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Content Roundup – Third Week – October 2019

Photograph, Basketball (Varsity), Robert McDonnell, Guard, [1940s]

This week we offer a horde of newly digitized materials for your research and enjoyment. Notable are: more Villanova basketball photographs, the next volume in the ongoing digitization of the Official Catholic Directory, Dime Novels and story papers issues, Irish music, and newspapers!

Catholica Collection

The Official Catholic Directory

The Catholic Almanac for 1848

Dime Novel and Popular Literature


Old Broadbrim on the wrong case; or, Revenge after twenty years / by the author of “Old Broadbrim.”


Boys’ World (v. 17: 7 issues added)

Detail, p. 68, Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. XVIII, no. 447, December 20, 1873

Chimney Corner (6 issues added)

Philadelphia Saturday Courier (1 issue added)

Portland Transcript (1 issue added)

Detail p. 5, Saturday Night, v. XXXIII, no. 36, Saturday, April 25, 1896

Saturday Night (4 issues added)

The weekly museum, v. XII, no. 22, [whole] no. 594, Saturday, March 15, 1800

Weekly Museum (1 issue added)

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

Front cover, Program, 167th Annual Banquet, Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, March 17, 1938

Annual Programs (9 programs added)

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender (8 issues added)

Joseph McGarrity Collection


Detail [1] p., The Gaelic American – Vol. I No. 29, April 2, 1904

The Gaelic American (1904: 3 issues added)


Rutland herald, v. 35, no. 2, January 6, 1829

Rutland Herald (1 issue added)

Radnor Historical Society


The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 24, no. 14, July 3, 1908

The Suburban, Wayne Times Edition (8 issues added)

Philadelphia Ceili Group

1982 Fall Festival (Tape #6, Side Two)

Villanova Digital Collection


Photograph, Basketball, Presentation of Villanova College Alumni Association Most Valuable Player Award to Paul Arizin, March 1950.

Basketball Images (12 photographs added)



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