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Content Roundup – Second Week – October 2019

Photograph, Basketball (Varsity), Jim McMonagle ’63, [1959-1963]

Newly digitized this week are a number of important items including: more historic basketball photographs including photos of Al Severance (Head Coach, 1936-1961), players from the 30s and 40s, and Jim McMonagle ’63; all of the 2019 Honor’s theses; more Dime Novels; more issues of the National Defender newspaper; and other story paper issues!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Boy rifles; or, The Underground camp / by Archie C. Irons
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578430]

Periodicals

The Boys’ world, v. IV, no. 43, October 28, 1905

The Boys’ World (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:577384]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:577396]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:577408]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:577420]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:577432]

Flag of Our Union (3 issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:528322?lookfor=title%3Anovember]

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal, part 15, no. 30

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:582935]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:582955]

Detail, p. [1], Street and Smith’s New York Weekly : a journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, & c. , v. XXIX, no. 28, May 18, 1874

New York Weekly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579768]

Portland Transcript (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570878]

Detail, p. [1], Saturday Night, v. XXXIII, no. 29, Saturday, March 7, 1896

Saturday Night (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570282?lookfor=title%3Amarch]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Detail, p. [2], National Defender, v. XX, no. 9, Tuesday, October 12, 1875, Whole Number: 997

National Defender (12 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576559]

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

Carte particuliere de la côte du nord-ouest de l’Amérique reconnue par les frégates françaises la Boussole et l’Astrolabe en 1786
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571277]

Terra Nova ac maris tractus circa Novam Franciam, Angliam, Belgium, Venezuelam, Novam Andalusiam, Guianam, et Brasiliam / F. de Wit
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571341]

Antigua

Antigua surveyed by Robert Baker, Surveyor General of that island; engraved and improved by Thomas Jefferys
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571294]

The island of Cuba with part of the Bahama banks & the Martyrs. / By Thos. Jefferys, geographer to His Majesty
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571289]

Radnor Historical Society

Newspapers

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 24, no. 15, July 10, 1908

The Suburban, Wayne Times Edition (12 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:581980]

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

Program, 203rd Annual Banquet, Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, March 18, 1974

Programs (6 programs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:485093]

Villanova Digital Collection

Athletics

Photograph, Basketball (Varsity), Al Severance, Head Coach, 1935

Basketball images (8 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579126]

Undergraduate Honors Theses

2019 (13 theses added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565016]


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Content Roundup – First Week – October 2019

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 24, no. 3, April 17, 1908

Newly digitized this week (and available for your research and reading pleasure) are: new story paper issues, Dime Novels, more annual programs and a minute book from the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Villanova basketball photographs, and rare newspaper issues from the Historical Society of Montgomery County as well as the Radnor Historical Society. A small number of items comprising the Kennedy Collection have also been added to the offering in the Americana section of the digital library.

Americana

Letter, To: Miss K. Solkshinitz From: John F. Kenedy, January 16, 1956

Kennedy Collection (4 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:583601]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

“Old Sixty;” or, The Last run of the special / by Tom Burns
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:581718]

The broken betrothal / by Mary Grace Halpine
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574023]

Periodicals

[321] p., Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. XVII, no. 437, October 11, 1873

Chimney Corner (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578779]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578799]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578819]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578839]

Flag of Our Union (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:528322?lookfor=title%3Aoctober]

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579788]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579808]

New York Weekly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:581850]

Detail, front cover, Saturday Night, v. XXXIII, no. 25, Saturday, February 8, 1896

Saturday Night (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570282?lookfor=title%3Afebruary]

The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

Programs

193rd Annual

Annual programs (10 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486743]

Minute Books

Rules Minutes &c. of the Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 1952-1956
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:583289]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Newspapers

National Defender, v. XX, no. 5, Tuesday, September 14, 1875, Whole Number: 993

National Defender (v. XX: 5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576559?type=AllFields&page=2]

Radnor Historical Society

Newspapers

The Suburban, Wayne Times Edition (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:581980]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

1982 Fall Festival (one tape added, Tape #6, Side One)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:584564]

Villanova Digital Collection

Falvey Memorial Library

Mosaic: News from Falvey Memorial Library (6 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:584561]

Basketball

The New Short and Long Basketball Scorebook / by Oscar W. Gluck and Walter Barczewski (restricted to Villanova community)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579357]

Photograph, Basketball (Varsity), Players in air mid-game, [n.d.].

