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Content Roundup – Last Weeks – December 2021

Negative, Track Team, 1970

We finish out 2021 with the highlights of digitized and described content from December 2021 as the year concludes. Notable materials include over 90 negatives on Villanova’s track and field program, issues from 2 newspapers from the American Occupation of Korea 1946, 2 new trade catalogs, 2 volumes of Naturforschenden Vereines in Brünn from the Gregor Mendel Collection, 7 items from the James Wheeler Collection of Polar Exploration and more Dime Novels and story paper issues!

Americana

Front, Postcard, Easter greetings!

Postcard, Easter Greetings!
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682194]

Catalogs and Trade materials

p. [14], Lange Motor Trucks

Lange Motor Trucks : the truck built on experience. Catalogue D. Made in Pittsburgh
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682974]

p. [3], Illustrated book of animals

Illustrated book of animals
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682260]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Tom Tracy; or, The trials of a New York newsboy / by Horatio Alger, Jr.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682402]

Front cover

Jack Harkaway’s schooldays / by Bracebridge Hemyng
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:681263]

Periodicals

Fireside at Home (7 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:655104?lookfor=%22v.+III%22]

Detail, p. 238, Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. X, no. 254, April 9, 1870

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:383292?lookfor=title%3Aapril]

Girls’ Companion (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652562?lookfor=title%3Aoctober]

Front cover, Buffalo Bill’s dead drop; or, Pawnee Bill betrayed

New Buffalo Bill Weekly (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:596124?lookfor=series%3A(8+OR+11+OR+30+OR+34)]

New York Weekly (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660877?lookfor=title%3Ajune]

Detail, p. [225], The Weekly novelette, v. V, no. 15, Saturday, June 25, 1859

Weekly Novelette (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660067?lookfor=title%3Ajune]

Newspapers

[1] p., The Stethoscope : Echoes of the Battalion, v. 1, no. 7, April 29, 1946

The Stethoscope (1946: 2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:683006]

Front cover, The hour glass : Seventh Infantry Division, v. 1, no. 1, Sunday, January 16, 1946

The hour glass : Seventh Infantry Division (1946: 19 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682193]

Flora, Fauna, and the Human Form

Mendel Collection

[99] p., Verhandlungen des naturforschenden Vereines in Brünn, II Band, 1863

Naturforschenden Vereines in Brünn (2 volumes added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:680779]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:678636]

Rambles, Travels, and Maps

James Wheeler Collection of Polar Exploration

Front, Map, Key Map of Canadian Arctic Expedition, Discoveries in the Arctic Sea, 1914-18

Map, Key Map of Canadian Arctic Expedition, Discoveries in the Arctic Sea, 1914-18
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682175]

Photograph, portrait of Admiral Richard Byrd, signed, undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682169]

Photograph, portrait of Lincoln Ellsworth, signed, November 1936
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682187]

Front, Photograph, Richard E. Byrd and Donald B. MacMillan shaking hands, signed, undated

Photograph, Richard E. Byrd and Donald B. MacMillan shaking hands, signed, undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682915]

Portrait engraving of Elisha Kent Kane, M.D., U.S.N., undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682968]

Front, Receipt, signed by John Franklin, Capt. R. N., February 7, 1825

Receipt, signed by John Franklin, Capt. R. N., February 7, 1825
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682181]

Plate II, recto, John Ross : Entdeckungsreise unter den befehlen der Britischen Admiralität mit den königlichen schiffen Isabella und Alexander um Baffins Bay auszuforschen und die Möglichkeit einer nordwestlichen Durchfahrt zu Untersuchen.

John Ross : Entdeckungsreise unter den befehlen der Britischen Admiralität mit den königlichen schiffen Isabella und Alexander um Baffins Bay auszuforschen und die Möglichkeit einer nordwestlichen Durchfahrt zu Untersuchen
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:681874]

Villanova Digital Collection

Athletics

Negative, Track, 1966

Track and Field Images (1966-1970: 90 negatives added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640801]


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