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Content Roundup – First Two Weeks – March 2019

Front cover, Dr. Courtney’s guide to happy marriage

As temperatures are rising with the approach of spring, take a moment to browse the latest digitized materials. Highlights from this two week edition include: more maps and plates from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection, an early manuscript “Pennsylvania Militia Legion cash book, 6 December 1865 – 6 December 1879” from the German Society of Pennsylvania, a host of new Dime Novel and Story Paper issues, more commencement programs, and the 1964 Belle Air yearbook.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature Collection

Fiction

Farragut’s scout Ringlets; or, The Brand of the Mississippi / by Cal de Castro
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553402]

Under guard; or, Raid and battle in Kentucky / by Corporal Morris Hoyne

Under guard; or, Raid and battle in Kentucky / by Corporal Morris Hoyne
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:554117]

Spider-legs, or, The maiden of the wildwood / by J. C. Chase
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:551575]

Non-Fiction

Dr. Courtney’s guide to happy marriage
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553112]

Mormonism exposed / by a Mormon Slave Wife
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553092]

How to become a lightning calculator

How to become a lightning calculator
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553018]

Periodicals

Front cover, Chicago Ledger, v. XXVII, no. 16, Saturday, April 15, 1899

Chicago Ledger (3 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550395]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550355]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550375]

Grit (Story Section), v. 39, no. 41, Story Section no. 1391, September 11, 1921

Grit (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:552998]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553132]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:552978]

Front cover (selection), Saturday Night, v. XXXV, no. 16, Saturday December 4, 1897

Saturday Night (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553998]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553986]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:552966]

The German Society of Pennsylvania

John F. Ballier papers

Front pastedown, Pennsylvania Militia Legion cash book, 6 December 1865 – 6 December 1879

Pennsylvania Militia Legion cash book, 6 December 1865 – 6 December 1879
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:551307]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

[401] p., selection, Irish Fireside, v.6, no. 157, June 19, 1886

Irish Fireside (7 issues added, 1886)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:542168]

Rambles, Travels, and Maps

The John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection

Selection, Typus orbis terrarum, ad imitationem universalis Gerhardi Mercatoris

Typus orbis terrarium … (1598)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553050]

Tabula Asiae IIII (1540)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553220]

Orbis descriptio

Orbis description (1574)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553224]

Septentrionalium Partium Nova Tabula [Frisland] (1561)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553228]

Papua men in New Guinea in their canoes hunting wild hogs
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553216]

War canoes of Otaheite equipp’d for engagement as represented by Capt.n Cooke [https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553046]

Villanova Digital Collection

Villanova Commencement Programs: (4 added, 1925-1929)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:523674]

Yearbooks

[1] p., Belle Air 1964

Belle Air, 1964
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553633]


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