[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 13, 1881]

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing her life at school. She wrote about a trip to town she had taken with other girls and the new faculty and campus. The faculty was young this upcoming session and she said the campus was being built slowly. She mentioned some news she had heard from others and asked her mother about mutual acquaintances.

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[4] p. ; 27 x 20 cm.

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Osterhout, Gertrude November 13, 1881.

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Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout, discussing her life at school. She wrote about a trip to town she had taken with other girls and the new faculty and campus. The faculty was young this upcoming session and she said the campus was being built slowly. She mentioned some news she had heard from others and asked her mother about mutual acquaintances.

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[4] p. ; 27 x 20 cm.

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  • November 13, 1881

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Osterhout, Gertrude. [Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 13, 1881], letter, November 13, 1881; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255591/: accessed August 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.