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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]


Content Roundup – Second Week – July 2019

p. 78, Minute book, Irish American Club (Philadelphia, Pa.), January 3, 1892 – October 26, 1901

This week’s newly digitized offerings include more Dime Novels, story paper issues, Irish music, and the next minute book from the MacSwiney Club.
Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Detective Hardscrabble’s long chase; or, Solving the Catherwood mystery / by Bernard Wayde
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:568295]

Redeemed by love / by Charlotte M. Braeme.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:568225]

Front cover, selection

Old Sleuth’s shore inn case; or, The Mark of the crescent scar / by “Old Sleuth.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566043]

Ruby Gordon; or, Back from the grave / by Libbie Sprague Phillips
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:568129]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565725]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565737]

Selection, p. [129], The flag of our Union, v. IX, no. 17, Saturday, April 29, 1854

Flag of Our Union (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566612]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566624]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567837]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567849]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567861]

p. 236, International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal, part 8, no. 15

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565943]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565963]

MacSwiney Club

Minute Books

Selection, p. 1

Minute book, Irish American Club (Philadelphia, Pa.), January 3, 1892 – October 26, 1901
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:568403]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

1978 Fall Festival (6 files added – completing digitization of this event)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565393]


Content Roundup – First Week – July 2019

p. 24, selection,The Bummer boy, a “spoony” biography / By “That-brick.”

This week’s newly digitized offerings include a number of treasures to fill your early July days! Notable materials include: a dissected early map of Asia used as jigsaw puzzle, more issues of the Weekly Wayne Gazette from the Radnor Historical Society, more rare issues of storypapers including the Centennial Record and the Weekly Novelette, more Irish music from the Philadelphia Ceili Group, a political pamphlet satirizing the presidential hopeful Benjamin Butler, and the first song (sheet music) designed to altert the public of a kidnapped child!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Front cover, selection

Old Cap. Collier and the “speckled hands” conspiracy; or, The Mystery of the first night of the opera / by the author of “Old Cap. Collier.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565866]

Non-Fiction

The Bummer boy a “spoony” biography / By “That-brick.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567651]

Billy-boy : the kidnapped child / words by Sam Bullock; Music by W. E. “Paddy” Krepper
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567679]

Periodicals

Centennial Record cover, 1876, about July 4th

The Centennial Record (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:568028]

The Weekly novelette, v. III, no. 3, Saturday, April 3, 1858

Weekly Novelette (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567689]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567707]

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565701]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565713]

Front cover, selection,The flag of our Union, v. IX, no. 11, Saturday, March 18, 1854

Flag of Our Union (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566083]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566095]

p. 197, selection, International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal, part 7, no. 13

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565923]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

1978 Fall Festival (2 files added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565393]

Radnor Historical Society

Front cover, selection, Wayne Weekly Gazette, v. 1, no. 32, December 30, 1871

Weekly Wayne Gazette (23 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:566692]

Rambles, Travels, and Maps

Map selections and Box

Dissected Map of Asia
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:568019]


Content Roundup – Last Week – June 2019

Detail, cover – “New York Vampires” -Saturday Night, v. XXXIV, no. 17, Saturday, December 12, 1896

This week brings hot weather and the hottest in newly digitized content! Of note this week are 52 issues from the Philadelphia story paper “Saturday Night”; more dime novels, including two rare offerings from Munro’s Ten Cent Novels series, a commemorative Saki cup from the James D. Reap, Jr. Collection and more Irish music from the Philadelphia Ceili Group!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Allan’s wife / by H. Rider Haggard (Arundel Library)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566770]

[3] p., “Passing a signal tower”

The Railroad (Engine Series)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565577]

The forest lodge : a romance of Indian life / by J. Springer (Munro’s Ten Cent Novels)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567094]

Gairook, the Montauk chief / by an old trapper (Munro’s Ten Cent Novels)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567199]

Dave Dotson and the tragedy of the woods; or, Solving the mysterious murder of a beautiful heiress / by Old Cap. Collier (Old Cap. Collier Library)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565830]

