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Content Roundup – Third and Fourth Weeks – November 2017

[14] p., – St. Augustine – “Virorum illustrium ex ordine eremitarum D. Augustini elogia, cum singulorum expressis ad vivum iconibus” / auctore F. Cornelio Curtio

This pre- and post-Thanksgiving two-week content roundup showcases a number of newly digitized materials added to the online offerings! Notable materials abound, including a rare book of illustrations of historic Augustinians from 1636, new local history research papers, historic newspaper issues, story paper issues and dime novels.

Contributions from Augustinian Theologians and Scholars

Virorum illustrium ex ordine eremitarum D. Augustini elogia

Dime Novel and Popular Literature


Front cover, The Bradys and the signal boy; or, The great train robbery / by a New York detective

Secret Service (5 issues added)


[145] p., Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. I, no. 10, August 5, 1865

Chimney Corner (3 issues added)

[1] p., Saturday Night, v. XXX, no. 4, Saturday, September 17, 1892

Saturday Night (1 issue added)

Great War

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Photograph, “Doc Turners Wild Man and ‘Barber’ the Monk on top of circus wagon,” Richmond, Va., 1917.

Other acts (8 items added)

Photograph, Motion Picture Company Uses Circus Stage, Phoenix Park, Jacksonville, FL, 1917.

Travel and Tourism (8 items added)

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender, v. XIII, no. 18, Tuesday, December 15, 1868

National Defender (7 issues added)


Celeste A. Morello Collection

Applying the Sicilian Mafia’s Rules and the FBI’s Findings to Dismiss “The Men of Montedoro” As Myth

Front cover

Nomination of the home of Philadelphia Mafia Boss, Angelo Bruno at the Philadelphia Historical Commission.

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

Typescript Letter, To: “Librarian of Congress” From Henry S. McCaffrey, December 31, 1940

Thomas FitzSimons monument (17 items added)

Villanova Digital Collection

November 17, 2017 “Happy Thanksgiving, Nova Nation! Safe travels & tell the folks we said hi!”

Daily Doodles (2017: 1 image added)


Thomas John Jones, Merchant Navy Officer

[ix] p. Observations on the Rule of the Road at Sea / by Thomas Gray

Observations on the Rule of the Road at Sea / by Thomas Gray

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