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Content Roundup – Third and Fourth Weeks – June 2020

The middle two week of Jue 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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Content Roundup – Third and Fourth Weeks – May 2020

19 p., The Parish Calendar, [v. 1, no. 4], March, 1917.

The last two weeks of May 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, the Gaelic American, and the National Defender. As well, the first issues from the digitization of the The Parish Calendar, St. Augustine’s Church, 1917 are available along with the “Man of the week” award from the magazine Social Justice from 1939, along with 2020 Undergraduate Honors Theses and more Villanova Graduate Theses from 1965 and 1966.

Catholica Collection

St. Augustine Church

The Parish Calendar, [v. 1, no. 5], April, 1917

The Parish Calendar (4 issues added from 1917)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621869]

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Young Wild West’s running fight / by an old scout
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:619685]

Periodicals

Boys’ World (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618878]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618890]

The Youth’s companion, v. XXXVII, no. 39, Thursday, September 24, 1863

Youth’s Companion (8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618458]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:603121]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618466]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618474]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618482]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618490]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618498]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:609965]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender, v. XXIII, no. 40, Tuesday, May 13, 1879, Whole Number: 1184

National Defender (1879: 11 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621719]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American (32 issues added from 1921)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344589]

Kennedy Collection

The “Man” of the Week, Joseph Kennedy and family, Social Justice, February 1939

The “Man” of the Week, Joseph Kennedy and family, Social Justice, February 1939
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:608469]

Radnor Historical Society

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 26, no. 8, May 27, 1910

The Suburban, Wayne edition (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620529]

Villanova Digital Collection

Falvey Scholars

2020 (1 pamphlet added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621875]

Undergraduate Honors Theses (18 added from 2020)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621873]

Graduate theses

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

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


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Content Roundup – Second Week – May 2020

Negative, Basketball (Team), 1973

Second week of May 2020 has reached us; this week we present items digitized earlier this semester and published this week including: more story-papers and newspapers including issues of the Wayne Suburban, the Gaelic American, and the National Defender, along with vintage basketball photographs, and Villanova Graduate Theses from 1965 and 1966.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

The Boys’ world, v. 21, no. 35, September 2, 1922

Boys’ World (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618854]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618866]

The Corsican brothers / by Alexander Dumas

Leisure Hour Library (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:617103]

Youth’s Companion (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:605939]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618442]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:605931]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618450]

Historical Society of Montgomery County

National Defender, v. XXIII, no. 27, Tuesday, February 11, 1879, Whole Number: 1171

National Defender (1879: 5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:621719]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American (1920: 17 items added, completing this year)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344588]

Radnor Historical Society

The Suburban, Wayne edition (7 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620529]

Villanova Digital Collection

Athletics

Basketball

Negative, Basketball (Rollie Massimino/ Head Coach and Players), 1974

Basketball images (60 added from 1967-1974)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579126]

Graduate Theses

1965 (6 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:361342]

1966 (4 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620487]


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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – April 2020

Selection, Photograph, Connelly Center, Dedication (contact sheet), March 9, 1980

As April continues, this week we present items digitized earlier this semester and published this week including: more story-paper and newspaper issues including issues of the Suburban, Wayne Times Edition from 1910, Villanova Graduate Theses from 1966/67, and photographs documenting the Grand Opening and Dedication of the Connelly Center in 1980.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

Boys’ World (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618818]

Chicago Ledger, v. LI, no. 42, Saturday, October 20, 1923

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:578398]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:582073]

The Youth’s companion, v. XXXVII, no. 16, Thursday, April 16, 1863

Youth’s Companion (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618338]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618346]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618354]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618362]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American (1920: 17 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:344588]

Radnor Historical Society

Newspapers

The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 26, no. 3, April 22, 1910

The Suburban, Wayne Times Edition (20 issues added from 1910)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620529]

Villanova Digital Collection

Graduate Theses (48 added from 1966: 3 and 1967: 45)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:180191]

Connelly Center records

Photograph, Connelly Center, Dedication, September 21, 1980.

Connelly Center Grand Opening and Dedication (14 photographs added from 1980)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620530]


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Content Roundup – First Week – April 2020

Postcard, Field Day (Tug of War) postcard to Mrs. Robert A. McCarthy, 1910

As April starts, we continue to present items digitized earlier this semester. The week we feature more story-paper and newspaper issues including issues of the rare Irish newspaper “The Gaelic American” and more Villanova student life materials including postcards from Villanova’s “Field Day” athletic competitions.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

The Boys’ world, v. 21, no. 27, July 8, 1922

Boys’ World (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618770]

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXVIII, no. 44, Saturday, October 29, 1910

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620341]

The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 21, August 1, 1857

New York Ledger (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:617007]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:617019]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:611911]

Selection, “Albert and Fido” from [21] p., The Youth’s companion, v. XXXVII, no. 6, Thursday, February 5, 1863

Youth’s Companion (3 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618258]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618266]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618274]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American (1919: 8 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:590420]

