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Content Roundup – Second Week to Year End – December 2017

p. 6., The Irish alphabet / illustrated by Norma Borthwick.

Enjoy these final 2017 digitized offerings for your reading and research pleasure. As the year winds down a large set of materials are available – see especially: a rare illustrated Irish alphabet, another Minute Book from the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, an entire volume containing 52 issues of the Philadelphia story paper “Golden Days” from 1880, 18 issues of the “National Defender” from the Historical Society of Montgomery County, and a rare souvenir of the 1901 Pam American Exposition held in Buffalo New York!

Americana

Sketch Book Souvenir of the Pan American Exposition
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503102]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Bradys and the house of mystery; or, A dark night’s work / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496528]

The Bradys’ winning game; or, Playing against the gamblers / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496566]

Periodicals

Golden Days : for Boys and Girls, v. II, no. 1, December 11, 1880

Golden Days (v. 2, 52 issues added + index)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:498535]

The Chicago world, third year, no. 21, Saturday, July 29, 1893

Chicago World (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497886]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497896]

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. I, no. 16, September 16, 1865

Chimney Corner (2 issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495784]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495802]

New York Weekly : a journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, & c. , v. 50, no. 16, February 9, 1895

New York Weekly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:500095]

Tit-Bits from all the interesting Books, Periodicals, and Newspapers of the World, v. 46, no. 1,186, July 9, 1904

Tit-Bits from all the interesting Books, Periodicals, and Newspapers of the World, v. 46, no. 1,186, July 9, 1904
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503132]

The People’s Home Journal, v. XIV, no. 3, March 1899

People’s Home Journal (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503186]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503212]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503238]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503260]

Great War

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Photograph, Circus Workers Chalking Car Side Ready for Trip to Key West, Florida

Other acts (22 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490588]

Travel and Tourism (1 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490758]

Family photographs (2 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490587]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender (18 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Books

Aibgitir na Gaeḋilge / ó láiṁ Nórma Ḃórtuic = The Irish alphabet / illustrated by Norma Borthwick
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503162]

Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick for the Relief of Emigrants from Ireland in Philadelphia

p. 61, Rules Minutes &c. of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1902-1910

Rules Minutes &c. of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1902-1910
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503286]

Typescript Letter, To: Michael J. Ryan, Esquire From: William R. Mooney, December 5, 1940

Thomas FitzSimons monument (3 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:485049]

Villanova Digital Collection

Doodle, December 8, 2017

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


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