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Content Roundup – First Week – June 2019

Detail, [1] p., Saturday Night, v. VI, no. 45, Saturday, July 31, 1869

June starts off with hot weather and newly digitized resources for your reading and research needs. Notable this week are an entire volume of 52 issues of the Philadelphia published story paper “Saturday Night”, 4 more treasures from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection, a rare photograph album from a Pennsylvania nurse from 1907-1914, the first part of the 1978 Fall Music Festival from the Philadelphia Ceili Group, a travel diary describing a tour of Spain from 1896, and a narrative from the WWII Villanova Veteran, John S. Harkins, Jr. recalling his memories of service at the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Hickory Jack, or, The wild man of the woods / by Capt. Latham C. Carleton [i.e. E.S. Ellis]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560734]

Old Sleuth’s greatest case; or, Caught by the king of all detectives / by “Old Sleuth.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:564952]

Jack Standfast’s ice boat; or, The Struggle for the pennant / by Horace Paine
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:561055]

Jack Standfast’s best work; or, The Marvel of the cinder path / by Horace Paine
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565212]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560722]

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:564896]

Detail, [1] p., Saturday Night, v. VI, no. 43, Saturday, July 17, 1869

Saturday Night (v. 6: 52 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:328854]

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

Hemisphere Septentrional pour voir plus distinctement les Terres Arctiques

Hemisphere Septentrional pour voir plus distinctement les Terres Arctiques.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565157]

Tabula Selenographica: in qua Lunarium Macularum exacta Descriptio Secundum Nomenclaturam Pr√¶stantissimorum Astronomorum tam Hevelii quam Riccioli Curiosis Rei Sidere√¶ Cultoribus exhibetur…
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565162]

Nova et Accurata Poli Arctici: et terrarum Circum Iacentium Descriptio
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565167]

Detail, “Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum Regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America Sitis…”

Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum Regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America Sitis / Nova Delineatione ob oculos posita per Tob. Conr. Lotter
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565173]

Manuscript Collection

Uncollected manuscripts

Selection, 1 p., Letter, To: Louis Keefer From: John S. Harkins, Jr., February 16, 1998

Letter, To: Louis Keefer From: John S. Harkins, Jr., February 16, 1998
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565661]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

Fall Fest 1978, Tape 1, Side One
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565394]

Pennsylvaniana

Loose photo, Photographic Album, Nurse in Pennsylvania, 1907-1914

Photographic Album, Nurse in Pennsylvania, 1907-1914
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565270]

Villanova Digital Collection

2019 Undergraduate Honors Theses (4 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565016]

World

Uncle Tom Cobleigh’s club at Torquay races: In the Devonshire dialect / by Jan Stewer
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565178]

1, recto, A tour of Spain, 1896

A tour of Spain, 1896
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:561095]


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