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  Partner: Austin College
 County: Washington County, TX
 Collection: Osterhout Papers
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, March 16, 1882]

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

Date: March 16, 1882
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
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."
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 1, 1880]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 1, 1880]

Date: November 1, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout. She wrote a reply to her brother's letter to update him on her life at school. Gertrude mentioned her lack of knowledge about current affairs and that the girls around her had voiced their opinions in politics. She included information about a trip out she had, a little about her studies, and other small bits of local news.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, October 3, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, October 3, 1881]

Date: October 3, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout, regarding news she had heard about his arrival. She had heard from several girls that Paul had been seen in a nearby town and would be visiting only to learn that someone else had been mistaken for him. She told her brother he needed to hurry back and that the girls were asking about him. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mr. Paul Osterhout."
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from J. C. Crain to William McKinley, March 10, 1897]

[Letter from J. C. Crain to William McKinley, March 10, 1897]

Date: March 10, 1897
Creator: Crain, J. C.
Description: Letter from J. C. Crain, the chairman of the 19th Senatorial district in Texas, to President William McKinley regarding John Patterson Osterhout applying to become the postmaster of Belton, Texas. Crain wrote of how highly he thought of John and recommended him for the position.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from J. H. Luther to John Patterson Osterhout, August 18, 1880]

[Letter from J. H. Luther to John Patterson Osterhout, August 18, 1880]

Date: August 18, 1880
Creator: Luther, J. H.
Description: A brief letter from J. H. Luther to John Patterson Osterhout confirming John's daughter's, Gertrude Osterhout, enrollment in the spring session of Baylor College. Included is an envelope addressed to "J. P. Osterhout."
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, February 26, 1882]

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Gertrude Osterhout, February 26, 1882]

Date: February 26, 1882
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her father, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing daily life at school. She told her father of her responsibilities to check housekeeping of all the girls' rooms and to keep flirtation between the boys and girls to a minimum. The letter detailed many of the events that Baylor held for its students, including musical recitations and drawing room receptions to teach the girls how to entertain guests. She closed the letter by saying she expected her sister to write soon and that she would write her brother next.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 9, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 9, 1881]

Date: February 9, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his parents, John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing his time at Baylor College. Paul wrote that the only news he had was school-related and he told his parents about an upcoming lecture and a study group he participated in. He ended his letter by letting them know that the bills to pay for his education was sent home to his parents.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 27, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 27, 1881]

Date: May 27, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his parents, John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout. He thanked his family for a recent letter he received from home. Paul described parts of a composition he prepared to give at a commencement ceremony and sent his father a copy of the speech. He mentioned some activities that were going on at the school, including a baseball game and a concert, and insisted that his father or mother try to visit. Included is an envelope addressed to "J. P. Osterhout."
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 3, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 3, 1881]

Date: February 3, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing his time away from home at school. Paul wrote that he did not have much news to include other than a death that had happened at the school and that his sister, Gertrude, was doing well.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, January 8, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, January 8, 1881]

Date: January 8, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his father, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing his time in Independence, Texas. He told his father that he let his sister, Gertrude, read the letter from home and described how much money he had spent recently. He ended the letter by writing that he had to prepare a composition for class.
Contributing Partner: Austin College