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Content Roundup – Mid-November – 2021

Newly digitized and available this week are a large set of materials from Distinctive Collections; notable items include: more story paper issues, more Dime Novels, two rare Irish newspapers from the Joseph McGarrity Collection, and a trove of Villanova materials related to Hunger Awareness Week, the Black Student League, and Christmas.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Old Broadbrim among the thugs of Harlem; or, Landing a big catch / by the author of “Old Broadbrim.”

Old Broadbrim Weekly (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:287323?lookfor=series%3A(8+OR+11+OR+12+OR+13)]

Periodicals

Front cover selection, The Chicago Ledger, v. VI, no. 25, Saturday, June 22, 1878

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660879]

[225] p., Golden Days : for Boys and Girls, v. VIII, no. 15, March 12, 1887

Golden Days (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650112?lookfor=title%3Amarch]

Munro’s girls and boys of America, v. VI, no. 148, July 29, 1876

Munro’s Girls and Boys of America (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:655036]

[273] p., Street & Smith’s Literary Album, v. I, no. 18, April 21, 1866

Street & Smith’s Literary Album (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629804?lookfor=title%3Aapril]

Street and Smith’s New York Weekly, v. 60, no. 13, January 7, 1905

Street & Smith’s New York Weekly (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660877?lookfor=title%3Ajanuary]

Weekly Novelette (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660067?lookfor=title%3Aapril]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspaper

The Irish Republic, v. 2, no. 8, August, 1940

The Irish Republic (8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673980]

Irish Freedom (31 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:667462]

Villanova Digital Collection

Hunger Awareness Week:

Photograph, Rev. John M. Driscoll, O.S.A., Ph.D., President, Hunger Awareness Week, March 1985
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673267]

Letter, Hunger Awareness, November 5, 1986
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673865]

Black Student League:

Black Student League Program, February 14-27, 1971
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673841]

Black Student League Poster, February 14-27, 1971
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673849]

Black Student League & Moratorium Committee, undated.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673855]

Christmas:

Photograph, Campus, Alumni Hall Winter Scene, circa 1920s
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673261]

Program, Villanova College Chapel, Christmas Carols, December 12, 1951
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673287]

Program, Villanova University Christmas Concert, December 15, 1959
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673308]

Program, Villanova University Christmas Concert, December 5, 1960
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673316]

Program, Villanova University Christmas Concert, December 10, 1971

Program, Villanova University Christmas Concert, December 10, 1971
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673322]

Letter, To: “Friends of the Villanova Singers”, From: Rev. Edward L. Hamel, November 7, 1975
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673330]

Program, Christmas Informal Dance (Western Pennsylvania Club), December 30, 1926
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673336]


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