[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, October 24, 1880]

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her sister, Ora Osterhout. She wrote to update her sister about life at school. She told her of a sermon she attended, social event, the food she had been eating while away from home, and other small bits of local news.

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

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Osterhout, Gertrude October 24, 1880.

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her sister, Ora Osterhout. She wrote to update her sister about life at school. She told her of a sermon she attended, social event, the food she had been eating while away from home, and other small bits of local news.

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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 24, 1880

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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Osterhout, Gertrude. [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, October 24, 1880], letter, October 24, 1880; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255563/: accessed October 1, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.