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Content Roundup – Third Week – April 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: April 17, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup

Just a few new items to read as we enter into the abbreviated holiday season. Enjoy the lovely Spring weather!

American Catholic Historical Society

Elizabeth Sarah Kite (31 added items)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:246243]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Covers and Illustrations

Boy Allies (cover and frontispiece)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:345350]

Magnet/New Magnet Library (5 covers)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:345375]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:345378]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:345381]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:345384]

Periodicals

Front cover, The Daily Graphic, v. XXVIII, no. 2829, Friday, April 28, 1882.

Front cover, The Daily Graphic, v. XXVIII, no. 2829, Friday, April 28, 1882.

Daily Graphic (4 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344416]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344426]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344446]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344456]

Penny Illustrated (1 issue)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:345354]


Great War

Gefreiter Möllering Papers (1 postcard added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344414]

Independence Seaport Museum

Barry-Hayes Papers

Series LVIII Ships’ Papers (22 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:318371]

Joseph McGarritty Collection

Das Dienstags=blatt (7 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344779]

World

Le Theatre (8 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:47598?recordID=vudl%3A344703]

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Content Roundup – Second Week – April 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: April 11, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
Calvin F. Hartzel.  Scrapbook, Perkasie World War I Tobacco Fund Book.

Calvin F. Hartzel. Scrapbook, Perkasie World War I Tobacco Fund Book.

As the weather heats up, so do the wonderful opportunities to find a newly digitized newspaper, book, or manuscript to read! This week, sees our inaugural materials from our newest Digital Library Partner, the Perkasie Historical Society , and includes a community scrapbook of biographies and photographs from veterans from the Great War. This massive scrapbook is one of the real gems that digital collaboration makes accessible to the broad range of scholars and the public at large and demonstrates how Villanova University is truly a service organization. So sit back and look at the faces and images from bygone days, made immediate.

American Catholic Historical Society

Elizabeth Sarah Kite (45 added items)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:246243]

Church of St. John the Baptist, Burlington, Iowa, Jesuit Fathers.

Church of St. John the Baptist, Burlington, Iowa, Jesuit Fathers.

Church Lithographs -Packard, Butler and Partridge Lithographs (53 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:244578]


Dime Novel and Popular Literature


Fiction

The curse of Pocahontas / by Wenona Gilman. (The Hart Series)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344780]


Periodicals

The Daily Graphic, v. IV, no. 390, Friday, June 5, 1874.

The Daily Graphic, v. IV, no. 390, Friday, June 5, 1874.

Daily Graphic (24 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338168]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338178]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339306]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339316]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339326]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339338]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339348]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339358]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339368]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344436]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:340394]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:340404]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:340414]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:340424]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:340432]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344254]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344262]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344272]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344282]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344292]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344466]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344476]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344486]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344496]

The Spare Change Library Podcast

Mittie’s Storytime (Bride of the Tomb, Chapter 30 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:286583]

Independence Seaport Museum

Barry-Hayes Papers

Series LIX Letters (4 letters added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:341329]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

Pennsylvanische Staats-Gazette, 17 jahrgang, no. 68, September 16, 1914.

Pennsylvanische Staats-Gazette, 17 jahrgang, no. 68, September 16, 1914.

Pennsylvanische Staats-Gazette (7 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344415]

Das Dienstags=blatt, May 9, 1916.

Das Dienstags=blatt (8 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344779]

Perkasie Historical Society

Marie H. Riess, Scrapbook, Perkasie World War I Tobacco Fund Book.

Marie H. Riess, Scrapbook, Perkasie World War I Tobacco Fund Book.

Scrapbook, Perkasie World War I Tobacco Fund Book
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:345016]

Newsletter, “To the Boys in Service, A Merry Chrismas and a Happy New Year”, November 15, 1918.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:345012]

p. 104, The Daily Graphic, v. XVIII, no. 1764, Friday, November 15, 1878.

p. 104, The Daily Graphic, v. XVIII, no. 1764, Friday, November 15, 1878.

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Content Roundup – First Week – April 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: April 4, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
Frank Leslie's Chimney Corner, v. XXIX, no. 736, July 5, 1879

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. XXIX, no. 736, July 5, 1879

This week finds a wide variety of new materials from a large number of collections! Dig in and start reading now that the confluence of “Spring” and “Daylight Savings Time” gives us all more hours of daylight to enjoy!

