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-01127

Letter from Agnese - to Davide -, 20 January 1950

Reliquary of S. Bartholomew: Santospirito; Signor Feliziani; Maria Huder.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 January 1950     20 January 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01127
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01128

Letter from Feliziano [?] to Fr. Carlo, 13 June 1950

Reliquary of S. Bartholomew; Fr. Nazario da Salvaterra; Fra Zaccaria; Modotti; Mons. Montini; Santospirito; Difficulties in sending reliquary.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 June 1950     13 June 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01128
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01129

Letter from Fr H. Wilkins SJ, no date

St. Patrick's College Mission Club report.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01129
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01130

Letter from Santospirito, no date

Draft letter; Money for Antonio Deodato Family; Illness.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01130
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01131

Letter from Chiefalo Pasquale to Santospirito, 30 July 1950

Medical studies; financial needs; P. Masuzzo.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 July 1950     30 July 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01131
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01132

Letter from Chiefalo Pasquale to Santospirito, 23 November 1950

P. Masuzzo; Money delivered; His expenses.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 November 1950     23 November 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01132
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01133

Letter from Monsignor Ligutti, 9 January 1951

Statement of executive committee: National Catholic Rural Life Conference; Text; with compliments slip.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 January 1951     9 January 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01133
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01134a

Letter from Luciano Vidoni to Modotti, 15 March 1951

Need for work; His qualifications; family; Attempts to get work; Employment situation in Australia; Prisoner of war.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 March 1951     15 March 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01134a
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01134b

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, 12 June 1951

Luciano Vidoni; Recommendation; Mr. Sev. De Marco.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 June 1951     12 June 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01134b
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01135

Letter from Santospirito to Luciano Vidoni, 7 November 1951

Modotti; Documents required for Migration application; Employment situation; Photographs of Vidoni family.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 November 1951     7 November 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01135
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01136

Meditation with music; Broadcast Good Friday 1951.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1951     1951
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01136
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01137

Letter from Italian Legation to Santospirito, 10 April 1951

Donation for Boy's Town Turin; 22 May Ball.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 April 1951     10 April 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01137
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01138

Letter from Tim Balestri to Santospirito, no date

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01138
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01139

Letter from Lisina Gaetano to Santospirito, 17 July 1951

To be tranlsated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 July 1951     17 July 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01139
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01140

Letter from Fr. Nazario da Salvaterra to Emilio -, 24 July 1951

Maestro Briglia; Santospirito; Anna; Singing profession.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 July 1951     24 July 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01140
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01141

Letter from Leonardo Sinisi to Santospirito, 6 August 1951

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 6 August 1951     6 August 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01141
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01142

Letter from G. Fitzpatrick to Santospirito, 7 August 1951

Carrum house.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 August 1951     7 August 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01142
Box Number: 27.10
Series: SANTS027

SP-01143

Letter from P. Silvio to Santospirito, 9 August 1951

Need for better School; Request for school expenses.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 August 1951     9 August 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01143
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01144

Letter from Livio Gasparini to Santospirito, 16 August 1951

Factory work found.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 16 August 1951     16 August 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01144
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01145

Letter from Rita Miller to Santospirito, 26 August 1951

Donation for Armadale sisters: Death of Cabrini sister.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 August 1951     26 August 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01145
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01146

Letter from Br. Zaccaria to Santospirito, 22 May 1951

Bianca Albertelli.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 May 1951     22 May 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01146
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01147

Letter from Br. Zaccaria to Santospirito, no date

Bianca Albertelli.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01147
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01148

Letter from Leonardo Sinis to Santospirito, 27 August 1951

Further payments.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 August 1951     27 August 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01148
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01149

Letter from Luciano Riminaldi to Santospirito, 10 September 1951

Photographs sent.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 September 1951     10 September 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01149
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01150

Letter from Thelma Lo Jacono to Santospirito, 10 September 1951

Her ill health; Mr. Bongiorno.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 September 1951     10 September 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01150
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01151

Letter from Sr. Marie Tineé De Jesus to Santospirito, 14 September 1951

Fr. Simoneau; Perpetual Lamp Subscribers.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 September 1951     14 September 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01151
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01152

Letter from India [?] Antoni [?] to Santospirito, 17 September [year?]

