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Content Roundup – First and Second Weeks – March 2017

Bethlehem Steel, v. 1, no. 1, May 1, 1918

Bethlehem Steel, v. 1, no. 1, May 1, 1918

It may be spring break and the snow may be falling outside but these newly digitized reads will fill you with warmth! Notable new additions include: a host of new rare Dime Novels and Story Paper issues, new issues of the National Defender dating to the American Civil War from the Historical Society of Montgomery County, the first issue of the Bethlehem Steel Company newsletter from the Independence Seaport Museum, and a number of research articles on Philadelphia history from the Celeste A. Morello Collection! So pull your armchair closer to the fireplace and start reading!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The trapper’s bride : or, Love and war : a tale of the Texan revolution / by W. J. Hamilton
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:473505]

Iron hand, chief of the Tory league / by Frederick Forest
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:473367]

Non-Fiction

Book of picture puzzles
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471242]

Spanish-American War stories
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471224]

Periodicals

p. 485, "The Story of Steam",  Beadle's monthly, June, 1867

p. 485, “The Story of Steam”, Beadle’s monthly, June, 1867

Beadle’s Monthly (index + 6 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470986]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470998]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471096]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471712]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471810]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471908]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:472006]

The People's Home Journal, v. V, no. 12, December 1890

The People’s Home Journal, v. V, no. 12, December 1890

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:476002]

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471324]

Saturday Night, v. XIII, no. 5, Saturday October 16, 1875, [abridged promotional copy]

Saturday Night, v. XIII, no. 5, Saturday October 16, 1875, [abridged promotional copy]

Saturday Night (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469069]

The New World (6 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:295256]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender, v. V, no. 9, Tuesday, October 10, 1860

National Defender, v. V, no. 9, Tuesday, October 10, 1860

National Defender (53 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Independence Seaport Museum

Bethlehem Steel Company newsletter (collection created, 1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:474830]

Pennsylvaniana

Celeste A. Morello Collection

Frank Rizzo: Historical Marker application documents, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:472593]

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Residential Patterns of Western Sicilian Sub-Colonies in Philadelphia’s “Little Italy” Based on The Earliest Mafiosi
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:474123]

Stemma Della Città Di Sciacca: My Great-Uncle, a Mafioso from Sciacca, Sicily, Rosario Montalbano, His Life, as told to me
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471506]

They Knew Joseph Bruno: Boss of the Philadelphia-South Jersey La Cosa Nostra, 1936-1946
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471538]

Challenging a Story: That Nicodemo Scarfo had been “exiled” or “banished” to Atlantic City, New Jersey by boss Angelo Bruno in 1964
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:474195]

Villanova Digital Collection

Daily Doodles (2017: 3 images added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469294]


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Content Roundup – Last Week – February 2017

This week, we offer for your enjoyment and reading pleasure, a number of new story- and newspaper issues as well as a rare American song book!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The boy guide / by Col. Prentiss Ingraham
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:473264]

Non-Fiction

American song book
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470026]

Periodicals

p. 193, "I never accused you", Beadle's monthly, September, 1866

p. 193, “I never accused you”, Beadle’s monthly, September, 1866

Beadle’s Monthly (index + 8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470139]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470151]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470249]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470331]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470429]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470794]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470892]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469840]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470045]

[1], Chicago Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 16, Saturday, April 21, 1900

[1], Chicago Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 16, Saturday, April 21, 1900

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471306]

[1], The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 14, June 12, 1858

[1], The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 14, June 12, 1858

New York Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471278]

[1], Saturday Night, v. XXII, no. 51, Saturday August 22, 1885

[1], Saturday Night, v. XXII, no. 51, Saturday August 22, 1885

Saturday Night (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469059]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

[1], National Defender, v. IV, no. 45, Tuesday, June 12, 1860

[1], National Defender, v. IV, no. 45, Tuesday, June 12, 1860

National Defender (8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

p 3, "The Star Spangled Banner", American song book

p 3, “The Star Spangled Banner”, American song book


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Content Roundup – Second Week – February 2017

[1] p., Popular poultry book

[1] p., Popular poultry book

Popular titles prevail this week as a host of newly digitized content is now available. Highlights include: our featured title the “Popular Poultry book” wherein the eternal question “Why did the chicken cross the road?” is answered, a history of Antonio Domenico Pollina – Mafia Boss of Philadelphia, a rare Dime Novel, more story and newspaper issues, and a rare French pamphlet on diplomatic language.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Dusky Dick, or, Old Toby Castor’s great campaign : a story of the last Sioux outbreak / by Jos. E. Badger, Jr.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:472491]

Non-Fiction

Popular poultry book
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470008]

Periodicals

The New World (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:295256]