Catholica

American Catholic Historical Society

Elizabeth Sarah Kite (50 added items)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:246243]


Catholic Library Association

Guide to Catholic Literature (volume 3 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:343030]

Society of the Holy Child Jesus

Cornelia Connelly : 1809-1879 : Foundress Society of the Holy Child Jesus.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:334867]

Source, Issue, No. 7, Autumn, 1977.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:334889]

Cornelia Connelly’s innovations in female education, 1846-1864
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:335188]

Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God Cornelia Connelly (3 volumes added)
vol. 63
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:334460]
vol. 65
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:334656]
vol. 66
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:334959]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Dick Doom, the Death Grip Detective; or, The Sharps and Sharks of New York / by Col. Prentiss Ingrahm
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:343696]

Les Chevaliers de l’Espace / Henri d’Orcines
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333091]

The Flying Dutchman : A tale of the sea (Lakeside Library)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:330250]

Periodicals

The Leader (1 issue added, April 7, 1917)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344510]

New York Weekly (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344197]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344207]

Penny Illustrated-Paper and Illustrated Times, v. 52, no. 1342, February 19, 1887.

Penny Illustrated-Paper and Illustrated Times, v. 52, no. 1342, February 19, 1887.

Penny Illustrated (10 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337208]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337174]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337191]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337225]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337569]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337587]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337605]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338117]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338134]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338151]

Frank Leslie's Chimney Corner, v. XXIX, no. 733, June 14, 1879.

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. XXIX, no. 733, June 14, 1879.

Chimney Corner (10 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337474]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337492]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339234]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339252]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339270]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339288]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:343965]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:343983]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344218]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344236]


Independence Seaport Museum

Series LVIII Ships’ Papers (41 letters added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:318371?type=AllFields&page=20]

Series LIX Letters (6 letters added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:341329]


Joseph McGarrity Collection

Books

The St. Columba Irish Copy-Books : No. 1 / by Daniel Lynch
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:343922]

The Book of the prophet Wudro and the fifth book of the kings of Eng

The Book of the prophet Wudro and the fifth book of the kings of Eng

The Book of the prophet Wudro and the fifth book of the kings of Eng
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:331205]

Newspaper

The Gaelic American (1918: 32 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329578]

(1920: 3 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344588]

World

Great War

Postcard, Battle of Vissincourt-Mussey, [n.d.].
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:343952]

Postcard, WWI Tirailleurs Algeriens, July 14, 1951.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:343956]

Seager Letters (2 letters added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:341946]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:341954]

 The Gaelic American - Vol. XV, No. 50, December 14, 1918.


The Gaelic American – Vol. XV, No. 50, December 14, 1918.

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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – March 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: March 28, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
"The Lions", [33] p.,  West Coast of North America scrapbook.

“The Lion’s”, [33] p., West Coast of North America scrapbook.

This week brings us a number of new items to read and – with the addition of another episode of the Bride of the Tomb podcast – listen to. Especially noteworthy, is a scrapbook of German travelers visiting the Western Coast of the United States just after the conclusion of the First World War and the growing collection of available issues of the Chicago Ledger. Pull us a chair, sit back, and read!

American Catholic Historical Society

Elizabeth Sarah Kite (42 added items)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:246243]

Records (v. 13: 22 items described)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:215458]

Americana

Great War (1 letter added: Letter, From: Augustus Trowbridge To: Edwin Plimpton Adams, July 7, 1917)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:341942]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The spider and the fly, or, An undesired love / by Charles Garvice
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:341331]

p. 583, La Guerre Infernale, no. 19.

583 p., La Guerre Infernale, no. 19.

La Guerre Infernale (2 issues)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333169]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333211]

Periodicals

Day's Doings

The Days’ Doings (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336567]

Front cover,Chicago Ledger, v. L, no. 23, Saturday, June 10, 1922.

Front cover, hicago Ledger, v. L, no. 23, Saturday, June 10, 1922.

Chicago Ledger (9 issues):
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337900]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338234]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338188]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338209]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:335601]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337780]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337810]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337840]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337870]

433 p., Penny Illustrated-Paper and Illustrated Times, v. 41, no. 1068, December 24, 1881.

