BOX VIII. 2 – Correspondence - letters
Folder 2 of 4
Letters from colleagues
1. Robert Kemp, 552 4th Avenue, February 14, 1950. Troy, New York.
2. George. Ledger Syndicate, Independence Square, Philadelphia, PA. June
“During Major Miner’s vacation in his beloved Ohio I have been editing
your copy. I have just finished the batch which arrived today. No clumsy
head I place on these articles…”
3. John C. Shaffer, 211 West Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois. Editor and
Publisher of Chicago Evening Post, Indianapolis Star, Terre Haute Star,
Muncie Star. September 27th, 1930.
“My dear Friend: Your favor of the 20th was duly received and I have
kept it near me ever since, reading it now and then, because it has been
a tonic to me. I can imagine when your father entered into the Golden
4. John C. Shaffer 1858-1943. A newspaper note announcing Dix’ editorial
on John C. Shaffer, ns.,nd.
5. “A Friend Is Gone,” by Dorothy Dix (Mrs. Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer)
New Orleans, La., Oct. 6 [1943, Times-Picayune] editorial on the death
of John C. Shaffer.
6. Ulanvill Goddard, September 25, 1936. The American Weekly, Sunday
Feature Supplement of Hearst Sunday Newspapers, Editorial Department,
235 East 45th Street, New York. Letter of thanks.
7. “Introducing Miss Dorothy Dix.” Letter from a travel bureau at Via
Sistina 59 Roma, Italy to Mrs. Mary Riolo, Napoli advising a very well
known American “wom de plume,” and a friend of Major Dinkens, who asks
“to pay particular attention to Miss Dix..” Rome, Feb 6th, 1928.
8. Letter to Ada Pattersson, 42 West 72nd Street, New York, New York
from “Ever thine, Bob, office of executive board, The Sun. New York,
October 23, 1933. “I wish I could see Dorothy Dix as often as you do.
She is a rare and lovely woman, the like of which is not upon this
earth.” “For Dorothy” handwritten in pencil in upper left corner. Letter
on The Sun stationary.
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