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Content Roundup – Second Week – January 2020

The Gaelic American, v. II, No. 27, July 8, 1905

This week we offer a host of newly digitized materials including Dime Novel and story paper issues, rare newspaper issues (for example The Gaelic American) and two noteworthy speeches from the Society of The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick for The Relief of Emigrants from Ireland.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The black dwarf / by Sir Walter Scott (from the Arm Chair Library)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:602939]

Fred Fearnot’s great peril; or, Running down the counterfeiters / by author of Fred Fearnot (from Work and Win):
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:602015]

Periodicals

The Boys’ world, v. 20, no. 45, November 5, 1921

Boys’ World (11 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:601460]

Selection, [185] p.,T he Balance and Columbian repository, v. II, no. 24, Tuesday, June 14, 1803

Balance and Columbian Repository (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:583075]

The Examiner, no. 112, Sunday, Feb. 18, 1810

The Examiner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:583965]

New England farmer, v. IV, no. 29, Friday, February 10, 1826

New England Farmer (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:588833]

Detail, [p.1], The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 1, March 14, 1857

New York Ledger (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:600599]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:600611]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:600623]

Our continent, v. I, no. 1, February 15, 1882.

Our Continent (index + 2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:600548]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:600556]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:600578]

Detail, [129 p.], The Portland transcript, v. XV, no. 17, August 9, 1851

Portland Transcript (12 issues added, one of which is a copy 2)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:590827]

Port Folio (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589218]

Detail, [1 p.], The Story teller, v. I, no. 10, July 3, 1898.

Story Teller (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:600536]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:601014]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:601026]

Joseph McGarrity

Newspapers

Detail, [1 p.], The Gaelic American, v. II, No. 21, May 27, 1905

Gaelic American

1904: 11 issues added
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589517]

1905: 25 issues added
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:280074]

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

Addresses and Speeches

Address / by Dáithí O’Ceallaigh … January 19, 1988
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:600988]

Address / by Mr. John Hume, Deputy Leader of the Social Democratic & Labour Party, Northern Ireland … Thursday, March 17, 1977
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:600956]


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Content Roundup – late December 2019 / first week January 2020

Masthead, National Defender, v. XXII, no. 9, Tuesday, October 9, 1877, Whole Number: 1101

This omnibus report details the final digitized materials from 2019 and the initial content newly live in January 2020. Notable are over 75 issues of the newspaper National Defender, the 1866 Catholic Almanac, 4 more vintage maps from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection, more Dime Novel and story paper issues, including issues now available in the public domaine from 1924, and 6 issues of the Gaelic American newspaper from the Joseph McGarrity Collection.

Catholica Collection

Official Catholic Directory

Sadlier’s Catholic almanac and ordo for the year of our lord 1866 with a full report of the various dioceses in the United States, British North-America, and Ireland
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599993]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Aunt Maria; or, She thought she knew it all : a story of two young fellows who thought they knew something / by Sam Smiley
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:601050]

The Bradys and the torn shoe; or, Convicted by a footprint / by a New York detective
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599953]

Buffalo Bill overboard; or, Playing the black and red / by the author of “Buffalo Bill.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599704]

Work and Win (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599913]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:596729]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:581798]

The Demon doctor; or, Deadhold, the “kid” detective / by “Old Sleuth
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:577330]

Periodicals

Boston Weekly Magazine (2 issues added)
https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:599821

New York Ledger (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599782]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:594097]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599819]

New York Weekly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:570782]

Front cover, The People’s Home Journal, v. XXXIX, no. 3, March, 1924

People’s Home Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599516]

Front cover, Weekly Ledger, v. LII, no. 24, Saturday, June 14, 1924

Weekly Ledger (2 issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:599781]

Good news : Best stories from every quarter, v. 6, no. 150, March 18, 1893

Good News (6 issues added; 3 from v.5 and 3 from v. 6)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:594211]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:593441?lookfor=title%3Aaugust]

Portland Transcript (9 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:545726]

Saturday Night, v. XVI, no. 52, Saturday, September 6, 1879

Saturday Night (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:582029]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:580471]

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. XI, no. 268, July 16, 1870

Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599468]

Saturday Courier (2 issues)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:593126]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:593134]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender (78 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:465299]

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

Phelps & Ensign’s travellers’ guide and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:594282]

The United States and its new possessions : Puerto Rico, Cuba, Hawaii, Philippine Islands, and Alaska, with general maps of Europe, Asia, Africa and Pan-America
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:594294]

Carte de l’isle de Sainte Lucie, pour servir à l’Histoire générale des voyages
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:594258]

Isle de la Martinique ; Isles de la Guadeloupe, de Marie, Galante, de la Désirade, et celles des Saintes[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:594270]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

Selection (p. 1), The Gaelic American, v. II, No. 13, April 1, 1905

The Gaelic American (6 issues added from 1905)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:280074]


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Content Roundup – Second Week – November 2019

Photograph, Basketball (Varsity), NCAA Championship Team and President Ronald Reagan at the White House, 1985

For your reading and research pleasure this week we offer a number of newly digitized materials. Especially noteworthy are additional Villanova basketball photographs including the 1985 NCAA championship team, some very early story paper issues, and the newly acquired Astronomical Observations manuscript penned by the noted American writer H.P. Lovecraft.