Basketball images (8 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579126]


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Content Roundup – Last Week – September 2019

Detail, [1] p., Saturday Night, v. XXXIII, no. 23, Saturday, January 25, 1895

Newly digitized and available this week are a host of new scrapbooks – (check out our latest exhibit on the 1st floor of Falvey Memorial Library “Scraps for Keeps” – soon to be launched as a digital exhibit of the same name), story papers, Dime Novels, maps, and basketball photographs! Notable as well are issues of the Suburban Wayne Times Edition from the Radnor Historical Society.

Americana

1 p., Scrapbook, Robert M. O’Reilly Congratulatory Letters Scrapbook, 1902

Scrapbook, Robert M. O’Reilly Congratulatory Letters Scrapbook, 1902
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:580781]

[9], Midland Railway, Scrapbook of Ralph Emerson


Scrapbook of Ralph Emerson, 1883-1884
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:582315]

[8] p., Plays & Players : a theatre-goer’s record [scrapbook], 1885-1907


Plays & Players : a theatre-goer’s record [scrapbook], 1885-1907
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:582695]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Front cover

Wide-awake Len, the Quaker City ferret; or, Caging the cormorants / by “Old Sleuth.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:577290]

Periodicals

[273] p., Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. XVII, no. 434, September 20, 1873.

Chimney Corner (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:331827?lookfor=title%3Aseptember]

Dollar Newspaper (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578041]

Ladies’ Visitor, and Drawing-room Companion (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:580483]

New York Weekly (1 issue added):
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:581838]

Portland Transcript (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:577762]

Detail, [1] p., Saturday Night, v. XXXIII, no. 23, Saturday, January 25, 1895

Saturday Night (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570282?lookfor=title%3Ajanuary]

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

Maiores minoresque insulae Hispaniola, Cuba, Lucaiae et Caribes
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571283]

A plan of the city and harbour of Havana : situated on the island of Cuba

A plan of the city and harbour of Havana : situated on the island of Cuba
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571271]

Radnor Historical Society

Newspapers

Front cover, The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 23, no. 52, March 27, 1908

The Suburban – Wayne Time Edition (11 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:581980]

Villanova Digital Collection

Athletics

Basketball Images

Photograph, Basketball Players (Intramurals), [1940s].

10 photographs added
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579126]

Commencement

[1] p., Program, Commencement, 110th year, June 1, 1953

Programs (4 added, 1951-1954)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:523674]


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Content Roundup – Second Week – September 2019

Chicago Ledger, v. XLVIII, no. 19, Saturday, May 8, 1920

Newly digitized this week are a number of rare materials including issues of Pennsylvania newspaper of limited availability, more dime novels and story paper issues, more maps from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection, and other treasures to read and research!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

“Phantom” the prairie trapper / by “Pawnee Jack”

“Phantom” the prairie trapper / by “Pawnee Jack”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578653]

The lost treasure / by Sylvanus Cobb, Jr.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574095]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:577184]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566731]

[113] p., Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. XVII, no. 424, July 12, 1873

Chimney Corner (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578109]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578149]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578169]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578129]

Selection [297] p., The flag of our Union, v. IX, no. 38, Saturday, September 23, 1854

Flag of Our Union (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576647]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576659]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576671]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576683]

Portland Eclectic and Northern Home (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578049]

Portland Transcript (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:577774]

Friendly Sons of St. Patrick

Program, 169th Annual Banquet, Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, March 18, 1940
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578879]

Seating Chart, Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, 174th Annual Dinner, March 17, 1945
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578925]

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

Title detail, Macedonia Epirus et Achaia / G. Blaeu exc.

