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Content Roundup – Last week – February 2021

Photograph, Augustinians playing ping-pong (St. Thomas of Villanova Monastery Common Room), 1948

This week sees the addition of materials digitized earlier, including more Dime Novels and Story Papers, more early newspapers as well as Villanova athletics and other photographs.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature Collection

Fiction

Hinton Hall / by Mrs. May Agnes Fleming
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640936]

Diamond Dick, Jr.’s worst enemy; or, The short stop to a ride in the flume / by W. B. Lawson
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640610]

Paratextual Materials

he Saturday Blade and The Chicago Ledger agent appointment card], To: Linwood Longee, September 17, 1891

Chicago Ledger ephemera (1 item added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631600]

Periodicals

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. X, no. 252, March 26, 1870

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638321]

Girls’ Companion (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639615]

The Portland transcript, v. XVIII, no. 37, December 23, 1854

Portland Transcript (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574014?lookfor=title%3Adecember]

Old ocean : selections from The Youth’s companion

Selections from The Youth’s Companion (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637542]

Newspapers

New-York American (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640977]

The Morning Republican, Monday, January 3, 1876

The Morning Republican (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633195]

Villanova Digital Collection

Track and Field Images (10 negatives added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640801]

Program, Field and Track Day, June 5, 1915

Program, Field and Track Day, June 5, 1915
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:641054]

Personnel (2 photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620509]

Campus Buildings

Photograph, Villanova College Library (Interior) Irish Cultural Exhibit (Rev. James Donnellon, O.S.A., Mr. Thomas Falvey and Honorable John J. Hearne), September 22, 1955.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:641030]

University Functions

Photograph, Convocation (Conferring Honorary Degree on John Hearne, Irish ambassador, Rev. Joseph Dougherty, O.S.A., Very Rev. Joseph A. Hickey, O.S.A., Augustinian Prior General and Rev. Francis X. N. McGuire, O.S.A., President, September 22, 1950
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:641036]


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Content Roundup – Third Week – February 2021

This week sees the addition of materials digitized earlier, including more Dime Novels and Story Papers, the rare Irish literary magazine Beltaine edited by W.B. Yeats, and historical Villanova track and field photographs.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Diamond Dick, Jr.’s torpedo; or, A train that could not be flagged / by W. B. Lawson
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640570]

The siege of Granada / by Sir E. Bulwer Lytton
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637348]

Nick Carter in Wall Street; or, Tracking a stolen fortune / by the author of “Nick Carter.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640690]

Non-Fiction

How to conduct a small mail order business / hints and helps by W.E. Skinner.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637634]

Periodicals

The Boys’ World (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:588614?lookfor=title%3Amarch]

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. X, no. 241, January 8, 1870

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (1 issue)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638301]

Portland Transcript (3 issues added)
[http://hades.library.villanova.edu/diglibmaster/Item/vudl:574014?lookfor=title%3Anovember]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

Beltaine, no. 1, May, 1899

Beltaine (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:640710]

Villanova Digital Collection

Photograph, Track (Varsity), 1924-1925

Track and Field (5 photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640801]

Photograph, Villanova College Library (Irish Cultural Exhibit) Honorable John J. Hearne and Owen Hunt, 1955

Irish Cultural Exhibit (2 photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640789]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640795]


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Content Roundup – Early February – 2021

Title page, Ireland illustrated; containing the topographical history of the principal cities …, 1843. Bound with: The Irish Penny Magazine.

This week sees the addition of materials digitized earlier, including more Dime Novels and Story Papers and more early newspapers. Of particular note are issues of the Irish Penny Magazine from the Joseph McGarrity Collection.

Americana

Magazines

Social Justice (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640550]

Collier’s (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639823]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Love conquers pride, or, Where peace dwelt / by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638661]

Neva’s three lovers : a novel / by Mrs. Harriet Lewis
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639928]

Pretty Polly Pemberton / by Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637134]

The mysterious key / by Louisa M. Alcott
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637170]

Periodicals

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639627]

Boys’ World (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:588614?lookfor=title%3Afebruary]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639519]

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. IX, no. 231, October 30, 1869

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638281]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640464]

The Girls’ companion, v. 16, no. 46, November 17, 1917

Girls’ Companion (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640563]

New York Ledger (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637973]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630035?lookfor=title%3Aoctober]

Portland Transcript (6 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574014?lookfor=title%3Aoctober]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574014?lookfor=title%3Aseptember]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

Frontispiece, Ireland illustrated; containing the topographical history of the principal cities bound with The Irish Penny Magazine

The Irish Penny Magazine (13 issues and bound with titles + cover and frontispiece)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640463]

Newspapers

New York Daily Tribune, v. 24, no. 7,482, Thursday March 30, 1865

New York Daily Tribune (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:632194]

The Morning Republican, Monday, January 3, 1876

The Morning Republican (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633195]


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Content Roundup – middle to late January 2021

A story of the sawdust : the pathetic history of “Old Props'” darling.

