BOX IX. 1 – Travel - general
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General information from newspapers and magazines about Dix’ travel and
writing adventures. Some of the articles are by Elizabeth M. Gilmer
while assigned by the Picayune as a special staff correspondent to Queen
Victoria’s diamond jubilee in London 1897. Other articles are about the
side trips to other places in the British Isles Dix endured while there.
Her father accompanied her on this trip. Several articles are from her
scrap book. Titles scripted as in original text.
1. “Dorothy Dix Comes Home from Enchanted Dream of Four Months in Far
East.” The Times Picayune, Sunday, October 4, 1931.
2. “Dorothy Dix Is Here Today On World Voyage” [Honolulu], ns., nd
3. “DISTINCTION OF SPEECH….Miss Dix will sail by the Tanda today at
noon, returning to America by way of Japan and Honolulu,”ns., nd.
4. “FEW INDISCREET –DOROTHY DIX’S OPINION-VITAL GIRLS, VIRILE MEN-
AUSTRALIAN IMPRESSIONS,” ns nd.
5. “Joy Ride Around The World-Farewell to Japan.” Wheeler Syndicate,
6. “Dorothy Dix Hails Trip Over Andes As Supreme Thrill Of A
Lifetime-Noted Newspaper Columnist Says Flight Surpasses Anything Else
She Has Ever Seen For Sheer Beauty.” Pan American Air Ways, nd. (4
7. “Dorothy Dix Is Here,” by Frank Russell. The Herald, Melbourne,
Thursday Evening, July 9, 1931.
8. “Dorothy Dix,’Abuelita ‘de los Muchachos y Chicas Yanquis, se Halla
Entre Nosotros,” ns. nd.
9. “Public Asked On Tuesday To Dix Reception. Star-Bulletin invites
every one to meet Dix, the most sought after woman in Hawaii…,”ns., nd.
10. “DOROTHY DIX HERE ON WEEK’S VISIT.” World famous adviser on feminine
problems given official, civic welcome. Finishing Pacific voyage, she is
given acclaim in aloha greetings. ….arrived in Honolulu,” ns., nd.
11. “A Welcome Visitor…there is now in Melbourne a gifted woman…,” ns.,
12. “Dorothy Dix Made City Summer Home For Years.” Ashville Citizen,
Ashville, N.C., Monday, December 17, 1951.
13. “Dorothy Dix Returns” [from South America] ns., nd.
14. “Traveling Hints – Extracts from Dorothy Dix’s Book – My Trip Around
the World, by courtesy of the Penn. Publishing Co.” New Orleans Life,
15. “Shopping – It’s Fun And Trouble – A New Orleans Woman Tries It
Abroad,” by Elizabeth M. Gilmer. Paris, France, July 1, 1897 (from her
16. “IN GREATER LONDON – The Day Before and During the Diamond Jubilee.
– A Little American Woman Sees England’s Great Queen. – Throngs of Human
Beings Gathered from All Parts of the World. – Miles of Streets
Beautiful With Buntings and Silks and Roses. – The Flower of Royalty and
Pride of England’s Soldiery on Parade,” by Elizabeth M. Gilmer. Special
Correspondence of The Picayune, London, June 22, 1897 (from her scrap
17. “FROM NEW YORK TO GLASGOW – A Long Voyage Accompanied by Mal de Mer.
– How Good Land Looks and the Shops of a City, - After Feeling Sickness
and Knowing Trouble on the Bosom of the Broad Ocean. – Glasgow and Her
Monuments to Poets and Heroes. – The Grand Old Cathedral, Gothic and
Still Glorioud,” by Elizabeth M. Gilmer. Staff Correspondence of The
Picayune, Glasgow, Scotland, June 4, 1897 (from her scrap book).
18. “IN BONNIE SCOTLAND. – Historical Crags and Peaks and Silvered
Lakes, - The Romance Laden Loch Katrine and Ellen’s Isle, - Where
Sounded the Hero’s Shrill Bugle Horn, - And Where Came Once the Fanciful
Lady of the Lake. – The Reality and Good Cheer of Cozy Little Stronach
la Char,” by Elizabeth M. Gilmer. Staff Correspondence of The Picayune,
Stronach la Char, Scotland, June 10, 1987 (from her scrap book).
19. “ON SCOTLAND’S FAIR STRAND. – Scenes and Memories of Burns That Make
Old Scotia Loved. – The Old Town of Ayr and the Tam O’Shanter Inn. –
Birds and Flowers and Beautiful Paths About Alloway – Where the Poet Was
Born and Tuned to Songs of Love,” by Elizabeth M. Gilmer. Staff
Correspondence of The Picayune, Ayr, Scotland, June 8, 1897 (from her
20. “SCOTLAND’S CAPITAL CITY. – Sights in and About Classic Old
Edinburgh. – Winds Not Tempered to the Unclad Liurbs of Highland
Soldiers. – The Particular Ceremony of Building a Needed Summer Fire in
a Little Grate. – The Town’s Hills and Monuments and the Historic Old
Stone Castle,” by Elizabeth M. Gilmer. Staff Correspondence of The
Picayune, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 12, 1897 (from her scrap book).
21. “VIEWING FAIR MELROSE. – No Moonlight Sight-seeing Allowed at
Melrose Abbey. – Sad Splendors of the Abbey’s Romantic Old Ruins. – A
Visit to the Abbotsford Home of Sir Walter Scott. – The Workroom Where
Poet and Novelist Created Characters of Song and Fiction,” by Elizabeth
M. Gilmer. Staff Correspondence of The Picayune, Melrose, Scotland, June
27, 1897 (from her scrap book).
22. “AT THE SHRINE OF SHAKESPEARE. – A Visit to the Interesting Town of
Stratford, - Where the Immortal Bard of Avon Was Born. – A Peaceful
Place full of Precious Relics Calling Up Tender Memories, - Replete With
Long Ago Legends and Modern Instance, by Elizabeth M. Gilmer.
Stratford-On-Avon, July 12, 1897 (from her scrap book).
23. “American Girl’s Club in Paris. – A Home For Girls Who Are studying
Abroad. – The Have Plain Living and High Art,” by Elizabeth M. Gilmer,
ns.,nd., (from her scrap book).
24. Hand made scrap book cover for “Memoirs of Elizabeth Gilmer’s
TRAVELS ABROAD,” in color with Queen Victoria’s photo. Probably made as
a cover piece for the scrap book (from her scrap book).
25. “St. Louis Fair is the biggest and best of all fairs in the world.
Go and see it,” by Dorothy Dix. [New York Evening Journal, 1904] (from
her scrap book).
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