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[An Address Delivered by Miss Ett Shanklin on Presentation of a Flag to the Company of Capt. H. M. Bouldin, 1862]
Flag presentation address by Miss Ett Shanklin to the company of Captain H. M. Bouldin. The address was to honor the service of the company and emphasized their youth and bravery. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth243994/
[Announcement Card for the Reception and Ball in Honor of Governor James E. Ferguson, January 19, 1915]
Card announcing the Reception and Ball being held in honor of James E. Ferguson, governor of Texas, on January 19, 1915. This card was sent to Mr. E. P. Wilmot. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253203/
Baylor College Record, Volume 5, Number 3, December 1902
Monthly publication of announcements and literary pieces about Baylor Female College in Belton, Texas. This issue includes: A Letter from Paris, France (continuation of a traveling account), Tributes to the Memory of Miss Gertrude Osterhout (an alumna and teacher at the school), and additional notes and announcements from the teachers, students, and campus societies. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253200/
[Bellville Town Meeting Minutes, January 18, 1858]
Minutes of the Bellville, Texas Town Meeting on January 18, 1858, which was called in memory of the recently deceased Thomas Bell, "the father of Bellville," who arrived in Texas in 1822 and settled in Austin's Colony and served under Ben Milam during the Texas Revolution. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253201/
[Bexar County Store License No. 947 for Mrs. Reed, January 1865]
Bexar County, Texas store license no. 947 for Mrs. Reed. The license gave Mrs. Reed the ability to own a store in Bexar county from January 1, 1865 to January 1, 1866. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth243996/
Bible Assucrance; or a reply to Dr. B. H. Carroll's Tract on Assurance: being a candid examination and thorough refutation of his historical and scriptural arguments against Bible assurance.
Pamphlet by Pastor E. R. Carswell refuting a similar tract written by B. H. (Benajah Harvey) Carroll about "Assurance," a religious concept about the salvation of believers. Carswell breaks down Carroll's arguments by analyzing the historic documents which Carroll references and then comparing scriptural text to Carroll's interpretation with his own commentary. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253212/
[Bouldin Family Scrapbook]
The first half of the scrapbook is composed of newspaper articles that have been pasted onto the pages and some that were inserted in between the book's pages. The articles are from Confederate states and contain news, poems, and stories centered around the Civil War and the time after. The second half of the book served as a ledger for the family to keep track of their expenses. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253225/
Ceremony to be Observed at Laying of the Corner Stone, Administration Building, Baylor Female College
Pamphlet about the laying of the cornerstone of the administration building at Baylor Female College in Belton, Texas. It includes the program of events for the day, the text of the masonic ceremony, and images of the campus. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253198/
Christian Union; A Sermon delivered before Union Baptist Association, October 2, 1857, by Horace Clark.
Text of a sermon given by Horace Clark about Christian Union, discussing his understanding of the need for Christian denominations to create a unified Church, based on various scriptural references. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253210/
[Class of 1895 List]
List of the names and addresses of the members of the Class of 1895 of an unknown school. The twenty-five names are split into two groups, Literary and Fine Arts. On of the students is Junia Osterhout. It is not clear when this list was created, as many of the ladies seem to be married, and one of them is deceased. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253206/
[The Confederate States Receipt for Time of Service for James L. Cunningham, July, 1862]
The Confederate States of America receipt for time of service for James L. Cunningham. Cunningham served as a lieutenant from May 13 to July 18, 1862. The receipt included the payment he received for his service, his regiment, and a signed statement from Cunningham that verified the information was correct. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth243993/
Directory of the Texas Baptist General Convention, 1886
Directory of attendees at the Texas Baptist General Convention including names and hometowns; also contains advertisements. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253213/
[Envelope from Baptist Church at Bellville, Texas]
Envelope from Baptist Church at Bellville, Texas. The envelope states that it was for church letters received. The back is blank. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244008/
[Invitation to the Inauguration of James Ferguson, Governor of Texas]
Invitation to a reception and ball in honor of James E. Ferguson inauguration as governor at Austin, Texas. The inside of the invitation includes a list of those serving on the executive committee. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253202/
[Invoice from S. B. Brush for Captain H. M. Bouldin, July 1863]
Invoice from S. B. Brush for Captain H. M. Bouldin. The invoice listed what purchases Bouldin made including muslin, packs of pins, boxes of caps, and buttons. The purchase was made from a store that dealt in tin ware, stoves, pumps, house furnishing goods, etc. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth243995/
[Jefferson Medical College Class of 1887]
Text requesting information about members of the Class of 1887 at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, including the forty-eight names of the graduates. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253199/
[Journal of Gertrude Osterhout at Baylor Female College, 1880-1883]
Journal of Gertrude Osterhout, kept while she was at Baylor Female College. The journal starts with entries on her life in the boarding house at the college, spanning from the end of 1881 to April of 1881. Between these entries and the final page, Gertrude kept quotations from different materials, including many from "Lucile" by Owen Meredith. The final entry is at the start of the new year in 1883. The journal is bound and has an illustration of a pink flower on the front cover. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth243997/
[Letter Fragment from Gertrude Osterhout]
