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Content Roundup – Third Week – February 2018

Frontispiece, Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi predicata sive compilata per modum quadragesimalis

A number of newly digitized resources of note for your reading and research interest including a 1501 book of Lenten sermons and the final items from the Thomas John Jones, Merchant Navy Officer collection.

Contributions from Augustinian Theologians and Scholars

Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi predicata sive compilata per modum quadragesimalis
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:509880]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Shawnee witch : a romance of the western border / by John W. Mackey
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:507753]

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 31, October 9, 1858

New York Ledger (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504472]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504848]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504858]

Manuscript Collection

Uncollected manuscripts

Letter, To:”My Dear Little John” at Saint Thomas College, Villanova From: Hannah Quigg, March 13, 1848.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:509846]

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

Programs

29th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Saturday March 11, 2000

Annual programs (2 books added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486743]

Villanova Digital Collection

Daily Doodles (2018: 2 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:507486]

Printed Advertisement, For: “Villanova College, Delaware County, Pa.,” from the “Catholic Instructor,” March 29, 1852.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:509851]

World

Thomas John Jones, Merchant Navy Officer (6 items added)

Certificate, “Examination as to ability to distinguish colors.” London, England

[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506244]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:507492]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506248]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506252]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506256]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506264]


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Content Roundup – Second Week – February 2018

Photograph, S.S. Knight Errant, Sabang. “Photo taken by one of the Russian Officers.” Onboard are 2906 Russian troops and crew of 93 men. Photograph notates a total of 2999 on the deck of the S.S. Knight Errant.

A host of newly digitized materials for your reading and research needs! Note especially the rare story paper issues and 2 more years of the Belle Air yearbook.

Contributions from Augustinian Theologians and Scholars

Origen de los frayles ermitaños de la Orden de San Augustin…
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:508329]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The frontier angel : a romance of Kentucky rangers’ life / by Edward S. Ellis
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506374]

Title page (work is misbound in cover for The boy scouts’ mountain camp / by Lieut. Howard Payson)

The girl aviators’ motor butterfly, by Margaret Burnham; with illustrations by Charles L. Wrenn
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:501528]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXII, no. 33, Saturday, August 13, 1904

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505295]

Comfort, v. XXVIII, no. 3, January 1916

Comfort (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506667]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506705]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:507599]

The Iowa homestead, v. LIX, no. 38, September 17, 1914, whole no. 2971

The Iowa Homestead (2 issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504033]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503992]

New York Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504406]

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

237th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Saturday March 15, 2008

Annual programs (9 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486743]

Villanova Digital Collection

Yearbooks

1928 Belle Air
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:507949]

1931 Belle Air
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:508799]

World

Thomas John Jones Collection, Merchant Navy Officer

Postcard, Afternoon tea, 1905
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505239]

Photograph, S.S. Knight Errant, Sabang
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505251]


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Content Roundup – First Week – February 2018

Postcard, To: Mrs. A Davis From: Thomas John Jones, December 12, 1908

New this week, more photographs and postcards from Thomas John Jones Collection, as well as more rare Dime Novel and Story Paper issues. Stay tuned for more next week…

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Secret Service series (2 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493126]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493761]

Gospel George; or, Fiery Fred, the outlaw : a romance of the gold mines / by Joseph E. Badger, Jr.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506392]

The shadow scout : or, Screaming Moses of the Fishkill Mountains / by Ned Buntline
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:507497]

Non-Fiction

How to do tricks
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:507269]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXII, no. 32, Saturday, August 6, 1904

Chicago Ledger (1 issue)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505277]

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 27, September 11, 1858

New York Ledger (1 issue)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504416]

World Collection

Postcard, S.S. Knight Companion, Talcahauno, 1910

Thomas John Jones (7 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505227]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:507487]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505223]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505247]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505243]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505231]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505235]


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Content Roundup – Last Week – January 2018

Plate 17, recto, Monasteria Ordinis ff. Eremitarum S. Augustini per Germaniam aeri incisa Augustae Vindelicorum a Iohanne Matthia Steidlin

This week we present the latest digitized materials for your research and reading pleasure. See especially a rare compendium of maps and illustrations of important monastic locations for the Order of Saint Augustine in Germany, more rare Dime Novels and story paper issues, and two more Belle Air yearbooks!

