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Content Roundup – Third Week – February 2020

Front cover, The Smuggler; or, The Secrets of the coast : a legend of the land and ocean / by Sylvanus Cobb, Jr.

Newly digitized this week are a number of rare materials including issues of newspaper issues of limited availability, more dime novels and story paper issues, more Villanova basketball brochures, annual programs from the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick collection, and a rare early book on motion authored by Robert Boyle from the Joseph McGarrity collection, and other treasures to read and research!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature


Work and win : an interesting weekly for young America, no. 51, November 24, 1899.

Fred Fearnot’s betrayal; or, The Mean work of a false friend / by Hal Standish

Fred Fearnot’s own show; or, On the road with a combination / by the author of “Fred Fearnot”

The Corsican brothers / by Alexander Dumas

[1] p.,The Sabbath Library > v. 1, no. 16

Sunbeam Susette / by Emma Leslie


Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)

Our continent, v. I, no. 9, April 12, 1882

Our Continent (4 issues added)

Selection p. [1], The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 16, June 27, 1857

New York Ledger (4 issues added)

[225[ p., The Weekly novelette, v. IV, no. 15, Saturday, December 25, 1858.

Weekly Novelette (featuring, The Smuggler; or, The Secrets of the coast : a legend of the land and ocean / by Sylvanus Cobb, Jr. all issues combined in a single wrapper)

Joseph McGarrity Collection


An essay of the great effects of even languid and unheeded motion : Whereunto is annexed An experimental discourse of some little observed causes of the insalubrity and salubrity of the air and its effects / by the honourable Robert Boyle Fellow of the Royal Society


Selection p. [1],T he Gaelic American, v. II, No. 52, December 30, 1905

Gaelic American (6 issues added: 1905)

Museum of Nursing Collection

Cadet Nurse Corps Records, 1943-1946, Insert from Photograph Album 1, of Elizabeth Lattell, [1943-1946]

Elizabeth Eleanor Lattell-Beardmore-McQuale Collection

Radnor Historical Society


p. [3],T he Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 22, no. 9, June 8, 1906

The Suburban, Wayne Times Edition (34 issues added)

Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

Front cover ,Program, 206th Annual Banquet, Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick, March 17, 1977

Annual Programs (5 added: 1977, 1982, 1984, 1988, 2009)

Villanova Digital Collection


Front cover, Villanova University Basketball Brochure, 1969-1970

Villanova Basketball Media Guides (5 added for seasons 1969-1974)



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