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[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: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to 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.
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[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: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her mother, 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.
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[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 12, 1890]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, September 12, 1890]

Date: September 1, 1890
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to her mother to update her on events back home in Belton. Gertrude hoped her mother was feeling better and told her how Gertrude's sister, Ora, was doing in school as well as Gertrude's work at Baylor Female College. Among other small bits of news, she included how her father was doing and some information about the local church.
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[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: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to 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.
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[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.
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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 Ora Osterhout, November 9, 1880]

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

Date: November 9, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to 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.
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[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: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout. She wrote her sister to update her on life at Baylor College. Gertrude mentioned how she had been sick recently, a prodigal student on campus, and other small bits of local news. She finished by asking about family and talking about clothing.
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[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: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to 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.
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[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: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to the 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. Included was a poem she wrote titled "My Roommates."
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