A New Year and another set of newly digitized materials for your research and reading pleasure. This roundup selection includes more popular culture content including some non-fiction titles, Dime Novels, and story paper issues, and additional nursing history materials from the Museum of Nursing History.

Catholica

St. Agatha’s Church, Meadville, Pennsylvania: seventy-five years of history, 1849-1924 / Rev. Andrew J Weschler Pastor
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:635633]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Our Jonesville folks / by Josiah Allen’s wife

Our Jonesville folks / by Josiah Allen’s wife
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637062]

Truth is always best / by Mary and Elizabeth Kirby
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638457]

Winifred Bertram / by the author of “The Schonberg-Cotta family”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637420]

Dick Oakley’s adventures; or, The secret of a great exhibit / Clarence Converse

Brave and Bold Series (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633423]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633463]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633503]

On time : or, Bound to get there / by Oliver Optic
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625785]

A Golden Shower; or, the Boy Banker of Wall Street and other stories / by a Self-Made Man
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:285003]

Non-Fiction

Ten Cent Hand Books (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625242]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639134]

Volume of anecdotes.

Multum in Parvo Library (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625591]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637614]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:635300]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:635320]

Periodicals

Comfort, v. XXX, no. 6, April 1918

Comfort (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638091]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638055]

Chicago Ledger, v. XLV, no. 52, Saturday, December 29, 1917

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639352]

Portland Transcript (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637654]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637284]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637296]

Boy’s World (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639671]

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637913]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:637925]

Street & Smith’s Literary Album, v. 9, no. 209, December 18, 1869

Street & Smith’s Literary Album (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:639205]

Weekly Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626748]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Books

Lava Lane, and other poems / by Nathalia Crane
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:635751]

Museum of Nursing History

NYUS Victory – v.1, n.1 August 21, 1945 from: Scrapbook (Part 3) of Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch

Scrapbook (Part 3) of Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch, [1943 – 1946].
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:636114]

A disbound scrapbook album on brittle paper, assembled by Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch, from her time in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, serving in the European Theater of Operations, mostly France, 1942-1946. This section contains items from the end of the war and after, 1943-1946, including: correspondence on commendation and other notecards and letters; invitation, program, menu, and guest list for dinner in honor of doctors and nurses returned from duty, March 21 1946; newspaper and newsletter clippings and articles from publications such as Stars and Stripes, Yank: the Army Weekly, and the ship’s newspaper of the SS N.Y.U.-Victory, August 21-26, 1945, troop transport ship returning units from Europe to the U.S.

From: Packet (1) of Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch

Packet (1) of Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch, 1944 – 1961.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:636236]

Packet of papers assembled by Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch, from her time in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps as Major, then Lieutenant colonel, and transfer to the U.S. Army Retired Reserve. Contains letters, certificates, forms, and worksheets on commissions and commendations, 1944-1961.

Newspapers

The Saturday blade, v. XXXII, no. 38, Saturday, February 28, 1920

Saturday Blade (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638021]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:638039]

Villanova Digital Collection

Graduate Theses

The Effect of Gender on Tickle Sensitivity: A Test of the Interpersonal Theory of Tickle
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:639672]


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Content Roundup – Second Week – November 2020

[45] p., World War I souvenir hospital album, 1918-1919

This week we again offer a significant amount of freshly digitized materials from Distinctive Collections for your research consideration. Especially noteworthy are the many Dime Novels, the early newspaper and popular periodical issues, as well as the Villanova College catalogue from 100 years ago (see how much has changed!), the Sesquicentennial Edition from 1993 of the Villanova University Student History Journal, a host of Villanova athletics photographs, a rare illustrated puppet play by Jack B. Yeats, and a artist’s sketchbook filled with drawings and paintings from recovering patients injured in the Great War.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The doctor, his wife and the clock / by Anna Katharine Green
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627353]

Ugly-Ike : a tale of wild adventures in the backwoods
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633543]

Fire Cloud, or, The mysterious cave : a story of Indians and pirates
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633648]

The electric man in the enchanted valley; or, The wonderful adventures of two boy inventors / by the author of the “Wreck of the ‘Glaucus.'”

