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[Letter from Elizabeth to John Patterson Osterhout, February 2, 1898]

Description: Letter from Elizabeth to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, regarding a death in the family. She wrote that she was grateful she had children to take care of her after her husband died and that once the estate was settled, there would not be anything she could use to take care of herself with. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mr. John P. Osterhout."
Date: February 2, 1898
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout and Children, May 19, 1884]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his wife, Junia Roberts Osterhout, and his children about his recent travel. He listed places where he had visited, including arrival and departure times, and told Junia about how her parents and the rest of their family were faring.
Date: May 19, 1884
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout, October 21, 1898]

Description: A brief letter from James E. Frear to John Patterson Osterhout concerning legal matters. It appears there is trouble concerning the death of someone and an estate that had no will. James, an attorney, advises that John sue for his share having been used for a time before everything was sorted out. Included is an envelope addressed to "Hon. John Patterson Osterhout."
Date: October 21, 1898
Creator: Frear, James B.
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Sarah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 23, 1899]

Description: Letter from Sarah Osterhout to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, discussing troubles she has been having. She asked if she could buy his share of land and that money was tight for her. John's son, John Jeremiah Osterhout, and Jeremiah's daughter had succumbed to illness and Sarah wanted to know what her brother wanted to do. In the post-script, Sarah mentioned that her brother had begun a lawsuit against her and wished he would wait. Included is an envelope addressed to "Mr. John P. Osterhout."
Date: February 23, 1899
Creator: Osterhout, Sarah
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Sarah Osterhout to John Patterson Osterhout, February 13, 1899]

Description: Letter from Sarah Osterhout to her brother, John Patterson Osterhout, concerning her difficulties. Sarah had been spending the past several weeks taking care of John's son, John Jeremiah Osterhout, and Jeremiah's daughter, Rua. She was having financial difficulties due to Jeremiah's debt and medical expenses. She needed to send her brother money for property that had been sold, but felt he was asking for too much. Included is an envelope addressed "Mr. John Osterhout."
Date: February 13, 1899
Creator: Osterhout, Sarah
Partner: Austin College

[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
Partner: Austin College

[Smith Family Films, No. 6 - A Trip to Washington, D.C.]

Description: This home movie documents a family's trip to Washington D.C., with stops along the way to visit relatives and tourist destinations. The film begins with the family at Hawk's Nest overlook in West Virginia and children riding ponies and a train in an unidentified park. During their trip to Washington, D.C., the family observes the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a military funeral, site of the Battle of First Manassas, Little Hogback Overlook in Shenandoah National Park, Michie's Tavern in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Marine Corps War Memorial, First Bull Run Monument, Monticello, a large unidentified church, Mehoopany, Pennsylvania, and a Hulburt/Hulbirt family cemetery with gravestones for Samuel J., Frank J. and wife Nora Spring, Harrison and wife Laura, Stephen, and Joseph S., the Blue Mountain and Kittatinny Tunnels, Fairview Park Methodist Church, and the Wabash River. The family also sunbathes, swims, launches a model rocket, and fishes at their campsites.
Date: 1965
Creator: Smith, Cordell & Smith, Elizabeth
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Partner: UNT Media Library