A Dead man’s hand; or, Caught by his own victim / by “Old Sleuth.” (Old Sleuth Weekly)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566003]

Periodicals

Front cover,Chicago Ledger, v. XXVI, no. 36, Wednesday, September 7, 1898

Chicago Ledger (8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565649]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565689]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567402]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567452]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567475]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567498]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567525]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567579]

Detail, cover -Saturday Night, v. XXXIV, no. 47, Saturday, July 10, 1897

Saturday Night (52 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:564589]

James D. Reap, Jr. Collection

Sake Cup with Commemorative Box

Sake Cup with Commemorative Box — Celebrating the Invasion of Nanking, China, 1937
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567727]

Manuscripts

Uncollected manuscripts

Front, Virginia manuscript certificate for wolf-scalping bounty

Virginia manuscript certificate for wolf-scalping bounty
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567602]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

1978 Fall Festival (Tapes 5 & 6 – 4 files added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565393]

Villanova Digital Collection

2019 Undergraduate Honors Theses (5 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565016]


Content Roundup – First Week – June 2019

Detail, [1] p., Saturday Night, v. VI, no. 45, Saturday, July 31, 1869

June starts off with hot weather and newly digitized resources for your reading and research needs. Notable this week are an entire volume of 52 issues of the Philadelphia published story paper “Saturday Night”, 4 more treasures from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection, a rare photograph album from a Pennsylvania nurse from 1907-1914, the first part of the 1978 Fall Music Festival from the Philadelphia Ceili Group, a travel diary describing a tour of Spain from 1896, and a narrative from the WWII Villanova Veteran, John S. Harkins, Jr. recalling his memories of service at the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Hickory Jack, or, The wild man of the woods / by Capt. Latham C. Carleton [i.e. E.S. Ellis]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560734]

Old Sleuth’s greatest case; or, Caught by the king of all detectives / by “Old Sleuth.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:564952]

Jack Standfast’s ice boat; or, The Struggle for the pennant / by Horace Paine
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:561055]

Jack Standfast’s best work; or, The Marvel of the cinder path / by Horace Paine
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565212]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560722]

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:564896]

Detail, [1] p., Saturday Night, v. VI, no. 43, Saturday, July 17, 1869

Saturday Night (v. 6: 52 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:328854]

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

Hemisphere Septentrional pour voir plus distinctement les Terres Arctiques

Hemisphere Septentrional pour voir plus distinctement les Terres Arctiques.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565157]

Tabula Selenographica: in qua Lunarium Macularum exacta Descriptio Secundum Nomenclaturam Præstantissimorum Astronomorum tam Hevelii quam Riccioli Curiosis Rei Sidereæ Cultoribus exhibetur…
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565162]

Nova et Accurata Poli Arctici: et terrarum Circum Iacentium Descriptio
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565167]

Detail, “Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum Regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America Sitis…”

Pensylvania, Nova Jersey et Nova York cum Regionibus ad Fluvium Delaware in America Sitis / Nova Delineatione ob oculos posita per Tob. Conr. Lotter
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565173]

Manuscript Collection

Uncollected manuscripts

Selection, 1 p., Letter, To: Louis Keefer From: John S. Harkins, Jr., February 16, 1998

Letter, To: Louis Keefer From: John S. Harkins, Jr., February 16, 1998
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565661]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

Fall Fest 1978, Tape 1, Side One
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565394]

Pennsylvaniana

Loose photo, Photographic Album, Nurse in Pennsylvania, 1907-1914

Photographic Album, Nurse in Pennsylvania, 1907-1914
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565270]

Villanova Digital Collection

2019 Undergraduate Honors Theses (4 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565016]

World

Uncle Tom Cobleigh’s club at Torquay races: In the Devonshire dialect / by Jan Stewer
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565178]

1, recto, A tour of Spain, 1896

A tour of Spain, 1896
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:561095]


Content Roundup – Last Week – May 2019

Selection, [1] p., Saturday Night, v. VII, no. 44, Saturday, July 23, 1870

Newly available this week are a number of resources including more story paper issues (especially from Saturday Night – the Philadelphia published story paper) and Dime Novels, some of the 2019 Undergraduate Honors Theses, and more maps from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection!

