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Content Roundup – First and Second Week – October 2017

This double-the-content issue of Content Roundup features a list of the newly digitized content! This time around: new Dime Novel and Story Paper issues, issues of the historic National Defender newspaper from 1870-71, materials on Fr. Peter’s inauguration, and a Great War photo album!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Old Broadbrim on a kidnapping case; or, The search for a young heiress / by the author of “Old Broadbrim.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493951]

The Bradys at the helm; or, The mystery of the river steamer / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494028]

The Bradys and the missing girl; or, A clew found in the dark / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493990]

The Bradys in the Everglades; or, The strange case of a summer tourist / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494066]

The Bradys’ opium joint case; or, Exposing the Chinese crooks / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493799]

The Bradys’ girl decoy; or, Rounding up the East Side crooks / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493837]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXI, no. 36, Saturday, September 5, 1903

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492516]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492534]

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. I, no. 3, June 17, 1865

Chimney Corner (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494175]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494121]

Grit (Story Section), v. 38, no. 2, December 14, 1919

Grit (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492368]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492394]

Great War

Mail Call Podcast

Episode 8: July to December 1917 (Russian Revolution Part 2)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:353234]

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers: Travel and Tourism

[22, verso], “Road Block Snow”

Photograph album, Clifford M. Miller’s Travels on Pike Peaks Highway, 1926
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493507]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender, v. XV, no. 8, Tuesday, October 11, 1870

National Defender (1870-1871: 14 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Villanova Digital Collection

Inauguration Speech, By: the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, President, Villanova University, September 8, 2006
https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494383

Ticket, To: Inauguration Liturgy, St. Thomas of Villanova Church, Villanova University, September 8, 2006
https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494388


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Content Roundup – Last Week – September 2017

p. 20, recto: “Tusko”, Photograph album, Notable Circuses & Carnivals, 1918-1926

This week we feature two newly digitized circus photograph albums from the Great War collection of the Millers Mechanical Shows. Other new content includes more Dime Novel and Story paper issues, vintage holiday photographs of the Villanova campus, and a short biography of St. Nicholas of Tolentine with a notable frontispiece engraving.

Contributions from Augustinian Theologians and Scholars

Title page, verso

Vita gloriosissima et miracoli eccelsi del beato confessore Santo Nicola di Tolentino : raccolta da gli antichi originali / per Ambrogio Frigerio di Bassano
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492829]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Old Broadbrim in a race for life; or, A thirteen-day fight / by a celebrated author
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493202]

The Bradys after the tattooed man; or, Running down a crimson clew and other stories / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:491979]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXI, no. 28, Saturday, July 11, 1903

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489827]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492498]

Golden Days : for Boys and Girls, v. I, no. 3, March 20, 1880

Golden Days (index + 3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493279]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493291]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493309]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493327]

Grit (Story Section), v. 37, no. 50, November 9, 1919

Grit (13 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489886]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490204]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493020]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:491411]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:491437]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492017]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:491463]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492043]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492472]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492069]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492316]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492420]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492342]

The People’s Home Journal, v. XV, no. 3, March 1900

People’s Home Journal (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489533]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489747]

Great War

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Photographs (4 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490587]

Travel and Tourism

Photograph album, Notable Circuses & Carnivals, 1918-1926
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493447]

[7], recto, Photograph album, Rubin & Cherry Shows

Photograph album, Rubin & Cherry Shows
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493345]

Villanova Digital Collection

Photographs and illustrations

3, recto

Photographs, Villanova University ‘s Christmas Tree Lighting, 1999
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494102]

“Spreading Joy,” Belle Air, 1950, p. 50-51
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494112]

“Coming Together,” Belle Air, 2010-2011, p. 162-163
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494115]

“Holiday Cheer,” Belle Air, 2000, p. 32-33
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494118]


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Content Roundup – Second Week – September 2017

Doodle, “Honoring 2 Amazing Wildcats Dean Louise Fitzpatrick and Coach Rollie Massimino”

This week, of note see above, one of the the library Daily Doodles – created to honor two individuals – Dean Louise Fitzpatrick and Coach Rollie Massimino. These doodles, as well as regular campus publications, are eventually archived in the Villanova Digital Collection segment of the Digital Library and help to preserve and make accessible heritage materials to the broadly distributed Villanova Community. Other newly digitized content added this week include:

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXI, no. 26, Saturday, June 27, 1903

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489809]

