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Letter, To: A. McLellan From: E. K. Kane, April 3, 1856

This week we present a host of new materials of note, including additional Dime Novels and Story Paper issues as well more issues of The Irishman newspaper from the Joseph McGarrity Collection. As well, correspondence about the McGarrity Collection in Falvey Memorial Library is made available online for the first time. Finally, the first digital offerings from the new James Wheeler Collection of Polar Exploration are available; these include a scrapbook, letter, and photographs of the Philadelphia Arctic explorer Elisha Kent Kane as well as other materials with more to come in future weeks.

Front, typescript, Letter, To: Rev. D. P. Falvey, O.S.A. From: Éamon de Valera, July 4, 1948

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Front cover, Dennis Mulcahy, janitor of the Harlem flats / by Peter Pad

Dennis Mulcahy, janitor of the Harlem flats / by Peter Pad
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651004]

Periodicals

[121] p., Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. XXV, no. 632, July 7, 1877

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651695]

Detail p. 89, Golden Days : for Boys and Girls, v. VIII, no. 6, January 8, 1887

Golden Days (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651237]

Philadelphia Home Weekly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:648972]

Portland Transcript (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:649817?lookfor=title%3Adec]

Weekly Novelette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651595]

James Wheeler Collection of Polar Exploration

Portrait, carte de visite portrait of Dr. E. K. Kane, undated.

Portrait, carte de visite portrait of Dr. E. K. Kane, undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651177]

Insert, Elisha Kent Kane Scrapbook, 1854-1857

Elisha Kent Kane Scrapbook, 1854-1857
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651817]

Letter, To: A. McLellan From: E. K. Kane, April 3, 1856
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651189]

Portrait, carte de visite of Elisha Kent Kane, undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651183]

Portrait engraving of Sir John Franklin, Capt. R. N., 1830
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651784]

Portrait photograph of Sir George Nares, circa 1880

Portrait photograph of Sir George Nares, circa 1880
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651778]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Irishman (154 issues added in total for January-August 1919)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:615318]

Villanova Digital Collection

Falvey Memorial Library

Typescript, Letter, To: Sean T. O’Kelly. From: Rev. Daniel P. Falvey, O.S.A., October 11, 1948

Correspondence (Joseph McGarrity), 1940-1948 (5 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652019]


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