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Content Roundup – Last Week – June 2019

Detail, cover – “New York Vampires” -Saturday Night, v. XXXIV, no. 17, Saturday, December 12, 1896

This week brings hot weather and the hottest in newly digitized content! Of note this week are 52 issues from the Philadelphia story paper “Saturday Night”; more dime novels, including two rare offerings from Munro’s Ten Cent Novels series, a commemorative Saki cup from the James D. Reap, Jr. Collection and more Irish music from the Philadelphia Ceili Group!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Allan’s wife / by H. Rider Haggard (Arundel Library)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566770]

[3] p., “Passing a signal tower”

The Railroad (Engine Series)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565577]

The forest lodge : a romance of Indian life / by J. Springer (Munro’s Ten Cent Novels)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567094]

Gairook, the Montauk chief / by an old trapper (Munro’s Ten Cent Novels)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567199]

Dave Dotson and the tragedy of the woods; or, Solving the mysterious murder of a beautiful heiress / by Old Cap. Collier (Old Cap. Collier Library)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565830]

A Dead man’s hand; or, Caught by his own victim / by “Old Sleuth.” (Old Sleuth Weekly)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566003]

Periodicals

Front cover,Chicago Ledger, v. XXVI, no. 36, Wednesday, September 7, 1898

Chicago Ledger (8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565649]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565689]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567402]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567452]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567475]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567498]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567525]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567579]

Detail, cover -Saturday Night, v. XXXIV, no. 47, Saturday, July 10, 1897

Saturday Night (52 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:564589]

James D. Reap, Jr. Collection

Sake Cup with Commemorative Box

Sake Cup with Commemorative Box — Celebrating the Invasion of Nanking, China, 1937
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567727]

Manuscripts

Uncollected manuscripts

Front, Virginia manuscript certificate for wolf-scalping bounty

Virginia manuscript certificate for wolf-scalping bounty
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567602]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

1978 Fall Festival (Tapes 5 & 6 – 4 files added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565393]

Villanova Digital Collection

2019 Undergraduate Honors Theses (5 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565016]


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