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TBT: Penn Relays

Photo courtesy of the Villanova University Digital Library.

The Penn Relays begin today! This week’s Throwback Thursday (TBT) is taken from the 1960 Belle Air.

“Ed Collymore, anchorman, comes from behind to take Mile Relay after getting baton from teammate Charley Stead. Time was 3:11:8 with teammates (Joe) Manion and (Jim) Blackburn’s efforts” (p. 199).

Good luck to all the athletes competing this week. Go Nova!

Kallie Stahl ’17 MA is Communication & Marketing Specialist at Falvey Library.





TBT: Micro-Machine for Magazines

Two Library patrons use a micro-machine to view archived magazines and periodicals.

In the ’60s, Falvey Memorial Library patrons used a “Micro-machine” to view archived magazines and periodicals. This Throwback Thursday (TBT) was featured in the 1960 Belle Air yearbook (page 43). To browse the entire yearbook, visit the Digital Library.

The Villanova University community can browse a selection of newspaper and magazine archives available digitally on the Library website.

Kallie Stahl ’17 MA is Communication and Marketing Specialist at Falvey Memorial Library.






Last Modified: August 4, 2022

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