about the folklore of cowboys, rodeos, chain letters and marijuana, as well as information about country, swing and gospel music. Index begins on page 301.
Date: 1976
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 1, 1909-1943

Description: Book describing the history and publications of the Texas Folklore Society between the years of 1909 and 1943. It includes information about "public songs and ballads; superstitions, signs and omens; cures and peculiar customs; legends; dialects; games, plays and dances; riddles and proverbs" (inside front cover). The index begins on page 317.
Date: 1992
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

In the Shadow of History

Description: Collection of Texan and Mexican folklore, including stories about the Navajo Indians, the Alamo, Jim Bowie, various folk characters, tortilla making, and other humorous anecdotes. The index begins on page 181.
Date: 1980
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Legendary Ladies of Texas

Description: Collection of historical anecdotes providing "a study of Texas women and the conflicting images and myths that have grown up about them" (back cover). The index begins on page 225.
Date: 1994
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Windmill.

Description: Patent for improving windmills by attaching the vanes at angles that best match the wind's direction.
Date: February 12, 1918
Creator: Liles, Leander W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Brush.

Description: Patent for a brush that provides adjustable handle for variety of uses and great saving of time and labor. The brush is durable and not excessively heavy.
Date: June 4, 1918
Creator: Lay, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Awning-Lock

Description: Patent for a novel locking attachment for awning locks. Device locks so that is it inaccessible from the outside, therefore providing security from intruders.
Date: February 26, 1918
Creator: Hatchl, Harold C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil Survey of Nacogdoches County, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Nacogdoches County, Texas.
Date: 1980
Creator: Dolezel, Raymond & Fuchs, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

General Soil Map, Nacogdoches County, Texas

Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Scale 1:316,800.
Date: 1980
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

East Texas.

Description: This book was created to provide "authentic information concerning the natural and co-operative resources and opportunities offered by East Texas and her people" for the general public. It contains information about the "General Development in 1921-22, The Evolution of transportation and Fixing of Lower Rate Levels, The Marketing Problem Nearing Solution, Organization, Concentration and Standardization of Quality; Pack and Grade, Co-Operative Work of A. & M. College Department of Extension Service; State Agricultural Department; Markets and Warehouses Department; [and the] Chamber of Commerce in East Texas" (p. 1).
Date: 1923
Creator: East Texas Chamber of Commerce.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Minutes for the TXSSAR Annual Meeting: March 20 - 22, 2009]

Description: Minutes from an annual meeting of the Texas Sons of the American Revolution, held March 20 through March 22, 2009 at the Fredonia Hotel, Nacogdoches, Texas, including a summary of activities and business discussed. The first and second meeting was called to order by President Harry Fife. The third meeting was called to order by President Tom Lawrence.
Date: March 2009
Creator: Sons of the American Revolution. Texas Society.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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