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Content Roundup – Third Week – July 2013.

Number 8

Start out your weekend, by listening to the latest – and extended – chapter of our oral reading of the Bride of the Tomb. Continue on with a host of newly added letters and documents in the Father Middleton Collection. Bonus points for the hardy readers who explore several of our newly added Beadles dime novels and in this summer heat lean to make ice cream in How to make candy! Thrill to newly added rare Civil-War-era newspaper issues and read the dramatic coverage of the Assassination of President Lincoln and his funeral.


American Catholic Historical Society


Father Thomas C. Middleton Papers (60 letters added)

Dime Novel and Popular Literature


Beadle’s Half-Dime Library (2 issues added, series created)

New York Dime Novel

Beadle’s New York Dime Library (3 issues added, series created)

Beadle’s Boy’s Library of Sport, Story and Adventure (1 issues added, series created)

Brave and Bold (2 issues added):


Tom Pinkney’s Fortunes; or, Around the World with Nellie Bly.

In the Wonderful Land of Hez; or, the Mystery of the Fountain of Youth.

Pluck and Luck (1 issue added):

Under the Turban, or, a Yankee Boy’s Trip to Mecca.


“When were you born” series (2 issues added, series created)

Swindles Exposed

John Regan Five Cent Pamphlets (5 issues added)

Ten Cent Handbooks (2 issues added):

How to Make Candy

How to make candy : a complete hand book for making all kinds of candy, ice cream syrups, essences…

How to collect stamps and coins.


New York Tablet

New York Tablet : a Family Journal (6 issues added)


Edward T. LeBlanc, August 1982 (6 cassettes added)

Spare Change Library Podcast

Mittie’s Storytime (1 episode)

Under the Turban



  1. Comment by peacay — July 19, 2013 @ 12:52 PM

    psst! The candy book link is actually this:

    (thanks for the post Michael!)

  2. Comment by mfoight — July 26, 2013 @ 8:56 AM

    Thanks peacay! Link updated.

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