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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – July 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: July 25, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
"Happy Moments", p. 31, Album / [by Jane Baker].

“Happy Moments”, p. 31, Album / [by Jane Baker].

As the summer heats up, so does the production of new digital content! This week, we present a significant amount of new content: newly digitized Villanova Theses; an early scrapbook documenting the life of an Augustinian at Villanova; new pamphlet literature from a number of collections; new issues of the French theater magazine Le Theatre; a history of the Philadelphia Cathedral of Peter and Paul; new story paper issues and another Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller dime novel; and issues of the Ardmore Chronicle from 100 years ago! Read about all of the happenings on the Main Line as the Great War heats up in Europe. Tune in next week for more exciting content…

Americana

The fight against lynching : anti-lynching work of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People for the year nineteen eighteen.”
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:354895]

Catholica

Frontispiece,  Brief history and description of the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul.

Frontispiece,
Brief history and description of the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul.

Brief history and description of the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul / compiled under the direction of the Most Reverend E. F. Prendergast
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:355328]


Contributions from Augustinian Theologians and Scholars

Father Francis Roth Collection (v.3 Binder 3 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:354921]

Catholic Augustinian Scrapbook
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336801]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Lancaster’s Choice / by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller (Hart Series)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:354163]

Periodicals

Happy Days (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:354377]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:354815]

Great War

The Garden Army in 1919 / the United States School Garden Army
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:355384]

We are Americans! / Charles Brower Parmer, First Lieutenant Infantry United States Army
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:355389]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Saturday, July 25, 1914, Ardmore Chronicle.

Saturday, July 25, 1914, Ardmore Chronicle.

Ardmore Chronicle (1914: 3 issue added, July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 8)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356010]

Independence Seaport Museum

Barry Hayes Papers

Series LVIII Ships’ Papers (69 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:318371]

Pennsylvaniana

American citizenship / by Eugene C. Bonniwell
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:354857]

Album / [by Jane Baker].
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:336116]

Villanova Digital Collection

Graduate Theses, 1953 (32 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:355533]

World

Le Théatre, Mai-I, 1909, no. 249.

Le Théatre, Mai-I, 1909, no. 249.

Le Theatre (16 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:47598]

Plate, Le Théatre, Avril-II, 1909, no. 248.

Plate, Le Théatre, Avril-II, 1909, no. 248.

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Content Roundup – Third Week – July 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: July 18, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
p. 357, Alte und neue Welt [1877].

p. 357, Alte und neue Welt [1877].

This week finds a number of newly digitized items for your consideration, including the newly available finding aid for the recently donated James D. Reap, Jr. World War II Collection.

Catholica

Alte und neue Welt (volume added for year: 1877)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:265911]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

p. 240, Frank Leslie's Boys' and Girls' Weekly.

p. 240, Frank Leslie’s Boys’ and Girls’ Weekly.

Frank Leslie’s Boys’ and Girls’ Weekly (July 24, 1875)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:351691]

The Saturday Evening Post, (May 30, 1829)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:353267]

The weekly herald, (August 17, 1839)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:353257]

Roman Catholic High School Alumni Association

Purple and Gold (13 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:207468?recordID=vudl%3A326577]

Special Collections

James D. Reap, Jr.

James D. Reap, Jr.

James D. Reap, Jr. World War II Collection (finding aid online)
[http://library.villanova.edu/about/librariesandcollections/specialcollections/collections/reap-wwii-collection/]

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Content Roundup – Second Week – July 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: July 11, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
Title page,  The Catholic periodical index, 1930-1933.

Title page, The Catholic periodical index, 1930-1933.

This week brings us a number of import new resources including the first volume of ledgers of the Bishop’s Bank of Philadelphia; the 1930-1933 volume of the Catholic periodical index; a few new Great War postcards; a new stereogram; a new issue of the New York Ledger from 1873; and 140 new ship’s papers from the Independence Seaport Museum’s Barry-Hayes Papers collection.

Americana

    Stereogram, 3: Rat on Toast - for dinner, 1898.

Stereogram, 3: Rat on Toast – for dinner, 1898.



Stereogram

Stereogram, 3: Rat on Toast – for dinner, 1898
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:347526]

Catholic Library Association

The Catholic periodical index, 1930-1933
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:351709]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature Collection


Periodicals

The New York Ledger, v. XXIX, no. 3, March 8, 1873.

The New York Ledger, v. XXIX, no. 3, March 8, 1873.

New York Ledger (1 issue, 1873)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:351671]

Great War

Postcard, To: Ella Hammer.

Postcard, To: Ella Hammer.

Postcard, To: Frieda, December 9, 1917
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:347713]

Postcard, To: Ella Hammer
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:347717]

Independence Seaport Museum

Barry Hayes Papers

Printed Form, Receipt, To: Patrick Hayes, Ship Tontine.

Printed Form, Receipt, To: Patrick Hayes, Ship Tontine.

Series LVIII Ships’ Papers (140 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:318371]


Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center

p. 163,  Ledger, Bishop's Bank, vol. 1.

p. 163, Ledger, Bishop’s Bank, vol. 1.

