[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, March 16, 1882]

Description:

Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout, discussing her life at Baylor University. She told him that her examination scores had been excellent and commencement would be taking place later this year. She wrote of some of the events that the school held including debates, concerts, and essay readings. A storm had passed through her town recently and she told her brother that she would refuse to sleep on the third floor of the boarding house should she return. The letter concluded with a promise of gossip in her next letter and her sympathies that Paul has a night job. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mr. Paul Osterhout."

Creator(s): Osterhout, Gertrude
Location(s): United States - Texas - Washington County - Independence
Creation Date: March 16, 1882
Partner(s):
Austin College
Collection(s):
Osterhout Papers
Usage:
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Creator (Author):
Date(s):
  • Creation: March 16, 1882
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Washington County - Independence
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
March 1881
Description:

Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout, discussing her life at Baylor University. She told him that her examination scores had been excellent and commencement would be taking place later this year. She wrote of some of the events that the school held including debates, concerts, and essay readings. A storm had passed through her town recently and she told her brother that she would refuse to sleep on the third floor of the boarding house should she return. The letter concluded with a promise of gossip in her next letter and her sympathies that Paul has a night job. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mr. Paul Osterhout."

Physical Description:

[8] p. ; 40 x 13 cm., folded to 20 x 13 cm. + 1 envelope (8 x 14 cm.)

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Keyword(s): envelopes | boarding schools | boarding houses | debates | exams
Partner:
Austin College
Collection:
Osterhout Papers
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ASTC_003-083-03
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth255595
Resource Type: Letter
Format: Text