Macedonia Epirus et Achaia / G. Blaeu exc.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:573691]

Carte réduite d’une partie de l’Océan Atlantique ou occidental

Carte réduite d’une partie de l’Océan Atlantique ou occidental
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571299]

MacSwiney Club

Irish American Club

Membership cards (20 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:576168]

Newspapers

The Pennsylvanian, v. XI, no. 3300, Monday morning, October 31, 1842

The Pennsylvanian (10 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:571210]

Relfs Philadelphia gazette, and daily advertiser, v. XXXIII, no. 8704, Tuesday, 17th December, 1816

Relfs Philadelphia Gazette (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:579433]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

1 audio file added: 1982 Fall Festival (Tape #4, Side Two)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579765]

Villanova Digital Collection

Program, Grand Dramatic Entertainment by the Villanova College Dramatic Society, “Wreck ashore”, May 10, 1882

Villanova Theatre (5 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:571235]


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Content Roundup – Last Week – August 2019

This week we present a set of newly digitized materials! Noteworthy materials include: story paper issues, more vintage Villanova Theater programs, more maps from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection, 29 more issues of the National Defender newspaper, and another ledger book from the MacSwiney Club Collection, and the New York Family Story Paper Prize Joke Book and Almanac!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Eunice Earle, or, The fatal compact / by Mary Kyle Dallas
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574314]

Bogus Dime, the North Pole detective; or, Hunting the needle fiend / by Will Winch
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:568367]

Periodicals

Front cover, selection, Chicago Ledger, v. XLV, no. 16, Saturday, April 21, 1917

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566553]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567552]

rank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. XXVII, no. 690, August 17, 1878

Chimney Corner (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576599]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576607]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576627]

Family Story Paper Prize Joke Book and Almanac (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574716]

Portland Transcript (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570866]

Detail, p. 245 “Holiday Music”, Hearth and Home, v. VII, no. 13, Saturday, September 19, 1874

Hearth and Home (6 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:570112]

Newspapers

Paterson daily guardian, v. VI, no. 839, Wednesday evening, August 3, 1859


Paterson Daily Guardian (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571118]

[73] p., Stoddart’s review, v. I, no. 10, May 15, 1880

Stoddart’s Review (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570970]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender (29 issues from 1875)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576559]

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

Hungaria, 1623

Hungaria
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:573685]

Le Port au Prince dans l’isle de St. Domingue

Le Port au Prince dans l’isle de St. Domingue
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571353]

A plan of Fort St. Louis Harbor on the south side of Hispaniola, 1888

A plan of Fort St. Louis Harbor on the south side of Hispaniola
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571347]

MacSwiney Club

Irish American Club

p. 13, Minute Book

Minute book, Irish American Club (Philadelphia, Pa.), May 1898 – December 1901
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:577786]

Villanova Digital Collection

Program, Dramatic Entertainment by the Villanova Dramatic Society, “Eily O’Connor” and “Cherry Bounce”, December 17, 1879

Villanova Theatre (23 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:571235]


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Content Roundup – Third Week – August 2019

Program, The Belle Masque Society presents, “Stalag 17”, March 31, April 1-3, 1954

Newly digitized this week are a host of new materials including story paper issues, vintage Villanova Theater programs, maps from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection, 12 issues of the National Defender newspaper from November 1874 – January 1875, a ledger book from the MacSwiney Club Collection, more Irish music from the Philadelphia Ceili Group, and all of the extant issues of the newspaper Wayne Signal from the Radnor Historical Society Collection.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Middy Ned, the runaway; or, The Search for the missing youth / by Old Sleuth

Middy Ned, the runaway; or, The Search for the missing youth / by Old Sleuth
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570930]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567429]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566507]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566530]

