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-00924

Letter from Missionary Sisters Sacred Heart of Jesus, no date

Announcement: Rev. Mother Valentina Colombo: New Mother General.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00924
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00925

Announcement of farewell gift: Dr. Italo Fabiani and Mrs Augusta Fabiani, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00925
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00926

Letter from M. Gleeson to Santospirito, 27 August 1956

Meeting Notice.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 August 1956     27 August 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00926
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00927

Advertisement: Mrs. W. J. Bushwaller welcome; Ms. Hoy; Mrs. Lombardo; Santospirito; Card and Party social, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00927
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00928

Letter from Cabrini Hospital Ladies Auxiliary to Mrs. J. Buckland, 8 September 1958

Lady Brooks: Invitation to Fete.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 September 1958     8 September 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00928
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00929

Letter from Missionaries of Sacred Heart, 24 October 1958

Circular letter: Raffle tickets; Italian version; draft.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 October 1958     24 October 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00929
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00930

Letter from Mrs. F. J. Trait to Mother Superior, no date

Money for raffle tickets; Santospirito

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00930
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00931

Letter from Santospirito to F. Murphy, 2 February 1958

Notice of resumption of card afternoons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 February 1958     2 February 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00931
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00932

Letter from V. Renehan Hon. Secretary to Dame Mary Daly, 14 August 1958

Request to become patroness; Marchesa Serafini; Mrs. W. J. Bushwaller.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 August 1958     14 August 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00932
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00933

Letter from Veronica Blair Hon. Secretary to Majores of Malvern, 14 August 1958

Request to become patroness; Dame Mary Daly; Marchesa Serafini Mrs. W. J. Bushwaller.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 August 1958     14 August 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00933
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00934

Letter from Mother Candida Antonietta, no date

Draft circular letter; Lack of laundry; Fete.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00934
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00935

Letter from Anna De Luca to Santospirito, 11 November 1958

Money for raffle; Fr. Di Benedetto: purchase of clothes.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 November 1958     11 November 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00935
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00936

Letter from Mario Valpi, 2 December 1958

Return of tickets; Ill health.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 December 1958     2 December 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00936
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00937

Letter from Augusta & Italo Fabiani, no date

Greetings card.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00937
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00938

Letter from Anna De Luca to Santospirito, 24 October 1958

List of Names & Addresses.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 October 1958     24 October 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00938
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00939

Letter from Santospirito, no date

Note for menu.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00939
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00940

Letter from Madre Colombo to Santospirito, 11 December 1957

Thanks

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 December 1957     11 December 1957
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00940
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00941

Letter from Santospirito to Juventus Club; Cavour Club, no date

Draft invitation to fete.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00941
Box Number: 21.10
Series: SANTS021

SP-00942

Letter from Sisters of St. Benedict's, no date

Circular letter to priests; Invitation to fete; Dr. Mannix.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00942
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00943

Letter from Santosirito to Mr. Zadro, 27 April 1958

Mother Cabrini: article; Cabrini Order; Fr. Boniface; Publication of article.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 April 1958     27 April 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00943
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00944

Letter from Giovanni M. Romanin to Santospirito, 10 November 1958

List of possible volunteers.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 November 1958     10 November 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00944
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00945

Letter from Concetta Madiona to Santospirito, 11 November 1958

Raffle tickets returned.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 November 1958     11 November 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00945
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00946

to St. Francis X. Cabrini Hospital

Book of raffle tickets and envelope.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 November 1958     24 November 1958
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00946
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00947

Draft meeting agenda, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00947
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00948

Letter, no date

Draft meeting notice.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00948
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00949

Letter from Anonino Gallo to Cabrini Sisters, no date

Book of tickets; Family purchase; Circular request for help.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00949
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00950

Letter from St Benedicts Hospital to Rev. Father [illegible], no date

Circular letter; Invitation to Priests to Fete.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00950
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00951

Letter from Mona Mullany to Santospirito, 12 June 1959

Thanks for sympathy; Death of Nephew Peter; Ms. Nugent.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 June 1959     12 June 1959
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00951
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00952

Letter from Santospirito to Mrs. W. F. Ryan, 27 June 1959

Draft letter; Sympathy; death of father; Acceptance of invitation; Ordination of Salvatore Dimattina; copy letter.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 June 1959     27 June 1959
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00952
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00953

Letter from St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Hospital to Commissioner of taxation, no date

Sales tax exemption certificate.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00953
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00954

List of Names and numbers, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1956     1958
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00954
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00955

Letter from Ellen J. Moloughney to Santospirito, 26 July 1957

Thanks for Donation; Card party.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 July 1957     26 July 1957
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00955
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00956

Letter from Mrs. William Frederick Ryan to Santospirito, 5 July 1959

Thanks; Sympathy

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 5 July 1959     5 July 1959
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00956
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00957

Agenda: First annual meeting: St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Ladies Auxiliary, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00957
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00958

Circular letter: request for help: raffle tickets; Mrs. De Luca, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00958
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00959

List of Named and Numbers, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00959
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00960

Draft minutes: First annual meeting of auxiliary, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00960
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00961

Letter from Santospirito to Mrs. Mulloney Ms. Nugent, 1 June 1959

Sympathy: death of nephew Peter.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 June 1959     1 June 1959
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00961
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00962

Article: St. F. X. Cabrini Hospital Ladies Auxiliary successful year; Santospirito elected patroness; First annual meeting, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00962
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00963

Letter from Santospirito to Mrs. Bushwaller, 15 June 1959

Non-return to Melbourne; Bushwaller's assistance; Mexico city.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 June 1959     15 June 1959
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00963
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00964

Letter from Ladies auxiliary of St. F. X. Cabrini Hospital, no date

Invitation to Dinner Dance.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-00964
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00965

Minutes of meeting: St F. X. Cabrini Hospital Ladies Auxiliary; Santospirito elected president; Later meeting on 22 July; Kiosk.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 June 1958     9 June 1958
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00965
Box Number: 21.20
Series: SANTS021

SP-00966

Notice of meeting: Auxiliary, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00966
Box Number: 21.30
Series: SANTS021

SP-00967

Notice of demonstration of Floral Art: Patricia Rumbold; Mrs. L. Bye; Mrs. E. J. McCormack, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00967
Box Number: 21.30
Series: SANTS021

SP-00968

St. F. X. Cabrini Hospital Ladies Auxiliary: Syllabus of meetings and card afternoons for 1959.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00968
Box Number: 21.30
Series: SANTS021

SP-00969

Auxiliary: Suggestions for rules, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00969
Box Number: 21.30
Series: SANTS021

SP-00970

Auxiliary: Agenda for August meeting, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00970
Box Number: 21.30
Series: SANTS021

SP-00971

Minutes of combined meeting of Men's Committee and Ladies Auxiliary; St. Benedicts Hospital Well-wishers Committee disbanded.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 August 1958     25 August 1958
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00971
Box Number: 21.30
Series: SANTS021

SP-00972

Minutes of meeting of ladies auxiliary.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 September 1958     8 September 1958
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00972
Box Number: 21.30
Series: SANTS021

SP-00973

Minutes of meeting of ladies auxiliary.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 October 1958     13 October 1958
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-00973
Box Number: 21.30
Series: SANTS021

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