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-00546

Letter from Santospirito to Arthur Calwell, 14 March 1953

Mr Carlo Valmorbida; Mrs Elsa Valmorbida nee Sartori; Frank Agostino and Co; importation of oil and cheese; Vaccari family.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 March 1953     14 March 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00546
Box Number: 18.10
Series: SANTS018

SP-00547

Letter from F.A. Meere Comptroller General of Customs to Arthur Calwell, 25 March 1953

F. Agostino and Co; licence to import oil and cheese; restrictions on imports of cheese.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 March 1953     25 March 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00547
Box Number: 18.10
Series: SANTS018

SP-00548

Letter from A. Calwell to Santospirito, 17 March 1953

F. Agostino and Co; licence to import oil and cheese.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 March 1953     17 March 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00548
Box Number: 18.10
Series: SANTS018

SP-00549

Letter from A. Calwell to Santospirito, 17 March 1953

F. Agostino and Co; licence to import oil and cheese.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 March 1953     17 March 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00549
Box Number: 18.10
Series: SANTS018

SP-00550

Letter from F.A. Meere Comptroller General of Customs to A. Calwell, 25 March 1953

F. Agostino and Co; licence to import oil and cheese; restrictions on imports of cheese.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 March 1953     25 March 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00550
Box Number: 18.10
Series: SANTS018

SP-00551

Letter from F. Agostino and Co to Santospirito, 28 August 1956

demand for payment; favour through A. Calwell.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 August 1956     28 August 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00551
Box Number: 18.10
Series: SANTS018

SP-00552

Letter from Santospirito to Mr McEwan, 19 September 1956

Valmorbida account; F. Agostino and Co; G. Santamaria; Balance sheet published in La Fiamma; balance sheet signed by Fr Carlo and McEwan; Santospirito responsible only to Fr Carlo and Archbishop Mannix; Monsignor Fox support; resignation of Santospirito, 1955; Fr Galanti; Lena Cincotta; Arthur Calwell; Frank Cafarella; Dispute with committee; unpaid loans owed to Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 September 1956     19 September 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00552
Box Number: 18.10
Series: SANTS018

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