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    • Letter to Mr and Mrs John Heller, March 23, 1911-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 -Correspondence
    • The letter begins unusually formal in tone as Gene supplies biographical information about herself and the status of her last book. She then expresses condolences to Alice on the death of her father. (Alice was a second cousin to husband Charles...
    • Letter to Mrs Alice Heller, March 18, 1917

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Correspondence
    • Apparently friend Alice Heller had not received a promised volume from Gene. Gene recounts having surgery for impacted teeth; a trip to California for rest; a house party in Rome City for Christmas; six weeks in New York; and now being deep into...
    • Letter to Mr. John Heller, 1910-10-20

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 -Correspondence
    • This is an item of personal correspondence between Gene Stratton-Porter and the Heller's. Mr Heller was partner then owner of the Decatur Democrat newspaper and a shirt-tail relative of Charles Porter. This letter of thanks was in response to a...
    • Letter to Mr and Mrs John Heller, January 20, 1911

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 -Correspondence
    • Gene writes to her friends telling of her Christmas holiday in Buffalo. With almost childish delight she lists the things Santa Claus had brought her. Gene concludes with the visit of her publisher, Frank Doubleday and his wife in Geneva before...
    • Postcard to Mr John Heller, August 3, 1912

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Correspondence
    • Gene received a lot of criticism for her writing. She would answer those who disagreed with her by letter, with some of those being published. She did not appear to make it public. When it came to her husband, his business dealings and those of...
    • In Defense of Charles D. Porter and Geneva Bank-1

    • Porter, Gene Stratton, 1863-1924; Porter, Charles D.1850-1926; Hale, William D., 1870-1912; Bank of Geneva-Geneva (Ind)
    • Turmoil came to the Geneva community and to the Geneva Bank stockholders in July of 1912. As the state Bank Examiners arrived and began checking the records of the Geneva Bank, cashier, William Hale left the building pleading heat exhaustion, only...
    • In Defense of Charles D. Porter and Geneva Bank-2

    • Porter, Gene Stratton, 1863-1924; Porter, Charles D.1850-1926; Hale, William D., 1870-1912;Bank of Geneva-Geneva (Ind)
    • Turmoil came to the Geneva community and to the Geneva Bank stockholders in July of 1912. As the state Bank Examiners arrived and began checking the records of the Geneva Bank, cashier, William Hale left the building pleading heat exhaustion, only...
    • An Easter Table

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924 - Photography; Limberlost Cabin - Geneva - Adams County (Ind.)
    • An Easter table reveals those things we expect with children and Easter - colored eggs, chicks, rabbits and Easter baskets. This photograph also reveals one of Gene's corner cupboards full of dishes - including a tea service. The table and rug on...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-2

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-3

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-4

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-5

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-6

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Letter to Miss Farrier-7

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • A Miss Farrier contacted some local Geneva gentleman requesting information about Gene Stratton-Porter. This request was given to Margaret Day Briggs an intimate friend of Gene. Margaret shares, "Being a woman myself (I) know it will interest...
    • Wabash River looking south at Ceylon, 1908

    • Wabash River-Adams County-(Ind.); Ceylon-Adams County-(Ind.)
    • Much to the dismay of Gene Stratton-Porter, the Wabash River and Limberlost Swamp areas were dredged. According to Lowell Long, this photograph was taken from the iron bridge, which would have been the railroad bridge just north of Ceylon and...

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