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Cinder Guard.

Description: Patent for a detachable cinder guard to be used with car panels. This cinder guard prevents cinders and other items that may cause combustion from entering a car window.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese & Tuggle, Samuel Ritchie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Cultivator and Planter.

Description: Patent for a new part that attaches to an ordinary cultivator. The device has a plow that runs in front, and a planting mechanism that spreads seeds in the plowed rows. This device makes it possible to plough and plant in one sweep of the field.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Noren, Peter O. & Clyburn, Mile D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton-Press.

Description: Patent for an improvement in cotton-press to form cylindrical cotton bales, including illustrations.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Bessonette, William T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fluid Pressure Brake

Description: Patent for a fluid pressure brake designed primarily for the railroad. This device is designed so the brakes will not engage prematurely before the fluid reservoir is recharged.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: McComas, Mark
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Photographic-Printing Frame.

Description: Patent for a new Photographic-printing frame. The "invention relates to certain improvements in photographic-printing frames, and has for its object to construct a frame of such character as to readily permit of the raising of the glass negative from its printing position for the inspection of the sensitized paper and to return the same accurately to printing position." (Lines 8-15) Illustration is included.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Callaway, Alonzo N.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Plow.

Description: Patent for an improved plow, which can support a rudder-blade adapted for use with a middle-breaker moldboard.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Richmond, T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pump-Piston.

Description: Patent for an improvement on Pump-Pistons."This invention has for its object to provide a pump-piston constructed entirely of metal in order to avoid the use of packings constructed of leather or other rapidly-wearing material; and the invention consists in certain novel features of construction herinafter fully described." (Lines 15-21) Illustration is included.
Date: December 31, 1901
Creator: Kincaid, Walter H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Chester W. Nimitz to Anna Henke Nimitz, December 1901]

Description: Handwritten letter from Chester Nimitz to his mother in Kerrville. Nimitz thanks her for sending a box of goodies to him for Christmas. He mentions having some time off during the holidays and enjoying some dances held in the armory. He asks about the gifts he sent home for Christmas and mentions his standing in his classes. This letter is on US Naval Academy stationery.
Date: 1901-12-30?
Creator: Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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