Guide to the Santospirito Collection

Lena SantospiritoThe Santospirito Collection comprises the personal papers of Mrs Lena Santospirito (1895-1983). Mrs Santospirito was a leader of the Italian-Australian community in Melbourne and is best known for her charitable work as President of the Archbishop's Committee for Italian Relief in the early 1950s period of Italian mass immigration to Australia. The records in this Collection document her work with the Archbishop's Committee, as well as her involvement with other institutions and her personal and family affairs.

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Santospirito collection: Inventory items.

SP-00503

Letter from Modotti, Fr Bonifacio to Santospirito, 29 March 1969

Meeting with Modotti; Fr Carlo.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 29 March 1969     29 March 1969
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00503
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00504

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 28 August 1959

Modotti's health; Novitiate at New Camaldoli; Fr Borriero; The Advocate.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 August 1959     28 August 1959
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00504
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00505

Letter from Santospirito to Modotti, 4 August 1967

Don Marino Di Benedetto; Gerard Santospirito; Lena Gobbi; Flavio -; Giuseppe Romanin's death; Anthony Santospirito; Fr Des O'Connor; second page missing.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 4 August 1967     4 August 1967
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00505
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00506

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 26 October 1951

Masses; Fr Pickering; Modotti's lectures on bible; Fresno Cathedral; Fr Smith; liturgy changes; Gerard Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 October 1951     26 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00506
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00507

Letter from Santospirito to Modotti, 5 July 1960

Fr J. Heffy; Fr O'Callaghan; Masses for Antonio Santospirito; Mrs Amelia Dozzi; Santospirito's faults; Mother Gennarina; financial problems.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 5 July 1960     5 July 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00507
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00508

Letter from R.F. Beare to Modotti, 24 June 1945

Hawthorn Town Hall Ball; prisoners; Angelo della Famiglia; Risveglio.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 June 1945     24 June 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00508
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00509

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 12 June 1947

Commander Morone; Magi's fiancee; Landing permit; Modotti's proposed return.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 June 1947     12 June 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00509
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00510

Letter from Santospirito to Modotti, 15 February 1961

Trip to Italy; meeting with Modotti; Mother Philomena; Advocate; "Divine Love"; Dr Toal; Fr J. Heffey; Fr Wilfrid Thibodeau; Fr Beaulieu; Fr Bongiorno.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 February 1961     15 February 1961
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00510
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00511

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 7 February 1958

Postcard.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 February 1958     7 February 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00511
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00512

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 6 February 1958

Postcard; trip to United States; Don Marino Di Benedetto.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 6 February 1958     6 February 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00512
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00513

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 15 June 1959

Fr Borriero; Fr General; Novitiate at New Camaldoli; Proposed new foundations; Don Marino Di Benedetto; Fr Carlo; Fr Smith; Fr Tornese; Joe Santamaria.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 June 1959     15 June 1959
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00513
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00514

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 30 January 1959

Santospirito's award; Santospirito's proposed trip to Italy; New foundation.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 January 1959     30 January 1959
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00514
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00515

Remembrance Card; Modotti's profession as Cistercian; M. Raphael Modotti.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 May 1950     7 May 1950
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00515
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00516

Photo; Modotti with niece Lisetta, 1932.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 November 1952     1 November 1952
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00516
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00517

"The Register"; newspaper article; Modotti's lectures on the psalms; "Jesus in the Psalms and Liturgy"; Modotti's history.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 29 September 1966     29 September 1966
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00517
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00518

Letter from Modotti, no date

Circular Letter; New Camaldoli; land at Big Sur, California; appeal for funds; cottages for hermits.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00518
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00519

Letter from Santospirito to Modotti, 15 September 1960

Death of Dominic Modotti; Don Marino Di Benedetto; Santospirito's faults; Anthony Santospirito; Mrs Dozzi; Fr Wilfrid Thibodeau; Mother Gennarina; Fr Tornese; Don Teobaldo Modotti; Fr De Francesco.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 September 1960     15 September 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00519
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00520