Grit (Story Section), v. 38, no. 47, Story Section no. 1345, October 24, 1920

Grit (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486509]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486527]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486545]

The People’s Home Journal, v. XIII, no. 10, October 1898

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489507]

Pennsylvaniana Collection

Photograph identification card of an African-American man with coat and hat, for the U.S. Navy Yard, Philadelphia

African Americans in Pennsylvania (collection created and 5 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:490954]

The Society of The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick for The Relief of Emigrants from Ireland

p. 17, Minutes for 1813

Rules Minutes &c. of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1813-1832
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:491489]

Villanova Digital Collection

Daily Doodles (2017: 1 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:492095]


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Content Roundup – First Week – September 2017

Front cover, Chicago Ledger, v. XXXI, no. 25, Saturday, June 20, 1903

New this week, more photographs from the Millers Mechanical Shows, more Dime Novel and Story Papers! And stay tuned for more next week…

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Bradys on their muscle; or, Shadowing the Red-Hook Gang / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489597]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489791]

Grit, April 18, 1920

Grit (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486473]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486491]

Great War

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Photograph, Clifford M. “Red” Miller when 6 years old

Family Photos (collection created, 3 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490839]

[9] p., “Tantilizer”

Photograph album, Millers Mechanical Shows
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490859]


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Content Roundup – Last Week – August 2017

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXI, no. 14, Saturday, April 4, 1903

This week finds newly available for your reading and research pleasure a number on new Story Paper issues, many more WWI Philadelphia soldier service cards, and a few other items of note!

Contributions from Augustinian Theologians and Scholars

“Catalogue of the writings of Aurelius Palmieri, O.S.A., D.D., Part I
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490917]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489773]

Grit (Story Section), v. 38, no. 17, Story Section no. 1315, March 28, 1920

Grit (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487867]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486455]

Hearth & Home (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489186]

The People’s Home Journal, v. X, no. 12, December 1895

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:488849]

Great War

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Family photographs (3 photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490839]

Photograph, sand sculpture of “The Fallen Trooper”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490625]

The John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection

Engraving of Sebastian Münster

Engraving of Sebastian Münster
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:485089]

Manuscript Collection

Uncollected manuscripts

List of Servants, From: The Estate of John D. Milliard. An Accounting of Their Hiring Out and Value, 1845.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490815]

Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center

Historic Papers

World War I — War Records (121 cards added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:459489]

Villanova Digital Collection

August 24, 2017

Daily Doodles (2017: 2 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469294]


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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – August 2017

Selection (rear), Map, Pilot Chart of the North Atlantic Ocean, May 1912

This week a host of newly digitized content is available to read, research, and review! The digitization of the Arthur Evanson Glanville (Great War Irish POW) papers concludes with a host of photographs, art, and other materials. Also of new and of note this week are the initial materials of the Thomas John Jones papers (Jones was Welsh Merchant Navy Officer); the first offerings include photograph and a pilot chart of the voyage of the S.S. Knight Errant depicted on the first printed chart after the Titanic sinking.

Americana

Hemp / by B. B. Robinson
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490797]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXI, no. 13, Saturday, March 28, 1903

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:488893]

Grit (Story Section), v. 36, no. 21, Story Section no. 1214, April 21, 1918

Grit (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487347]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487841]

Front cover, The People’s Home Journal, v. X, no. 11, November 1895

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:488827]

Great War

Watercolor Illustrations by Arthur Evanson Glanville of Nursery Rhyme Verse From, “To Bed! To Bed!,” [n.d.]

Arthur Evanson Glanville, papers, 1916-1918 (46 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489954]

Ticket, Provincial Exhibition, Regina, Saskatchewan, July 26-31, 1920

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers (17 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490587]

World Collection

Photograph, Thomas John Jones and officers of the S.S. Knight Errant

Thomas John Jones, Merchant Navy Officer (collection created, 4 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:490790]


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Content Roundup – Third Week – August 2017

Photograph, J. E. Miller holding dog, 1918

As another semester gears up to start, take a moment to look over some of this week’s newly digitized materials. Especially noteworthy are the many items from Great War Irish POW Arthur Glanville and more materials from the Millers Mechanical Shows collection.