Flag of Our Union (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570675]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570688]

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570910]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:573648]

Cock Robin : and other stories / by Palmer Cox

Philadelphia Inquirer supplements (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571022]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570982]

Portland eclectic and northern home, v. 4, no. 28, Saturday, April 8, 1854

Portland Eclectic and Northern Home (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570756]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570732]

Portland Transcript (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570830]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570842]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender (12 issues from November 1874 – January 1875)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:556644]

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

Astronomie
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571359]

A plan of the harbour of Chebucto and town of Halifax
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571253]

Nieuwe paskaert van de kust van Hollandt tussen Texel ende Maes, waer in vertoont wert alle syn diepten en droochten.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571317]

Amérique méridionale / géographie et statistique de V. Levasseur
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571305]

Amérique Septentrionale / geographie et statistique de V. Levasseur

Amérique Septentrionale / geographie et statistique de V. Levasseur
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571311]

Carte geographique, statistique et historique de la Pensylvanie
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571323]

MacSwiney Club Collection

Irish American Club

Ledger, Stuarts Monthly Due Ledger, No. 190, for lodges,societies, clubs, etc., Irish American Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576759]

Newspapers

The Lehigh register, v. 1, no. 45, August 17, 1847

The Lehigh register (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571062]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

1982 Fall Festival (1 file added, Tape #4)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576560]

Radnor Historical Society

The Wayne Signal, v. 1, no. 4, April 1888

Wayne Signal (all 10 extant issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576558]

Villanova Digital Collection

Photographs and Illustrations

Campus Aerial View, 1920s.

Campus Aerial View, 1920s
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:549810]

Villanova, Nursing students, class of 1958.

Villanova, Nursing students, class of 1958.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:549806]

Students Discussing with Teacher in Classroom, 1982
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550419]

Villanova Theatre

Program, The Belle Masque Society presents, “Stalag 17”, March 31, April 1-3, 1954

Programs (11 programs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:571235]


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Content Roundup – Second Week – August 2019

Selection [8] p., “Cast”, program, The Belle Masque Society, “Tiger at the Gates”, November 5-9, 1958

Newly digitized this week are a host of new resources; notable new items include: many Villanova Theatre programs, a heavily annotated copy of the first history of Villanova College (annotations by Fr. Middleton), more story paper and newspaper issues, an artists sketch and scrapbook, and the 2019 Falvey Scholars papers.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

The Philadelphia mint robbery; or, Old Cap. Collier’s curious clew / by the author of “Old Cap. Collier.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:568331]

The Vanishing opals; or, Old Sleuth and the Strangways’ Tangle
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567797]

Adrien Leroy / by Charles Garvice
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574241]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger, v. XLIV, no. 1, January 1, 1916

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added, v. 44)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567375]

Chicago Ledger (3 issues added, v. 34)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565793]

Saturday Evening Post (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571415]

Saturday Night (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:569575]

p. [232], Street & Smith’s Literary Album, v. IV, no. 18, October 19, 1867, no. 96.

Street & Smith’s Literary Album (8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570108]

Youth’s Companion (2 issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570083]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570814]

New York Family Story Paper (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570234]

New York Weekly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570245]

p. [281], Portland tribune, v. 4, no. 36, Saturday, December 14, 1844

Portland Tribune (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570790]

p. 310, International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal, part 10, no. 20

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567631]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570890]

Flag of Our Union (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567921]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570639]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570651]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570663]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Selection, front cover, National Defender, v. XVIII, no. 52, Tuesday, August 11, 1874, Whole Number: 936

National Defender (11 issues added from 1874, August/September/October)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:556644]

MacSwiney Club

Irish American Club

Membership card, Irish American Club, no. 356, 1954

Documents (1953-1954: 25 membership cards added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576168]

Pennsylvaniana

James D. Reap, Jr. Collection

Red Seed with Stopper and Ivory Animal Figures, 1944-1946?
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576090]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

