[Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 23, 1873]

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Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote back to her and let her know how he was on his travels. The postcard includes small bits of local news and his current location of La Grange.

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[1] p. ; 8 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, John Patterson August 23, 1873.

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Founded in 1849, this private liberal arts college first opened its doors in Huntsville and is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas still operating under its original name and charter. Former Texas presidents Sam Houston and Anson Jones served on the board of trustees. The college moved to Sherman following three yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, and financial troubles.

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Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout. He wrote back to her and let her know how he was on his travels. The postcard includes small bits of local news and his current location of La Grange.

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[1] p. ; 8 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

The Osterhout family papers consist of almost 500 items comprising an extensive collection of official documents, postcards, and letters. John Patterson Osterhout published The Bellville Countryman and was influential in the area.

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  • August 23, 1873

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Osterhout, John Patterson. [Postcard from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, August 23, 1873], postcard, August 23, 1873; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255365/: accessed April 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.