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Content Roundup – Last Weeks – December 2021

Negative, Track Team, 1970

We finish out 2021 with the highlights of digitized and described content from December 2021 as the year concludes. Notable materials include over 90 negatives on Villanova’s track and field program, issues from 2 newspapers from the American Occupation of Korea 1946, 2 new trade catalogs, 2 volumes of Naturforschenden Vereines in Brünn from the Gregor Mendel Collection, 7 items from the James Wheeler Collection of Polar Exploration and more Dime Novels and story paper issues!

Americana

Front, Postcard, Easter greetings!

Postcard, Easter Greetings!
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682194]

Catalogs and Trade materials

p. [14], Lange Motor Trucks

Lange Motor Trucks : the truck built on experience. Catalogue D. Made in Pittsburgh
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682974]

p. [3], Illustrated book of animals

Illustrated book of animals
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682260]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Tom Tracy; or, The trials of a New York newsboy / by Horatio Alger, Jr.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682402]

Front cover

Jack Harkaway’s schooldays / by Bracebridge Hemyng
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:681263]

Periodicals

Fireside at Home (7 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:655104?lookfor=%22v.+III%22]

Detail, p. 238, Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. X, no. 254, April 9, 1870

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:383292?lookfor=title%3Aapril]

Girls’ Companion (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652562?lookfor=title%3Aoctober]

Front cover, Buffalo Bill’s dead drop; or, Pawnee Bill betrayed

New Buffalo Bill Weekly (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:596124?lookfor=series%3A(8+OR+11+OR+30+OR+34)]

New York Weekly (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660877?lookfor=title%3Ajune]

Detail, p. [225], The Weekly novelette, v. V, no. 15, Saturday, June 25, 1859

Weekly Novelette (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660067?lookfor=title%3Ajune]

Newspapers

[1] p., The Stethoscope : Echoes of the Battalion, v. 1, no. 7, April 29, 1946

The Stethoscope (1946: 2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:683006]

Front cover, The hour glass : Seventh Infantry Division, v. 1, no. 1, Sunday, January 16, 1946

The hour glass : Seventh Infantry Division (1946: 19 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682193]

Flora, Fauna, and the Human Form

Mendel Collection

[99] p., Verhandlungen des naturforschenden Vereines in Brünn, II Band, 1863

Naturforschenden Vereines in Brünn (2 volumes added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:680779]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:678636]

Rambles, Travels, and Maps

James Wheeler Collection of Polar Exploration

Front, Map, Key Map of Canadian Arctic Expedition, Discoveries in the Arctic Sea, 1914-18

Map, Key Map of Canadian Arctic Expedition, Discoveries in the Arctic Sea, 1914-18
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682175]

Photograph, portrait of Admiral Richard Byrd, signed, undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682169]

Photograph, portrait of Lincoln Ellsworth, signed, November 1936
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682187]

Front, Photograph, Richard E. Byrd and Donald B. MacMillan shaking hands, signed, undated

Photograph, Richard E. Byrd and Donald B. MacMillan shaking hands, signed, undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682915]

Portrait engraving of Elisha Kent Kane, M.D., U.S.N., undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682968]

Front, Receipt, signed by John Franklin, Capt. R. N., February 7, 1825

Receipt, signed by John Franklin, Capt. R. N., February 7, 1825
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:682181]

Plate II, recto, John Ross : Entdeckungsreise unter den befehlen der Britischen Admiralität mit den königlichen schiffen Isabella und Alexander um Baffins Bay auszuforschen und die Möglichkeit einer nordwestlichen Durchfahrt zu Untersuchen.

John Ross : Entdeckungsreise unter den befehlen der Britischen Admiralität mit den königlichen schiffen Isabella und Alexander um Baffins Bay auszuforschen und die Möglichkeit einer nordwestlichen Durchfahrt zu Untersuchen
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:681874]

Villanova Digital Collection

Athletics

Negative, Track, 1966

Track and Field Images (1966-1970: 90 negatives added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:640801]


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Content Roundup – Third Week – November 2021

Selection, p. [1], Street and Smith’s New York Weekly : a journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, &c., v. 60, no. 19, February 18, 1905

This week we present a raft of newly digitized materials including more Dime Novels and story paper issues, and more newspaper issues from the Joseph McGarrity Collection and from the Radnor Historical Society.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Selina’s love story : or, The winning of a heart / by Effie Adelaide Rowlands
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:675187]

Frank Merriwell, Jr., and the talking head : or, A mystery neatly solved / by Burt L. Standish
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:674445]

Old Broadbrim keeping his vow; or, The tangled mystery of the Quaker City / by the author of “Old Broadbrim.”

