[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Ora Osterhout, November 9, 1880]

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her sister, Ora Osterhout. She wrote to her sister to update her on her school life. Gertrude mentioned how some girls at her school had pretended to be ghosts, a lesson she had to write to teach in one of her classes, and other small bits of news. She asked if her sister had written a letter to Santa Claus yet and if their mother was going to write her.

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

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Osterhout, Gertrude November 9, 1880.

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her sister, Ora Osterhout. She wrote to her sister to update her on her school life. Gertrude mentioned how some girls at her school had pretended to be ghosts, a lesson she had to write to teach in one of her classes, and other small bits of news. She asked if her sister had written a letter to Santa Claus yet and if their mother was going to write her.

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[3] 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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  • November 9, 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, November 9, 1880], letter, November 9, 1880; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255573/: accessed August 31, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.