Ledger, Bishop’s Bank, vol. 1
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:307096]

Postcard, To: Frieda, December 9, 1917.

Postcard, To: Frieda, December 9, 1917.

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Content Roundup – Last Week of June / First Week of July – 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: July 3, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
Pages 23-24, Newspaper Scrapbook, World War I, 1915-1917.

Pages 23-24, Newspaper Scrapbook, World War I, 1915-1917.

This two-week dose of newly available content comes before the Independence Day holiday and in the midst of summer vacation season. Enjoy your holiday and read a newly available old text!

Great War

P. 8, Newspaper Scrapbook, World War I, 1915-1917.

P. 8, Newspaper Scrapbook, World War I, 1915-1917.

Newspaper Scrapbook, World War I, 1915-1917
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:353124]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature Collection


Fiction

The Dreadnought boys on battle practice / by Captain Wilbur Lawton
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:353360]

Periodicals

Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:351653]

 The Daily Graphic, v. IV, no. 395, Thursday, June 11, 1874.


The Daily Graphic, v. IV, no. 395, Thursday, June 11, 1874.

Daily Graphic (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:351681]

Flag of Our Union (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350783]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:351560]

Happy days : a paper for young and old, v. XLIV, no. 1144, September 16, 1916.

Happy days : a paper for young and old, v. XLIV, no. 1144, September 16, 1916.

Happy Days (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:351596]

Joseph McGarrity Collection


Book

The lost Irish tribes in the South
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:353860]

Villanova Digital Collection

Undergraduate Honors Theses (30 these from 2014 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:353118]

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Content Roundup – Third Week – June 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: June 20, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
William II, German Kaiser.  Frontispiece, Das Maschinengewehr 08.

William II, German Kaiser. Frontispiece, Das Maschinengewehr 08.

As the beginning of summer looms, consider ending spring 2014 by reading a newly available book! The Digital Library front-end is fully supported for mobile devices – so that means all of the treasures that you are reading can be considered “Beach Reading”! This week brings to your consideration new materials from the Barry-Hayes Papers, and new issue of Philadelphia’s Saturday Night story paper, and a German Machine Gun manual from 1917!

Newly added this week:

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

Saturday Night (1 issue from 1886 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:351643]

Great War

Gefreiter Heinrich Möllering Papers

Title page,  Das Maschinengewehr 08.

Title page,
Das Maschinengewehr 08.

Das Maschinengewehr 08 : Auszug aus dem Unterrichtsbuch für die Maschinengewehr
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:348181]

Independence Seaport Museum

Barry Hayes Papers

Account Statement, To: Joseph M. Warner in Account with Owners of the Ship Tontine, April 23, 1824

Account Statement, To: Joseph M. Warner in Account with Owners of the Ship Tontine, April 23, 1824

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

Receipt, To: Mate for Wages Owed From: Captain Joseph M. Warner, March 27, 1824

Receipt, To: Mate for Wages Owed From: Captain Joseph M. Warner, March 27, 1824

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Content Roundup – Second Week – June 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: June 12, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup

As the temperatures heat up, we have a few new offerings this week to interest your reading palate:

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Our Young Aeroplane Scouts (3 issues)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:351285]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350793]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:351033]

Independence Seaport Museum

Barry Hayes Papers

Series LVIII Ships’ Papers (60 item added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:318371]

Joseph McGarrity Collection


Newspapers

Vossische Zeitung (12 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:350095]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

Events

“An Evening with Jack Coen and Carol Thompson”, March 26, 1992 (18 audio files added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:351570]

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Content Roundup – First Week – June 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: June 6, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
Postcard, To: PFC W. Myers From: Harry A. Myers, April 15, 1919.

Postcard, To: PFC W. Myers From: Harry A. Myers, April 15, 1919.

Significant progress continues on the digitization and description of the Barry-Hayes Collection, with 88 items newly available this week. As well, an issue of the super-sized edition of the newspaper Brother Jonathan makes a debut, as well as a smattering of other newspaper issues, and a continuation of the Bride of the Tomb podcast. If you have fallen behind in the bi-weekly episodes, not to fret, as once completed, the chapters will be repackaged into an entire audio book and available through a single download. A number of Great War postcards are also newly available for viewing!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

Brother Jonathan for Christmas, and New-Years 1854.

Brother Jonathan for Christmas, and New-Years 1854.

Brother Jonathan (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350772]

The Spare Change Library Podcast

The Bride of the Tomb (Chapter 34)
[http://dimenovels.org/Podcast/About/?file=SCL-20140605-Mittie-BotT-34.mp3]

Great War

Postcard, "Fortress that parleys is half taken", [n.d.]

Postcard, “Fortress that parleys is half taken”, [n.d.]

Postcards (8 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350588]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350572]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350560]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350564]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350568]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350576]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350580]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350584]

Independence Seaport Museum

Barry Hayes Papers

Receipt, To: Ship Tontine From: Snyder & Myers, March 1, 1822.

Receipt, To: Ship Tontine From: Snyder & Myers, March 1, 1822.

