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Content Roundup – Last two weeks of February 2014

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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