Tulla Ceili Band (Tape #3) at the Commodore Barry Club in Philadelphia on September 17, 1982
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:570467]

Villanova Digital Collection

Falvey Scholars (2019: 5 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:575834]

Notes 4, recto

Historical sketch of the Augustinian monastery, college and mission of St. Thomas of Villanova : Delaware County, Pa. during the first half century of their existence, 1842-1892 / compiled by Rev. Thomas C. Middleton
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:575379]

Villanova Theatre

Program, The Belle Masque Society, “Harvey,” March 23-26, 1955

Programs (12 items added or updated)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571235]

World

Selection [14, recto]

European views and portraits / Esther Borough Johnson
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574480]


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Content Roundup – Last week July / First week August 2019

Detail, La Grande Tartarie, suivant les nouvelles observations de Messrs. de L’Académie Royale de Sciences, etc. : augmentés de nouveau

This double week Content Roundup brings a host of new materials to your reading and research attention. New items include: 2 more maps from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection, another volume of the Catholic periodical index, two large sets of story papers published in Philadelphia and hitherto unavailable online from the Philadelphia Saturday Courier and Saturday Night, 7 issues of the Gaelic American newspaper from 1911 from the Joseph McGarrity Newspaper Collection, a number of Villanova Theatre materials, 2 additional minute books of the Irish American Club in Philadelphia from the MacSwiney Club Collection, and more Irish music from the Philadelphia Ceili Group.

Catholic Library Association

Plate I, “Rev. Paul J. Foik, C.S.C., Ph.D., 1879-1941, founder of the Catholic Library Association, founder of the Catholic Periodical Index”, Catholic periodical index, 1939-1943

The Catholic periodical index, 1939-1943
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571593]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Front cover

Dick Darrell, the artist detective; or, The Strange mystery of the studio / by Old Cap. Collier
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:564916]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566397]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566417]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566437]

New-York Dispatch (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570627]

Philadelphia Saturday Courier (19 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:573505]

Public Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571399]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571407]

Selection, front cover, Saturday Night, v. XXXIII, no. 18, Saturday, December 21, 1895

Saturday Night (19 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570282]

Sunday Dispatch (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570700]

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

La Grande Tartarie, suivant les nouvelles observations de Messrs. de L’Académie Royale de Sciences, etc. : augmentés de nouveau
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571329]

L’empire de la Chine : pour servir a l’histoire générale des voyages
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571335]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

Selection, [1] p., The Gaelic American – Vol. VIII, No. 23, June 10, 1911, Whole Number 404

Gaelic American (1911, 7 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:573998

Newspapers

North American and United States gazette, v. XCII, no. 25,655, Thursday morning, January 17, 1861
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:571094]

MacSwiney Club

Irish American Club

Detail p. 46, Minute book, Board of Officers, Irish American Club (Philadelphia, Pa.), February 15, 1891 – May 17, 1925

Minute book, Board of Officers, Irish American Club (Philadelphia, Pa.), February 15, 1891 – May 17, 1925
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:572888]

Minute book, Board of Directors, Irish American Club (Philadelphia, Pa.), January 9, 1903 – December 26, 1924
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:573697]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

“Tulla Ceili Band”, hosted by the Philadelphia Ceili Group at the Commodore Barry Club in Philadelphia on September 17, 1982 (2 files added, Tape #2, Side One and Side Two)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:570467]

Villanova Digital Collection

Villanova Athletics

Intramural Basketball Schedule, 1950
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574386]

Villanova Theatre

Program, Villanova College Dramatic Association, “Ireland As It Is,” November 24, 1874
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574404]

Program, Villanova College Dramatic Association, “The Wreck Ashore,” November 25, 1874
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574410]

Program, Villanova College Dramatic Association, “Gun-Maker of Moscow,” February 17, 1874
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574416]

Program, St. Thomas’ Library Society of Villanova College, St. Patrick’s Evening, March 17, 1879
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574392]

