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

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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.

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[4] p. ; 21 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, Gertrude April 21, 1881.

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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.

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[4] p. ; 21 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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  • April 21, 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, April 21, 1881], letter, April 21, 1881; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244033/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.