Contributions from Augustinian Theologians and Scholars

Monasteria Ordinis ff. Eremitarum S. Augustini per Germaniam aeri incisa Augustae Vindelicorum a Iohanne Matthia Steidlin sine loco et anno (ca. 1731)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506429]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The white buffalo : a tale of strange adventure in the North-West / by Chas. E. LaSalle
Beadle’s Half Dime Library (1 issue)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506356]

The Bradys and Corporal Tim; or, The mystery of the fort / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:498131]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXII, no. 31, Saturday, July 30, 1904

Chicago Ledger (1 issue)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505259]

Farmers Review (1 issue)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:500105]

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 26, September 4, 1858

New York Ledger (1 issue)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504396]

People’s Home Journal (1 issue)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506627]

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

Typescript Letter, To: “Dear Friendly Sons,” September 10, 1946

Thomas FitzSimons monument (11 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:485049]

Villanova Digital Collection

Yearbooks

[31] p., “Corr Hall”, Belle Air 1927

Belle Air 1927
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505858]

Title page, recto, Belle Air 1929

Belle Air 1929
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:506885]

World Collection

Thomas John Jones, Merchant Navy Officer (5 objects added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505002]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505018]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505010]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505006]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505022]


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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – January 2018

Photograph, Engineering crew of the S.S. Knight Errant, Liverpool, 1905

This week enjoy a number of newly available digitized materials, including a number of story paper issues, more maritime materials from the Thomas John Jones Collection, and 2 more Belle Air yearbooks!

Celeste A. Morello Collection

A Rebuttal to the Claims of Thomas Hunt & Michael A. Tona and David Critchley Concerning Salvatore Sabella Boss of the Philadelphia Mafia.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505381]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Bradys and the swamp rats; or, After the Georgia moonshiners / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495690]

Non-fiction

Ten Cent Hand Books (1 item added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505313]

Periodicals

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. II, no. 48, April 28, 1866

Chimney Corner (volume II: index + 26 issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:499855]

[1], p., Chicago Ledger, v. XXXII, no. 29, Saturday, July 16, 1904

Chicago Ledger (8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496178]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496196]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496214]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496814]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496832]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496850]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496868]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496886]

he New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 25, August 28, 1858

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504376]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504386]

Villanova Digital Collection

p. 12, Belle Air, 1926

Yearbooks

Belle Air 1926 (access restricted to Villanova Community)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505644]

Belle Air 1927 (access restricted to Villanova Community)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505858]

World

Postcard, To: John From: Thomas John Jones, December 11, 1905

Thomas John Jones Collection (3 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490790]


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Content Roundup – Third Week – January 2018

[1] p., Grit, January 23, 1910

As the snow and ice returns this week, consider reading or researching one of these newly digitized items – or as the above image depicts from the front cover of the January 23, 1910 issue of the story paper Grit, build a snow sculpture!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction


The Bradys and the bank mystery; or, The search for a stolen million / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495876]

The Bradys’ boy pupil; or, Sifting strange evidence / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497227]

The Bradys and the Boston banker; or, Hustling for millions in the hub / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495728]

Periodicals

Grit, v. XXVIII, no. 8, January 16, 1910

Grit (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504946]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504972]

Front cover, The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 23, August 14, 1858

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504356]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504366]

Great War

Photograph, Tex Brower, Blacksmith for Con T. Kennedy Shows

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Other acts (12 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490588]

Travel and Tourism (8 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490758]

Family Photographs (1 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490839]

Villanova Digital Collection

Bella Air, 1925 (access restricted to Villanova Community)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:505037]


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Content Roundup – First and Second Weeks – January 2018

Front cover, The Bradys on Blizzard Island; or, Tracking the gold thieves of Cape Nome / by a New York detective

Start the year off with something old made new again: here for your consideration are the most recently digitized content made available for your research and reading pleasure.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Bradys and the mail thieves; or, The man in the bag / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497033]

The Bradys and the boatmen; or, The clew found in the river / by a New York detective.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:498055]

The Bradys and the Boston banker; or, Hustling for millions in the hub / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:498093]

