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Content Roundup – Third Week – May 2016

Map, The Madras New Almanac : general directory and register for 1838

Map, The Madras New Almanac : general directory and register for 1838

This week finds a number of new treasures digitized, and now available for your reading and research needs. Noteworthy materials include: issues of the early Boston published Irish language journal “The Irish Echo”, a very early almanac from Madras (now Chennai) India with colorful maps and plates for the year 1838, two American photographic albums showing the efforts of families to document their vacation and domestic travels in the 1910’s with snapshots, and a new musical “Sing-Along” set from the Philadelphia Ceili Group.

Americana

[2] p., Photograph album of Wisconsin family, 1914-1920

[2] p., Photograph album of Wisconsin family, 1914-1920

Photograph album of Wisconsin family, 1914-1920
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:461886]

[10] p., Photograph album New York State Fair, 1907

[10] p., Photograph album New York State Fair, 1907

Photograph album New York State Fair, 1907
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:462662]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Harpoon Harry; or, Castaways of the Antarctic / by L. Philips
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:457255]

Fighting the savages; or, The pearl of the Pacific / by Frank R. Turner
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:457028]

Non-Fiction

Spiritualism exposed
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:462786]

Periodicals

Selection, front cover, Chicago Ledger, v. XLIV, no. 53, December 30, 1916

Selection, front cover, Chicago Ledger, v. XLIV, no. 53, December 30, 1916

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:456500]
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:451083]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

[33] p., The Irish Echo, v. IV, no. 3, June 1893

[33] p., The Irish Echo, v. IV, no. 3, June 1893

The Irish Echo (12 issues added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:462101]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

Sing-Along (13 parts added)
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:460257]

World

"Geometrical Projection of a Lunar Eclipse in the month of October 1838", Plate, recto; he Madras New Almanac, 1838

“Geometrical Projection of a Lunar Eclipse in the month of October 1838”, Plate, recto; he Madras New Almanac, 1838

The Madras New Almanac : general directory and register for 1838
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:462053]

Around the world / by Rev. J. T. Roche, LLD.
[http://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:461211]


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