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  Partner: Austin College
 County: Washington County, TX
 Collection: Osterhout Papers
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 26, 1880]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 26, 1880]

Date: November 26, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote her mother to update her on life at school. Gertrude mentioned the Thanksgiving dinner they had at school and time she had been spent with her brother, Paul. She had started learning to crochet and was excited about being able to go home in a few weeks for Christmas.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 15, 1880]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 15, 1880]

Date: October 15, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her mother on her school life. Gertrude informed her mother why she was taking a small course load, the high housekeeping standards at the boarding house, and the food that one of the women there makes for them. She requested that her mother send her some things and tell her brother, Paul, to write more often.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 14, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 14, 1881]

Date: April 14, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her sisters, Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her sisters about her life at school. She included small bits of news regarding her studies and plans to go on a picnic. She asked about the family orchards and requested that her sisters send her a box of the fruit.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, November 9, 1880]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, November 9, 1880]

Date: November 9, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her sister, Ora Osterhout. She wrote to her sister to update her on her school life. Gertrude mentioned how some girls at her school had pretended to be ghosts, a lesson she had to write to teach in one of her classes, and other small bits of news. She asked if her sister had written a letter to Santa Claus yet and if their mother was going to write her.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, October 11, 1880]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, October 11, 1880]

Date: October 11, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her sister, Ora Osterhout. She wrote her sister to update her on life at Baylor College. Gertrude mentioned how she had been sick recently, a prodigious student on campus, and other small bits of local news. She finished by asking about family and talking about clothing.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, October 24, 1880]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, October 24, 1880]

Date: October 24, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her sister, Ora Osterhout. She wrote to update her sister about life at school. She told her of a sermon she attended, social event, the food she had been eating while away from home, and other small bits of local news.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Osterhout Family, March 13, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Osterhout Family, March 13, 1881]

Date: March 13, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Osterhout Family. She wrote to update her family about her life at school. She spoke of her school work and upcoming examinations, her concerns about her weight, and a recent death.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Osterhout Family, September 13, 1880]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Osterhout Family, September 13, 1880]

Date: September 13, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her family. Gertrude wrote her family to let them know how she was settling into life at Baylor College. She told them of her living accommodations, food, and the other girls that were there with her. The letter ended with her asking for some items to be sent to her and she spoke of her family and alterations she made to her uniforms.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, February 27, 1882]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, February 27, 1882]

Date: February 27, 1882
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout, discussing her life at school. She wrote about her responsibilities of acting as a supervisor for the girls at the boarding house. She told him of the local gossip and school events, including concerts and drawing room receptions where the girls were taught how to entertain guests. A day after she finished the first part of the letter, she continued to write a couple pages more about a recent storm that had hit the city and resulted in property damage and a couple of lives lost.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, June 30, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, June 30, 1881]

Date: June 30, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout. She wrote to inform her brother of her life at school. Gertrude told him of the weather, that she thought she was gaining weight, and a visit she made with a woman near the school. She mentioned how she was doing in her studies and promised to write a letter to one of their sisters.
Contributing Partner: Austin College