[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 29, 1881]

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Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote home to update her mother on her life at school. Gertrude detailed to her mother some of the end-of-session events that would be happening for commencement and final examinations. She wrote of some girls who had fallen sick and a contest she had entered to win a poetry book.

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[4] p. ; 27 x 13 cm., or smaller

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Osterhout, Gertrude May 29, 1881.

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Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote home to update her mother on her life at school. Gertrude detailed to her mother some of the end-of-session events that would be happening for commencement and final examinations. She wrote of some girls who had fallen sick and a contest she had entered to win a poetry book.

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[4] p. ; 27 x 13 cm., or smaller

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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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  • May 29, 1881

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  • Aug. 17, 2012, 10:24 a.m.

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Osterhout, Gertrude. [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 29, 1881], letter, May 29, 1881; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth244037/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rice University Woodson Research Center.