Villanova Digital Collection

Photographs and Illustrations

Postcard, Field Day, 1909 – “440 yds Handicap, Winner Weber, scratch man, The start #7937”

Student Life (9 Field Day postcards added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620489]


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Content Roundup – Fourth Week – March 2020

Postcard, Greeting Card (V with female faces) to Mr. R. A. McCarthy, 1908

This week we again present a number of items digitized earlier this semester and newly published this week including: more posters advertising Villanova Theatre productions, more story-paper and newspaper issues including issues of rare Irish newspapers like The Gaelic American and The Irishman! Also view the newest collection of materials on Villanova student life including photographs and postcards from bygone days of yore!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

Fred Fearnot mystified; or, The Disappearance of Terry Olcott / by Hal Standish
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:610367]

Fred Fearnot in Colorado; or, Running a sheep ranche / by Hal Standish.
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:616835]

Periodicals

The Boys’ world, v. 21, no. 26, July 1, 1922

Boys’ World (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:618758]

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXVIII, no. 43, Saturday, October 22, 1910

Chicago Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620321]

New York Ledger (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:616995]

Story Teller (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:616787]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:616799]

The Youth’s companion, v. XXXVIII, no. 19, Thursday, May 11, 1865

Youth’s Companion (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:609901]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

The Gaelic American – Vol. IV, No. 25, June 22, 1907, Whole Number 197

The Gaelic American (16 issues added from 1905, 1907, 1919)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:266848]

p. 9, The Irishman, v. 1, no. 9, July 15, 1916

The Irishman (12 issues from 1916)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:615318]

Villanova Digital Collection

Postcard, Greeting Card (Horse Shoe greeting from Villanova, Pa. to Mr. Hubert), 1908

Student Life (10 items added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620489]

Villanova Theatre Collection

Poster, “The Cage,” undated.

Theatre posters (5 added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:597327]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599210]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:593544]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:593556]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:593502]

Poster, “Command Decision,” November 1955


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Content Roundup – Third Week – March 2020

Poster, “Waiting for Godot,” 2001

This week we present a number of items digitized this semester and published this week including: posters advertising Villanova Theatre productions, more story-paper and newspaper issues including 18 issues of Youth’s Companion from 1864 and 20 issues of Suburban, Wayne Times Edition from the Radnor Historical Society Collection, as well 10 Villanova graduate theses from the 1960s!

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Periodicals

The Boys’ world, v. 21, no. 23, June 10, 1922.

Boys’ World (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:603166?lookfor=title%3Ajune]

Chicago Ledger, v. XXXVIII, no. 41, Saturday, October 8, 1910

Chicago Ledger (2 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:619645]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:619665]

Our continent, v. I, no. 21, July 5, 1882

Our Continent (1 issue added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:614008]

Portland Transcript (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:590827?lookfor=title%3Afebruary] (4 issues at this link)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:592002]

Story Teller (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:600977?lookfor=title%3Adecember]

[73] p.,The Youth’s companion, v. XXXVII, no. 19, Thursday, May 12, 1864

Youth’s Companion (18 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Collection/vudl:618217]

Joseph McGarrity Collection

Newspapers

Selection [1] p., The Gaelic American, v. II, No. 12, March 25, 1905

The Gaelic American (14 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:266848]

The Irishman (5 issues added from 1916)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:615318]

Radnor Historical Society

Newspapers

[1] p., The Suburban (Wayne Times Edition), v. 22, no. 9, June 8, 1906

The Suburban, Wayne Times Edition, (20 issues added, completing 1906)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:609777]

Villanova Digital Collection

Villanova Theatre

Poster, “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds,” April 1977 /caption]

Posters (8 posters added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:597309]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599258]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599288]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:597746]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:597710]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:599270]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:597680]
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:597666]

Graduate Theses

Theses (10 added from years 1965, 1966, 1967)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:180191]

The Voices of Villanova’s Veterans

Interview with Brian Pultro, March 12, 2020
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:620363]


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Content Roundup – Second Week – March 2020

Negative, Basketball (Richard R. LeFevre, No. 10), 1959

Newly digitized and available this week are a number of important materials including more Dime Novel and Story Paper issues and Villanova varsity basketball negatives from 1958-61.

Dime Novel and Popular Literature

Fiction

A Double story / by George Macdonald
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:614028]

Stepping-stones / by Marion Harland (from the Leisure Hour Library)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:617067]

Fred Fearnot at Harvard; or, Winning the games for Yale / by Hal Standish
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:614473]

Periodicals

Selection, page [1], The New York Ledger, v. XIII, no. 25, August 29, 1857

New York Ledger (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:333913?lookfor=title%3Aaugust+-title%3Acopy]

Our Continent (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:600981?lookfor=title%3Ajune]

The Story Teller (1 set of page fragments)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:616807]

Weekly Novelette (4 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:567957?lookfor=title%3Amay]

Youth’s Companion (5 issues added)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:603964?lookfor=title%3Ajanuary]

Villanova Digital Collection

Athletics

Basketball

Negative, Basketball (Team), 1961

Basketball images (35 added from 1958-1961)
[https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:579126]


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