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Content Roundup – Third Week – June 2017

Lithograph, Col. Michael Corcoran, Commanding the Sixty-ninth (Irish) Regiment. N.Y.S.M.

Lithograph, Col. Michael Corcoran, Commanding the Sixty-ninth (Irish) Regiment. N.Y.S.M.

This week finds added content in many of the existing collections: new almanacs, new Dime Novel and story paper issues, new “National Defender” newspaper issues, and Villanova theses. But also take a moment to examine a brand new collection of important and very rare lithographs some from Currier & Ives.

Americana

Lithograph, Grand National Union Banner for 1860

Lithograph, Grand National Union Banner for 1860

Lithographs of Notable 19th Century Americans (Collection created, 13 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486402]

The Waterford almanack for the year of our Lord 1807
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:485792]

Catholica

The Official Catholic Directory

The Metropolitan Catholic Almanac and Laity’s Directory for the year 1847
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:485826]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Liberty Boys cornered; or, “Which way shall we turn?” / by Harry Moore
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486563]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger, v. XXX, no. 18, Saturday, May 3, 1902

Chicago Ledger, v. XXX, no. 18, Saturday, May 3, 1902

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486090]

Grit (Story Section), v. 36, no. 19, Story Section no. 1212, April 7, 1918

Grit (Story Section), v. 36, no. 19, Story Section no. 1212, April 7, 1918

Grit (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:390154]

The People's Home Journal, v. IX, no. 9, September 1894

The People’s Home Journal, v. IX, no. 9, September 1894

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:485204]

Great War

“Huns Give Up / Reds Seize Berlin”- Extra issue, The Courier-Journal, Sunday November 10, 1918
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:485094]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

"First Execution in Mont. County", selection [p. 1], National Defender, v. X [XI], no. 26, Tuesday, February 12, 1867

“First Execution in Mont. County”, selection [p. 1], National Defender, v. X [XI], no. 26, Tuesday, February 12, 1867

National Defender (19 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American (1907: 1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:458858]

Sherman-Thackara Collection

Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, [v. L, no. 1,286], May 22, 1880 (Featuring the Ellie Sherman and Alexander Thackara wedding)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486654]

Villanova Digital Collection

Undergraduate Honors Theses (2017: 3 theses added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486639]

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


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