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Content Roundup – Last Week – August 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: August 29, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
Front cover,  Chicago Ledger, v. XLIV, no. 4, January 22, 1916.

Front cover,
Chicago Ledger, v. XLIV, no. 4, January 22, 1916.

A variety of newly available materials are presented for your reading and listening pleasure. Included in this end of August trove are: issues of the local newspaper from 1913-1915: the Ardmore Chronicle; new story paper issues; audio files from the Philadelphia Ceili Group; new Villanova Masters Theses; and a host of rare pamphlets.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (1 issue)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:357430]

Comfort (1 partial issue)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:357396]

Happy Days (1 issue)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:357210]

Happy Hours (1 partial issue)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:357348]

Flora, Fauna, and the Human Form

“The Truth about Vivisection” : a reply to an article by Ernest Harold Baynes
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356796]

Great War

Might vs. Right : an appeal for fair play / by Emma C. Bergdoll
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356704]

War Camp Community Service, a retrospect
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356722]

The Crime of the Congo and the German atrocities : a study of thrills and horrors with an appendix
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356674]


Historical Society of Montgomery County

Ardmore Chronicle

Front cover,  Ardmore Chronicle - Volume XXV, No. 12, Saturday, December 20, 1913.

Front cover,
Ardmore Chronicle – Volume XXV, No. 12, Saturday, December 20, 1913.

1913 (24 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:357842]

1914 (7 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356010]

1915 (11 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:358337]

Pennsylvaniana

Philadelphia Physicians Actually in Military Service
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:357489]

In memoriam : Henry Houck, Pennsylvania’s beloved educator, 1836-1917
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:355457]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

Ambient Recording of a Ceili), 1979 (3 parts added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:359447]

Villanova Digital Collection

Graduate Theses

1961 (36 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:358972]

1962 (33 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:359197]

World Collection

Intercourse Between Bolshevism and Sinn Fein / presented to Parliment by Command of his Majesty
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:358236]

p. 2, Ardmore Chronicle - Volume XXVI, No. 25, Saturday, March 27, 1915.

p. 2, Ardmore Chronicle – Volume XXVI, No. 25, Saturday, March 27, 1915.

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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – August 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: August 22, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup

This week brings the exciting conclusion to the reading of the dime novel, The Bride of the Tomb. Soon a complete edition of this 40 chapter spellbinder will be available for your listening pleasure. Take a moment as you listen to Bride, to review some of our other new offerings including issues of the 1915 Ardmore Chronicle and other choice offerings!


Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

Happy Days (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:357192]

X-Ray Stove Polish Ad,     The People's Home Journal, v. XXI, no. 1, January 1906.

X-Ray Stove Polish Ad, The People’s Home Journal, v. XXI, no. 1, January 1906.

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:358195]

The Spare Change Library Podcast

Bride of the Tomb, last 2 chapters (39-40)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:286583]


Historical Society of Montgomery County

Ardmore Chronicle

Ardmore Chronicle - Volume XXVI, No. 13, Saturday January 2, 1915.

Ardmore Chronicle – Volume XXVI, No. 13, Saturday January 2, 1915.

1915 (13 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:358337]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

“Celtic Epic Poems, Heroic Cycles”, 1979.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:358840]

“Forms of Irish Traditional Music, Song, Dance”, 1979.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:358225]

Villanova Digital Collection

Graduate Theses

1959 (18 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:358392]

1960 (29 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:358755]

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Content Roundup – Third Week – August 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: August 15, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup

This week sees a few new items to peruse as the end of the summer approaches quickly.


Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356439]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356449]


Historical Society of Montgomery County

Ardmore Chronicle

Ardmore Chronicle - Volume XXVI, No. 7, Saturday, November 21, 1914.

Ardmore Chronicle – Volume XXVI, No. 7, Saturday, November 21, 1914.

1914 (6 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:356010]

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Content Roundup – Second Week – August 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: August 8, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
Théatre du Palais-Royal, Le Théatre, Octobre-II, 1900, no. 44.

Théatre du Palais-Royal,
Le Théatre, Octobre-II, 1900, no. 44.

This week sees us rushing to the beginning of the Fall Semester, so take a moment and slow down and appreciate some newly digitized vintage content, including two new Young Adult Great War series novels and listen to the penultimate episode of the podcast reading of the Bride of the Tomb!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Boy volunteers with the British artillery / by Kenneth Ward
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:357014]

The Dreadnought boys on aero service / by Captain Wilbur Lawton
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356139]

Periodicals

The Paragon monthly, January 1908.

The Paragon monthly, January 1908.

Paragon Monthly (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356640]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356614]


The Spare Change Library Podcast

The Bride of the Tomb (Chapter 38 addded)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:286583]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Ardmore Chronicle - Volume XXV, No. 50, Saturday, September 19, 1914

Ardmore Chronicle – Volume XXV, No. 50, Saturday, September 19, 1914

Ardmore Chronicle

1913 (2 issue added)
[http://hades.library.villanova.edu/diglibmaster/Item/vudl:357842]

1914 (7 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356010]


Roman Catholic High School Alumni Association

Purple and Gold (13 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:207468]

Villanova Digital Collection

Graduate Theses

1957 (25 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356973]

1958 (24 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:357571]

World Collection

 Le Théatre, Octobre-II, 1900, no. 44.


Le Théatre, Octobre-II, 1900, no. 44.

Le Théatre (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:47969]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:49104]

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Content Roundup – First Week – August 2014

  • Posted by: Michael Foight
  • Posted Date: August 1, 2014
  • Filed Under: Content Roundup
p. 22,  More stories of the three pigs / by Sarah Grames Clark ; illustrated by Bess Bruce Cleaveland.

p. 22, More stories of the three pigs / by Sarah Grames Clark ; illustrated by Bess Bruce Cleaveland.

This week finds a number of new titles available for your summer reading and research pleasure, including:

Catholica

Constitutiones diœcesanæ in synodis philadelphiensibus, annis 1832, 1842, 1847, 1853, 1855, et 1857 latae et promulgatae
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:258474]


St. Augustine Church

St. Augustine’s Church
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356011]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

The story of Belgium / by William Elliot Griffis, D.D., L.H.D.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:355746]

More stories of the three pigs / by Sarah Grames Clark ; illustrated by Bess Bruce Cleaveland
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:355708]

Moni the goat-boy / by Johanna Spyri ; translated by Rea McCain ; illustrated by Antoinette Inglis
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:355783]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Ardmore Chronicle (1914: 4 issue added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356010]

Pennsylvaniana

Address by Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler to the members of the Union League of Philadelphia at Founder’s Day Celebration held Saturday evening, November 27th, 1915
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356778]

[3] p., The Housing Problem in Philadelphia.

[3] p., The Housing Problem in Philadelphia.

The Housing Problem in Philadelphia : a Lecture / by George W. Norris, President of the Philadelphia Housing Commission
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356476]

Roman Catholic High School Alumni Association

Purple and Gold (14 added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:207468]

Villanova Digital Collection

Falvey Scholars

2014 (4 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:354482]

Graduate Theses

1954 (28 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356117]

1955 (33 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356519]

1956 (16 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:356875]

Undergraduate Honors Theses

2014 (32 items added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:353118]

Purple and Gold, v. 5 [i.e., 4], no. 2, November 1912.

Purple and Gold, v. 5 [i.e., 4], no. 2, November 1912.

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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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