BOX V. 2 – Writings on Dix’s works
Folder 2 of 4
Journal, magazine and
newspaper articles; titles scripted as in the original text.
“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.
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,
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.
Who? And what is in a name?” List of eleven authors’ pseudonyms to be
match with their given names. Collier’s, October 20, 1945.
“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,
17. “Lovelorn just loved to be lambasted by witty
Dorothy Dix,” by Marjorie Roehl. The Times-Picayune, Sunday, May 20,
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
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,
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
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]
“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.
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.
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
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