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-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

SP-02589

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 7 September 1944

Material for dictionary

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 September 1944     7 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02589
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02590

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 8 September 1944

Article for Spigoleture Letterarie section of Angelo della Famiglia; Gina; feast of Our Lady; Priests’ retreat.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 September 1944     8 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02590
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02591

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 9 September 1944

Pleased with Santospirito’s work; more material for dictionary; Fr De Francesco’s title to be used; La Piccola Guida; second issue of Angelo della Famiglia; petrol tickets needed; Fr Galante to help with mission; copy of Dante’s Divine Comedy requested.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 September 1944     9 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02591
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02592

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 10 September 1944

Material for dictionary; phonetic key; instructions for Elda Nicoletti; mission started.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 September 1944     10 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02592
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02593

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 11 September 1944

Pagina del pubblico for October issue of L'Angelo della Famiglia

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 September 1944     11 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02593
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02594

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 15 September 1944

Thanks for everything; letter to Teresa Vigano; Santospirito’s concerns about Cavour Club; Mrs Sartori; Jean and her mother; “G’s” need for Modotti and Calwell; Fr Egan; date of bazaar; leaflet proof returned; Mrs Mantello; success of dances; bicycle from Nino Borsari; instructions on letters for Fr Galante; Modotti’s need for rest; Mass for Carmel Virgona.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 September 1944     15 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02594
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02595

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 19 September 1944

Dances at Cathedral Hall twice a month

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 September 1944     19 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02595
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02596

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 19 September 1944

Santospirito’s sensitiveness; Modotti not pained by Santospirito; her difficult position; need to maintain unity; proposal to hire Cathedral Hall twice a month; situation in Italy.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 September 1944     19 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02596
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02597

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 21 September 1944

Re picture of Dr Beovich, Archbishop of Adelaide.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 September 1944     21 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02597
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02598

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 23 September 1944

Material for L'Angelo della Famiglia; English lesson; pronunciation key.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 September 1944     23 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02598
Box Number: 15.30
Series: SANTS015

SP-02599

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, no date

News of Santospirito's ill health.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1944     1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02599
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02600

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 27 September 1944

Santospirito’s health; material for Angelo della Famiglia; meeting of bishops on immigration

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 September 1944     27 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02600
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02601

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 19 September 1944

Situation of Italians in Port Pirie; copies of Angelo della Famiglia for Dr Duhig; Most Reverend P.F. Farrelly of Grafton a subscriber.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 September 1944     19 September 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02601
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02602

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 5 October 1944

Date of arrival in Melbourne.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 5 October 1944     5 October 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02602
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02603

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, no date

Sickness of Antonio Santospirito

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1944     1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02603
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02604

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 8 December 1944

Pain caused by Modotti to Santospirito; her sense of failure

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 December 1944     8 December 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02604
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02605

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 19 December 1944

Gratitude for all Santospirito’s work; Christmas Mass; poem, 'The Work of God'.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 December 1944     19 December 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02605
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02606

Christmas card from Modotti to Santospirito

Christmas card

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 December 1944     25 December 1944
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02606
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02607

Letter from John E Perkins (for Cathedral Administrator) to the Director, Red Cross Society, 26 February 1945

Archbishop's Committee for Italian Relief; play directed by P Magi; orchestra under Maestro Briglia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 February 1945     26 February 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02607
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02608

Draft program for 'Scampolo'

Draft program for evening for Red Cross; Scampolo; play by D. Nicodemi; Cathedral Hall; St George’s Hall.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1945     1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02608
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02609

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, no date

Fr Galante; Mr B.Dimattina a donor to Red Cross.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1945     1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02609
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02610

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 2 March 1945

Arrived in Sydney; gratitude to Santospirito; his bad temper; mission to Italians of Sydney; Magi; cutting from Daily Telegraph for Albanese to put in Angelo della Famiglia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 March 1945     2 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02610
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02611

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, no date

Request from Fr Centauro to send slides

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1945     1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02611
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02612

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 5 March 1945

Papers for Sylvia (Comini?); P.O.W. Vincenzo Bruno; Lena La Spina Cowley of Innisfail; Angelo della Famiglia; Piccola Guida; Mr Mongiat; Power Street garden; payment of wages and expenses; Magi’s case; Fr Centauro; Monsignor Fox; Page Printing; Battista Stella’s marriage; Modotti’s car repairs.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 5 March 1945     5 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02612
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02613

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 5 March 1945

Correspondence from Cremean; translation of appeal; Vaccari to advise on notice to subscribers where to pay subscriptions; appeal by Italia Libera; appeal by Risveglio; printing and posting of appeal; preparation of envelopes by Albanese; Masses by Fr Galante; film 'Song of Bernadette'; Magi.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 5 March 1945     5 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02613
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02614

