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    • Library window of Limberlost Cabin (south)

    • Limberlost Cabin-Geneva-Adams County (Ind.)
    • This is a view of the library window which faced East. It was at this window that Gene wrote. The term (south) refers to Limberlost Cabin located in Geneva, IN rather than the new cabin built near Rome City. In its early days, the home in Rome...
    • 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 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 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 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...
    • Married: Black-Drew

    • Black, Robert Burdette, 1862- ; Black, Charlotte, Drew, 1869-1945
    • Robert "Bob" Black figured prominently in Gene Stratton-Porter's books of non-fiction. An oil lease worker, Bob often found items of interest and would lead Gene to them. The book, "What I have done with birds" was dedicated to this man and some...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Jeannette elopes-1

    • Porter,Jeannette, 1887-1977; Monroe, G. Blaine; Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • The newspaper in the county to the south of Geneva had no problem in printing the unfortunate affair of Jeannette and her first marriage. We don't know know if the Geneva Herald kept a respectable silence or not, as these issues are missing. The...
    • 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...
    • Jeannette elopes-2

    • Porter,Jeannette, 1887-1977; Monroe, G. Blaine; Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • The newspaper in the county to the south of Geneva had no problem in printing the unfortunate affair of Jeannette and her first marriage. We don't know know if the Geneva Herald kept a respectable silence or not, as these issues are missing. The...
    • Letter to Mr. Robert Seever-1

    • Stratton-Porter, Gene, 1863-1924;
    • During her lifetime area folks might have thought her strange. The later generation, though, claimed Gene wholeheartedly and claimed her stoutly. In this case, Bob Seever of WOWO radio had broadcast from Rome City regarding Gene Stratton-Porter. ...

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