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[Ancestral Chart for the Osterhout Family]

Description: Ancestral chart to trace the genealogy of Ora Osterhout. Includes the dates of her parents' births, deaths, and marriage along with the names of her paternal and maternal grandparents.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Bouldin Family Scrapbook]

Description: The first half of the scrapbook is composed of newspaper articles that have been pasted onto the pages and some that were inserted in between the book's pages. The articles are from Confederate states and contain news, poems, and stories centered around the Civil War and the time after. The second half of the book served as a ledger for the family to keep track of their expenses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Book
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Card for Miss Carrie McIlhenny]

Description: A card with the name Miss Carrie McIlhenny on the front. There are no other identifying features on the card.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Certificate of Appointment to Postmaster for John Patterson Osterhout]

Description: Certificate of Appointment to Postmaster of Belton, Texas presented to John Patterson Osterhout. The document was signed by the president, Benjamin Harrison, and the postmaster general, John Wanamaker. He was able to hold the position until the end of the next session of the Senate.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wanamaker, John
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Certificate of Payment]

Description: Certificate of payment stating that E. Collard was owed money and that John Patterson Osterhout, an attorney, would obtain the payment and receive half as commission. On the back the certificate says a payment was received January 26, 1855.
Date: unknown
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Class of 1895 List]

Description: List of the names and addresses of the members of the Class of 1895 of an unknown school. The twenty-five names are split into two groups, Literary and Fine Arts. On of the students is Junia Osterhout. It is not clear when this list was created, as many of the ladies seem to be married, and one of them is deceased.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Envelope to Lieutenant Jeff Thompson, August 18]

Description: Envelope to Lieutenant Jeff Thompson at Johnson's Island near Sandusky, Ohio. The envelope is stamped for August 18 and while no year can be seen, Jeff Thompson was held there when his company was captured during the Civil War.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Financial Claim Against the Late Republic of Texas]

Description: Financial claim against the late Republic of Texas filed by John Patterson Osterhout with the help of Rufus Campbell as acting attorney. The claim was made on October 23, 1854 and the money owed was from during the Vasquez campaign.
Date: unknown
Creator: Campbell, Rufus
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Genealogy for the Osterhout Family]

Description: Genealogy of the Osterhout family focusing on the marriages of Gideon and Abigail Osterhout, Pelatiah and Hannah Osterhout, William and Catherine Osterhout, Christian and Sarah Osterhout, and Homer and Elva Christian. The children of these couples are listed below and the birth dates are listed by individuals where they are known.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Genealogy for the Osterhout Family]

Description: Genealogy for the Osterhout family with handwritten notes concerning various members of the family. The notes focused on Peter and Jeremiah Osterhout and include basic information about them and some of their relatives. On the back is a family tree drawn out with birth dates, death dates, and marriages when known.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Letter Fragment from Gertrude Osterhout]

Description: Photocopy of a letter fragment from Gertrude Osterhout discussing her studies and other recent news. She mentions that she is taking algebra.
Date: unknown
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter Fragment from Gertrude Osterhout]

Description: Photocopy of a letter fragment from Gertrude Osterhout discussing recent news. She says that she had company for dinner, and they had duck, turnips, apples, corn, rice, bread, and pie. She is writing to one or both of her parents, as she signs her letter "Your affectionate daughter, Gertrude Osterhout."
Date: unknown
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter Fragment from Gertrude Osterhout]

Description: Photocopy of a letter fragment from Gertrude Osterhout. She wrote about her brother visiting her at her boarding house and local news, including a recent death and when she will be able to leave her studies for Christmas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Ann Farman to Sarah Frear]

Description: Letter from Ann Farman to her sister, Sarah Frear, expressing her excitement about her sister visiting soon and to let her know how Ann's newborn was doing. On the last page is a short letter from Sarah to their mother. She passed Ann's letter along and gave some news regarding her own family, including a member who was attending a National Contention[sic] on Education.
Date: unknown
Creator: Farman, Ann
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Ann Farman to Sarah Frear, 1879]

Description: Letter from Ann Farman to her sister, Sarah Frear, with the unfortunate news about a death in the family. Ann wrote about Veda's final moments and the modest burial they held for her.
Date: unknown
Creator: Farman, Ann
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her father, John P. Osterhout, discussing the upcoming commencement at Baylor University. The letter is written on the back of the Baylor Commencement Week Schedule. Commencement Week will last from Saturday, June 4 through Thursday, June 9. The year is not provided.
Date: unknown
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the latest news of family and friends. She says that Belton has been a very dull town lately. They recently had a visit from a cousin named Delia who had been on a trip to the North. She also invites Bettie to come for a visit soon.
Date: 186u-03-22
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing a party she and Jennie attended at the courthouse, taking care of plants in the graveyard, and going to church.
Date: 186u-03-01~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing recent events in church, the Valentines that she and Jennie received, and other news of family and friends.
Date: 186u-02-20~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing her recent illness, the weather, and other news. She says that Pa cannot leave for a visit right now and that they are having some money troubles. She and Jennie will probably not be able to buy any new summer clothes. She began the letter on April 2 and finished it the next morning.
Date: 186u-04-02~/186u-04-03~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade, who she addresses as sister, discussing recent events. She states that the family received Bettie's last letter.
Date: 186u-02-18~
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the hard rain they had recently, looking at new hats and bonnets with Jennie, and other news. She says that she would like a new hat, but she cannot afford one, and their father is trying to save up for a new suit.
Date: 186u-04-07
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center