[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 1, 1880]

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout. She wrote a reply to her brother's letter to update him on her life at school. Gertrude mentioned her lack of knowledge about current affairs and that the girls around her had voiced their opinions in politics. She included information about a trip out she had, a little about her studies, and other small bits of local news.

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

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Osterhout, Gertrude November 1, 1880.

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout. She wrote a reply to her brother's letter to update him on her life at school. Gertrude mentioned her lack of knowledge about current affairs and that the girls around her had voiced their opinions in politics. She included information about a trip out she had, a little about her studies, and other small bits of local news.

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[4] p. ; 41 x 13 cm., folded to 41 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 1, 1880

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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Osterhout, Gertrude. [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, November 1, 1880], letter, November 1, 1880; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255575/: accessed December 11, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.