Beadle’s Monthly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469741]

Chicago Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 14, Saturday, April 7, 1900

Chicago Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 14, Saturday, April 7, 1900

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469972]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471288]

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 13, June 5, 1858

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 13, June 5, 1858

New York Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468940]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender, v. IV, no. 9, Tuesday, October 11, 1859

National Defender, v. IV, no. 9, Tuesday, October 11, 1859

National Defender  ([12 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Image Collection

Coloring pages (2 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:472485]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:472488]

Pennsylvaniana

Typescript. Antonio Domenico Pollina. Mafia Boss of Philadelphia, Notes. 1992
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471424]

World

"Grande Table",  Langue diplomatique

“Grande Table”, Langue diplomatique

Langue diplomatique
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:472782]


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Content Roundup – First Week – February 2017

This week we bring to your attention more issues of the National Defender newspaper from 1858, rare Dime Novel and Story Paper issues, and even more signed presidential certificates. A real treasure in the new offerings is the cosmetic creation and beauty guide “How to Become Beautiful”, part of the Ten Cent Handbook series.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Diamond Dick, Jr.’s Fellow Passenger; or, A mail robber tackles the wrong man / by W.B. Lawson
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471372]

Non-Fiction

How to become beautiful; or, secrets of the toilet and of health
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468989]

Periodicals

Beadle’s Monthly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469643]

Selection, cover illustration, Chicago Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 10, Saturday, March 10, 1900

Selection, cover illustration, Chicago Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 10, Saturday, March 10, 1900

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469954]

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 12, May 29, 1858

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 12, May 29, 1858

New York Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468930]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender, v. III, no. 9, Tuesday, October 12, 1858, Whole Number: 113

National Defender, v. III, no. 9, Tuesday, October 12, 1858, Whole Number: 113

National Defender (48 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Olive Branch (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:449227]

Manuscript Collection

Uncollected manuscripts

Printed. Military Commission Certificate, To: Samuel McConihe, Lieutenant Colonel, Signed: Andrew Johnson, President of the United States and Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War, September 19, 1866
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471414]

Certificate, New York State Appointment as Counselor to the Chancery, To: Isaac McConihe, January 27, 1823
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:471410]

Villanova Digital Collection

January 25, 2017, "Gloria Naylor"

January 25, 2017, “Gloria Naylor”

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


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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – January 2017

Soldiers' Memorial, Company D, 6th Regiment Infantry, Ohio Volunteers, [n.d.].

Soldiers’ Memorial, Company D, 6th Regiment Infantry, Ohio Volunteers, [n.d.].

This warm January week finds more digitized documents from the American War of Rebellion – as well as more dime novels – story paper issues, more issues of the National Defender in the Historical Society of Montgomery County collection and more Irish folk music from the Philadelphia Ceili Group.

Americana

War of Rebellion

proclam

Broadside, “Proclamation! Headquarters Fourth Division, Murfreesboro,” Signed: Brigadier General William Nelson, July 18, 1862
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469330]

Discharge certificate for Sergeant William F. Bahning signed by Charles B. Russell, June 23, 1864
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469338]

Military Pass, To: Sergt. William F. Bahning, Company D, Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, April 26, 1863
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469342]

Soldiers’ Memorial, Company D, 6th Regiment Infantry, Ohio Volunteers, [n.d.]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469346]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Non-Fiction

Book of witty anecdotes
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469990]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469151]

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 11, May 22, 1858

The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 11, May 22, 1858

New York Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468920]

Beadle's monthly, February, 1866

Beadle’s monthly, February, 1866

Beadle’s Monthly (index + 1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469533]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469545]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender, v. III, no. 9, Tuesday, October 12, 1858, Whole Number: 113

National Defender, v. III, no. 9, Tuesday, October 12, 1858, Whole Number: 113

National Defender (1858: 10 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:465299]

Manuscript Collection

Uncollected manuscripts

Printed. Military Commission Certificate, To: Samuel McConihe, Captain, 14th Regiment Signed: Ulysses S. Grant, President of the United States and Alphonso Taft, Secretary of War, April 6, 1876
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469462]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

Spring Concert, April 18, 1982 (3 sets added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:470692]


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Content Roundup – Third week – January 2017

Selection, "President of the United States of America" from Printed. Military Commission Certificate, To: Samuel McConihe, Captain, 14th Regiment Signed: Ulysses S. Grant, President of the United States and Alphonso Taft, Secretary of War, April 6, 1876

Selection, “President of the United States of America” from Printed. Military Commission Certificate, To: Samuel McConihe, Captain, 14th Regiment Signed: Ulysses S. Grant, President of the United States and Alphonso Taft, Secretary of War, April 6, 1876

