[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, September 24, 1880]

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her father, John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to inform her father that she had received the items that were sent to her and detailed what a typical day studying at Baylor College entailed for her. She mentioned a reverend that came to campus and asked if her brother Paul would be joining her at school.

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

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Osterhout, John Patterson September 24, 1880.

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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. The college moved to Sherman following three yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, and financial troubles.

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her father, John Patterson Osterhout. She wrote to inform her father that she had received the items that were sent to her and detailed what a typical day studying at Baylor College entailed for her. She mentioned a reverend that came to campus and asked if her brother Paul would be joining her at school.

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

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Osterhout Papers

The Osterhout family papers consist of 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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  • September 24, 1880

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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Osterhout, John Patterson. [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, September 24, 1880], letter, September 24, 1880; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255565/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.