Brave and Bold Series (10 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629848]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629888]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630036]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630076]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630116]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631006]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631046]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631086]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631126]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631166]

Periodicals

Portland Transcript (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622648?lookfor=november]

Boys’ World (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625559]

Saturday Night, v. XXXIV, no. 29, Saturday, March 6, 1897

Saturday Night (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633849]

Great War

[5] p., World War I souvenir hospital album, 1918-1919

World War I souvenir hospital album, 1918-1919
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630759]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Books

The scourge of the gulph / Jack B. Yeats

The scourge of the gulph / Jack B. Yeats
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633159]

Villanova Digital Collection

Magazines, Newsletters, and Journals

The Villanova University Student History Journal (1993: 1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:634604]

University Catalogues

Seventy-Seventh Catalogue of Villanova College, Villanova, Delaware Co., Pa. conducted by the Augustinian Fathers for the academic year 1920-1921
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:634690]

Photographs and Illustrations

Photograph, Baseball Team (Varsity), 1906

Baseball Team (Varsity), 1906
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633868]

Photograph, Football Team (Varsity), undated.

Football Team (Varsity), undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633874]

Football Team (Varsity), undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633880]

Football (Varsity), undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633886]

Photograph, Villanova Preparatory Squad, 1909

Villanova Preparatory Squad, 1909
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633892]

[48-49] p., World War I souvenir hospital album, 1918-1919.


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Content Roundup – First Week – November 2020

During the recent epidemic … / by Sister Angelina.

This week we offer a significant amount of freshly digitized materials from Distinctive Collections for your research consideration. Especially noteworthy are the many Dime Novels, the early newspaper and popular periodical issues, as well as materials collected by Rev. Francis E. Tourscher, O.S.A on the Spanish Influenza in 1918-1919 in the Villanova environs.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Grim Dick, the one-eyed robber : a tale of hunters, Indians, and banditti.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:632438]

The silent trapper, or, Lank Josh, backwoodsman : a tale of the wilds of Arizona / by George G. Small.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:632543]

Fred Desmond’s mission; or, The cruise of the “Explorer” / by Cornelius Shea
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629590]

Front cover, detail, Detective Clinket’s investigations; or, The mystery of the severed hand

Detective Clinket’s investigations; or, The mystery of the severed hand / by Clifford Park.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629630]

Barr, the detective; or, The peril of Lucy Graves / by Thomas P. Montfort.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629808]

Periodicals

p. 701, Harper’s Bazar: a repository of fashion, pleasure, and instruction, v.16, no. 44, Saturday, November 3, 1883

Harper’s Bazar (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631611]

Plate, (472 p.) – The Town and Country Magazine; or, Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction, and Entertainment, September 1771

The Town and Country Magazine; or, Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction, and Entertainment (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630695]

[453] p., Army and Navy journal and gazette of the regular and volunteer forces, v. 36, no. 20, Saturday, January 14, 1899, Whole Number 1847

Army and Navy journal and gazette of the regular and volunteer forces (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631610]

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628643]

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630035]

Weekly Novelette (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627333]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:632768]

Newspapers

The Liverpool Courier and Commercial Advertiser, v. 24, no. 1228, Wednesday, July 13, 1831

The Liverpool Courier and Commercial Advertiser (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:633006]

Salem Gazette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626692]

Hingham Patriot (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629466]

Detail, The Fredericksburg Star, v. 17, no. 30, Saturday, February 27, 1880

The Fredericksburg Star (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630639]

The Deseret Evening News, v. 19, no. 70, Saturday Evening, February 13, 1886

The Deseret Evening News (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630647]

The Sun (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629458]

Villanova Digital Collection

My Experience during the Epidemic / by Sister M. Herman

Rev. Francis E. Tourscher, O.S.A. papers (9 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631005]


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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – October 2020

In Grateful Memory of Robert Thomas Munday …, 1951

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

This week we offer a significant amount of freshly digitized materials from Distinctive Collections for your research consideration. Especially noteworthy are the many Dime Novels, the early newspaper and popular periodical issues, as well as another early Catalogue of Students for Villanova College, materials on Robert Munday, 1927-1951 – a Villanova graduate killed during the Korean War, and 5 items from Father Driscoll, O.S.A. Collection, including two speeches given at Red Masses at Villanova’s Law School.