Americana

H.P. Lovecraft Collection

[17] p. ; Astronomical observations

Astronomical observations / made by H.P. Lovecraft, 598, Angell St, Providence, R.I. U.S.A. years 1909-1915
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:593162]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The red scourge; or, How Morgan, the buccaneer, stormed the citadel / by an old salt
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:588026]

Periodicals

Boston Weekly Magazine (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589417]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589425]

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXVIII, no. 9, Saturday, February 26, 1910

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:591497]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:591517]

The Evening fire-side, or Weekly intelligence in the civil, natural, moral, literary and religious worlds, v. I, no. 19, seventh-day, 20th of fourth month, 1805

Evening Fire-side (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:582149]

The Graphic : an illustrated weekly newspaper, v. XVIII, no. 457, Saturday, August 31, 1878

The Graphic (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:583918]

Philadelphia Saturday Courier (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:591569]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:585462]

The Portland transcript, v. XIV, no. 27, October 19, 1850

Portland Transcript (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:592014]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:592026]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:592038]

The weekly museum, v. XVI, no. 15, [whole] no. 796, Saturday, April 14, 1804

Weekly Museum (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:582133]

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

A map of the country from Rariton River in East Jersey, to Elk Head in Maryland: shewing the several operations of the American & British armies, in 1776 & 1777 / Neele sc., Strand
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:584497]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

Fall Festival 1982, Tape #7, Side One
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:593584]

Villanova Digital Collection

Photograph, Basketball (Varsity), Rollie Massimino, Head Coach, 1980

Basketball Images (13 images added, including the 1985 NCAA championship team)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:579126]

Falvey Memorial Library

Mosaic: News from Falvey Memorial Library (Fall 2019 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:592895]


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Content Roundup – First Week – November 2019

Newly digitized offerings this week include a variety of materials. Especially noteworthy are 3 additional maps from the John F. Smith, III and Susan B. Smith Antique Map Collection and a significant number of story paper and newspaper issues. In addition, more historic Villanova basketball photographs are also available!

Americana

Flyer, Providence Astronomical Society, [1909?]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:591735]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Iron and steel; or, The Fall of Port Hudson / by Major A. F. Grant
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:588066]

Periodicals

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:590282]

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal, part 18, no. 36

International Weekly Illustrated Ladies’ Journal (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:583015]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:583035]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:583055]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589578]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589598]

The Philadelphia Saturday Courier, v. VII, no. 321, Saturday, May 20, 1837.

Philadelphia Saturday Journal (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:585478]

Portland Transcript (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:588118]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:588130]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:588142]

The Household, v. 6, no. 8, August, 1873

Household (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:588834]

Judge, v. 23, no. 561, July 16, 1892

Judge (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589180]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589199]

Street and Smith’s New York Weekly : a journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, & c. , v. 51, no. 11, January 4, 1896.

New York Weekly (21 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:302221?lookfor=id%3A%5B%22vudl%3A589000%22+TO+%22vudl%3A592000%22%5D]

The Odd fellow, v. XII, no. 21, Wednesday, February 12, 1851

Odd Fellow (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:582105]

Selectin, p. 5, Saturday Night, v. XXXIII, no. 41, Saturday, May 30, 1896

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

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

Americae nova tabula / Auct. Guiljelmo Blaeuw
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579434]

Carte de France : dressée pour l’usage du Roy / par Guillaume Delisle, premier geographe de Sa Majesté, de l’Académie Royale des sciences
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:584492]

The East Indies : including more particularly the British Dominions on the Continent of India / by the Revd. John Blair
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579439]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American

4 issues added: 1904
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589517]

28 issues added: 1918 / 1919
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:266848]

Newspapers

Daily Cleveland Herald (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:580499]

Radnor Historical Society

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 24, no. 8, May 22, 1908

The Suburban, Wayne Times Edition (1908: 10 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:581980]

Villanova Digital Collection

Athletics

Basketball Images (5 photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:579126]


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Content Roundup – Third Week – October 2019

Photograph, Basketball (Varsity), Robert McDonnell, Guard, [1940s]

This week we offer a horde of newly digitized materials for your research and enjoyment. Notable are: more Villanova basketball photographs, the next volume in the ongoing digitization of the Official Catholic Directory, Dime Novels and story papers issues, Irish music, and newspapers!

Catholica Collection

The Official Catholic Directory

The Catholic Almanac for 1848
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:585981]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Old Broadbrim on the wrong case; or, Revenge after twenty years / by the author of “Old Broadbrim.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:588835]

Periodicals

Boys’ World (v. 17: 7 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:588614]

Detail, p. 68, Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. XVIII, no. 447, December 20, 1873

Chimney Corner (6 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:583605]

Philadelphia Saturday Courier (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:585470]

Portland Transcript (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:588094]

Detail p. 5, Saturday Night, v. XXXIII, no. 36, Saturday, April 25, 1896

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

The weekly museum, v. XII, no. 22, [whole] no. 594, Saturday, March 15, 1800

Weekly Museum (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:582117]

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

Front cover, Program, 167th Annual Banquet, Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, March 17, 1938

Annual Programs (9 programs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:486743]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender (8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:576559]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

Detail [1] p., The Gaelic American – Vol. I No. 29, April 2, 1904

The Gaelic American (1904: 3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589517]

Newspapers

Rutland herald, v. 35, no. 2, January 6, 1829

Rutland Herald (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579283]

Radnor Historical Society

Newspapers

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 24, no. 14, July 3, 1908

The Suburban, Wayne Times Edition (8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:581980]

Philadelphia Ceili Group

1982 Fall Festival (Tape #6, Side Two)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:589678]

Villanova Digital Collection

Athletics

Photograph, Basketball, Presentation of Villanova College Alumni Association Most Valuable Player Award to Paul Arizin, March 1950.

Basketball Images (12 photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579126]


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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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