Old Broadbrim Weekly (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:287323?lookfor=series%3A%2815+OR+17+OR+19+OR+23%29&submit=Set]

Mischievous Matt / by Bracebridge Hemyng

Round the World Library (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:675828]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:675510]

Periodicals

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. X, no. 245, February 5, 1870

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:658215]

Girls’ Companion (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652562?lookfor=title%3Ajuly]

Street & Smith’s Literary Album, v. I, no. 20, May 5, 1866

Street & Smith’s Literary Album (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629804?lookfor=title%3Amay]

Selection, p. [1], Street and Smith’s New York Weekly : a journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, &c., v. 60, no. 18, February 11, 1905

Street & Smith’s New York Weekly (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660877?lookfor=title%3Afebruary]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

Selection, p. [1], Sinn fein, v. 2, no. 29, Saturday, May 10, 1924

Sinn fein (6 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:676207]

Selection, p. [1], The Gaelic American – Vol. IV No. 40, October 5, 1907, Whole Number 212

Gaelic American (6 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:266848]

Radnor Historical Society

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 35, no. 23, January 23, 1920

The Suburban, Wayne Times Edition (9 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:581980]


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Content Roundup – Mid-November – 2021

Newly digitized and available this week are a large set of materials from Distinctive Collections; notable items include: more story paper issues, more Dime Novels, two rare Irish newspapers from the Joseph McGarrity Collection, and a trove of Villanova materials related to Hunger Awareness Week, the Black Student League, and Christmas.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Old Broadbrim among the thugs of Harlem; or, Landing a big catch / by the author of “Old Broadbrim.”

Old Broadbrim Weekly (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:287323?lookfor=series%3A(8+OR+11+OR+12+OR+13)]

Periodicals

Front cover selection, The Chicago Ledger, v. VI, no. 25, Saturday, June 22, 1878

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660879]

[225] p., Golden Days : for Boys and Girls, v. VIII, no. 15, March 12, 1887

Golden Days (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650112?lookfor=title%3Amarch]

Munro’s girls and boys of America, v. VI, no. 148, July 29, 1876

Munro’s Girls and Boys of America (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:655036]

[273] p., Street & Smith’s Literary Album, v. I, no. 18, April 21, 1866

Street & Smith’s Literary Album (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629804?lookfor=title%3Aapril]

Street and Smith’s New York Weekly, v. 60, no. 13, January 7, 1905

Street & Smith’s New York Weekly (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660877?lookfor=title%3Ajanuary]

Weekly Novelette (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660067?lookfor=title%3Aapril]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspaper

The Irish Republic, v. 2, no. 8, August, 1940

The Irish Republic (8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673980]

Irish Freedom (31 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:667462]

Villanova Digital Collection

Hunger Awareness Week:

Photograph, Rev. John M. Driscoll, O.S.A., Ph.D., President, Hunger Awareness Week, March 1985
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673267]

Letter, Hunger Awareness, November 5, 1986
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673865]

Black Student League:

Black Student League Program, February 14-27, 1971
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673841]

Black Student League Poster, February 14-27, 1971
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673849]

Black Student League & Moratorium Committee, undated.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673855]

Christmas:

Photograph, Campus, Alumni Hall Winter Scene, circa 1920s
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673261]

Program, Villanova College Chapel, Christmas Carols, December 12, 1951
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673287]

Program, Villanova University Christmas Concert, December 15, 1959
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673308]

Program, Villanova University Christmas Concert, December 5, 1960
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673316]

Program, Villanova University Christmas Concert, December 10, 1971

Program, Villanova University Christmas Concert, December 10, 1971
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673322]

Letter, To: “Friends of the Villanova Singers”, From: Rev. Edward L. Hamel, November 7, 1975
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673330]

Program, Christmas Informal Dance (Western Pennsylvania Club), December 30, 1926
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:673336]


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Content Roundup – Last Week – October 2021

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 26, no. 24, September 16, 1910

Newly scanned and available this week: new Dime Novels and story- and newspaper issues – including issues of the The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition) from the Radnor Historical Society, several books and pamphlets, and a statistical history of Villanova football.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

La Tosca : founded on the famous play of the same name / by Victorien Sardou
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:666872]

Non-Fiction

Front cover, Our Nation At War, v. 5, no. 3, July 19, 1898

Our nation in war (3 parts added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:667463]

Everybody’s law book / by John L. Shirley
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653513]

Periodicals

p. [153], Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. X, no. 244, January 29, 1870

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653954]