Series LVIII Ships’ Papers (88 item added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:318371]


Joseph McGarrity Collection


Newspapers

Masthead and lead title,  Vossische Zeitung, No 577, Evening Edition, November 12, 1914.

Masthead and lead title,
Vossische Zeitung, No 577, Evening Edition, November 12, 1914.

Vossische Zeitung (29 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:350095]

Postcard, "A Militia Camp", [n.d.]

Postcard, “A Militia Camp”, [n.d.]

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Content Roundup – Last Week – May 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: May 30, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
[New York Family Story Paper advertisement, ca. 1873]

[New York Family Story Paper advertisement, ca. 1873]

Only a few new items to read this week, so take a break, clear your schedule for a few moments and examine:


American Catholic Historical Society

Facsimile. "Jeffersons Plan For The Federal City," [n.d.].

Facsimile. “Jeffersons Plan For The Federal City,” [n.d.].

Elizabeth Sarah Kite (8 added items)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:246243]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature Collection

Fiction

The motorboat boys down the Danube, or, Four chums abroad – Motorboat Boys Series
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350192]

Paratextual Materials

Family Story Paper money
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350556]

Independence Seaport Museum

Barry Hayes Papers

Printed Form, Bill of Lading To: Brig Ontario Bound for Philadelphia, June 30, 1826

Printed Form, Bill of Lading To: Brig Ontario Bound for Philadelphia, June 30, 1826

Series LVIII Ships’ Papers (41 item added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:318371]

Joseph McGarrity Collection


Newspapers

Vossische Zeitung (3 issues from 1914 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:346750]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:346758]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:346772]

 Invoice of Cow Hides Shipped by W. A. Read by the Brig Ontario, February 3, 1825.


Invoice of Cow Hides Shipped by W. A. Read by the Brig Ontario, February 3, 1825.

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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – May 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: May 23, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
Elijah and I by Alice Cary, p. 8, The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 52, March 6, 1858.

Elijah and I by Alice Cary, p. 8, The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 52, March 6, 1858.

This week brings to your attention antebellum issues of the New York Ledger; a number of items from the American Catholic Historical Society’s Kite Collection; further materials from the Independence Seaport’s Barry-Hayes Ship’s Papers and a new podcast chapter in the reading of “The Bride of the Tomb”.

American Catholic Historical Society

    Certificate. Elizabeth S. F. Kite Recognized by the Order of Franciscans (O.F.M.), January 16, 1923.

Certificate. Elizabeth S. F. Kite Recognized by the Order of Franciscans (O.F.M.), January 16, 1923.

Elizabeth Sarah Kite (37 added items)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:246243]


Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 45, January 16, 1858.

The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 45, January 16, 1858.

New York Ledger (1858: 9 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350456]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350466]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350476]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350486]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350496]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350506]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350516]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350526]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350536]

The Spare Change Library Podcast

The Bride of the Tomb (Chapter 33)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:286583]

Independence Seaport Museum

Barry Hayes Papers

Series VIII Ships’ Papers (42 item added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:318371]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Books

The Russian constitution : adopted July 10, 1918
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350596]

Newspapers

Vossische Zeitung, No 564, Evening Edition, November 5, 1914.

Vossische Zeitung, No 564, Evening Edition, November 5, 1914.

Vossische Zeitung (4 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:350095]

Das Dienstags=blatt (6 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:344779]

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Content Roundup – Third Week – May 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: May 16, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
Illustration, p. 8, Saturday Night, v. XXV, no. 48, Saturday July 28, 1888.

Illustration, p. 8, Saturday Night, v. XXV, no. 48, Saturday July 28, 1888.

This week brings us lots of rain! So why not curl up in corner with an e-reader or tablet and start reading! You will be glad you did and here are some of the latest offerings to consider:


American Catholic Historical Society

Typescript. Edited, Manuscript: "From Twilight Into Day" On Kite's Religious Conversion

Typescript. Edited, Manuscript: “From Twilight Into Day” On Kite’s Religious Conversion

Elizabeth Sarah Kite (17 added items)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:246243]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

p.8, Saturday Night, v. XXV, no. 20, Saturday January 14, 1888.

p.8, Saturday Night, v. XXV, no. 20, Saturday January 14, 1888.

Saturday Night (6 complete issues, 2 partial issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:349727]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:349787]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:349797]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:349737]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:349747]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:349757]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:349767]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:349777]

Independence Seaport Museum

Barry Hayes Papers

Series LVIII Ships’ Papers (19 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:318371]

Letter, on rice paper with envelope.

Letter, on rice paper with envelope.

Series LIX Letters (10 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:341329?recordID=vudl%3A339702]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

 Das Dienstags=blatt, August 28, 1917.


Das Dienstags=blatt, August 28, 1917.

Das Dienstags=blatt (37 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:344779]

Vossische Zeitung (1 issue added, collection created)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344392]

Cover illustration, Saturday Night, v. XXV, no. 26, Saturday February 25, 1888.

Cover illustration, Saturday Night, v. XXV, no. 26, Saturday February 25, 1888.

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