Selection, from: Printed. Military Commission Certificate, To: Samuel McConihe, Captain, 14th Regiment Signed: Ulysses S. Grant, President of the United States and Alphonso Taft, Secretary of War, April 6, 1876

Selection, from: Printed. Military Commission Certificate, To: Samuel McConihe, Captain, 14th Regiment Signed: Ulysses S. Grant, President of the United States and Alphonso Taft, Secretary of War, April 6, 1876

Selection, from: Certificate, Presidential Appointment as Deputy Postmaster, To: Isaac McConihe, Troy, New York From: President Andrew Jackson, July 2, 1836

Selection, from: Certificate, Presidential Appointment as Deputy Postmaster, To: Isaac McConihe, Troy, New York From: President Andrew Jackson, July 2, 1836

Newly digitized – and with the Presidential Inauguration of the 45th President this week, take a timely look at the Presidential signature of Andrew Jackson, another populist president, on the Certificate of appointment of Isaac McConihe as the new Deputy Postmaster of Troy New York. Still another Presidential signature – U.S. Grant – graces a military commission! Other materials include a postcard featuring the image of the most famous bird in 19th century America, “Old Abe” – Old Abe, was the eagle mascot for the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War; the mascot was carried into battle with the regiment; on the rear side is a drawing of Old Abe perched on a shield with the American stars and stripes painted on it. The card certifies that the Old Abe Centennial Portrait printed by J.O. Barrett is really Old Abe. “Sold with the Eagle’s History, by J.O. Barrett . . . for the ‘Old Abe Museum of Ornithology.'” Signature believed to be that of the sitting governor for Wisconsin, Harrison Ludington. And don’t leave now, but check on some very rare Dime Novels and Story Paper issues! Finally 2 long audio lectures from the Philadelphia Ceili Group, one featuring the contributions of Douglas Hyde to the Irish Literary Renaissance and the other on the Irish songs and singers of Newfoundland. Strap in, as we speed up with even more new content next week!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Frontispiece, [6] p., "Star Eyes"

Frontispiece, [6] p., “Star Eyes”

Star Eyes; or, The Susquehanna Rangers : a tale of the French-Indian War / by W. J. Hamilton
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469361]

Non-Fiction

Guide to crochet and fancy work
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468832]

Periodicals

Front cover selection, The Rocket Express : story of a memorable night on the rail / by Maro O. Rolfe - Chicago Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 8, Saturday, February 24, 1900

Front cover selection, The Rocket Express : story of a memorable night on the rail / by Maro O. Rolfe – Chicago Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 8, Saturday, February 24, 1900

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469133]

Selection [1] p., Rosalind Hubert; or, The Hillside Tragedy. A Story of Sunshine and Shadow in Town and Country / by Sylvanus Cobb, Jr. - The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 9, May 8, 1858

Selection [1] p., Rosalind Hubert; or, The Hillside Tragedy. A Story of Sunshine and Shadow in Town and Country / by Sylvanus Cobb, Jr. – The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 9, May 8, 1858

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468900]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468910]

Manuscript Collection

Uncollected manuscripts

Certificate, Presidential Appointment as Deputy Postmaster, To: Isaac McConihe, Troy, New York From: President Andrew Jackson, July 2, 1836.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469334]

Pennsylvaniana

Postcard, “The Centennial Photograph of ‘Old Abe,’ the Live Wisconsin War Eagle,” February 8, 1876.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469350]

Issued Capital Stock Certificate, Centennial International Exhibition, To: Michael Meagher for 3 shares From: Centennial Board of Finance, March 13, 1876.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469354]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

“The Importance of Douglas Hyde to the Irish Literary Renaissance”, March 12, 1982 [https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469461]

“Irish Songs and Singers of Newfoundland”, 1982
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469469]

Villanova Digital Collection

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


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Content Roundup – Second Week – January 2017

Muster roll, F company, 7th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, CSA, 1862

Muster roll, F company, 7th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, CSA, 1862

This week brings warmer weather and a host of newly digitized materials. Check out some early Villanova College photographs as the 175th Anniversary commences. More story paper fiction! A muster roll from the American Civil War!! And another collection of Irish music from the Philadelphia Ceili Group!!!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Non-Fiction

A Detective’s Secrets
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468814]

Periodicals

[1], Chicago Ledger, v. XXVII, no. 46, Saturday, November 11, 1899

[1], Chicago Ledger, v. XXVII, no. 46, Saturday, November 11, 1899

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468760]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468778]

[1], The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 7, April 24, 1858

[1], The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 7, April 24, 1858

New York Ledger (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468870]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468880]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468890]

Great War

Panorama, Villanova College Army Unit World War I, [1918]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468983]

