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-02436

Letter from Alfeo Pizzolato to Santospirito, 24 May 1953

Romualdo Vignogna; Giovanni Cella; cutting pine trees; Mr Sanders; proposed return to Melbourne for work.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 May 1953     24 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02436
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02437

Letter from D. (?) Calvisi to Santospirito, 24 May 1953

Clearing timber; unable to attend Mass; sponsor wife; no schools available; request for other work.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 May 1953     24 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02437
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02438

Letter from Luigi Massucato to Santospirito, 26 May 1953

Spiritual help; young Catholic Action association; Dr Nicola Pergiovanni.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 May 1953     26 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02438
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02439

Letter from G. Cella to Santospirito, 26 May 1953

Romualdo Vignogna; Giovanni Porti; forest work; request for other work.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 May 1953     26 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02439
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02440

Letter from Franco Mondo to Santospirito, 27 May 1953

Ms Rubbere; sponsorship of wife; unemployment; work in factory.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 May 1953     27 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02440
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02441

Letter from Bruno Paoluzzi to Santospirito, 30 May 1953

Mr Borsari; request for work; health; possible return to Victoria.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 May 1953     30 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02441
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02442

Letter from A. Ravera to Santospirito, 15 June 1953

Request for help.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 June 1953     15 June 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02442
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02443

Letter from V. Di Giulio to Santospirito, 8 July 1953

Threat of repatriation; request for help; work history; trouble with police over mattress for family; health problems.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 July 1953     8 July 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02443
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02444

Letter from Loriano Giannini to Santospirito, 12 July 1953

Work at Holden; ill health; debt for hostel board; request for help; Lena Cincotta.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 July 1953     12 July 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02444
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02445

Letter from Renato Pompei Biancas Ortolani, 12 July 1953

Wedding.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 July 1953     12 July 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02445
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02446

Letter from Sergio Nogaro to Santospirito, 13 July 1953

Landing permit refused; address of person at Vatican; request for help; house painter and decorator; personal particulars.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 July 1953     13 July 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02446
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02447

Letter from Filippina Costanza to Santospirito, 30 July 1953

Fr Carlo Di Mattei; unemployed; request for help.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 July 1953     30 July 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02447
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02448

to Santospirito

To Be Translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 August 1953     9 August 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02448
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02449

Letter from Thomas Russo to Santospirito, 18 September 1953

Proposed repatriation; financial situation; ability to work; request for help.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 September 1953     18 September 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02449
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02450

Letter from Giuseppe Baroni to Santospirito, 30 September 1953

Farm work; pay dispute; release signed; payment reduced; debt to Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 September 1953     30 September 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02450
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02451

Letter from Salvatore Milano to Santospirito, 4 October 1953

G. Gauci died at St Vincent's hospital; relatives in Italy; request for help.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 4 October 1953     4 October 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02451
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02452

to Santospirito

Unico Cipriani; gratitude.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 4 November 1953     4 November 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02452
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02453

Letter from Scruci to Santospirito, 8 November 1953

Health recovered.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 November 1953     8 November 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02453
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02454

Letter from Giovanni Di Maggio to Santospirito, 20 November 1953

Work skills.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 November 1953     20 November 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02454
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02455

Letter from Franco Mondo to Santospirito, 11 December 1953

Changes of address; mail problems; sponsorship of wife;

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 December 1953     11 December 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02455
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02456

Letter from Royal Mellbourne Hospital to Luigi Angelico, 15 December 1953

Account for in patient fees.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 December 1953     15 December 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02456
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02457

Letter from Immacolata Scruci to Santospirito, Zita -, 11 November 1953

Work situation; Cosimo and Bestiano; Pino; photographs.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 November 1953     11 November 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02457
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02458

Letter from Macolata Scruci to Zita, 25 December 1953

Photographs; Zita's mother in law; migration documents.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 December 1953     25 December 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02458
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02459

Letter from Pompeo Chessler to Santospirito, 10 January 1953

Christmas greetings.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 January 1953     10 January 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02459
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02460

Letter from Pietro Caruso to Santospirito, no date

Prepayment; voyage fees for family.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02460
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02461

to Santospirito, no date

Luigi Di Tommaso; newspaper article; widow Tommaso; Nicola Stratti; ECLA; voyage of family; request for help.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02461
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02462

Letter from Anna (surname illegible) to Santospirito, no date

Information received; information to be sought from school.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02462
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02463

Letter from Sam Tramarchi to Santospirito, no date

Request to speak to priest.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02463
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02464

Letter from W. Morris to Santospirito, no date

Request for Italian boot repairer.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02464
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02465

Letter from Gwen Bowes to Santospirito, no date

Italian friend going to mica mines; Angelo Pieri.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02465
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02466

to Santospirito, no date

Two air mail envelopes.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02466
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02467

Letter from C. Mavis to Mrs Cobbs, 26 January 1960

Receipt for payment for cutlery.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 January 1960     26 January 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02467
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

SP-02468

Letter from J.G. Keogh, no date

Need for specified equipment; terms for hire.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-02468
Box Number: 44.20
Series: SANTS044

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