Dr. Canestra's account.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01152
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01153

Letter from Servants of the Blessed Sacrament to Santospirito, 14 September 1951

Invitation to inspect new convent.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 September 1951     14 September 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01153
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01154

Letter from Kathleen C. Armstrong to Santospirito, 25 September 1951

Corpus Christi College altar society; Card afternoon; Fr. Kevin Moriarty.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 September 1951     25 September 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01154
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01155

Letter from Kathleen C. Armstrong to Santospirito, 28 September 1951

Donation received; Ms. Frawley.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 September 1951     28 September 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01155
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01156

Letter from Pasuqalina Chiefalo to Santospirito, 29 September [year?]

P. Masuzzo; New scholastic year; financial needs.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01156
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01157

Letter from Joyce Macartney to Santospirito, no date

Publicity: Deaf & Dumb youth hostel appeal.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01157
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01158

Letter from Pasquale Russo; Nando [?] to Santospirito, no date

To be tranlsated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01158
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01159

Letter from Fr. Aurelius Maschio to Santospirito, 1 October 1951

Indian mission.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 October 1951     1 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01159
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01160

Letter from R. Greenberg to L. Bertacchi, 2 October 1951

Mrs. Astoli; Reasons for Bertacchi wanting to stay with Greenbergs.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 October 1951     2 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01160
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01161

Letter from Monsignor L. G. Ligutti, 17 February 1951

Building Democracy on the Golden rule;

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 February 1951     17 February 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01161
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01162

Note of Santospirito address; Severino De Palma; money drawings, no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01162
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01163

Letter from R. G. Wilkins S. J. to Santospirito, 8 October 1951

Donation for St. Patrick's College; Mrs. Mercovich, Fr. J. Smith.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 October 1951     8 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01163
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01164

Letter from Umberto Manio to Fr. -, 1 November 1951

Laura Manio; Mr. Greenberg; Pezzoni; Hope to migrate to Australia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 November 1951     1 November 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01164
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01165

Letter from Sister Rose Virgona to Santospirito, 21 October 1951

Request for Fruit for convent of Mercy Fete.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 October 1951     21 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01165
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01166

Letter from Pasquale D'Onofrio to Santospirito, 15 October 1951

Request for work; gardening; Saturday; wish to bring family to Australia

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 October 1951     15 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01166
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01167

Letter from Eugene Smith to Santospirito, 17 October 1951

Copy of "The Cardinal"

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 October 1951     17 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01167
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01168

Letter from Modotti to Santospirito, no date

Mr. Feliziani; Reliquary.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01168
Box Number: 27.20
Series: SANTS027

SP-01169

Letter from Fr. J. P. Smith S.J to Santospirito, 18 October 1951

Donation; Appeal for starving in India.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 October 1951     18 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01169
Box Number: 27.30
Series: SANTS027

SP-01170

Letter from J. Alexander to Santospirito, 24 September 1951

Father McLaren; Unpaid account.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 September 1951     24 September 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01170
Box Number: 27.30
Series: SANTS027

SP-01171

Letter from Rosemary Rodriquez to Santospirito, 20 October 1951

Italian Dictionaries received; Reception as nun; News.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 October 1951     20 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01171
Box Number: 27.30
Series: SANTS027

SP-01172

to Fr. Carlo, no date

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01172
Box Number: 27.30
Series: SANTS027

SP-01173

Letter from R. F. Niles to W. D. Sanpson & Son, 7 November 1951

Sale of Carrum house; Price.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 November 1951     7 November 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01173
Box Number: 27.30
Series: SANTS027

SP-01174

Letter from Fr. Bernardino [Vasarro?] to Santospirito, 7 November 1951

Mrs. Cincotta; Mary Rodriquez; Mrs. Grandi.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 November 1951     7 November 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01174
Box Number: 27.30
Series: SANTS027

SP-01175

to Santospirito, no date

Money sent.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01175
Box Number: 27.30
Series: SANTS027

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