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[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 6, 1883]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 6, 1883]

Date: April 6, 1883
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: 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.
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[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 30, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 30, 1881]

Date: November 30, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: 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.
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[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: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to 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.
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[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, June 2, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, June 2, 1881]

Date: June 2, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout. She wrote her younger sister to wish her a happy birthday. Gertrude sent Ora well wishes and wrote about the future and how wonderful it would be for their family to all be together.
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[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 29, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 29, 1881]

Date: May 29, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 16, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 16, 1881]

Date: May 16, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 11, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 11, 1881]

Date: May 11, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her sisters about her life at school. Gertrude talked briefly about some of the lessons she has, a wedding she attended, and the bad table manners of the other girls in her boarding house. She spoke of shoes she had purchased and girls that reminded her of her sisters.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, May 6, 1881]

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, May 6, 1881]

Date: May 6, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout. Paul wrote his father to inform him that Paul had been selected to write and present a speech for school. In addition to this, he told his father about the state of his personal finances and other small events that happened in the city.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 29, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, April 29, 1881]

Date: April 29, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, April 21, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, April 21, 1881]

Date: April 21, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
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