Dime Novel and Popular Culture

Fiction

Selection, front cover, Gideon Gault’s great jewelry case; or, Three puzzling clews / by Lieut. Carlton.

Gideon Gault’s great jewelry case; or, Three puzzling clews / by Lieut. Carlton
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563115]

Hiding Tom, or, The fox of the prairie / by W. J. Hamilton
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560582]

The secret service ship; or, The fall of San Juan d’Ulloa : a romance of the Mexican War / by Capt. Charles E. Averill
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:564339]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560710]

Selection, [1] p., The flag of our Union, January 21, 1854

Flag of Our Union (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563426]

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563095]

Selection, [1] p., “The Eye of Fate: a great marvelous story”, Saturday Night, v. VII, no. 46, Saturday, August 6, 1870

Saturday Night (v. 7, 1870: 16 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:557096]

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

Selection, Carte du Golphe du Méxique

Carte du Golphe du Méxique et des isles de l’Amérique: pour servir à l’Histoire générale des voyages, 1754
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563791]

Carte della Isole Antilles, 1821
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563808]

A new map of part of the United States of North America
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563803]

Selection, Carte des Antilles Françoises

Carte des Antilles Françoises et des iles voisines, 1717:
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563797]

Carte De La Partie Meridionale du Royaume de Suede avec une Table des Provinces et des Villes Principales
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563814]

Villanova Digital Collection

Undergraduate Honors Theses (2019: 6 theses added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:565016]


Content Roundup – Third Week – May 2019

Selection, rear cover, The “Golden Reel’s” revenge; or, Tracking the terrible deeds of a secret society / by the author of “Now then.

This week finds more newly digitized content available: notable additions include more dime novel and story paper issues, a number of Villanova Athletics materials, and 4 engravings by Theodore de Bry from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The “Golden Reel’s” revenge; or, Tracking the terrible deeds of a secret society / by the author of “Now then.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:561818]

Cardia; or, “Forever ’till death” / by Miss Aimee Carey, M. E. L., author of “Mizpah,” &c., &c.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:561874]

Selection, front cover, Old Sleuth weekly, v. I, no. 8, July 24th, 1908.

The Mystery of the Spaniards’ vendetta / by “Old Sleuth”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:561778]

Periodicals

Selection, [1] p., Chicago Ledger, Wednesday, July 13, 1898

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560698]

Selection, [9] p., The flag of our Union, v. IX, no. 2, Saturday, January 14, 1854

Flag of Our Union (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563414]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563438]

Selection front cover, Golden Hours, Saturday June 4, 1898

Golden Hours (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:562042]

p. 92, International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal, part 3, no. 6

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:559850]

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

The French Sail to the River of May (St. Johns River), Plate II
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563767]

Selection, Outina, With the Help of the French, Gains a Victory over His Enemy Potanou, Plate XII

Outina, With the Help of the French, Gains a Victory over His Enemy Potanou, Plate XIII
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563773]

Sechster theil Americae, Plate XX
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563779]

Selection, Sechster theil Americae, Plate XXIII.

Sechster theil Americae, Plate XXIII
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:563785]

Villanova Digital Collection

Handbook for Women’s Residence
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553550]

Athletics

Villanova Pennant
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:548120]

Big East Bumper Sticker
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:549710]

Villanova Final Four Pin, 1985
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:549706]

Photographs and Illustrations

Poster, Belle Masque of Villanova College presents, “Jacobowsky and the Colonel”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:550165]

Photograph, Homecoming Queen, 1960
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:553538]


Content Roundup – Second Week – May 2019

Front pastedown, Belle Air 1969

Newly digitized this week are a number of new Dime Novels and story paper issues as well as the Belle Air from 1969, fifty years ago!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Scarlet spy; or, Siege of the forest fort / by T. C. Harbaugh
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560900]

Dick Merriwell at Montauk Point; or, The Terror of the air / by Burt L. Standish
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:557868]

