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-02365

Letter from S. Peak to Fr Carlo, 22 September 1953

Account for plumbing work.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 September 1953     22 September 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02365
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02366

Letter from A. Oakes to Capuchin Fathers, 24 September 1953

Account for milk.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 September 1953     24 September 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02366
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02367

Letter from J. Santamaria to Fr Nazario, 28 September 1953

Account for wine.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 September 1953     28 September 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02367
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02368

Letter from Fr Nazario Mammi to Santospirito, 12 September 1953

Feast of St Francis of Assissi; St George's Carlton; Fr P. Jones; invitation; solemn sung Mass; Vespers; procession; Archbishop's Committee.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 September 1953     12 September 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02368
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02369

Letter from Fr Nazario Mammi to Santospirito, 9 November 1953

Meeting of committee called; members chosen by Fr Nazario; criteria for choosing members; J. Santamaria; M. Briglia; Frank Dimattina; Bob Dimattina; Santospirito Lena Cincotta.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 November 1953     9 November 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02369
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02370

Letter from Fr Nazario Mammi to Santospirito, 12 November 1953

Meeting of Committee; members chosen by Fr Nazario; Santospirito absent; Santospirito elected president; Santospirito's acceptance requested.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 November 1953     12 November 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02370
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02371

Committee chosen by Fr Nazario; nomination of committee illegal; reasons for illegality; chaplain only spiritual; chaplain has no executive power; committee meeting can only be called by president; nomination of committee by chaplain not authorised

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1950     1956
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-02371
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02372

Letter from Fr Nazario Mammi to Santospirito, 26 January 1954

Congregation of Franciscan Tertiaries; meetings of members; payment of Fr Carlo's debt to A.A. Chiodo.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 January 1954     26 January 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02372
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02373

Letter from Fr Anastasio to Santospirito, 2 December 1953

Fr Carlo's address; good news for Fr Carlo.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 December 1953     2 December 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02373
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02374

Letter from Brother Zaccaria to Santospirito, 12 December 1953

News from Bianca Albertelli; Fr Pio; Fr Carlo.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 December 1953     12 December 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02374
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02375

Letter from Fr Luciano Rocchi to Santospirito, 11 January 1954

Rina - visited Seminary; Archbishop Mannix objects to the aims of Cappuchins as chaplains to migrants; novitiate; Fr Carlo; critics of Capuchins; Fr Smith; Fr Anastasio.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 January 1954     11 January 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02375
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02376

to Santospirito

Cheque received; fifteen Saturdays; Sr Luciana; Fr Bongiorno; Fr Paolo and Fr Romano arriving in Melbourne; Fr Enrico; Fr Carlo returning; giving back cars to committee; Fr Nazario and the consul; Superior met with consul; account to be rendered to visitor from Rome; claim form for car attended to by Fr Nazario and Fr Anastasio; Fr Pio; no news of Fr Carlo.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 3 February 1954     3 February 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02376
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02377

Letter from Fr Luciano Rocchi to Santospirito, 25 February 1954

Fr Carlo still in Italy.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 February 1954     25 February 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02377
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02378

Letter from Fr Bonifacio Zurli to Santospirito, 2 March 1954

Fr Anastasio; proposal to lease Italian films; house of St Francis Brisbane.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 March 1954     2 March 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02378
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02379

Letter from Fr Luciano Rocchi to Santospirito, 10 March 1954

Fr Carlo; novena of Masses; Santospirito's mother; Fr Luciano's sister; Fr Carlo's rosary to Fr Simoneau.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 March 1954     10 March 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02379
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02380

Letter from Fr Luciano Rocchi to Santospirito, 2 May 1954

Claim for damages reparation; date of accident; Fr Pio; saw Fr Calgolari; Fr Carlo happy; Fr Luciano in camps and hospitals; Fr John McRae at Lewisham hospital.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 May 1954     2 May 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02380
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02381

Letter from Fr Atanasio Gonelli to Santospirito, 12 May 1954

Italian films; "La Mia Via"; "Vivere in Pace".

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 May 1954     12 May 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02381
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02382

Letter from Fr Bonifacio Zurli to Santospirito, 6 June 1954

Fr Bonifacio returned to Australia; captain's feast day; gift of silverware in Melbourne; engraving.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 6 June 1954     6 June 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02382
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02383

Letter from Fr Atanasio Gonelli to Santospirito, no date

Italian filme; "La Mia Via"; "Vivere in Pace".

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02383
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02384

Letter from Fr Luciano Rocchi to Santospirito, no date

Car accident; insurance; motor cyclist.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02384
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

SP-02385

Letter from Santospirito to Fr Luciano Rocchi, no date

Claim form; donation for car; repairs to car.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02385
Box Number: 43.10
Series: SANTS043

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