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Content Roundup – middle to late January 2021

A story of the sawdust : the pathetic history of “Old Props'” darling.

A New Year and another set of newly digitized materials for your research and reading pleasure. This roundup selection includes more popular culture content including some non-fiction titles, Dime Novels, and story paper issues, and additional nursing history materials from the Museum of Nursing History.

Catholica

St. Agatha’s Church, Meadville, Pennsylvania: seventy-five years of history, 1849-1924 / Rev. Andrew J Weschler Pastor
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:635633]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Our Jonesville folks / by Josiah Allen’s wife

Our Jonesville folks / by Josiah Allen’s wife
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637062]

Truth is always best / by Mary and Elizabeth Kirby
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638457]

Winifred Bertram / by the author of “The Schonberg-Cotta family”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637420]

Dick Oakley’s adventures; or, The secret of a great exhibit / Clarence Converse

Brave and Bold Series (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633423]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633463]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633503]

On time : or, Bound to get there / by Oliver Optic
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625785]

A Golden Shower; or, the Boy Banker of Wall Street and other stories / by a Self-Made Man
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:285003]

Non-Fiction

Ten Cent Hand Books (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625242]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639134]

Volume of anecdotes.

Multum in Parvo Library (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625591]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637614]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:635300]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:635320]

Periodicals

Comfort, v. XXX, no. 6, April 1918

Comfort (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638091]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638055]

Chicago Ledger, v. XLV, no. 52, Saturday, December 29, 1917

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639352]

Portland Transcript (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637654]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637284]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637296]

Boy’s World (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639671]

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637913]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637925]

Street & Smith’s Literary Album, v. 9, no. 209, December 18, 1869

Street & Smith’s Literary Album (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:639205]

Weekly Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626748]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Books

Lava Lane, and other poems / by Nathalia Crane
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:635751]

Museum of Nursing History

NYUS Victory – v.1, n.1 August 21, 1945 from: Scrapbook (Part 3) of Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch

Scrapbook (Part 3) of Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch, [1943 – 1946].
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:636114]

A disbound scrapbook album on brittle paper, assembled by Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch, from her time in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, serving in the European Theater of Operations, mostly France, 1942-1946. This section contains items from the end of the war and after, 1943-1946, including: correspondence on commendation and other notecards and letters; invitation, program, menu, and guest list for dinner in honor of doctors and nurses returned from duty, March 21 1946; newspaper and newsletter clippings and articles from publications such as Stars and Stripes, Yank: the Army Weekly, and the ship’s newspaper of the SS N.Y.U.-Victory, August 21-26, 1945, troop transport ship returning units from Europe to the U.S.

From: Packet (1) of Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch

Packet (1) of Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch, 1944 – 1961.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:636236]

Packet of papers assembled by Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch, from her time in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps as Major, then Lieutenant colonel, and transfer to the U.S. Army Retired Reserve. Contains letters, certificates, forms, and worksheets on commissions and commendations, 1944-1961.

Newspapers

The Saturday blade, v. XXXII, no. 38, Saturday, February 28, 1920

Saturday Blade (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638021]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638039]

Villanova Digital Collection

Graduate Theses

The Effect of Gender on Tickle Sensitivity: A Test of the Interpersonal Theory of Tickle
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639672]


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