Program, Belle Masque, “Billy Budd,” December 6-8, 1956
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574456]

Program, Belle Masque, “Saint Joan,” November 13-17, 1957
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574424]

Program, Belle Masque, “The Apple Tree,” June, 1969
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:574448]


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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – July 2019

Villanova Campus (Aerial view, south), 1964

Newly available this week are a host of digitized photographs depicting campus life, athletics, and students. As well, a significant number of story and newspaper issues of high rarity are also available.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

Masthead detail, Banner of light, v. XIX, no. 12, Saturday, June 9, 1866

Banner of Light (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570708]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570768]

Front cover, “A Woman Hater”, Chicago Ledger, v. XXXII, no. 12, Saturday, March 19, 1904

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566457]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566377]

New York Mercury (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570744]

Detail, p. 8, Street and Smith’s New York Weekly : a journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, & c. , v. 37, no. 7, December 26, 1881

New York Weekly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570720]

Olive Branch (1 issue added added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570822]

Portland Transcript (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570854]

Masthead detail, Scottish American journal, v. II, no. 40, August 6, 1859, whole no. 105

Scottish American Journal (8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:570109]

Detail, p. [541], “The Duel in Herne Woods by Wilkie Collins”, The spirit of the times, v. 94, no. 20, Saturday, December 22, 1877

Spirit of the Times (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570595]

Spirit of the Times and the New York Sportsman (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570549]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570571]

Villanova Digital Collection

Program, WWVU Radio, April Festival of Music
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570158]

Athletics

Silver Bowl Poster, 1954
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:549776]

Wildcat (Mascot)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550423]

Varsity Letter
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:549790]

Villanova college football team, 1898

Football, 1898
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:549794]

Photographs and Illustrations

Campus View, Snow Scene – Dougherty Hall, 1960

Winter scenes of campus (4 photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570152]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570134]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570128]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570146]

Villanova Campus (Aerial view, south), 1964
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:549703]

Mendel Hall Groundbreaking ceremony, 1961 (2 photos added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550440]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550444]

Campus, Villanova College Sign (Entrance Lancaster Avenue), 1928
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550436]

Religious Sisters Discussing a Project, Summer School, 1965
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553546]

Villanova Students with rakes, 1940?
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:549802]


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Content Roundup – Third Week – July 2019

Masthead detail, Star spangled banner, v. V, no. 43, Saturday, July 12, 1851

This week’s newly digitized content includes two scrapbook advertisements for the upcoming fall scrapbook exhibit, a new audio performance from the Philadelphia Ceili Group, the completion of all extant issues of the Weekly Wayne Gazette from the Radnor Historical Society, and number of other story paper issues, including one from the ultra rare Star Spangled Banner.

Americana

Detail, p. 28

Advertising leaf, from a 1901-1902 trade catalog of A.C. McClurg & Co.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570283]

Trade card for F. Trifet, dealer in scrap book pictures and fancy cards
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570370]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

Detail, p. [1], Chicago Ledger, v. XXVI, no. 45, Wednesday, November 9, 1898

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565749]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565761]

Detail, p. [137], The flag of our Union, v. IX, no. 18, Saturday, May 6, 1854

Flag of Our Union (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567873]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567885]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567897]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567909]

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565983]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567611]

Detail, p. [1], Saturday Night, v. XII, no. 44, Saturday July 17, 1875

Saturday Night (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:569557]

Star Spangled Banner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570166]

Masthead detail, The Yankee blade, v. IX, no. 10, Saturday, October 27, 1849

Yankee Blade (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570237]

Radnor Historical Society

Masthead detail, Weekly Wayne Gazette, v. 1, no. 52, June 22, 1872

Weekly Wayne Gazette (20 issues added, completing digitization of all available issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566692]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

Tulla Ceili Band, hosted by the Philadelphia Ceili Group at the Commodore Barry Club in Philadelphia on September 17, 1982 (1 file)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570467]


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