433 p., Penny Illustrated-Paper and Illustrated Times, v. 41, no. 1068, December 24, 1881.

Penny Illustrated (4 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336585]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337140]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337622]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337157]

The Spare Change Library Podcast

Mittie’s Storytime (The Bride of the Tomb: chapter 29 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:286583]

Independence Seaport Museum

Series LVIII Ships’ Papers (62 letters added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:318371?type=AllFields&page=15]

Front, Letter, To: John Leamy, October 24.

Front, Letter, To: John Leamy, October 24.

Series LIX Letters (7 letters added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:341329]

Joseph McGarrity Newspaper Collection

The Gaelic American (1914: 14 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337473]


World

[1] p.,  West Coast of North America scrapbook.

[1] p., West Coast of North America scrapbook.

West Coast of North America scrapbook
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:322725]

"The Two Sentries", [26] p.,  West Coast of North America scrapbook.

“The Two Sentries”, [26] p., West Coast of North America scrapbook.

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Content Roundup – Third Week – March 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: March 21, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
p.8, Chicago Ledger, v. XLI, no. 30, July 26, 1913.

p.8, Chicago Ledger, v. XLI, no. 30, July 26, 1913.

This week finds a raft of new titles including over sixteen issues of the Chicago Ledger, the famous color illustrated story paper out of the Windy City. While you are reading about becoming a Detective, perhaps you might listen to some of the newly available Irish musical sets from 1977 like Mick Moloney and Eugene O’Donnell, or Trim the Velvet. Enjoy the Spring!

American Catholic Historical Society

 Letter, To: "My Dear Parents & Sisters" From: John Alban Kite, June 10, 1883


Letter, To: “My Dear Parents & Sisters” From: John Alban Kite, June 10, 1883

Elizabeth Sarah Kite Collection (16 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:246243]

Records of the American Catholic Historical Association (wrappers added for v.6-10)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:208384]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Sweet is true love / by “the Duchess.”
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329823]

Paratextual

Check

Mrs. Miller check
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329962]

Periodicals

Cover, Chicago Ledger, v. XLVIII, no. 51, Saturday, December 18, 1920.

Cover, Chicago Ledger, v. XLVIII, no. 51, Saturday, December 18, 1920.

Chicago Ledger (16 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337306]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337332]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337354]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337376]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337402]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337942]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337921]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338255]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337510]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337540]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333557]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333613]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:335490]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:335512]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:335542]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:335572]

Star & Herald (1 issue added (Lusitania sinking)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339592]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspaper

Der Tag, Sunday, November 17, 1918.

Der Tag, Sunday, November 17, 1918.

Der Tag (11 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339630]

The Gaelic American (1918, 2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329578]

Philadelphia Ceili Group


1977

Mick Moloney and Eugene O’Donnell (second set)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338108]

Trim The Velvet
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339750]

Irish Tradition (second set)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339948]

World

Postcard

Postcard, To: “dein Schwager” From: Fritz Malk, June 9, 1916.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339610]

Postcard, To: Mrs. E. Leichenauer in Birsfelden-Basel, Hardstr. 17, Switzerland From: Fritz Leichenauer, st reserve regiment, October 31, 1916.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:339614]

p.7 masthead,     Chicago Ledger, v. L, no. 38, Saturday, September 23, 1922.

p.7 masthead, Chicago Ledger, v. L, no. 38, Saturday, September 23, 1922.

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Content Roundup – Second Week – March 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: March 14, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
"Off Half-Moon Reef. Chicago Ledger, v. XLVIII, no. 49, Saturday, December 4, 1920."

“Off Half-Moon Reef. Chicago Ledger, v. XLVIII, no. 49, Saturday, December 4, 1920.”

This week brings a strong offering of new materials for your reading pleasure! With wildly seesawing temperatures and the prospect of a neverending Winter, it is comforting to know that one can always look forward to something new to read to brighten the day!

Americana

The Allies

The Allies

Edward D. Forman WWI Postcard Collection (23 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336023]


American Catholic Historical Society

"St. Mary's Church, Winchester, Mass."

“St. Mary’s Church, Winchester, Mass.”

