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-00532

Photograph of Modotti, no date.

A digitised copy of this image can be found in the Italian Historical Society Photographic Database (Reference No P-04006)

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00532
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00533

Photograph of Modotti.

A digitised copy of this image can be found in the Italian Historical Society Photographic Database (Reference No P-04007)

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 June 1960     1 June 1960
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00533
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00534

Postcard; choir stalls at abbey of Citeaux, no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00534
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00535

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 12 November 1946

Photograph; Modotti and niece Lisetta; first communion; Indian mission; Modotti leaving Italy; A digitised copy of this image can be found in the Italian Historical Society Photographic Database (Reference No P-04005)

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 November 1946     12 November 1946
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00535
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00536

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 27 September 1960

New Camaldoli foundation; pure contemplative eremitical life; foundation prosperous; Superiors' views; General of the Camaldolesi; Modotti's Dispute with General; bishop of Fresno; Secretary of the Congregation for Religious; Don Clemente replaces Modotti; Modotti's reasons for accepting the U.S. mission; Protestants of Puerto Rico; Mother Gennarina; Dominic Modotti; Guido Modotti; Divine Comedy slides; Eolian Slides.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 September 1960     27 September 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00536
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00537

Letter from Santospirito to Modotti, 23 June 1960

Don Clemente; Bishop of Fresno; Didpute with General; Dr Mannix; Bishop Fox; Masses for Concetta Cincotta; Masses for Mrs Dozzi; Ray Triado; Guido Galmacci; Dr F Toal.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 June 1960     23 June 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00537
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00538

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 22 November 1960

Modotti's Driving licence; Mrs Dozzi; Don Marino Di Benedetto; Dick Lamaro; envelope. Note: letter damaged: missing piece attached to envelope.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 November 1960     22 November 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00538
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00539

Letter from - to Santospirito, 18 June 1960

Envelope; Ancona.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 June 1960     18 June 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00539
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00540

Envelope; blank.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00540
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00541

Letter from Modotti to Father General, 15 September 1960

Dispute with General; Modotti's defence and views with attachments; To Be Translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 September 1960     15 September 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00541
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00542

Letter from Santospirito to Dick Lamaro, 28 November 1960

Proposal to join Camaldolesi; Modotti; Fr Claudio; pure contemplative life.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 November 1960     28 November 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00542
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00543

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 11 February 1959

Santospirito's proposed visit to New Camaldoli; Tizio Family; proposed second foundation on east coast.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 February 1959     11 February 1959
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00543
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00544

Letter from - to Santospirito, 13 September 1954

Envelope.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 September 1954     13 September 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00544
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

SP-00545

Envelope; letters of James Gobbo and Modotti.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00545
Box Number: 16.10
Series: SANTS016

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