BOX II. 16 – Biographical - club memberships
Folder 16 of 18
Articles and pamphlets on club
memberships: Orleans Club, Pen Women Society, Ruth McEnery Stuart Clan,
New Orleans Federation of Women’s Clubs, and the Le Petit Salon
1. “It was a lovely luncheon at which Mrs. E.M.
Gilmer (Dorothy Dix) and Mrs. Arthur Nolte were hostesses…, ns.,nd.
2. “Dix…Orleans Club Member.” Part of a newspaper article, ns., nd.
Pen Women Society
3. “Pen Women to Honor Famed
Evanston Visitors – Dorothy Dix and Southern Poet Will Be Feted.”
Mrs.Gilmer known to thousands…member of the New Orleans branch of the
Pen Women’s organization. The Evanston Review, July 11, 1940.
Ruth McEnery Stuart Clan
4. “Season 1931-1932.” Lists Mrs.
E.M. Gilmer (Dorothy Dix) as an honorary member. Original program.
New Orleans Federation of Women’s Clubs
5. “A Tribute To
Mrs. Elizabeth Meriwether (Dorothy Dix) Gilmer 1946 – 1947. In
recognition of the unselfish services ….Times Picayune Journalist.”
Original certificate beautifully hand written and drawn.
6. Le Petit Salon Building, 620 St. Peter Street,
New Orleans, La. Built in 1830 by Victor David. Colored print 16”x 24”.
7. “Le Petit Salon, A History Of Its Fifty Years, 1924-1974,”
(booklet 2 copies).
7a “Sixty Years of Salon Memories,” by
Genevieve Munson Trimble. New Orleans, Louisiana.
members of the Le Petit Salon, January 1996. Two different snap shots.
9. “Dorothy Dix Paid Tribute at Le Petit Salon Rites. Editor Cites
Her ‘Passion’ for Newspaper Work’.” Photo of Mrs. A.B. Dinwiddie, Miss
Mary Tebo and Mrs. Stanley Arthur who participated in the ceremony
[Times Picayune] nd.
10. “Le Petit Salon to Unveil Oil Portrait
of Late Mrs. Gilmer (Dorothy Dix). Times Picayune, November 9, 1952.
11. “Select groups keep tradition on own grounds, Petit Salon off to
grand beginning. For more than half a century, members of the Orleans
Club and Le Petit Salon have undertaken preservation of this city’s
cultural customs from Uptown and French Quarter houses,” by Lily Jackson
[Times Picayune] September 8 [no year]
12. Parts of two newspaper
articles describing events at the Le Petit Salon. Lists many of the
attendants and the programs. One program was a review of Dix’s book How
to Win and Hold a Husband. “SOCIETY and ‘A native of Mexico,…’” ns.,nd.
13. “Speech a success for local ladies.” Newspaper article describes
the presentation to the Le Petit Salon members on Dorothy Dix by Elnor
MacMahan, Professor of Library Administration, and Inga A. Filippo,
Associate Professor of Library Administration, Austin Peay State
University. Cumberland Life, The Leaf-Chronicle, Sunday, February 4,
Dorothy Dix Research Guide (menu)