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[Letter from Mary to Ora Osterhout, February 5, 1899]

Description: Letter from Mary to her niece, Ora Osterhout, regarding daily events for her family. She wrote that a family member visited her often and that she wanted to know more about a doctor that Ora had mentioned to her. She closed by telling Ora about her health and her daughter in school. Included is an envelope addressed to "Miss Ora Osterhout."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter

[Proof of Military Service in the Battle of San Jacinto for Rufus Campbell]

Description: Proof of military service in the battle of San Jacinto for Private Rufus Campbell in the spring of 1836. Private Campbell had to leave service after falling sick with the measles. Gibson Kuykendall served as captain of Texas volunteers during the battle and created the document to certify Private Campbell's service.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kuykendall, Gibson
Item Type: Text

[Railroad Ticket to John Patterson Osterhout]

Description: Complimentary railroad ticket for John Patterson Osterhout, good until November 1, 1861. Included is an envelope addressed to "J. P. Osterhout" with the words "Registration Certificate" above his name.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

Reserved Power

Description: Manuscript for a commencement speech titled "Reserved Power" written by Gertie Osterhout. It discusses the nature of the universe, human actions, and womanhood; the end of the text is addressed to teachers and classmates as they say farewell. The pages of the manuscript are bound with string.
Date: unknown
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Item Type: Text

[Voter Certificate for John Patterson Osterhout]

Description: Voter certification for John Patterson Osterhout issued by the Secretary of State in the state of Texas. It certified that starting on July 11, 1870, John was a qualified voter in Bell county.
Date: unknown
Creator: Newcomb, James P.
Item Type: Text

The Chromascope, Volume 50, 1950

Description: 1950 yearbook for Austin College, an annual publication of Austin College. This is the Centennial Edition, celebrating the 100th anniversary of Austin College.
Date: 1950
Creator: Austin College
Item Type: Yearbook

Worley's Sherman City Directory, 1950

Description: The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "an Alphabetical Directory of Business Concerns and Private Citizens, a Directory of Householders, Occupants of Office Buildings and Other Business Places, Including a Complete Street and Avenue Guide, and Much Information of a Miscellaneous Character; also a Buyers' Guide and a Complete Classified Business Directory." General index is on page 7; index to advertisers starts on page 8.
Date: 1950
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Co.
Item Type: Book

Worley's Sherman City Directory, 1947-8

Description: The directory for Sherman, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "an Alphabetical Directory of Business Concerns and Private Citizens, a Directory of Householders, Occupants of Office Buildings and Other Business Places, Including a Complete Street and Avenue Guide, and Much Information of a Miscellaneous Character; also a Buyers' Guide and a Complete Classified Business Directory." General index is on page 7; index to advertisers starts on page 8.
Date: 1948
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Co.
Item Type: Book

The Chromascope, Volume 40, 1940

Description: 1940 yearbook for Austin College, includes chapters on Administration, Classes, Activities, Features, Athletics, Humor, and advertisements.
Date: 1940
Creator: Austin College
Item Type: Yearbook

History and Business Guide of Sherman and Grayson County, Texas

Description: This text gives an overview of the histories of Grayson County, Texas and of the county seat, Sherman touching on government, business, religion, organizations, and other aspects of life. The book also contains advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1940
Creator: Anderson, Ed. H.
Item Type: Book