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Content Roundup – First Week – February 2017

This week we bring to your attention more issues of the National Defender newspaper from 1858, rare Dime Novel and Story Paper issues, and even more signed presidential certificates. A real treasure in the new offerings is the cosmetic creation and beauty guide “How to Become Beautiful”, part of the Ten Cent Handbook series.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Diamond Dick, Jr.’s Fellow Passenger; or, A mail robber tackles the wrong man / by W.B. Lawson
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471372]

Non-Fiction

How to become beautiful; or, secrets of the toilet and of health
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468989]

Periodicals

Beadle’s Monthly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469643]

Selection, cover illustration, Chicago Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 10, Saturday, March 10, 1900

Selection, cover illustration, Chicago Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 10, Saturday, March 10, 1900

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469954]

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 12, May 29, 1858

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 12, May 29, 1858

New York Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468930]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender, v. III, no. 9, Tuesday, October 12, 1858, Whole Number: 113

National Defender, v. III, no. 9, Tuesday, October 12, 1858, Whole Number: 113

National Defender (48 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Olive Branch (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:449227]

Manuscript Collection

Uncollected manuscripts

Printed. Military Commission Certificate, To: Samuel McConihe, Lieutenant Colonel, Signed: Andrew Johnson, President of the United States and Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War, September 19, 1866
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471414]

Certificate, New York State Appointment as Counselor to the Chancery, To: Isaac McConihe, January 27, 1823
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471410]

Villanova Digital Collection

January 25, 2017, "Gloria Naylor"

January 25, 2017, “Gloria Naylor”

Daily Doodles (2017: 1 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469294]


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