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Content Roundup – Last Week – February 2020

This week may mark the end of February, but it doesn’t mark the end of excitement as we offer a set of newly digitized materials for your reading and research needs! Notable this week are: another year (1850) in the ongoing project to digitize the Official Catholic Directory; more Dime Novels; more photographs on the history of Basketball at Villanova, more issues of the Gaelic American from the Joseph McGarrity Collection.

Catholica Collection

Official Catholic Directory

The Metropolitan Catholic Almanac and Laity’s Directory for the year 1850
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:609973]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature Collection

Fiction

Fred Fearnot’s skate for life; or, Winning the “Ice Flyers'” pennant / by Hal Standish
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:610327]

The sea king / by Captain Marryat (from the Arm Chair Library)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:612325]

Bullet head; or, The Indian trailer / by Captain Latham C. Carleton (from Beadle’s Frontier Series)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:613112]

[1] p. Rose, Robin, and Little May.

Rose, Robin, and Little May (from Sabbath Library)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:612285]

Periodicals

Front cover, Chicago Ledger, v. XXXVIII, no. 34, Saturday, August 20, 1910

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:612776]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:612796]

Selection [1] p., The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 19, July 18, 1857

New York Ledger (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333913?lookfor=title%3Ajuly]

[49] p.,The Weekly novelette, v. III, no. 4, Saturday, April 10, 1858

Weekly Novelette (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:614433]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:614453]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Irishman: a unique monthly journal (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:615318]

The Gaelic American (1904: 20 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589517]

Villanova Digital Collection

Athletics

Basketball

Negative, Basketball (Alexander G. Severance (Coach)), 1947

Basketball images (20 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579126]


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