Fiction

Shanghaied; or, A wanderer against his will / by H. C. Emmett

Brave and Bold series (5 titles added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628579]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628774]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628814]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629510]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629550]

Twelve complete novelettes (from the Fireside Library series)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622572]

The old stone house / by Anna Katharine Green (from the Leisure Hour Library series)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625427]

Periodicals

The Penny Magazine Of The Society For the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, [v.1], no. 39, November 10, 1832

The Penny Magazine Of The Society For the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (12 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629670]

Street & Smith’s Literary Album, v. I, no. 3, January 6, 1866

Street & Smith’s Literary Album (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629784]

Selection, p. [1], The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 46, January 23, 1858

New York Ledger (7 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627229]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627241]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627253]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627265]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627277]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627289]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627301]

The American Apollo, v. 1, no. 1, part II, January 5, 1792

The American Apollo (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627937]

Newspapers

Philadelphia Inquirer, Thursday, June 21, 1877

Philadelphia Inquirer (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630033]

Villanova Digital Collection

p. [37], Article from The Lynx on Lt. Robert Munday, U.S.M.C., 1951

Robert Munday, 1927-1951 (2 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:631004]

Catalogue of Students, 1895-1903
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630216]

Villanova University President’s Records

The Red Mass : Its Significance for Villanova University, October 25, 1975

John M. Driscoll, O.S.A. records (5 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:630477]


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Content Roundup – Third Week – October 2020

Photograph, Connelly Center, Open House (Photo stand-in board of The Villanovan), September 27, 1980

This week we again offer newly digitized materials as well as additional content digitized in the spring. Especially noteworthy are the many Dime Novels, the early newspaper and popular periodical issues, as well as an early manuscript “Registrar Book” for Villanova College and photographs of a Connelly Center Open House from 1980.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Phil Stirling; or, The secret of the mountain cave / by Capt. Henry Dale, U. S. A.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627189]

Phil Stirling’s secret commission; or, In the hands of traitors. / by Capt. Henry Dale, U. S. A.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628206]

All for love : or, Her heart’s sacrifice / by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628250]

Periodicals

Boys’ World (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625350?lookfor=april]

Selection p. 352, The New York journal : an illustrated literary periodical, v. 1, part 6th, January 1854

The New York Journal: an illustrated literary periodical (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627899]

The Sunday at Home: a family magazine for Sabbath Reading (1 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628077]

Rural Repository: a semi-monthly journal embellished with engravings
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628149]

Masthead, Atkinson’s Saturday Evening Post, v. XV, whole no. 762, March 5, 1836.

Saturday Evening Post (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626292]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626300]

p. [61], School World, v. 3, no. 32, October 1884

School World (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628137]

Masthead, Eliza Cook’s Journal, no. 91, Saturday, January 25, 1851

Eliza Cook’s Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628173]

Boston Weekly Magazine (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:592738]

Chambers’ Edinburgh journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627887]

Selection, p. 238,American Druggists’ Circular and Chemical Gazette : v. 3, no. 10, October 1859, Whole Number 34

American Druggists’ Circular and Chemical Gazette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628109]

Newspapers

Daily Northern Tribune (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627831]

Masthead, The Mystic Pioneer, Saturday, August 13, 1859

The Mystic Pioneer (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627839]

[105] p., Yankee Farmer, and Portland News Letter, v. 3, no. 14, Saturday, April 8, 1837

Yankee Farmer, and Portland News Letter (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628097]

Masthead, United States Gazette for the Country, v. 36, no. 3601, Saturday Morning, January 16, 1836

United States Gazette for the Country (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628246]

The Philadelphia Saturday News and Literary Gazette (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628247]

Masthead, The Anglo American, v. 7, no. 14, Saturday, July 25, 1846

The Angle American (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628249]

Masthead, The Sun, no. 293, Tuesday, August 12, 1834

The Sun (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628248]

Villanova Digital Collection

1 p., Registrar Book, 1902-1912

Registrar Book, 1902-1912
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628926]

Connelly Center Photographs

Photograph, Connelly Center, Open House (Academic department booths), September 27, 1980

Connelly Center, Open House, September 27, 1980 (11 photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628854]

Photograph, Connelly Center (Reception table, ice sculpture), September 1980

Connelly Center, 1980 (12 photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:628855]


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Content Roundup – Second Week – October 2020

Plate, Four Irish Songs

This week we again offer newly digitized materials as well as additional content digitized in the spring! Especially noteworthy are early newspaper issues, more Dime Novels, and a recently acquired Irish book “Four Irish Songs”.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Let us kiss and part: or, A shattered tie / by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626779]

