, ,

Henry and Effie Osborn at home

Henry and Effie Osborn

With the current financial catastrophe foremost in mind, Harry and Effie both wrote of money matters. Effie also let Harry know that she would reserve the summer for him and that his father had come to call. Harry

“Harry dont have such a contempt for money as you do.  It isn’t right.” Osborn, Effie 1885-2-23

“I wonder if you think I am not a good financier & don’t know the value of money.” Osborn, Henry 1885-2-23


The University Archives at Hamline University collects and preserves university records, publications, photographs, audio recording, moving images, artifacts, and other materials from the university’s early days in Red Wing to its present in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

The Henry L. Osborn and Family Papers are owned by Hamline University and may not be published or extensively quoted without the written consent of the Hamline University Archives (Hamline University, 1356 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104; 651-523-2080; archives@hamline.edu).