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Content Roundup – Third Week – September 2020

This week we again offer newly digitized materials as well as additional content digitized in the spring! Especially noteworthy are the 1991 Belle Air yearbook, more Dime Novels, Story Paper and newspaper issues, and an early manuscript documenting commencement procedures for Villanova.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Selection, front cover

Bold masked robbers; or, Nick Carter’s lively conflict / by the author of “Nick Carter”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:623015]

Periodicals

Weekly Novelette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622484]

Young Men of America (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622782]

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. I, no. 6, July 8, 1865

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:624097]

Radnor Historical Society

Selection, The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 33, no. 50, August 9, 1918

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition) (1918 May-August: 13 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:623512]

Villanova Digital Collection

Yearbooks

p. 4-5, Belle Air, 1991

Belle Air 1991
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:624213]

Villanova University President’s Records

Selection, p. [1]

Manuscript, Commencement Procedure, 1877
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:624141]

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Assessing the validity of a suspected recent decline in chickadee abundance using citizen science and other data sources / by Haley E. Randall
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:623902]


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Content Roundup – Second Week – September 2020

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 33, no. 35, April 26, 1918

This week we again offer newly digitized materials as well as additional content digitized in the spring! Especially noteworthy are new Dime Novels and Story Paper issues, more newspaper issues, and photographs of Connelly Center exterior.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The brown house in the hollow / by Mrs. Mary J. Holmes
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622536]

Periodicals

The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 41, December 19, 1857

New York Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622249]

Weekly Novelette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567957]

Selection, p. 4, The Young Men of America : a Sparkling Journal for Young Ladies and Gentleman, v. XI, no. 546, February 23, 1888

Young Men of America (1 issue)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622762]

Radnor Historical Society

Newspapers

Front page featuring Miss Suzanne Silvercruys from The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 33, no. 24, February 8, 1918

The Suburban Wayne Times Edition (1918: 20 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:623512]

Villanova Digital Collection

Photograph, Installation of signage outside Connelly Center, May 1980.

Photographs, Connelly Center (Exterior) (8 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622133]

Advertisement for a Great War Lecture by Sergeant Ruth Farnum: The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 33, no. 37, May 10, 1918


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Content Roundup – First Week – September 2020

This week we offer newly digitized materials as well as some content digitized in the spring! Especially noteworthy are new Dime Novels and Story Paper issues, and more newspaper issues!

Dime Novels and Popular Literature

Fiction

Fred Fearnot’s narrow escape; or, The Plot that failed / by author of Fred Fearnot
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622717]

Periodicals

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622225]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622237]

The Young Men of America : a Sparkling Journal for Young Ladies and Gentleman, v. XI, no. 545, February 16, 1888

Young Men of America (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622691]

The Weekly novelette, v. III, no. 13, Saturday, June 12, 1858

Weekly Novelette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622444]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Selection [1] p., National Defender, v. XXIV, no. 48, Tuesday, July 6, 1880, Whole Number: 1244.

National Defender (1879-1880: 43 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

Villanova Digital Collection

Commencement

Front cover, Commencement program, 1991

Program, Commencement, 148th year, May 12, 1991
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622926]

Program, Commencement, 148th year, Honors at Graduation, May 12, 1991
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:623003]


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Content Roundup – Last week – August 2020

This week we present items digitized earlier this year and published over the last week including: new Dime Novels, story-paper and newspapers issues including content from the National Defender, the New York Ledger and the Irishman. More to come next week!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Liberty Boys’ retreat; or, In “the shades of death” / by Harry Moore
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622384]

Periodicals

New York Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622213]

Masthead, The Portland transcript, v. XVI, no. 8, June 5, 1852

Portland Transcript (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622524]

The Weekly novelette, v. III, no. 12, Saturday, June 5, 1858

Weekly Novelette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622424]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender

Masthead, National Defender, v. XXIV, no. 19, Tuesday, December 16, 1879, Whole Number: 1215

1879: (27 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621719]

1880: (10 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622659]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Irishman, v. 3, no. 5, February 2, 1918

The Irishman (1917/1918: 21 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:615318]


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Content Roundup – Early to Middle – August 2020

We present items digitized earlier this year and published over these last weeks including: more story-papers and newspapers including issues the National Defender, the Gaelic American and the Irishman.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

Selection, The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 37, November 21, 1857

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622201]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622189]

The Boys’ world, v. 21, no. 52, December 30, 1922

Boys’ World (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622309]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

Selection [4] p., National Defender, v. XXIV, no. 4, Tuesday, September 2, 1879, Whole Number: 1200

National Defender (1879: 16 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621719]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

Selection, [1] p., The Gaelic American – Vol. XXI, No. 52, December 27, 1924, Whole Number 1111

The Gaelic American (1924: 42 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622351]

The Irishman, v. 3, no. 5, February 2, 1918.

