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[Letter from C. B. Wade to Charlie, March 27, 1891]

Description: Letter from C. B. Wade to Charlie discussing the possibility of a railroad being built from Dublin, Texas, a recent fire, and other recent news. The letter is written on The Hamilton National Bank letterhead. It appears that someone practiced handwriting on the back of the first page, and there is a note written to Mr. Wade from Mrs. John Bevry, [?] Jr. on the back of the last page.
Date: March 27, 1891
Creator: Wade, C. B.
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, February 27, 1882]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her brother, Paul Osterhout, discussing her life at school. She wrote about her responsibilities of acting as a supervisor for the girls at the boarding house. She told him of the local gossip and school events, including concerts and drawing room receptions where the girls were taught how to entertain guests. A day after she finished the first part of the letter, she continued to write a couple pages more about a recent storm that had hit the city and resulted in property damage and a couple of lives lost.
Date: February 27, 1882
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout, September 27, 1880

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Paul Osterhout. She wrote her brother and told him of all the talking that goes on in the church she attended and how concerned she was that she'd begin to pick up the slang used by her peers. She also requested that Paul send her some items she could not get locally.
Date: September 27, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout, May 27, 1881]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to his parents, John Patterson and Junia Roberts Osterhout. He thanked his family for a recent letter he received from home. Paul described parts of a composition he prepared to give at a commencement ceremony and sent his father a copy of the speech. He mentioned some activities that were going on at the school, including a baseball game and a concert, and insisted that his father or mother try to visit. Included is an envelope addressed to "J. P. Osterhout."
Date: May 27, 1881
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Partner: Austin College

[Letter from W. W. Culver, Jr. to John Patterson Osterhout, March 27, 1899]

Description: Letter from W. W. Culver Jr. to John Patterson Osterhout regarding recent events. Culver told him that he had been very sick, but had recovered and that he was going to see an acquaintance of John's daughter. Included is an envelope addressed to "J. P. Osterhout Esq." and there is an image of a steel range and furnace.
Date: March 27, 1899
Creator: Culver, W. W., Jr.
Partner: Austin College

[Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 27, 1909]

Description: Postcard from J. H. to Junia Roberts Osterhout. On the front are a printed border and a quote "What others say of me matters little, what I myself say and do matters much. - Elbert Hubbard." It is printed with some flourishes. On the back J. H. wrote wishing that Junia's art was going well and to send love to Junia's sister, Ora.
Date: January 27, 1909
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout, October 27, 1908]

Description: Postcard from Rose Chamberlin to Junia Roberts Osterhout. The front has four photos. The first depicts two men on horses and one of the horses is at the start of a jump. In the second photo, there's one man on a horse galloping. The third has two men on horses and one of the men appears to be getting up to stand on his. In the corner, there's a small circular photo of a man on a horse as it is jumping. All of the scenes in the photos are in a prairie setting. On the bottom of the front and back, Rose wrote about school buildings that were being built, an upcoming fair, and other small bits of news.
Date: October 27, 1908
Creator: Chamberlin, Rose
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center