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

Description

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.

Physical Description

[1] p. ; 8 x 13 cm.

Creation Information

Osterhout, John Patterson August 23, 1873.

Context

This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Osterhout Papers and was provided by Austin College to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 40 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this postcard or its content.

Named Person

Person who is significant in some way to the content of this postcard. Additional names may appear in Subjects below.

Rights Holder

For guidance see Citations, Rights, Re-Use.

  • Unknown

Audiences

Check out our Resources for Educators Site! We've identified this postcard as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this postcard useful in their work.

Provided By

Austin College

Austin College partnered with us to provide access to their yearbooks from 1899 to 1950, The Chromascope. This valuable resource documents the history of their college, their students and faculty. Also included are several volumes from the "Telling our Stories" series.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this postcard. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Description

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.

Physical Description

[1] p. ; 8 x 13 cm.

Subjects

Keyword

Library of Congress Subject Headings

University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this postcard in the Portal or other systems.

Collections

This postcard is part of the following collection of related materials.

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.

What responsibilities do I have when using this postcard?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this postcard.

Creation Date

  • August 23, 1873

Covered Time Period

Coverage Date

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this postcard last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 0
Total Uses: 40

Where

Geographical information about where this postcard originated or about its content.

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Postcard

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Viewing

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

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 July 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.