Mrs. Mayburn’s twins / by John Habberton
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625314]

Letters from a dude, from New York Comic Library
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625160]

The man they held back; or, Nick Carter’s other self / edited by Chickering Carter.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627149]

Nick Carter strikes oil; or, Uncovering more than a murder / edited by Chickering Carter
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627108]

Periodicals

The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 44, January 9, 1858

New York Ledger (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622273]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622285]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622297]

New-York weekly museum (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626724]

The weekly museum (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626740]

Masthead, Moore’s Rural New-Yorker, v. 10, no. 15, Whole Number 483, April 9, 1859

Moore’s Rural New-Yorker (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627148]

Selection p. 180, The Sailor’s Magazine, and Naval Journal, v. 7, no. 78, February 1835

The Sailor’s magazine, and naval journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627787]

The American Apollo, v. 1, no. 1, part II, January 5, 1792

The American Apollo (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627937]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Books

Four Irish Songs / by C. Milligan Fox.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627486]

Realia – Prints – Plates

Bantam Rye Whiskey Bottle, circa 1900

Bantam Rye Whiskey Bottle, circa 1900
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627776]

Newspapers

Masthead, American Mercury, v. 34, no. 1772, Tuesday, June 16, 1812

American Mercury (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627533]

Masthead, Thomas’s Massachusetts spy, or, Worcester gazette, v. 30, no. 1473, Wednesday, July 1, 1801

Thomas’s Massachusetts spy, or, Worcester gazette (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627485]

Portsmouth Oracle (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627428]

Masthead, The Repertory, v. 5, no. 50, Tuesday, June 21, 1808

The Repertory (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627427]

Masthead, New-York Evening Post, no. 1037, Friday, March 22, 1805

New-York Evening Post (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627432]

London Chronicle (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626564]

The Commercial Bulletin (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625669]

Masthead, The Weekly Recorder, v. 3, no. 5, Whole Number 109, August 28, 1816

The Weekly Recorder (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626656]

Masthead, The Traveller, no. 538, November 28, 1801

The Traveller (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626668]

Radnor Historical Society

The Suburban Wayne Times Edition, (1919: 3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:627786]

Detail p. 8, The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 45, January 16, 1858


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Content Roundup – First Week – October 2020

Photograph, NROTC Color Guard and Unit, May 17, 1980

This week we again offer newly digitized materials as well as additional content digitized in the spring! Especially noteworthy are digitized photographs from the NROTC unit on campus, more Dime Novels, Story Paper and newspaper issues, and two recently acquired Irish books – including a very rare title by Jack B. Yeats.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Bernard Brooks’ adventures, or, Working his way upward / by Horatio Alger, Jr.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:624772]

On time : or, Bound to get there / by Oliver Optic
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625785]

Frank Reade, Jr.’s, “white cruiser” of the clouds, or, The search for the dog-faced men / by “Noname.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625116]

Non-Fiction

The love of books / by John Bright
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625218]

Periodicals

Detail, [1] p.,Street and Smith’s New York Weekly : a journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, &c., v. 54, no. 30, May 13, 1899

New York Weekly (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:624156]

Masthead detail, from The Scottish Patriot: a weekly journal, v. 1, no. 41, November 28, 1840

The Scottish Patriot: a weekly journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625641]

Detail, [1] p., Punch, or the London Charivari, v. 60, no. 1541, January 21, 1871

Punch, or the London Charivar (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625653]

Portland Transcript (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622648?lookfor=title%3Aoctober]

Newspapers

Philadelphia Album and Ladies’ Literary Gazette, v. 4, no. 13, Saturday, March 27, 1830

Philadelphia Album and Ladies’ Literary Gazette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625699]

Masthead detail, Athens Gleaner, v. 1, no. 30, Thursday, October 13, 1870

Athens Gleaner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:625711]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Books

Jack B. Yeats’s plays in the old manner : James Flaunty, or, The terror of the Western seas.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626431]

An Essay on the Antiquity of the Irish Language : Being a Collation of the Irish with the Punic Language. With a preface proving Ireland to be the Thule of the Ancients. … To which is added, a Correction of the Mistakes of Mr. Lhwyd in reading the ancient Irish manuscript Lives of the Patriarchs; Also, the Mistakes committed by Mr. Baretti in his Collation of the Irish with the Biscayan Language …
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:626339]

Villanova Digital Collection

Photographs and Illustrations

Photograph, V-12 Program (William Butler, Jack McGowan’s Sister, Edward Crotty), 1943

Navy ROTC Program (70 photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618197]


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