Frank Merriwell’s bluff; or, The Lost senorita of Sonora / by Burt L. Standish
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560949]

Paratextual Materials

Inside front cover, W. H. H. Walbridge’s Library Scrap Book

W. H. H. Walbridge’s Library Scrap Book of Tales taken from Saturday Night, New York Ledger, and New York Weekly
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:562530]

Periodicals

Selection [1] p., “Miss Croesus by William Wallace Cook”, Chicago Ledger, June 22, 1898

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560686]

Selection [1] p., The New York Fireside Companion : a journal of instructive and entertaining literature, , April 2, 1883, Special edition

Fireside Companion (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:562030]

Flag of Our Union (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:562018]

p. 69, International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal, part 3, no. 5

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:559830]

Villanova Digital Collection

Yearbooks

Inside fly leaf, Belle Air 1969

Belle Air 1969
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:562156]


Content Roundup – First Week – May 2019

Selection [1] p., Saturday Night, v. VII, no. 21, Saturday, February 12, 1870

Newly digitized and available this week are a host of new story paper issues and dime novels. Over 30 issues of Saturday Night, published in Philadelphia, are newly available and feature a story set in Philadelphia, Genevra St. Aubyn, or The Mysteries of Philadelphia. As well this week are new items from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection.

Americana Collection

Silver Hair and Three Bears

Silver Hair and the Three Bears
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:561966]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature Collection

Fiction

The boy scouts, or, The hunt of the Pottawatomies / by Mahlon A. Brown
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:559870]

Little Oskaloo; or, The White whirlwind / by T. C. Harbaugh
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560403]

Periodicals

Good reading, v. I, no. 4, June, 1893

Good Reading (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560985]

Chicago Ledger, v. XXVI, no. 21, Wednesday, May 25, 1898

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560355]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:561912]

Selection p. 4, The New York Fireside Companion : a journal of instructive and entertaining literature, v. XLVIII, no. 1234, June 20, 1891

Fireside Companion (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560937]

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:558331]

Selection p. 1, Saturday Night, v. VII, no. 1, Saturday, September 25, 1869

Saturday Night (30 issues added from v. 7)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:557096]

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

Selection, Mappa geographica regionem Mexicanum et Floridam

Mappa geographica regionem Mexicanum et Floridam
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560199]

Engraving of Francisco Pisarro

Engraving of Francisco Pisarro
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560202]

Engraving of Atahualpa, last King of Peru

Engraving of Atahualpa, last King of Peru
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560206]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Pamphlet, Sir Roger Casement on the English Boycott of Queenstown : a remarkable communication
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:522940]

Villanova Digital Collection

Yearbooks

Belle Air 1968
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:561413]


Content Roundup – Last week – April 2019

Newly digitized this week are a number of dime novels, more story paper issues including 28 more issues from v.1 (1880) of the Philadelphia young adult title Golden Days, more maps, and two drawings from the James D. Reap, Jr. Collection.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Beadle’s Frontier Series (2 titles added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:559351]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:559615]

Gray Wolf, the boy hunter : a romance of the Western wilds / by Marline Manly
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560367]

Non-Fiction

Gay life in Paris : how life is enjoyed by the people of that great metropolis
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:554993]

Periodicals

Selection, [1] p., Chicago Ledger, v. XXVI, no. 19, Wednesday, May 11, 1898

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:558259]

[625] p., Golden Days : for Boys and Girls, v. I, no. 40, December 4, 1880

Golden Days (28 issues added, completing v. 1, 1880)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:493989]

James D. Reap, Jr. Collection

View of Fujiyama, Elevation 12390 Feet
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560210]

Left side, Sketch of Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 1945

Sketch of Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 1945
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560893]

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

Linguistic Stocks of American Indians, North of Mexico
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560022]

Dominia Anglorum in America Septentrionali
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560026]

A new chart of the Bahama Islands and the windward passage
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560029]

Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560033]

Hispaniae Novae sivae magnae, recens et vera descriptio
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:560195]


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