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Content Roundup – Mid-June – 2021

This double week Content Roundup features the most recent content digitized from Distinctive Collections including two memorial textiles created from materials produced by American Civil War veteran organizations, a rare pamphlet on the influenza epidemic of 1889-90 in Ireland from the Joseph McGarrity Collection, as well as more Dime Novels and story papers and several longer transcriptions added to existing digitized content.

Americana

War of the Rebellion

Realia, handmade tapestry of Civil War reunion ribbons for 74th Indiana Infantry Regiment

Realia, handmade tapestry of Civil War reunion ribbons for 74th Indiana Infantry Regiment
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650492]

Realia, handmade tapestry of ribbons for the Woman’s Relief Corps Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic

Realia, handmade tapestry of ribbons for the Woman’s Relief Corps Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650486]

Dime Novels and Popular Literature

Fiction

Tom Wright’s pluck; or, Under the leadership of Bobbie Skylark / by Robert Steel

Comrades (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650640]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650600]

Diamond Dick, Jr.’s desperate drop; or, Run down on the Limited / by W. B. Lawson

Diamond Dick, Jr. (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:642447]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650171]

The book worm, September 1901
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:648227]

Jesse James with Quantrell, the guerilla, on his last ride; or, The fall of the scarlet flag / by D. W. Stevens
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:648111]

Periodicals

Detail p. [97], The Weekly novelette, v. IV, no. 7, Saturday, October 30, 1858

Weekly Novelette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:648688]

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650209]

Detail p. [1], The New York Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 7, April 6, 1872

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:648159]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650041]

Detail p. [1], Philadelphia home weekly, v. XXIV, no. 24, June 6, 1866

Philadelphia Home Weekly (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:649793]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:649801]

Portland Transcript (8 issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:649817?lookfor=title%3Ajuly]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:649817?lookfor=title%3Aaug]

Detail p. 5, Saturday Night, v. VI, no. 7, Saturday, November 7, 1868

Saturday Night (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:649182]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650073]

Joseph McGarrity

Books

Plate III, The Influenza Epidemic 1889-90 as observed in Dublin / by John William Moore

The Influenza Epidemic 1889-90 as observed in Dublin / by John William Moore
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651034]

Newspapers

The Irishman (10 issues added July-September 1918)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:615318]

Papers

Columbia Travel Narrative, Joseph McGarrity, 1927 (transcription finalized)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:134770]

Villanova Digital Collection

The Voices of Villanova’s Veterans

Interview with William P. Bonelli, March 19, 2019 (transcription added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:575376]


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