[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
[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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 4, 1880]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, November 4, 1880]

Date: November 4, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: 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.
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
[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."
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 20, 1881]

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 20, 1881]

Date: February 20, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center
[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: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her sisters, 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.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
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