Church Lithographs (Packard, Butler and Partridge Lithographs (36 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:244578]

Elizabeth Sarah Kite Papers (6 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:246243]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

"Little Nobody"

“Little Nobody”

Fiction

Danesbury House / by Mrs. Henry Wood
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:331746]

A Window in Thrums / by J. M. Barrie
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329891]

Little Nobody / by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:330002]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger Masthead

Chicago Ledger (7 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337086]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337111]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333527]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337750]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337243]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337276]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333583]

"Le siège de Londres"

“Le siège de Londres”

La Guerre Infernale (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333131]

Penny Illustrated-Paper and Illustrated Times, v. 54, no. 1404, April 28, 1888.

Penny Illustrated-Paper and Illustrated Times, v. 54, no. 1404, April 28, 1888.

Penny Illustrated Paper (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336603]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336621]


Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American (1914: 14 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337473]


Philadelphia Ceili Group

1977

DeDannan (second set)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336773]

Tim Britton
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:337734]

World Collection

Captured Plane.

Documents de la Section Photographique de L’Armee Franðcaise, 1914-1916
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338046]

Postcard, "1er Averil".

Postcard, “1er Averil”.

Postcard, “1er Averil”, [1890?]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:338104]

"Old Zeke.  Chicago Ledger, v. L, no. 9, Saturday, March 4, 1922."

“Old Zeke.
Chicago Ledger, v. L, no. 9, Saturday, March 4, 1922.”

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Content Roundup – First Week – March 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: March 7, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup

This week sees a variety of new content, so as the snow melts, let your eyes wander and start reading something new…

Trench Art

Trench Art

Americana

Collection of postcards from Edward D. Forman

Postcards (28 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336023]


Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The boy aviators with the air raiders : a story of the great world war / by Captain Wilbur Lawson
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:330773]

The ocean wireless boys on war swept seas / by Capt. Wilbur Lawton
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:330441]

The willing captive, or, The woodyard mystery : a tale of Ohio river life / by J. Stanley Henderson.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:330306]

Dick Doom’s Diamond Deal; or, Billy, the Bell-Boy Detective / by Col. Prentiss Ingraham.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336430]

Arm Chair Library (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:332843]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:332913]

Periodicals

Chicage Ledger

Chicago Ledger (17 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:330352]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:330378]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:332983]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333013]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:330408]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336448]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336477]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336507]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336537]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333039]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333065]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333249]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333390]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333416]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333442]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333472]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333498]

Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329984]

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333777]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333787]

Pennsylvaniana

Two Sportsmen

Photo Album of Laird C. Robinson of Philadelphia, 1904.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:334294]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Easter Issue

Easter Number, 1906


Ardmore Chronicle

1906 [31 issues added]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:319743]

1907 [26 issues added]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336730]

World Collection

Jones Collection and Battle of the Barents Sea

18 letters, messages and orders added
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:41277]


Philadelphia Ceili Group

1977

DeDanann (first set)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336731]

Tony DeMarco and Brian Conway
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336754]

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Content Roundup – Last two weeks of February 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: February 28, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup

As the snow continues to fall and the pot holes enlarge into moon craters, sit back and read a vintage text as a stress reliever! Our VuDL software upgrade continues apace and we are continually adding new content: New newspapers! New Fiction! A Great War scrapbook! New 1840′s issues of the Catholic Directory! New Packard, Butler and Partridge Lithographs! And even a new Podcast! And with Spring just a few weeks away, it can never be too early to plan for beach reading.

Americana


Scrapbook, Homefront – Atlantic City, 1918.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329780]

Catholica

American Catholic Historical Society

Church Lithographs (Packard, Butler and Partridge Lithographs (50 more added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:244578]

Official Catholic Directory

1843

The Metropolitan Catholic Almanac and Laity’s Directory for the year of our Lord 1842.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:325123]

The Metropolitan Catholic Almanac and Laity’s Directory for the year of our Lord 1843.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:325604]


Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great

Sisters

Illustrated Calendar of the Orphan’s Home
1921
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:318639]
1922
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:320292]
1923
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:332632]
1924
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:320098]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Valerie / by Captain Marryat. Riverside Library (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:330216]

Bob

Yankee Bob, the young scout of the Rappahannock / by Ralph Morton. Wide Awake Library (1 issue added) [http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:330288]

Paratextual Materials

The fiction factory : being the experience of a writer who, for twenty-two years, has kept a story-mill grinding successfully / by John Milton Edwards (i.e. William Wallace Cook).
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329586]

Periodicals

Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329966]

The New York Ledger (4 issues from 1857)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333913]

People’s Home Journal (4 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333639]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333657]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333679]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333697]

The Spare Change Library Podcast

Bride of the Tomb podcast, Chapters 22-27
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:286583]

Independence Seaport Museum

Barry Hayes Papers

Series VIII Ships’ Papers (50 item added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:318371]


Joseph McGarrity Collection


Newspapers

"Martin Sheridan at Work".  Gaelic American, v. XV, No. 14, April 6, 1918.