New York Family Story Paper (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:661326]

New York Fireside Companion (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:665483?lookfor=title%3Amarch]

New York Ledger (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:649658?lookfor=title%3Aaugust]

p. [97], Street & Smith’s Literary Album, v. I, no. 7, February 3, 1866

Street & Smith’s Literary Album (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:629804?lookfor=title%3Afebruary]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Books

Front cover, The Ardagh chalice

The Ardagh chalice; a description of the ministral chalice found at Ardagh in county Limerick in the year 1868; with a note on its traditional conformity to the Holy Grail of legend and story / by L.S. Góga
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:666671]

Newspaper

Irish freedom, no. 16, February 1912

Irish Freedom (14 issues and 1 subscription card added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:667462]

Newspapers

Detail, [1] p., Saturday Globe, v. 20, no. 8, Saturday, July 7, 1900

Saturday Globe (21 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:646198]

Pennsylvaniana

Description of Pompeian ruins, restorations and scenes exhibited at the Pompeian Museum, Fairmount Park / published by authority of the Park Commission
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:661630]

Fall classic Altoona Speedway : national 250-mile championship. Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1st, 1924
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:661650]

Radnor Historical Society

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), (8 issues added July-September 1910)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620529]

Villanova Digital Collection

Athletics

Title page, Villanova University football; a statistical history

Villanova University Football; a statistical history / Compiled by: Rev. Michael J. O’Donnell, O.S.A.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660449]

Photographs and Illustrations

Photograph, Special Olympics, 1992

Student Life (2 Special Olympics photographs added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:662591]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:662597]


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Content Roundup – Mid-October – 2021

This week we offer a significant amount of freshly digitized material from Distinctive Collections for your research consideration. Especially noteworthy are a number of pamphlets and materials from the Joseph McGarrity Collection, more the early newspaper and story paper issues, and this year’s program for the annual banquet of the Friendly Sons and Daughters of St. Patrick.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Green Mountain Boys; or, Ethan Allen’s heroism / by John De Morgan
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:657408]

Periodicals

Comfort, v. 8, no. 12, October, 1896

Comfort (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:656891]

The Girls’ companion, v. VI, no. 26, June 29, 1907

Girls’ Companion (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652562?lookfor=title%3Ajune

New York Ledger (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:649658?lookfor=title%3Ajuly]

Detail, Street and Smith’s New York Weekly : a journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, &c., v. 60, no. 1, October 15, 1904

New York Weekly (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660877?lookfor=title%3Aoctober+title%3A1904]

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

Street & Smith’s Literary Album (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:658812]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:658830]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:658846]

Weekly Novelette (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:657520]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:657540]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Art

Realia, Requiescat in pace Ald. Terence McSwiney (Lord Mayor of Cork)

Realia, Requiescat in pace Ald. Terence McSwiney (Lord Mayor of Cork) : born in West Cork, 28th March 1880. Died in Brixton prison, October 25th 1920 after a hunger strike lasting seventy four days. Age 40.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:659144]

Books

[ix] p., The patriotic songs and poems of J.J. Finnan (“Myles”)

The patriotic songs and poems of J.J. Finnan (“Myles”)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:660189]

Sketch of the origin and operations of the Society for Irish Church Missions to the Roman Catholics : Being a record of important documents and information to the commencement of the year 1852 / by the Rev. William Marrable, A.M.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:659600]

A Brief View of the Church of Ireland, in its early purity and independence; its subjugation and restoration / by the Rev. William Baillie, LL.D.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:659648]

A letter to his grace the Archbishop of Dublin :on the nature, government, and tendency of Miss Sellon’s establishment at Plymouth, called the “Sisters of Mercy” / by the Rev. W.G. Cookesley. M.A. with the Archbishop’s reply and postscript
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:659072]

System of Irish Education : Explained and Defended / by the Rev. James Carlile
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:659680]

[9] p., The lady of Mourne

The Lady of Mourne: a ballad of Ulster, in the thirteenth century / by William McMechan, Esq.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:659768]

p. 41, A handbook of Celtic ornament

A handbook of Celtic ornament : being a key to the construction of all types of that form of decoration, for the use of schools, art teachers, designers, architects, sculptors, etc., with over 700 illustrations / by John G. Merne
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:658952]

Newspapers

Detail, “Pictures Impressed On The Mind During 1902”, Saturday Globe, v. 22, no. 32, Saturday, December 27, 1902

Saturday Globe (12 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:646198]

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

Programs

[3] p., Program, The Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick, 250th Annual

Program, The Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick, 250th Annual Banquet, September 17, 2021.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:659150]