The Bradys on Blizzard Island; or, Tracking the gold thieves of Cape Nome / by a New York detective.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497071]

The Bradys as firemen; or, Tracking a gang of incendiaries / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497189]

The Bradys and “John Smith”; or, The man without a name / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497109]

The Bradys and the broker; or, The plot to steal a fortune / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494718]

Non-Fiction

Front cover, How to do mechanical tricks : containing complete instruction for performing over sixty ingenious mechanical tricks / by A. Anderson

Ten Cent Hand Books (5 titles added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:502274]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:502204]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:502891]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504090]

Periodicals

[369] p., Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. I, no. 24, November 11, 1865

Chimney Corner (index + 11 issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504426]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504436]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504454]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495820]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495914]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495932]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496468]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496486]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496504]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496604]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496622]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496640]

[1], New ideas, v. XXXIV, no. 2, February, 1913

New Ideas (1 issue added: v. XXXIV, no. 2, February, 1913)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503919]

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 21, July 31, 1858

New York Ledger (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504286]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504296]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504306]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504316]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504326]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504336]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:504346]

Great War

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Photograph, “Dakoto [sic] Max’s trained goats in [Con T.] Kennedy shows,” 1917

Other acts (29 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490588]

Family photographs (2 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490587]

Travel and Tourism (5 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490758]


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Content Roundup – Second Week to Year End – December 2017

p. 6., The Irish alphabet / illustrated by Norma Borthwick.

Enjoy these final 2017 digitized offerings for your reading and research pleasure. As the year winds down a large set of materials are available – see especially: a rare illustrated Irish alphabet, another Minute Book from the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, an entire volume containing 52 issues of the Philadelphia story paper “Golden Days” from 1880, 18 issues of the “National Defender” from the Historical Society of Montgomery County, and a rare souvenir of the 1901 Pam American Exposition held in Buffalo New York!

Americana

Sketch Book Souvenir of the Pan American Exposition
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503102]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Bradys and the house of mystery; or, A dark night’s work / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496528]

The Bradys’ winning game; or, Playing against the gamblers / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496566]

Periodicals

Golden Days : for Boys and Girls, v. II, no. 1, December 11, 1880

Golden Days (v. 2, 52 issues added + index)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:498535]

The Chicago world, third year, no. 21, Saturday, July 29, 1893

Chicago World (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497886]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497896]

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. I, no. 16, September 16, 1865

Chimney Corner (2 issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495784]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495802]

New York Weekly : a journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, & c. , v. 50, no. 16, February 9, 1895

New York Weekly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:500095]

Tit-Bits from all the interesting Books, Periodicals, and Newspapers of the World, v. 46, no. 1,186, July 9, 1904

Tit-Bits from all the interesting Books, Periodicals, and Newspapers of the World, v. 46, no. 1,186, July 9, 1904
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503132]

The People’s Home Journal, v. XIV, no. 3, March 1899

People’s Home Journal (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503186]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503212]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503238]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503260]

Great War

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Photograph, Circus Workers Chalking Car Side Ready for Trip to Key West, Florida

Other acts (22 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490588]

Travel and Tourism (1 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490758]

Family photographs (2 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490587]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender (18 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Books

Aibgitir na Gaeḋilge / ó láiṁ Nórma Ḃórtuic = The Irish alphabet / illustrated by Norma Borthwick
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503162]

Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick for the Relief of Emigrants from Ireland in Philadelphia

p. 61, Rules Minutes &c. of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1902-1910

Rules Minutes &c. of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1902-1910
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:503286]

Typescript Letter, To: Michael J. Ryan, Esquire From: William R. Mooney, December 5, 1940

Thomas FitzSimons monument (3 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:485049]

Villanova Digital Collection

Doodle, December 8, 2017

Daily Doodles (2017: 1 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469294]


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Content Roundup – First week – December 2017

Front cover, Flower and Jewel; or, Daisy Forrest’s daughter / by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller

