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Content Roundup – Second Week – August 2017

Broadside, “A Modern Battle Portrayed in Miniature …”

This week finds a host of new and remarkable content including the first materials from two new Great War collections (Millers Mechanical Shows Papers and the papers of Irish prisoner of war Arthur Evanson Glanville), also the first minute book of the the Society of The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick from 1771 with signatures from the initial membership including John Barry and the acceptance of General Washington to the Society! And more Dime Novel and Story Paper issues too!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature Collection


The Bradys under fire; or, Tracking a gang of outlaws / by a New York detective


Chicago Ledger, v. XXXI, no. 12, Saturday, March 21, 1903

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)

Grit (Story Section), v. 36, no. 10, Story Section no. 1203, February 3, 1918

Grit (3 issues added)

The People’s Home Journal, v. X, no. 5, May 1895

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)

Great War

Photograph, 3-person cart act, [1920?].

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers (collection created, 6 items added)

Telegram, “Second Lieut A E Glanville Dublin Fusiliers Reported Wounded and Missing,” June 8, 1918

Arthur Evanson Glanville, papers, 1916-1918 (collection created, 7 items added)

Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center

Historic Papers

World War I — War Records (33 cards added)

The Society of The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick for The Relief of Emigrants from Ireland

Minute Books

[5] p., “Signature page of founding members”, Rules Minutes &c. of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

Rules Minutes &c. of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1843, 1771-1793

Villanova Digital Collection

Daily Doodles (2017: 1 image added)



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