[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 10, 1881]

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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.

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[4] p. ; 16 x 25 cm., folded to 16 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, Gertrude February 10, 1881.

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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.

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[4] p. ; 16 x 25 cm., folded to 16 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

As a collaborative project, Austin College and Rice University contributed each of their collections of the Osterhout family papers to the Portal. The two institutions pooled their respective collections to provide access to almost 500 items comprising an extensive collection of official documents, postcards, and letters.

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  • February 10, 1881

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  • Aug. 17, 2012, 10:24 a.m.

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Osterhout, Gertrude. [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 10, 1881], letter, February 10, 1881; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244025/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.