The Irishman: a unique monthly journal (1917/1918 – 43 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:615318]


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Content Roundup – Late July – 2020

Photograph, Connelly Center (Architects drawing, interior), c. 1978

We present items digitized earlier this semester and published over these last weeks including: more story-papers and newspapers including issues the Gaelic American; 5 minute books from the Irish American Club, as well as more photographs of Connelly Center featuring the building’s construction.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

Selection p. [5], The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 34, October 31, 1857

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622165]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622177]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

Selection, The Gaelic American – Vol. XXI, No. 9, March 1, 1924, Whole Number 1068

The Gaelic American (1924: 9 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622351]

Villanova Digital Collection

Photographs

Photograph, Connelly Center construction (interior fireplace), May, 1979

Connelly Center photographs, construction (10 added):
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620523]


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Content Roundup – middle July – 2020

From the first two weeks of July, here are items digitized earlier this year and published over these last weeks including: more story-papers and newspapers including issues of the Wayne Suburban, and the Gaelic American, and photographs of Connelly Center.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

p. [7], title page

Lightfoot, the scout, or, Tracks on the trail / by L. A. Jones
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:616453]

Periodicals

Selection, [209] p., The Youth’s companion, v. XXXVI [sic XXXVII], no. 53, Thursday, December 31, 1863

Youth’s Companion (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:609909]

Selection [1] p., The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 32, October 17, 1857

New York Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622141]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622153]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American – Vol. XX, No. 28, July 14, 1923, Whole Number 1035

The Gaelic American (1923: 29 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:348816]

Radnor Historical Society

Newspapers

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 26, no. 49, March 17, 1911

Suburban Wayne Times (1910-1911, 24 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:581980]

Villanova Digital Collections

Photographs and Illustrations

19 photographs added from VUA 35 from various collections
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:189101]

Connelly Center photographs

Photograph, Students relaxing outside Connelly Center, undated

19 Connelly Center photographs (Exterior) added from VUA 41
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622133]


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Content Roundup – Third and Fourth Weeks – June 2020

The middle two weeks of June 2020 have passed us, and here we present items digitized earlier this semester and published over these last weeks including: more story-papers and newspapers including issues of the Wayne Suburban, and the Gaelic American; 5 minute books from the Irish American Club, as well, more 2020 Undergraduate Honors Theses and more Villanova Graduate Theses from 1965 and photographs of Connelly Center.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

[185] p.,The Youth’s companion, v. XXXVI [sic XXXVII], no. 47, Thursday, November 19, 1863

Youth’s Companion (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:609917]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:609925]

Irish American Club

Ledger, Stuarts Monthly Due Ledger, No. 190, for lodges,societies, clubs, etc., Irish American Club (Philadelphia, Pa.).

Minute Books (5 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566505]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American – Vol. XIX, No. 35, September 2, 1922, Whole Number 990

The Gaelic American (1922 completed: 49 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:348815]

Pennsylvaniana Collection

Radnor Historical Society

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 23, no. 13, July 5, 1907.

Suburban Wayne Times (1907 completed: 39 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621968]

Celeste Morello

p. 20, Historical Marker application documents, Philadelphia Historical Commission, La Banca Calabrese (The Calabrian Bank), March 2019

Historic Designation Applications (3 added: Calabrian Bank, St. Augustine’s Church, Cover Pages)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:603864]

Villanova Digital Collection

Graduate theses (1965 completed: 4 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:361342]

Undergraduate Honors Theses (2020 completed: 14 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621873]

Connelly Center Photographs

Photograph, Connelly Center (Exterior), undated

Connelly Center (Exterior) photographs (12 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:622133]


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Content Roundup – Second Week – June 2020

This week, we offer more content digitized earlier in the year: two story paper issues, more newspaper issues and more Honors and Graduate Theses, recent and older.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

The Boys’ world, v. 21, no. 41, October 14, 1922

Boys’ World (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618914]

The Youth’s companion, v. XXXVI [sic XXXVII], no. 45, Thursday, November 5, 1863

Youth’s Companion (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:609933]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American

The Gaelic American – Vol. XVIII, No. 51, December 17, 1921, Whole Number 953

1921: 16 issues added
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344589]

1922: 3 issues added
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:348815]

Villanova Digital Collection

Undergraduate Honors Theses, (2020: 12 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621873]

Graduate theses

1965: 8 added
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:361342]

1966: 5 added
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620487]


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Content Roundup – First Week – June 2020

This week, we offer more content digitized earlier in the year: a Dime Novel, story paper issues, newspaper issues, a Leprechaun statuette from the Joseph McGarrity Collection, and more Honors and Graduate Theses as well as many of the 2020 Falvey Scholars papers!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature Collections

Fiction

My Brother and I and the little captain (from The Sabbath Library)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620434]

Periodicals

Boys’ World (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618902]

The Youth’s companion, v. XXXVI [sic XXXVII], no. 43, Thursday, October 22, 1863

Youth’s Companion (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:609957]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:609949]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:609941]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American – Vol. XVIII, No. 9, February 26, 1921, Whole Number 911

The Gaelic American (5 issues added from 1921)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344589]

Realia – Prints – Plates

Leprechaun statuette
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:566971]

Villanova Digital Collection

Undergraduate Honors Theses (2020: 1 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621873]

Falvey Scholars (2020: 4 essays added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621874]

Graduate theses (1965: 9 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:361342]


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