Villanova student author

Undergraduate Theses

p. 39, Analysis of The Commuter Station

Analysis of The Commuter Station /Robert C. McIntire
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:659876]


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Content Roundup – First Week – October 2021

Photograph, Dances, 1950s

This week a number of newly digitized materials are available for readers and researchers; notable items for this week include: photos from Villlanova dances and proms, more issues the Saturday Globe newspaper, and more story paper and dime novel offerings.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

To unknown lands; or, Gordon Keith in Patagonia / by Lawrence White, Jr.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:656691]

Pioneer pearl ; or, How Fort Welltown was saved / by Robert Sherman
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:656213]

Periodicals

The half-holiday, v. 1, no. 22, July 2, 1898

The Half-Holiday (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:654977]

Golden Days (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:654432]

Detail, p. [1], The New York family story paper, v. XI, no. 550, April 21, 1884

New York Family Story Paper (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650809]

New York Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:655056]

p. [385], The Weekly novelette, v. IV, no. 25, Saturday, March 5, 1859

Weekly Novelette (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653403]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653423]

Newspapers

Detail, p. [1], Saturday Globe, v. 18, no. 38, Saturday, February 4, 1899

Saturday Globe (12 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:646198]

Villanova Digital Collection

Photographs and Illustrations

Photograph, Dances (Junior Dinner Dance), 1960

University Functions, Dances (28 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620508?type=AllFields&filter%5B%5D=topic_facet%3A%22Villanova+University+–+University+Functions+–+Dances%22]


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Content Roundup – Third Week – September 2021

Photograph, Demonstration, Villanova Students demonstrate outside the University President’s Office in Tolentine Hall, February 7, 1974

Newly available this week are a number of offerings including: Dime Novels, story paper issues, issues of the very rare Saturday Globe newspaper, the Freedom of Information Act FBI files related to Joseph McGarrity and the Irish Republican Army, a scrapbook documenting the voyage of the “Great White Fleet”, a photo album from a veteran of the Spanish American War, and photos of Villanova student life.

Americana

[12] p., Photograph album of Harry W. DeJarnette during the 1898 Spanish American War

Photograph album of Harry W. DeJarnette during the 1898 Spanish American War
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:655417]

p. 5, Scrapbook and autograph book, 1907-1913

Scrapbook and autograph book, 1907-1913
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:655665]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

The Irish Judas, or, The Great Conspiracy Against Parnell / by Clarence Clancool.

The Irish Judas, or, The Great Conspiracy Against Parnell / by Clarence Clancool
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:655105]

His great revenge, vol. 1 / by Fortune Du Boisgobey
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:655161]

Periodicals

Golden Hours (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:655397]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:655477]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:655457]

The Fireside at home, v. II, no. 2, February, 1881

Fireside at Home (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:654010]

Girls’ Companion (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652562?lookfor=title%3Aapril]

[121] p., Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. X, no. 242, January 15, 1870

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653914]

Portland Transcript (6 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:649817?lookfor=title%3A(march+OR+april)+AND+title%3A1856]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Other

Irish Republican Army, F.B.I. files, 1939-1976
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:656036]

Newspapers

Front cover, detail with Color cover illustration: “Uncle Sam is now in dead earnest and the dogs of war are eager for the fray.” Saturday Globe, v. 17, no. 47, Saturday, April 9, 1898

Saturday Globe (22 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:646198]

Villanova Digital Collection

Villanova University President’s Records

Personal Appeal of Rev. J. J. Fedigan, O.S.A. to his many friends wherever found, circa 1870s.

John Joseph Fedigan, O.S.A. records (2 items added, collection created)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:656444]

College and University Functions

Program, Dedication of Moulden Hall, Klekotka Hall, Rudolph Hall, Welsh Hall, October 11, 1994
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:655510]

Student Life

Photograph, Radio Club, circa 1950s

Photographs, (14 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620489?type=AllFields&sort=normalized_sort_date&page=3]


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Content Roundup – Last Week – August 2021

Detail p. 5, The Days’ doings, v. VII, no. 179, November 4, 1871

This week we offer a few more Dime Novels and story paper issues, with more materials coming in the days and weeks ahead.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Remember the Maine; or, Clif Faraday’s rallying cry / by Ensign Clarke Fitch, U.S.N.

