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-00069

Draft form; presentation of debutantes; presented to Santospirito, Fr Carlo and Dr Bellini (Vice Consul)

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1953     1953
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00069
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

SP-00070

Letter from L Dainelli to Santospirito, 12 May 1953

Telegram; greetings; debutante ball

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 May 1953     12 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00070
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

SP-00071

Letter from Henry Stebbins to Santospirito, 24 April 1953

Invitation to debutante ball

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 April 1953     24 April 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00071
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

SP-00072

Letter from Dr & Mrs Parliaro to Santospirito, no date

Invitation to debutante ball

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00072
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

SP-00073

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     5 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00073
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

SP-00074

Letter from Antonino Cato to Santospirito, 24 May 1953

Ball tickets returned

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 May 1953     24 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00074
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

SP-00075

List of persons without tickets

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1953     1953
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00075
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

SP-00076

List of debutantes of 1953

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1953     1953
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00076
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

SP-00077

Letter from J Fasciale to Santospirito, 17 August 1953

Donation; presentation to Fr Carlo

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 August 1953     17 August 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00077
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

SP-00078

Letter from A J Stevens to Santospirito, 24 April 1953

Invitation to ball

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 April 1953     24 April 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00078
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

SP-00079

Debutante Ball dialogue; presentation story

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1953     1953
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00079
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

SP-00080

Letter from Italian Legation to Santospirito, 1 May 1953

Invitation to Ball

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 May 1953     1 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00080
Box Number: 5.10
Series: SANTS005

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