“Martin Sheridan at Work”. Gaelic American, v. XV, No. 14, April 6, 1918.

The Gaelic American (1918: 19 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329578]

"Atlantic City: All the Time".

“Atlantic City: All the Time”.

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Content Roundup – January to mid-February – 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: February 14, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup

SaintMichaels

With the upgrade of the VuDL software late in 2013, processing of new content was suspended. As testing has progressed, some new content has been added to the offerings of the Digital Library. Scanning – of course – continued since this moratorium in November 2013 and the large backlog of content that has been created will be described and made available over the next several months.

In the mean time, sit back and enjoy the following newly available offerings:

American Catholic Historical Society

Church Lithographs (Packard, Butler and Partridge Lithographs (30 more added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:244578]


Catholica

Official Catholic Directory

The Metropolitan Catholic Almanac and Laity’s Directory for the year of our Lord 1841.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:324441]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature


Paratextual Materials

[The Saturday Blade and The Chicago Ledger agent solicitation], To: Sam Albert, July, 1911.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:316039]

Periodicals

SAT1

Saturday Night (9 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329383]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329393]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329403]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329413]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329423]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329429]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329439]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329449]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329459]

Scholarship

Edward T. LeBlanc Bibliography of Story Papers, Dime Novels, and Libraries

Binder 7 (Munro’s Library of Popular Novels – New York Comic Library)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329512]

Independence Seaport Museum

ISM1

Barry Hayes Papers

Series LVIII Ships’ Papers [71 items added]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:318371]


Joseph McGarrity Collection


Books

The Politics of Catholics Proved Loyal : a sermon preached at the laying of the first stone of the Catholic Church of St. Mary, Derby, on June 28, 1838, the day of Her Majesty’s Coronation / by the Hon. and Rev. George Spencer/
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:329530]

The story of Kilcrowley wood; or, fate of Peter O’Neill Crowley / James F. O’Regan.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:327934]


Newspapers

The Gaelic American (8 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:315111?type=AllFields&page=3]

Hole1

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Content Roundup – second week of December 2013 to first week of January 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: January 3, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup

Polar Bear

Happy New Year! As the snow falls and the hearth beckons, peruse some some of the new content added over the holiday season. The Digital Library will be undergoing a software upgrade during the middle of January; new content will resume once this is completed: so stay tuned for more exciting content…

Catholica

American Catholic Historical Society

Church Lithographs (Packard, Butler and Partridge Lithographs (30 plates added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:244578]


Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Addie’s husband; or, Through clouds to sunshine / By the author of “Love or lands?”
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:327131]

Harry Ashton: or, The will and the way / by J. F. Smith
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:328692]

Off for West Point : or, Mark Mallory’s struggle / by Lieut. Frederick Garrison
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:325335]

Pretty Geraldine, the New York salesgirl, or, Wedded to her choice / by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:328392]

The magic disguise detective. An old-time detective romance / by “Old Sleuth.”
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:324775]

The Duchess / by the Duchess
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:328622]

Beadle’s Dime Dialogues (3 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:324868]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:326449]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:327297]

Beadle’s Dime Speaker Series (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:327399]

Trim Among the Esquimaux; or, A Long Night in the Frozen North / by the Author of “Nick Carter.”
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:328816]

Non-Fiction

A ride to Khiva / by Capt. Fred. Burnaby, Of the Royal Horse Guards
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:328778]


Periodicals

Ferret

Saturday Night (21 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:283764]

Paratextual Materials

Bertha Clay sign, ca. 1910
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:324771]

Letter, To: “My Dear Friends”, From: “Ann S. Stephens”, March 17, 1866.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:323301]


Independence Seaport Museum


Barry-Hayes

George

Series LVIII Ships’ Papers (123 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:318371]

Duel

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