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[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 Leyman Richardson to John Patterson Osterhout, May 14, 1866]

Description: Letter from Leyman Richardson to his friend, John Patterson Osterhout, in response to a letter John sent a month earlier. Leyman was grateful to hear that John had survived the Civil War and informed him of what was happening with the Richardson family. The government requested that Leyman be in charge of a school for children who were orphaned by the war, but decided it was too big of a project for his family. Included is an envelope addressed to "John P. Osterhout."
Date: May 14, 1866
Creator: Richardson, Leyman
Partner: Austin College

[Postcard of Philadelphia City Hall]

Description: Postcard of Philadelphia city hall at night, with the tower illuminated by spotlights. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Hello Hellen. Just a few lines to let you know I am here in the city. Trying to be a city girl. But I don't know how I'm going to make out. Ha ha. I am having a very nice time. With love."
Date: May 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Giant Potato]

Description: Postcard of a man standing on a giant potato in a train car. Typed text on the front of the postcard says "Potato - The Kind we Raise in Maine." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten says "Dear Helen, I saw a Indian an wigwam it was made out of birch bark. I am sitting in the trailer writing this do you want one of these potatoes? Claire."
Date: May 1943
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Paper-Bag Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in the paper-bag machine (related to author's previous Patent No. 689,441, December 24, 1901) for the purpose of improving the mechanism for forming the primary fold of the bag-bottom in the bag-folding process, including descriptions of the machinery, parts, and illustrations.
Date: May 5, 1903
Creator: Tyson, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas R. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, May 8, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas R. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, in which Leaming provides news on his progress in the case against Jacob xxx of Salem. Leaming also asks Austin to provide a description of the physical, economic, political, and social characteristics of the Austin colony, so that he can promote the colonization of the settlement. Finally, he asks Austin to provide data necessary to publish a map of Texas.
Date: May 8, 1828
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History