[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 20, 1881]

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Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout, about her life at school. She mentioned a sociable she was getting ready to attend and how the other girls were worrying about what to wear. She mentioned events that were happening at school, including a music event and lectures she attended. Her brother, Paul, had received a joke Valentine's Day card and she promised to write her younger sister, Junia, soon.

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8 p. ; 21 x 26 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout, Gertrude February 20, 1881.

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Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout, about her life at school. She mentioned a sociable she was getting ready to attend and how the other girls were worrying about what to wear. She mentioned events that were happening at school, including a music event and lectures she attended. Her brother, Paul, had received a joke Valentine's Day card and she promised to write her younger sister, Junia, soon.

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8 p. ; 21 x 26 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

The Osterhout family papers consist of almost 500 items comprising 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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  • February 20, 1881

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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Osterhout, Gertrude. [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, February 20, 1881], letter, February 20, 1881; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255579/: accessed January 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.