Box 5 - Writings on Dix’s works
Folder 2 of 2
Journal, magazine and newspaper articles; titles scripted as in the original text.
1. “Give Up the Other Woman! How Dorothy Dix Stopped Married Elopers at Atlanta’s Terminal Station,” by Harnett T. Kane. The Atlanta Journal and Constitution Magazine, January 25, 1953.
2. “Two More Famous Features.” New York Evening Journal, Inc., Tuesday, December 19, 1933.
3. “All The World Sobs On Her Shoulder But She Is Sure Joy Cometh In The Morning,” by Arthur A. Greene [incomplete] ns.,nd.
4. “What, Dorothy A Man?” ns., nd.
5. “Solves Heart Problems. Woman Who Has Made Many Lives Happier. DOROTHY DIX HER,” ns.,nd.
6. “31 Comics Among 62 Features Surviving Since Before 1920. Amazing Number of Old-timers Still Popular…Many Continued by Their Creators…Dorothy Dix Is Oldest,” by Robert U. Brown. EDITOR & PUBLISHER. A Newspaper for Makers of Newspaper. New York. March 19, 1938.
7. “The Ordinary Woman. Is There One in Your Neighborhood? TRY TO UNDERSTAND HER.” New York, ns., nd.
8. “Need More Like Miss Dix,” by Marijanie, ns.,nd.
9. “DOROTHY DIX, Dorothy Dix has written many articles that are enlightening. In those articles she encourages women to make every effort to please men. … I am boiling mad about the woman…,” by H.B. and Mrs. Stone. Two short comments by two readers, ns.,nd.
10. “Who’s Who? And what is in a name?” List of eleven authors’ pseudonyms to be match with their given names. Collier’s, October 20, 1945.
11. “Lines to Dorothy Dix. To the Editor of The Bulletin. Sir: Dear Dorothy Dix, I have read with delight Your admirable articles published each night…” an Admirer, ns., 5, 1906.
12. “Forty Years of Dorothy Dix,” by Meigs O. Frost. Times Picayune Publishing Company, 1036, parts I and II (3 copies). Full page overview of Dix’s career with drawings of Major Nathaniel Burbank and Foster Coates; plus two photos and one drawing of Dix.
13. “The World’s Most Famous Woman Writer,” nice photo of Dix, ns.,nd.
14. “Since Nelly Bly finished her trip around the world, and Dorothy Dix turned from straight reporting to deep Philosophy,” ns.,nd.
15. “Despite her age, Miss Dix still relishes her job,” by Irvy Kupcinet. Kup’s column, Chicago Times, Monday, January 6, 1947.
16. “Does Ex-office wife Share Man’s Woes, or Just Laugh?” Part of an article [Saturday Evening Post, 9/10/51]
17. “Lovelorn just loved to be lambasted by witty Dorothy Dix,” by Marjorie Roehl. The Times-Picayune, Sunday, May 20, 1984.
18. “As Dorothy Dix Said to me: ‘People come here to eat as definitely as they go to New York to shop or to see show.’ Personally I think eating…,” by Virginia Safford, Friday, February 21, 1941, ns.
19. “A Lone Woman, a Café Man a Coed Read the Paper---One Weeps, One Scratches Head, One Hopes –Then follows the Happiest Thanksgiving in All Milwaukee,” ns.,nd.
20. “Do Sphinxes Think,” by Ogden Nash [Saturday Evening Post, July 4, 1936]
21. “She: of course, you know I don’t care for frivolity – I had much rather be at home right now reading a good book like ‘The Sheik’ or an educational article by Dorothy Dix.” Cartoon and text by Arr Young. Life, nd.
22. “A Day in New Orleans…Dorothy Dix, now in her 80s, still lives in New Orleans…” Looking ‘Em Over, From Week to Week, with W.H.C. Star News, January 18, 1951.
23. “The Christmas Gift Problem.” A poem on a Dorothy Dix Talks writing about home made gifts, by a correspondent at Pass Christian, Miss., where Dix had her second home while living in New Orleans, ns., nd.
24. “Dorothy Dix: The Thirteenth Juror,” by Margaret Culley. International Journal of Women’s Studies,  v.2 (4) p.340-348.25. “THE TRIAL MAY NOW PROCEED, William Randolph Hearst, looking for talent, spotted Dorothy Dix’s work in The Picayune and after a year of persuasion hired her for his New York Journal. Her first murder story was a sensation; she covered crime after crime, from the Stanford White slaying to the Hal-Mills case, soon became the best known reporter of murders and murder trials in the country while Hearst circulation skyrocketed. Said another paper: ‘Dorothy Dix has arrived. The trial may now proceed.’ But while covering every big murder in the East, she continued her column. This is how a New York Herald artist saw her at the height of her reporting days.” Drawing of Dix wearing hat and a pleasant smile, ns., nd.
26. “SMARTEST DETECTIVE WORK I EVER SAW, World’s Most Famous Woman Reporter Begins Absorbing Tale of Twenty-Five Years’ Work on Noted Murder Trials.” The Times-Picayune, Sunday, April 3, 1927. Public Ledger, 1927.
27. “MEMORIES OF DOROTHY DIX RIVAL FICTION, Crime Cases and Interviews in Career of Famous Reporter Prove That Real Life Eclipses Novelists’ Thrillers.” The Times-Picayune, Sunday, April 3, 1927 [Public Ledger]
28. “DOROTHY DIX TELLS OF GREATEST MURDER TRIALS, SHE REPORTED ALL FAMOUS CASES FOR 26 YEARS," by Meigs O. Frost. New Orleans States, New Orleans, L.A., Sunday, January 2, 1927. Nice photo of Dix.
29. “Concerning Mirandy,” by Martha McCulloch Williams. Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle, May 11, 1914 [typed document and newspaper copy]
30. “How Come It Take Four Million Dollars to Do for DeLawd’s City What Dorothy Dix Done Done?” by Flo Field, ns.,nd.
31. “Clarksville Women In the Literary World.” Comment about Dix living in New York and her Mirandy writings. DAILY LEAF-CHRONICLE, Clarksville, Tennessee, October 5, 1915.
32. “How Dorothy Dix Became Santa Claus’s Assistant,” by Harnett T. Kane with Ella Bentley Arthur. Boston Post, Mass., November 30, 1952.
33. “Santa Claus’ Helper,” by Harnett T. Kane. Dallas Time Herald, Texas, December 7, 1952 (same article as number 32 with title change).
34. “The Life of Dorothy Dix and Her Columns as Evidence of the Inherent Flaws in the Form of the Advice Column,” by Lillian Campbell. Research paper requirement for honors course, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, December 2006.
35. “The American Woman’s Pre-World War I Freedom in Manners and Morals,” by James R. McGovern. The Journal of American History, 55, 2 (September 1968) pp. 315-333. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1899561
36. “Sob Sisterhood Revisited,” by Jean Marie Lutes. American Literary History, 15 (3). Oxford Press 2003.
37. “The Women of The Tennessee Exposition,” by Margherita Arlina Hamm. Peterson Magazine, 7 (4), April 1897.