The Baylor Quarterly. (Belton, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 1, 1888

The Baylor Quarterly. (Belton, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 1, 1888

Date: February 1, 1888
Creator: unknown
Description: Quarterly college newspaper from Belton, Texas "Conducted by the Literary Societies of Baylor Female College -- The Academia and the Historical" containing literature, campus news, and advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
When Baylor College was at Independence

When Baylor College was at Independence

Date: unknown
Creator: Wedemeyer, Charles H.
Description: Newspaper clippings regarding biography of R.E.B. Baylor, history of Baylor University, and memorial to R.E.B. Baylor, ca. 1900-1920
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
Ceremony to be Observed at Laying of the Corner Stone, Administration Building, Baylor Female College

Ceremony to be Observed at Laying of the Corner Stone, Administration Building, Baylor Female College

Date: April 1907
Creator: Baylor College (Belton, Tex.)
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
Baylor College Record, Volume 5, Number 3, December 1902

Baylor College Record, Volume 5, Number 3, December 1902

Date: December 1902
Creator: Baylor College (Belton, Tex.)
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Journal of Gertrude Osterhout at Baylor Female College, 1880-1883]

[Journal of Gertrude Osterhout at Baylor Female College, 1880-1883]

Date: October 20, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center