Remember the Maine; or, Clif Faraday’s rallying cry / by Ensign Clarke Fitch, U.S.N.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653728]

Captain Sparkle, pirate : or, A hard man to catch / by Nicholas Carter

Captain Sparkle, pirate : or, A hard man to catch / by Nicholas Carter
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:654046]

Periodicals

The Days’ doings, v. VII, no. 179, November 4, 1871

Days’ Doings (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653820]

Girls’ Companion (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652562?lookfor=title%3Afebruary]

Detail p. 5, The New York Ledger, v. XXVIII, no. 15, June 1, 1872

New York Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:650928]

Detail p. 335, The Portland transcript, v. XIX, no. 42, Saturday, Jan. 26, 1856

Portland Transcript (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652047]

Weekly Novelette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651675]


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Content Roundup – Third Week – August 2021

Typescript, Letter, To: Fr. Falvey. From: Éamon de Valera, March 12, 1962

This week we present a host of new materials, including additional Dime Novels and Story Paper issues. In addition, a rare poetry book by Pater Golden from the Joseph McGarrity Collection as well as an important letter about the McGarrity Collection itself are made available online for the first time. Finally the concluding parts of the Nursing Museum’s Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch Collection are available.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature Collection

Fiction

The banker’s heir / by Sylvanus Cobb, Jr.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:649971]

The lone range rider; or, Among the rustlers of the bad lands / by Herbert Bellwood
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653183]

Gentleman Joe’s moonlight matinee; or, The Wild-cat of Whiskey Gap / by the author of “Gentleman Joe.”
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653147]

Periodicals

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. X, no. 237, December 11, 1869

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652583]

Girls’ Companion (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653135]

Golden Days (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651297]

Portland Transcript (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652059]

Nursing Museum

p. [28], Item 1, front

Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch Collection (1 scrapbook part added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:636114]

Josesph McGarrity Collection

Books

[2] p., The Voice of Ireland / by Peter Golden

The Voice of Ireland / by Peter Golden
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652895]

Papers

Typescript, Letter, To: Fr. Falvey. From: Éamon de Valera, March 12, 1962
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653599]

Villanova Digital Collection

Magazines, Newsletters, and Journals

The Villanovan, Vol. 77. No. 3, September 14, 2001.

The Villanovan (2 issues added from September, 2001)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653624]

Villanova student author

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Dawn Chorus Male Song in Relation to Ancestry in the Black-capped Chickadee x Carolina Chickadee Hybrid Zone / Ariana A. Abbrescia
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:653717]


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Content Roundup – Third Week – July – 2021

Letter, To: A. McLellan From: E. K. Kane, April 3, 1856

This week we present a host of new materials of note, including additional Dime Novels and Story Paper issues as well more issues of The Irishman newspaper from the Joseph McGarrity Collection. As well, correspondence about the McGarrity Collection in Falvey Memorial Library is made available online for the first time. Finally, the first digital offerings from the new James Wheeler Collection of Polar Exploration are available; these include a scrapbook, letter, and photographs of the Philadelphia Arctic explorer Elisha Kent Kane as well as other materials with more to come in future weeks.

Front, typescript, Letter, To: Rev. D. P. Falvey, O.S.A. From: Éamon de Valera, July 4, 1948

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Front cover, Dennis Mulcahy, janitor of the Harlem flats / by Peter Pad

Dennis Mulcahy, janitor of the Harlem flats / by Peter Pad
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651004]

Periodicals

[121] p., Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner, v. XXV, no. 632, July 7, 1877

Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corner (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651695]

Detail p. 89, Golden Days : for Boys and Girls, v. VIII, no. 6, January 8, 1887

Golden Days (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651237]

Philadelphia Home Weekly (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:648972]

Portland Transcript (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:649817?lookfor=title%3Adec]

Weekly Novelette (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651595]

James Wheeler Collection of Polar Exploration

Portrait, carte de visite portrait of Dr. E. K. Kane, undated.

Portrait, carte de visite portrait of Dr. E. K. Kane, undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651177]

Insert, Elisha Kent Kane Scrapbook, 1854-1857

Elisha Kent Kane Scrapbook, 1854-1857
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651817]

Letter, To: A. McLellan From: E. K. Kane, April 3, 1856
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651189]

Portrait, carte de visite of Elisha Kent Kane, undated
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651183]

Portrait engraving of Sir John Franklin, Capt. R. N., 1830
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651784]

Portrait photograph of Sir George Nares, circa 1880

Portrait photograph of Sir George Nares, circa 1880
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:651778]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Irishman (154 issues added in total for January-August 1919)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:615318]

Villanova Digital Collection

Falvey Memorial Library

Typescript, Letter, To: Sean T. O’Kelly. From: Rev. Daniel P. Falvey, O.S.A., October 11, 1948

Correspondence (Joseph McGarrity), 1940-1948 (5 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:652019]


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