BOX III. 11 – Writings by Dix - special editorial in memory of her friend publisher John C. Shaffer

Folder 11 of 22

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Editorial by Dix memorializing her friend, publisher John C. Shaffer

1. “A Friend Is Gone,” by Dorothy Dix (Mrs. Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer), editorial [The Times-Picayune] New Orleans, La., Oct 6 [1943]

2. Telegram from Will H. Hays, “Have just read your beautiful tribute to Mr. Shaffer and am with you there this minute in mutual grief. Affectionately Yours. Will H. Hays.” October 9, 1943.

3. Announcement of publisher John C. Shaffer’s death, 1853-1943. “A beautiful and moving tribute to the memory of John C. Shaffer by his close friend, Mrs. Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer of New Orleans, La., who writes under the pen name Dorothy Dix, appears today on the editorial page. Other messages of sorrow from local organizations and publications are on p.3,” ns., nd.


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