This week’s newest digital content is presented below. Highlights this week include rare nautical publications, more issues of the National Defender newspaper, a number of new Dime Novels including a rare title by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller “Flower and Jewel”, a rare novel featuring reincarnation themes by Reginald Farrer, and more correspondence related to the erection of the Thomas FitzSimons monument by the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Stay warm and cuddle up with some of these interesting titles and a cup of eggnog!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Flower and Jewel; or, Daisy Forrest’s daughter / by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:491212]

The Bradys in the jaws of death; or, Trapping the wire-tappers / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:497265]

The Bradys and the bandit king; or, Chasing the mountain thieves / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494680]

The Bradys and the hotel crooks; or, The mystery of room 44 / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495838]

Periodicals

[209] p., Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. I, no. 14, September 2, 1865

Chimney Corner (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494810]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:496432]

[3] p., Hearth and Home, v. XXX, no. 9, Old Series no. 427, December 1914

Hearth & Home (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:498773]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:498799]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:500115]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:501860]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:501894]

Great War

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Other acts (2 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490588]

Travel and Tourism (1 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490758]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender (45 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Rambles, Travels, and Maps

[16-17], Pacific mail : sunshine belt to the Orient, v. 3, no. 6, June 1921

Pacific mail : sunshine belt to the Orient, v. 3, no. 6, June 1921
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:502344]

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

Thomas FitzSimons monument (9 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:485049]

World

Title page

The Sundered Streams : the history of a memory that had no full stops / by Reginald Farrer
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:502377]

Thomas John Jones, Merchant Navy Officer

p. 59, “Drowning”, The Ship Captain’s Medical Guide / Compiled by Harry Leach, M.R.C.P.

The Ship Captain’s Medical Guide / Compiled by Harry Leach, M.R.C.P.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:501001]

The Nautical Magazine: a technical and critical journal for the officers of the mercantile marine., v. XCI, no. 5, May 1914
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:499681]


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Content Roundup – Third and Fourth Weeks – November 2017

[14] p., – St. Augustine – “Virorum illustrium ex ordine eremitarum D. Augustini elogia, cum singulorum expressis ad vivum iconibus” / auctore F. Cornelio Curtio

This pre- and post-Thanksgiving two-week content roundup showcases a number of newly digitized materials added to the online offerings! Notable materials abound, including a rare book of illustrations of historic Augustinians from 1636, new local history research papers, historic newspaper issues, story paper issues and dime novels.

Contributions from Augustinian Theologians and Scholars

Virorum illustrium ex ordine eremitarum D. Augustini elogia
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:500237]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Front cover, The Bradys and the signal boy; or, The great train robbery / by a New York detective

Secret Service (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495108]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494642]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495146]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495184]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:495264]

Periodicals

[145] p., Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. I, no. 10, August 5, 1865

Chimney Corner (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494429]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494756]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:494792]

[1] p., Saturday Night, v. XXX, no. 4, Saturday, September 17, 1892

Saturday Night (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:500085]

Great War

Millers Mechanical Shows Papers

Photograph, “Doc Turners Wild Man and ‘Barber’ the Monk on top of circus wagon,” Richmond, Va., 1917.

Other acts (8 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490588]

Photograph, Motion Picture Company Uses Circus Stage, Phoenix Park, Jacksonville, FL, 1917.

Travel and Tourism (8 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:490758]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender, v. XIII, no. 18, Tuesday, December 15, 1868

National Defender (7 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Pennsylvaniana

Celeste A. Morello Collection

Applying the Sicilian Mafia’s Rules and the FBI’s Findings to Dismiss “The Men of Montedoro” As Myth
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:499896]

Front cover

Nomination of the home of Philadelphia Mafia Boss, Angelo Bruno at the Philadelphia Historical Commission.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:499149]

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

Typescript Letter, To: “Librarian of Congress” From Henry S. McCaffrey, December 31, 1940

Thomas FitzSimons monument (17 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:485049]

Villanova Digital Collection

November 17, 2017 “Happy Thanksgiving, Nova Nation! Safe travels & tell the folks we said hi!”

Daily Doodles (2017: 1 image added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469294]

World

Thomas John Jones, Merchant Navy Officer

[ix] p. Observations on the Rule of the Road at Sea / by Thomas Gray

Observations on the Rule of the Road at Sea / by Thomas Gray
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:499533]


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