[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 15, 1880]

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her mother on her school life. Gertrude informed her mother why she was taking a small course load, the high housekeeping standards at the boarding house, and the food that one of the women there makes for them. She requested that her mother send her some things and tell her brother, Paul, to write more often.

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[4] p. ; 41 x 13 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, Gertrude October 15, 1880.

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote to update her mother on her school life. Gertrude informed her mother why she was taking a small course load, the high housekeeping standards at the boarding house, and the food that one of the women there makes for them. She requested that her mother send her some things and tell her brother, Paul, to write more often.

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[4] p. ; 41 x 13 cm., folded to 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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  • October 15, 1880

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Osterhout, Gertrude. [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 15, 1880], letter, October 15, 1880; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255562/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.