Series 5 - Coronation Debutante Ball Correspondence


Date Range1953
Quantity12 items
ProvenanceLena Santospirito
Description

This series consists of correspondence and other documents relating to the Grand Coronation Ball held on 12 May 1953 at St Kilda Town Hall. The first debutante ball organised by the Archbishop’s Committee (particularly Mrs Santospirito and Mrs Lena Cincotta) was held in 1946. In 1953, the debutantes were presented to Mrs Santospirito, Capuchin priest Fr Carlo di Matteo and Dr Bellini, the Italian Vice Consul. The records comprise RSVPs, notes re ticketing, lists of debutantes, speech notes.

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Inventory Listing

Draft form; presentation of debutantes; presented to Santospirito, Fr Carlo and Dr Bellini (Vice Consul)
Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 1953?
Inventory Identifier SP-00069 Box Number 5.1 Series 5
Letter from L Dainelli to Santospirito, 12 May 1953

Telegram; greetings; debutante ball

Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 12 May 1953    Quantity 1 letter
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier SP-00070 Box Number 5.1 Series 5
Letter from Henry Stebbins to Santospirito, 24 April 1953

Invitation to debutante ball

Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 24 April 1953    Quantity 1 letter
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier SP-00071 Box Number 5.1 Series 5
Letter from Dr & Mrs Parliaro to Santospirito, no date

Invitation to debutante ball

Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 1946? - 1970?    Quantity 1 letter
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier SP-00072 Box Number 5.1 Series 5
Invitation to Debutante Ball

Invitation to debutante ball; A A Calwell; B A Santamaria; Fr J Opie; Harold Holt; W H Greaves

Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 5 May 1953    Quantity 1 letter
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier SP-00073 Box Number 5.1 Series 5
Letter from Antonino Cato to Santospirito, 24 May 1953

Ball tickets returned

Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 24 May 1953    Quantity 1 letter
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier SP-00074 Box Number 5.1 Series 5
List of persons without tickets
Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 1953?
Inventory Identifier SP-00075 Box Number 5.1 Series 5
List of debutantes of 1953
Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 1953?
Inventory Identifier SP-00076 Box Number 5.1 Series 5
Letter from J Fasciale to Santospirito, 17 August 1953

Donation; presentation to Fr Carlo

Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 17 August 1953    Quantity 1 letter
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier SP-00077 Box Number 5.1 Series 5
Letter from A J Stevens to Santospirito, 24 April 1953

Invitation to ball

Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 24 April 1953    Quantity 1 letter
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier SP-00078 Box Number 5.1 Series 5
Debutante Ball dialogue; presentation story
Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 1953?
Inventory Identifier SP-00079 Box Number 5.1 Series 5
Letter from Italian Legation to Santospirito, 1 May 1953

Invitation to Ball

Creator Lena Santospirito
Date range 1 May 1953    Quantity 1 letter
Formats General Correspondence
Inventory Identifier SP-00080 Box Number 5.1 Series 5

Published by the Italian Historical Society, CoAsIt, December 2001
Listed by Cate Elkner and Tony Santospirito
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