Photocopy of a letter fragment from Gertrude Osterhout discussing her studies and other recent news. She mentions that she is taking algebra. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244065/
[Letter Fragment from Gertrude Osterhout]
Photocopy of a letter fragment from Gertrude Osterhout discussing recent news. She says that she had company for dinner, and they had duck, turnips, apples, corn, rice, bread, and pie. She is writing to one or both of her parents, as she signs her letter "Your affectionate daughter, Gertrude Osterhout." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244064/
[Letter Fragment from Gertrude Osterhout]
Photocopy of a letter fragment from Gertrude Osterhout. She wrote about her brother visiting her at her boarding house and local news, including a recent death and when she will be able to leave her studies for Christmas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244066/
[Letter from Ann Roberts to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 24, 1859]
Letter from Ann Roberts to her sister, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing family news. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244070/
[Letter from C. B. Wade to Charlie, March 27, 1891]
Letter from C. B. Wade to Charlie discussing the possibility of a railroad being built from Dublin, Texas, a recent fire, and other recent news. The letter is written on The Hamilton National Bank letterhead. It appears that someone practiced handwriting on the back of the first page, and there is a note written to Mr. Wade from Mrs. John Bevry, [?] Jr. on the back of the last page. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244113/
[Letter from C. B. Wade to Paul Osterhout, May 29, 1913]
Letter from C. B. Wade to Paul Osterhout. The letterhead reads that it was from the City National Bank. Wade wrote Paul to inform him of a telegram from John Jeremiah Osterhout's wife about her husband's death. She requested money for funeral arrangements and Wade had it sent to her. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth243990/
[Letter from E. H. Wells to Junia Roberts Osterhout, December 1, 1916]
Letter from E. H. Wells to Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote to thank her for the letters she had been sending him. He told her of what he and his family did for Thanksgiving and mentioned how some college girls spent their holiday. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244069/
[Letter from E. H. Wells to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 22, 1916]
Letter from E. H. Wells to Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote in response to a letter Junia sent and thanked her profusely for her words. Wells went on to detail a church service he had attended with Junia and other services he had been to. He was a former professor of Junia's and spoke of news of Baylor, including the number of female students that enrolled for the academic year. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244067/
[Letter from E. Walker to George W. Wade, February 27, 1868]
Letter E. Walker to George W. Wade telling him that he will probably not be sued. Mr. Walker does not mention why Mr. Wade might have been sued. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244089/
[Letter from Elvira Spurgin to Bettie Wade, January 28, 1868]
Letter from Elvira Spurgin to Bettie Wade discussing recent news of family and friends. She mentions that the weather has been very cold in Belton, and she has some new boarders. Someone named Loraine had typhoid fever. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244086/
[Letter from George Cuffle to George W. Wade, June 23, 1867]
Letter to George W. Wade from George Cuffle regarding a bill for medical treatment for the family. On the first page, Mr. Cuffle states that he is glad to hear that Mr. Wade and family are well and that the bill is enclosed. The bill, written inside, is for $45.00. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244085/
[Letter from George W. Tyler to Paul Osterhout, May 20, 1905]
Letter from George W. Tyler to Paul Osterhout. Geo wrote to thank Paul profusely for a gift and to update him on his family. Ora, Paul's sister, had been reelected to her position by the Board of Trustees and a Mrs. Osterhout had a fracture and would need crutches. Geo also mentioned crop prospects and other small bits of news. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth243988/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout]
Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her father, John P. Osterhout, discussing the upcoming commencement at Baylor University. The letter is written on the back of the Baylor Commencement Week Schedule. Commencement Week will last from Saturday, June 4 through Thursday, June 9. The year is not provided. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244063/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, April 14, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to update her father on her life at school. She heard that he had been asked to deliver a commencement address at Baylor and mentioned some about her studies. She informed him that her brother, Paul, did not take much interest in attending church services. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244031/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, April 21, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to update her father on how she was doing at school. Gertrude mentioned her report that would be going home and the shift in weather that caused a picnic to be postponed. At her college, the women saw the flags hoisted over the men's school and decided to have one of their own for their building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244033/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, December 5, 1880]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to her father to update him of her time at school. Gertrude mentions her grades and the rain they had been getting. The rest of the letter is missing. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244021/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 10, 1881]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244025/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, January 14, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote her father to update him on her life at school. Gertrude apologized for having committed a sin and not confiding in her father. She spoke briefly about the weather and her brother, Paul. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244023/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 4, 1880]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to update her father on her life at school. Gertrude informed him of her report of her grades and the two demerits she received for mistakes in housekeeping. She mentioned an incident where the girls scared a new boarder and another where the other girls were not allowed to go to a nearby party, so they lit firecrackers to attract the boys. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244016/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 17, 1880]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to her father to update him on her life at school. She told him about the bad weather they'd been having, a teacher that took supper with them that evening, and her studies. She informed him of her Latin exam and that her brother Paul had arrived in town. At the end, she asked when she should come home for Christmas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244019/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 30, 1881]
Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote a short letter to her father and told him of her high marks at school. Gertrude told him how anxious she was to return home for Christmas. On the back of the letter is a monthly report from Baylor Female College with her marks for the month of November. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244040/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, September 24, 1880]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to inform her father that she had received the items that were sent to her and detailed what a typical day studying at Baylor College entailed for her. She mentioned a reverend that came to campus and asked if her brother Paul would be joining her at school. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244010/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 6, 1883]
Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote her mother to update her on her life at school. She detailed examinations she had and the praise she had received for one of her papers. Gertrude mentioned visiting lecturers, letters she owed family members, and other bits of news. At the end of the letter, she has a list of items she requested her mother to send. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244041/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 8, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her mother about her life at school. She lamented the fact that she had been receiving no letters from home lately, but thanked her mother for sending the clothes she had requested. She requested money to be sent to her and that her mother and other family members write soon. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244030/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 29, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her mother about her life at Baylor University. Gertrude mentioned letters she and her brother received, dew berries she had picked with friends, and thanked her mother for working on a dress for her. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244034/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 6, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. Gertrude wrote her mother to update her about her time at school. Among other news, she mentioned a funeral she attended, what the others were up to, and requested that her mother send her some things. Gertrude also told her mother how her brother, Paul, lied and snuck out to a dance. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244024/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 20, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout, about her life at school. She mentioned a sociable she was getting ready to attend and how the other girls were worrying about what to wear. A music event was being held by the college and she had a new outfit made for the occasion. The letter appears to have ended abruptly. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244026/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 7, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to tell her mother about her return to the boarding house after Christmas. She related how her trip back went and that it was her birthday. She requested money for a dress and postage stamps. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244022/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, March 6, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote her mother to update her about her life at school. Among the small bits of news Gertrude gave, she mentioned a musical performances that the girls gave, a memorial service, and upcoming examinations. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244027/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, March 16, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her mother about her life at school. Gertrude provided information about her recent exams and her efforts to study and asked for dresses or materials to have dresses made for the summer. She asked about her mother's plan to have a garden this year and when she would receive another letter from home. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244029/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 16, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to her mother to update her on her life at school. She spoke of how excited she was to go home, a trip to a nearby town she made with the boys, and a list of items she needed her mother to send. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244036/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 29, 1881]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote home to update her mother on her life at school. Gertrude detailed to her mother some of the end-of-session events that would be happening for commencement and final examinations. She wrote of some girls who had fallen sick and a contest she had entered to win a poetry book. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244037/
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 14, 1880]
Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to inform her mother about life at school. She mentioned the poor weather they'd be having and the provisions the other girls had been receiving from home. Gertrude's teaching exercise was received well by the children she taught it to and she wrote of how the girls were upset they were not allowed to go to parties outside the boarding house. She told her mother she would see her Christmas time. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244018/
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