Great War

Letter, To: Selina A. Glanville From: Arthur Evanson Glanville, March 20, 1917

Arthur Evanson Glanville, papers, 1916-1918 (42 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489954]

“All Scenic Trips”, Hammond Scenic Auto Co., 1920

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers (12 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490587]

Villanova Digital Collection

Photograph, Dean Robert D. Lynch and engineering student, 1985

Photographs and Illustrations (3 photos added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:189101]


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Content Roundup – Second Week – August 2017

Broadside, “A Modern Battle Portrayed in Miniature …”

This week finds a host of new and remarkable content including the first materials from two new Great War collections (Millers Mechanical Shows Papers and the papers of Irish prisoner of war Arthur Evanson Glanville), also the first minute book of the the Society of The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick from 1771 with signatures from the initial membership including John Barry and the acceptance of General Washington to the Society! And more Dime Novel and Story Paper issues too!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature Collection

Fiction

The Bradys under fire; or, Tracking a gang of outlaws / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489559]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXI, no. 12, Saturday, March 21, 1903

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:488875]

Grit (Story Section), v. 36, no. 10, Story Section no. 1203, February 3, 1918

Grit (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487789]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487815]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487373]

The People’s Home Journal, v. X, no. 5, May 1895

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:488805]

Great War

Photograph, 3-person cart act, [1920?].

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers (collection created, 6 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:490587]

Telegram, “Second Lieut A E Glanville Dublin Fusiliers Reported Wounded and Missing,” June 8, 1918

Arthur Evanson Glanville, papers, 1916-1918 (collection created, 7 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489954]

Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center

Historic Papers

World War I — War Records (33 cards added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:459489]

The Society of The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick for The Relief of Emigrants from Ireland

Minute Books

[5] p., “Signature page of founding members”, Rules Minutes &c. of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

Rules Minutes &c. of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1843, 1771-1793
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489955]

Villanova Digital Collection

Daily Doodles (2017: 1 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487897]


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Content Roundup – First Week – August 2017

[1] p., Was she his wife? / by Mrs. Mary Reed Crowell

[1] p., Was she his wife? / by Mrs. Mary Reed Crowell

This week we find a number of new story paper issues for your reading pleasure as well as the ultra-rare first issue of the Beadle and Adams dime novel series, The Fireside Library of Popular Reading. Cool down in the shade and read some serial fiction from yesteryear!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Was she his wife? / by Mrs. Mary Reed Crowell (first issue of The Fireside Library of Popular Reading series)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489447]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (1 issue)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487581]

Grit (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487529]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487737]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487763]

The People's Home Journal, v. XII, no. 2, February 1897

The People’s Home Journal, v. XII, no. 2, February 1897

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:488265]


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Content Roundup – Last Week – July 2017

Inside, 1843 - 1893 Ode for the Golden Jubilee of Villanova College

Inside, 1843 – 1893 Ode for the Golden Jubilee of Villanova College

A number of newly digitized materials are available for use this week. See especially the new items including several campus photographs in the Villanova Digital Collection as well as the above Golden Jubilee Ode to Villanova written by the noted poet Eleanor C. Donnelly.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

La proie du loup
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487081]

Vipère écrasée
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487621]

Periodicals

[1]p., Grit (Story Section), v. 35, no. 52, Story Section no. 1193, November 25, 1917

[1]p., Grit (Story Section), v. 35, no. 52, Story Section no. 1193, November 25, 1917

Grit (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487675]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487555]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487321]

[1] p., The illustrated police news, law courts and weekly record, v. 21, no. 545, April 7, 1877

[1] p., The illustrated police news, law courts and weekly record, v. 21, no. 545, April 7, 1877

Illustrated Police News (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487303]

[1]p., Image of 20 The People's Home Journal, v. XI, no. 12, December 1896

[1]p., Image
of 20
The People’s Home Journal, v. XI, no. 12, December 1896

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487599]

Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center

Historic Papers

World War I War Records (5 cards added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:459489]

Villanova Digital Collection

1843 – 1893 Ode for the Golden Jubilee of Villanova College
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489442]

Program, Sire and Son : the master dramatic work of Alexandre Dumas is presented by the Dramatic Society of the College of St. Thomas of Villanova. Thursday. June ninth. Nineteen hundred and four.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487910]

Program, Dedication of the Villanova University Connelly Center, Sunday September 21, 1980
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489107]

Photographs and Illustrations

Covered walk between Old Mendel and Monastery (after 1928 fire)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489103]

Old Falvey Library Reading Room, [1966]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489099]

SH-2 Seasprite on Mendel Field, [1990?]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:489095]

Daily Doodles (2017 -1 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:487897]


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