Newspaper cutting; "The Corcoran Journal"; dedication of Our Lady of Guadalupe Grotto; Our Lady of Lourdes Church Corcoran; Modotti.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 November 1968     21 November 1968
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00520
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00521

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 21 July 1960

Masses for Antonio Santospirito; Mrs Dozzi; Masses for Concetta Cincotta; Ray Triado; Guido Galmacci; Arthur Calwell; Fr J. Heffey's proposed foundation.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 July 1960     21 July 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00521
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00522

Letter from Santospirito to Modotti, 17 November 1960

Masses for Mrs Dozzi; Dick Lamaro; Santospirito's proposed trip to Italy; Don Marino Di Benedetto's eye problem; Fr Cappello SJ; Arthur Calwell; Modotti's driving licence; Amelia Dozzi; Mother Gennarina; Pastorelle Sisters; Cabrini Sisters; Mother Candida jubilee; Mother Bernardina in Montreal.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 November 1960     17 November 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00522
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00523

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 25 June 1960

Antonio Santospirito's death; Mrs Dozzi; Modotti's health; Amelia Dozzi.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 June 1960     25 June 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00523
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00524

Letter from James Gobbo to Santospirito, 31 August 1953

Modotti a recluse; Reason for Modotti not returning to Australia; new cell for Modotti; appeal for funds for cell; Modotti books; Dr Toal.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 31 August 1953     31 August 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00524
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00525

to Santospirito

envelope; Big Sur California; book.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 January 1959     23 January 1959
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00525
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00526

Letter from Santospirito to Modotti, 28 November 1960

Dick Lamaro; Ferruccio Romanin ordination; Celso Romanin; Santospirito's profession: Eucharistic Confraternity; Our Lady of Guadalupe; Fr Thibodeau; Arthur Calwell; Archbishop Mannix; Mrs Dozzi.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 November 1960     28 November 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00526
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00527

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 21 March 1966

Modotti's health; convalescence at Verona; proposed work at seminary for Latin America in Verona; feasibility of trip to Australia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 March 1966     21 March 1966
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00527
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00528

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 22 September 1964

Modotti's health; proposal to retire; Modotti's sisters; Joe -; Calwell family; Fr Pio; Paul Mahoney; "the Advocate";

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 September 1964     22 September 1964
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00528
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00529

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 17 June 1960

Dr F.M. Toal; Modotti's health; Invitation to work at the Catholic University, Puerto Rico; Protestants of Puerto Rico; Don Marino Di Benedetto; Masses for Mrs Dozzi; death of Antonio Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 June 1960     17 June 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00529
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00530

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 19 August 1960

Dominic Modotti's death; Masses for Antonio Santospirito; Puerto Rico; communism; Dr F. Toal; Masses for Mrs Dozzi; Catholics of Puerto Rico; weekly newspaper; Catholic University Radio; Modotti's book; Don Teobaldo Modotti.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 August 1960     19 August 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00530
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-00531

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 12 December 1960

Certificates; Arthur Calwell; Fr Patrick Peyton Rosary Crusade; Cuba; religious situation in South America; communism.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 December 1960     12 December 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00531
Box Number: 15.20
Series: SANTS015

SP-02568

Newsclipping from The Advocate: Modotti; arrival in Australia; history of Modotti

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1938     1938
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02568
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02569

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito 28 February 1939

Apology for hurting Santospirito

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 February 1939     28 February 1939
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02569
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02570

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito

Christmas greetings

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 December 1940     25 December 1940
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02570
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02571

Letter from Modotti to Antonio Santospirito, 3 December 1940

Thanks for success of bazaar

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 3 December 1940     3 December 1940
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02571
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02572

Letter from Modotti to Maria, Gerard and Anthony Santospirito, April 1941

Thanks for remembering Modotti's feast day

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: April 1941     April 1941
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02572
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02573

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 18 January 1942

Prayers for Santospirito; her health; his breviary picture of St Agnes

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 January 1942     18 January 1942
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02573
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02574

