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-01008

Letter from Nathan Scheinwald P/L to Santospirito, 22 May 1951

Italian films;"Four steps in the clouds"; Fr. Carlo; Australia Cinema; Publicity.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 May 1951     22 May 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01008
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01009

Letter from Albany Theatre to Santospirito, 26 February 1953

Colour film; R. Wright.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 February 1953     26 February 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01009
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01010

Letter from Calwell to Santospirito, 19 March 1953

Importation of Italian Films; Collector of Customs; J. W. Broply.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 March 1953     19 March 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01010
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01011

Letter from F. Mengaroni to Santospirito, 10 May 1953

Pietro Migliorelli; Italian Films.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 May 1953     10 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01011
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01012

Letter from Moviegrams to Santospirito, 18 May 1953

Accounts: Hiring and Operating Equipment.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 May 1953     18 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01012
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01013

Letter from Santospirito to J. W. Broply, 25 May 1953

Importation of Italian Films; Retailers of films; Fidia Mengaroni; "Il lavoro cinematografico"; Request for Italian Films.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 May 1953     25 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01013
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01014

Letter from J W Brophy to Santospirito, 15 July 1953

Importation of Italian Films; Details of percentage of earnings for foreign supplier; Exchange Control approval.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 July 1953     15 July 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01014
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01015

Questionaire re request for Films, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01015
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01016

Letter from Santospirito to Fidia Mengaroni, no date

Draft letter; "Fifa e Arena"; "I figli di nessuno".

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01016
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01017

Letter from J W Brophy to Santospirito, 6 July 1953

Decision delayed.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 6 July 1953     6 July 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01017
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01018

Letter from Fernando M. Imbert Franco M. Fanuele to Archbishop's Committee, 8 July 1953

Cost of Films; Film types.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 July 1953     8 July 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01018
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01019

Letter from J.W. Brophy to Santospirito, 6 August 1953

Copy Letter 15/7/1953; Royalties

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 6 August 1953     6 August 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01019
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01020

Letter from Santospirito to J.W. Brophy, 10 August 1953

Remittances and Royalties on Films; Exchange Control Approval.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 August 1953     10 August 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01020
Box Number: 22.10
Series: SANTS022

SP-01021

Letter from Santospirito to Fidia Mengaroni, 11 September 1953

Fr. Pio Photograph; Permit to import films; "Fifa e Frena"; "I Figli di Nessuno"; Censorship.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 September 1953     11 September 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01021
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01022

Letter from Fidia Mengaroni to Santospirito, 23 September 1953

Fr. Pio Photograph; Fifa e Frena; I Figli di Nessuno; 16mm films; List of films available.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 September 1953     23 September 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01022
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01023

Flyer; "Vesuvius Express"; Cinemascope, no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01023
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01024

Letter from J.W. Brophy to Santospirito, 8 September 1953

Importation of Italian Films; Comptroller General; Application for Licence

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 September 1953     8 September 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01024
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01025

Letter from Santospirito to J.W. Brophy, 10 October 1953

Licence Covers two films; Request for Licence for 26 films.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 October 1953     10 October 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01025
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01026

Letter from J.W. Brophy to Santospirito, 3 December 1953

Licence Application Forms; Six month period.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 3 December 1953     3 December 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01026
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01027

Letter from Antonio Chianetto [Chianetta]? to Stefano [illegible], no date

Re-employment; Films; Society of St. Paul; Rev/mo Bernard Gnata; Luciano Melchioro.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01027
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01028

Letter from Australia Cinema to Santospirito, 18 August 1950

Italian films; "Paisa'"; "The Barber of Seville"; "Shoeshine"

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 August 1950     18 August 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01028
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01029

Letter from Santospirito to Joseph Barnao, 11 January 1954

Difficulties; Peter Migliorelli; Fidia Mengaroni; Fernando M. Imbert; Mengaroni out of contact; Giuliana del Pelopardi; Capuchins; Fr. Carlo; Fr. Luciano; Fr. Nazario; Fr. Anastase; Padre Pio.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 January 1954     11 January 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01029
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01030

Letter from Fidia Mengaroni to Santospirito, 8 January 1954

16mm films: Difficulties "Fifa e Arena" and "Sperduti nel Buoio"; available films; Free hand requested.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 January 1954     8 January 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01030
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01031

Letter from P. Migliorelli to Fidia Mengaroni, 21 January 1954

To be translated

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 January 1954     21 January 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01031
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01032

Letter from Fidia Mengaroni to Santospirito, no date

Italian films; "Lucrezia Borgia"; Price of films; 35 mm films.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01032
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01033

Letter from Joseph Barnao to Santospirito, 20 April 1954

Mengaroni disappeared; 16mm films; Stromboli; Capuchins; Montesi case.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 April 1954     20 April 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01033
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01034

Letter from Santospirito?, no date

Requests for Italian films; Fidia Mengaroni; List of chosen films [first page missing]

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01034
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01035

List of Italian Films, no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01035
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01036

Draft details: Film types, no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01036
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01037

Fidia Mengaroni: Name, Address, Position, no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01037
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

SP-01038

Letter from Santospirito to National Bank, 20 November 1953

Credit Note; Difficulties procuring films; Amendment of credit note

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 November 1953     20 November 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01038
Box Number: 22.20
Series: SANTS022

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