Manuscripts

Muster roll, F company, 7th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, CSA, 1862
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469265]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

“Joe and Antoinette McKenna”, 1982 (19 sets added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:469260]

Villanova Digital Collection

Villanova College (Monastery, Academy, Barns), (Views from Lancaster Avenue), 1856

Villanova College (Monastery, Academy, Barns), (Views from Lancaster Avenue), 1856

Photographs (24 photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:189101]

Doodle, January 11, 2017

Doodle, January 11, 2017

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


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Content Roundup – First Week – January 2017

Selection p. 8, The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 3, March 27, 1858

Selection p. 8, The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 3, March 27, 1858

With the wolf of winter at the door, here are a few Dime Novel tidbits to start off your new year:

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Non-Fiction

Book of 1000 facts in history
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468796]

Paratextual Materials

Enclosure, Davis & Elverson Publishing Company stationery
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468973]

Periodicals

Front cover, Chicago Ledger, v. XXVII, no. 25, Saturday, June 17, 1899

Front cover, Chicago Ledger, v. XXVII, no. 25, Saturday, June 17, 1899

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468246]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468742]

Front cover, The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 5, April 10, 1858

Front cover, The New York Ledger, v. XIV, no. 5, April 10, 1858

New York Ledger (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468850]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468960]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468860]


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Content Roundup – Second and Third Weeks – December 2016

Polus Antarcticus / Ioannes Ianssonius excudit

Polus Antarcticus / Ioannes Ianssonius excudit

This double week set of new materials brings online the first digitized materials from the fantastic collection of maps and plates newly donated to Special Collections: The John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection. As well, a collection of rare plates and images of Shakespeare mounts the digital stage. A few newly digitized popular cultural story paper issues and dime novels make up the audience! Waiting stage right, are two new titles from the Villanova Digital Collection. As our own “Winter’s Tale” continues, let us enjoy all of these new treasures fireside with a steaming cup of chocolate.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Non-Fiction

Thirteen
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468264]

Revelations of a model
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468282]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468210]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468192]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468228]

Great War

[1] p., Bulletin (San Francisco), v. 123, no. 136, Thursday March 15, 1917 (Extra issue - ( 9 PM "Czar Abdicates")

[1] p., Bulletin (San Francisco), v. 123, no. 136, Thursday March 15, 1917 (Extra issue – ( 9 PM “Czar Abdicates”)

Newspaper Issues (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468669]

Da Zdravstvueti Rossija, Svobodnija Strana
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468696]

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

Poli Arctici Et Circumiacentium Terrarum Descriptio Novissima / Sumptibus Henrici Hondÿ

Poli Arctici Et Circumiacentium Terrarum Descriptio Novissima / Sumptibus Henrici Hondÿ

5 maps added
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:468300]

Villanova Digital Collection

Selection from p. 12,  (Varsity 1920-21 team)

Selection from p. 12, (Varsity 1920-21 team)

Villanova University basketball; a statistical history
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468448]

p. 51, Prep O'Lantern, 1921

p. 51, Prep O’Lantern, 1921

The Prep O’Lantern, 1921
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:468338]

World Collection

Shakespeare

Lord Vaux (author of the Grave Diggers' Song in Hamlet)

Lord Vaux (author of the Grave Diggers’ Song in Hamlet)

Shakespeare rare prints
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:467843]


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Content Roundup – Last week – November 2016

The Nine Worthies (from Love's Labour's Lost)

The Nine Worthies (from Love’s Labour’s Lost)

With the scan lab back in operation from a hiatus for library renovation, we have a number of newly digitized materials to call to your attention, with more to be added in the coming weeks and months. Take a look (or listen) at a rare version of Love’s Labour’s Lost by “Shakspere” edited by Chalres Knight, a few postcards from the US invasion of the Soviet Union in 1919, a photograph album from WWI Germany, and some folk songs!

Great War

"Greetings from the A.E.F. in Siberia"

“Greetings from the A.E.F. in Siberia”

Postcard, To: “Mrs. Mary Tolman” From: Pvt. S. Gee
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:467213]

"American Army landing at Vladivostock."

“American Army landing at Vladivostock.”

Postcard, To: “Dear folks” From: Glenn Richards
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:467209]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

“Michael Tubridy and James Keane”, October 12, 2013 (12 sets added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:467257]

“The Murphy Beds”, December 6, 2013 (13 sets added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:467143]

Shakespeare Collection

Love’s Labour’s Lost
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:467217]

World

[p. 21], Photograph album of Heidelberg and south-west Germany

[p. 21], Photograph album of Heidelberg and south-west Germany

Photograph album of Heidelberg and south-west Germany
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:463797]


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