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 18 January 1942

Santospirito’s weak points; retreat; Italian community in Sydney; their spiritual needs; Dozzi family; novitiate of Little Sisters of the Poor at Randwick; poem for Amelia Dozzi enclosed; Santospirito’s health and visit from Vaccari; Bartie Rodriquez; Dr Stewart; Fr J. Opie; Antonio Santospirito; Cetta Rodriquez; copies of Vade Mecum and Massime Eterne for Fr La Rosa.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 January 1942     18 January 1942
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02574
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02575

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 1 April 1942

Thanks for kind wishes and present

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 April 1942     1 April 1942
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02575
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02576

Letter from Modotti to Antonio Santospirito, 1 January 1943

Thanks for Christmas donation

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 January 1943     1 January 1943
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02576
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02577

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 29 June 1943

Thanks for Christmas donation

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 29 June 1943     29 June 1943
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02577
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02578

Letter from Modotti to Antonio Santospirito, 11 November 1943

Thanks also on behalf of Dr Mannix

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 November 1943     11 November 1943
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02578
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02579

Letter from Modotti to Antonio Santospirito, 16 January 1944

Birthday greetings; thanks for help to Fr De Francesco and Fr Modotti

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 16 January 1944     16 January 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02579
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02580

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 8 April 1944

Easter greetings; thanks for help and attentions during Modotti’s sickness; St Vincent’s Hospital.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 April 1944     8 April 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02580
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02581

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 11 June 1944

Modotti’s trip to Sydney; Meeting with Phil.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 June 1944     11 June 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02581
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02582

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 13 June 1944

Santospirito indispensible; Calwell to draft telegram; Fr O’Callaghan’s cousin Conny Boon to join Little Sisters of the Poor; Mr Boon; G. Vaccari; internees to be housed with Little Sisters of the Poor; Holy Father’s reply to telegram for fund; Sister Annetta; Sister Tarcisius; Sister Agnes.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 June 1944     13 June 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02582
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02583

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 22 August 1944

Trip to South Australia; thanks for help in Modotti’s work; urgings to concentrate on the Lord and his glory; Modotti’s coming mission to the Italians; his address in Adelaide; release of Barty Rodriquez from work; Albanese; proposal for Italians to join Army labour corps; instructions for assistance of Fr Galante; the new committee.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 August 1944     22 August 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02583
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02584

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 23 August 1944

Address at Manresa Norwood; leaflet for distribution among Melbourne Italians; Fr O’Callaghan and Mass for children; Fr Grace; Santospirito and other ladies of madre cristiani to approach Dr Mannix or Dr Simonds to say Mass.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 August 1944     23 August 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02584
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02585

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 29 August 1944

Barty Rodriquez’s health; successful mission in South Australia; Modotti’s movements; Fr Galante’s progress; New issue of Angelo della Famiglia; progress of dictionary; article of Fr Jordan; Santospirito’s relations in South Australia; Mrs Mongiat.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 29 August 1944     29 August 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02585
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02586

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 1 September 1944

New subscriptions for Angelo della Famiglia della Famiglia; stray sheep; priests’ retreat.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 September 1944     1 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02586
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02587

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 5 September 1944

Priests’ retreat; Santospirito’s help; Santospirito’s fear of paining Modotti; Modotti’s pride in Santospirito’s work; Fr De Francesco; novenas for mission; Angelo della Famiglia della Famiglia; dictionary; Santospirito’s relations in Adelaide; Tasmanian subscribers to Angelo della Famiglia; Fr Fitzgerald; copies of Angelo della Famiglia for prisoners of war; letter from Fr Doody, Nambour; Dr Duhig; parcels for prisoners; Barty Rodriquez’s health; proposal to give prisoners information about Australia; Fr Galante; Mr Boon; Giannaccini; Giorgio; Dante Triaca; bazaar; Mrs Mongiat’s health; Bruna Benetti; mission Mass; Stella; Fabbio; service of Modotti’s car.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 5 September 1944     5 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02587
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02588

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 6 September 1944

Dictionary proof; Elda Nicoletti; Elda Vaccari; number of pages; Mr Lynch.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 6 September 1944     6 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02588
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

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