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Content Roundup – First Week – November 2020

During the recent epidemic … / by Sister Angelina.

This week we offer a significant amount of freshly digitized materials from Distinctive Collections for your research consideration. Especially noteworthy are the many Dime Novels, the early newspaper and popular periodical issues, as well as materials collected by Rev. Francis E. Tourscher, O.S.A on the Spanish Influenza in 1918-1919 in the Villanova environs.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Grim Dick, the one-eyed robber : a tale of hunters, Indians, and banditti.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:632438]

The silent trapper, or, Lank Josh, backwoodsman : a tale of the wilds of Arizona / by George G. Small.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:632543]

Fred Desmond’s mission; or, The cruise of the “Explorer” / by Cornelius Shea
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629590]

Front cover, detail, Detective Clinket’s investigations; or, The mystery of the severed hand

Detective Clinket’s investigations; or, The mystery of the severed hand / by Clifford Park.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629630]

Barr, the detective; or, The peril of Lucy Graves / by Thomas P. Montfort.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629808]

Periodicals

p. 701, Harper’s Bazar: a repository of fashion, pleasure, and instruction, v.16, no. 44, Saturday, November 3, 1883

Harper’s Bazar (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631611]

Plate, (472 p.) – The Town and Country Magazine; or, Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction, and Entertainment, September 1771

The Town and Country Magazine; or, Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction, and Entertainment (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630695]

[453] p., Army and Navy journal and gazette of the regular and volunteer forces, v. 36, no. 20, Saturday, January 14, 1899, Whole Number 1847

Army and Navy journal and gazette of the regular and volunteer forces (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631610]

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628643]

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630035]

Weekly Novelette (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627333]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:632768]

Newspapers

The Liverpool Courier and Commercial Advertiser, v. 24, no. 1228, Wednesday, July 13, 1831

The Liverpool Courier and Commercial Advertiser (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633006]

Salem Gazette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626692]

Hingham Patriot (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629466]

Detail, The Fredericksburg Star, v. 17, no. 30, Saturday, February 27, 1880

The Fredericksburg Star (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630639]

The Deseret Evening News, v. 19, no. 70, Saturday Evening, February 13, 1886

The Deseret Evening News (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630647]

The Sun (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629458]

Villanova Digital Collection

My Experience during the Epidemic / by Sister M. Herman

Rev. Francis E. Tourscher, O.S.A. papers (9 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631005]


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