[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 10, 1881]

Description:

Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. Gertrude wrote to update her father on life at school. Among other small news, she mentioned a couple of incidences with fire that may lead to the suspension of a girl and the use of Gertrude's camphor by girls who have gotten sick. Her brother, Paul, was working to raise money to bring a guest lecturer to their schools.

Creator(s): Osterhout, Gertrude
Location(s): United States - Texas - Washington County - Independence
Creation Date: February 10, 1881
Partner(s):
Rice University Woodson Research Center
Collection(s):
Osterhout Papers
Usage:
Total Uses: 6
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Date(s):
  • Creation: February 10, 1881
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Washington County - Independence
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
February 1881
Description:

Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. Gertrude wrote to update her father on life at school. Among other small news, she mentioned a couple of incidences with fire that may lead to the suspension of a girl and the use of Gertrude's camphor by girls who have gotten sick. Her brother, Paul, was working to raise money to bring a guest lecturer to their schools.

Physical Description:

[4] p. ; 16 x 25 cm., folded to 16 x 13 cm.

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Keyword(s): letters | fires | lamps | suspensions | camphor
Partner:
Rice University Woodson Research Center
Collection:
Osterhout Papers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: RICE_wrc01844
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth244025
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text