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Content Roundup – First Week – April 2015

Front cover, Ardmore Chronicle - Volume XXIX, No. 62 [63 sic], December 21, 1918

Front cover, Ardmore Chronicle – Volume XXIX, No. 62 [63 sic], December 21, 1918

A few new items are online this week. Of particular note is the Great War scrapbook created by Margaret Emilia Brunner, of her husband, Major Francis Wilfred Brunner who was an officer in the Royal Scots Fusiliers. Major Brunner was killed at age 44 on September 8th, 1915 during the Gallipoli campaign after surrendering to Turkish forces; he was bayoneted to death while a captive prisoner. Have a happy Easter and Passover!

Catholica

The Hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States (3 parts added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:397007]

Newspapers

The Catholic Standard and Times (1916: 3 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:395072]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The airship boys in the great war; or, The rescue of Bob Russell / by De Lysle F. Cass
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:396481]

Periodicals

Comfort, v. XX, no. 8, June 1908

Comfort, v. XX, no. 8, June 1908

Comfort (6 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:397168]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:397198]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:397232]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:397262]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:397291]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:397317]

Front cover, The illustrated police news, law courts and weekly record, v. 48, no. 1232, May 31, 1890

Front cover, The illustrated police news, law courts and weekly record, v. 48, no. 1232, May 31, 1890

The illustrated police news, law courts and weekly record (3 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:396922]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:396940]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:396958]

Front cover, he young engineer; or, Fighting against odds / by Howard Devere

Front cover, he young engineer; or, Fighting against odds / by Howard Devere

Wide Awake Library (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:392209]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:392243]

Great War

Selection, [132] p., Margaret Emilia Brunner Scrapbook, 1914-1915

Selection, [132] p., Margaret Emilia Brunner Scrapbook, 1914-1915

Margaret Emilia Brunner Scrapbook, 1914-1915
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:397775]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

[11] p. Ardmore Chronicle - Volume XXIX, No. 61 [62 sic], December 14, 1918

[11] p. Ardmore Chronicle – Volume XXIX, No. 61 [62 sic], December 14, 1918

Ardmore Chronicle (1918: 17 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:394423]

Malvern Retreat House

Front cover, Men of Malvern, V. 18 No. 9 December 1956

Front cover, Men of Malvern, V. 18 No. 9 December 1956

Men of Malvern (13 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:203750]

World

The secrete log-boke of Christopher Columbus
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:398062]


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  1. Comment by barbara kelly White — June 27, 2015 @ 9:09 AM

    Brilliant…your putting Mrs Brunner’s scrapbook on line. I am researching the men named on a memorial (in the church of St Mary Magdalen in Newark Nottinghamshire) to Major Brunner and the men of the 67th Field company Royal Engineers. so much useful information about army, church and town. Thank you

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