Letter from Modotti to Veronica Cappadona, no date

Request for her to sing at Red Cross concert 8 April 1945.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1945     1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02614
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02615

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 8 March 1945

Articles from Fr Galante; correspondence from Ira Roberts for Calwell; case of persecution; wish to meet Fr Centauro in Sydney; meeting with Dr Gilroy; gratitude for Santospirito; advertising of dance; Magi.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 March 1945     8 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02615
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02616

Telegram from Modotti to Santospirito, 9 March 1945

Telegram; mass for Mario Saletta

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 March 1945     9 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02616
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02617

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 11 March 1945

Enclosed telegram from J.L. Cremean; distribution of war loan appeal countermanded by Santospirito; Modotti’s reply to telegram; Modotti’s arrangement with Cremean and Calwell for distribution of Vaccari’s message; translation of Calwell’s message; 3rd Victory loan; distribution of Modotti’s message with Angelo della Famiglia; Vaccari’s ordering of Angelo della Famiglia; Santospirito’s action; approval of archbishops; meeting with Fr Centauro; Modotti’s movements; Sylvia Comini; Mrs Lauricella’s Masses; Mrs Fabris begun lessons; Magi’s case; Red Cross evening.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 March 1945     11 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02617
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02618

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 13 March 1945

Correspondence brought by Fr Centauro; Dr Costero’s reply; Modotti’s promise to look after Dr Costero’s boy; Santospirito or Fr Galante to deal with Costero.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 March 1945     13 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02618
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02619

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 6 March 1945

Thanks to Santospirito; hall.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 6 March 1945     6 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02619
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02620

Telegram from Modotti to Santospirito, 14 March 1945

Telegram; instructions to print appeal

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 March 1945     14 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02620
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02621a

Telegram from Modotti to Santospirito, 14 March 1945

Telegram of same date; air mail letter; instructions on handling of dispute with Vaccari; missions to Baknkstown and Woolloomooloo communities; lecture on Dante; paper for 'Massime Eterne'; Page Printing; encouragement in difficulties.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 March 1945     14 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02621a
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02621b

Letter from Calwell to Modotti, 13 March 1945

Copy of telegram from Vaccari to Cremean dated 12 Mar 1945; Modotti’s opinion sought; Vaccari’s objections to distribution of message by separate mail; war loan appeal; Calwell’s view; countermanding of Vaccari’s arrangements by Santospirito on behalf of Modotti; copy of Modotti’s reply to Calwell dated 14 Mar 1945; no arrangement with Vaccari.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 March 1945     13 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02621b
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02622

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 21 March 1945

Whether Modotti displeased with Santospirito; Vaccari’s behaviour; Red Cross play; Verona Cappadona; Albanese and April issue; Fr Galante prejudiced against Fr Attanasi; distribution of 'Massime Eterne' to Australian bishops; letter drafted by Modotti; advertising of Good Friday Service; copy of Angelo della Famiglia for Davino Zadro; Modotti’s return.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 March 1945     21 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02622
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02623

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 22 March 1945

Death of Modotti's mother.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 March 1945     22 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02623
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02624

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 23 March 1945

Modotti’s mother; his feelings towards her; thanks to Santospirito; Magi received summons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 March 1945     23 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02624
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02625

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 24 March 1945

Letter from Fr Fitzgerald; urgent notice for Angelo della Famiglia; notice for feast of Our Lady of Pompeii; 'Massime Eterne'; Mr Cox and paper quality; petrol tickets; proposal of Lena Tizio for hall; success of missions; cheque from Mrs Lauricella;

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 March 1945     24 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02625
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02626

Letter from Giuseppe Santamaria to Modotti, 28 March 1945

Draft communication; Giovanni Motzo; prisoner of war; Rina Noce Portotorres; Sardegna.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 March 1945     28 March 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02626
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02627

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 11 May 1945

Dr Mannix’s appeal; motor bike for Fr Galante; debutante ball; mission in New South Wales.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 May 1945     11 May 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02627
Box Number: 15.40
Series: SANTS015

SP-02628

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 23 April 1945

Anthony Santospirito unwell

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 April 1945     23 April 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02628
Box Number: 15.50
Series: SANTS015

SP-02629

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 17 June 1945

Photographic booklet of Goulburn

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 June 1945     17 June 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02629
Box Number: 15.50
Series: SANTS015

SP-02630

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 14 May 1945

His address at Yenda.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 May 1945     14 May 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02630
Box Number: 15.50
Series: SANTS015

SP-02631

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 31 July 1945

Appreciation of Santospirito's co-operation

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 31 July 1945     31 July 1945
Quantity:
Inventory Identifier: SP-02631
Box Number: 15.50
Series: SANTS015

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