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-01235

Letter from Giovannni Del Mastro to M. Del Mastro, 11 June 1945

Application for Australian residence.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 June 1945     11 June 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01235
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01236

Letter from Calwell to Santospirito, 11 March 1949

Francesco Battaglia; application for permanent residence.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 March 1949     11 March 1949
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01236
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01237

Letter from Santospirito to Calwell, 28 April 1949

F. Battaglia: application for permanent residence: Mr. & Mrs. F. Cincotta; Opera singer.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 April 1949     28 April 1949
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01237
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01238

Letter from R. White Migration Office to Santospirito, 8 June 1950

Mr. & Mrs. Leonardo Sinisi: Landing permit; Mr. Temby.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 June 1950     8 June 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01238
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01239

Letter from A. Beilby Migration Office to Alexander Marceglia, 30 August 1951

Landing permits for Nerina Marceglia; To be engaged as a Domestic.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 August 1951     30 August 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01239
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01240

Letter from Elio Leonello Cappelli to Severino De Marco, 8 October 1951

Request sponsorship to migrate to Australia; Modotti.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 October 1951     8 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01240
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01241a

Letter from Severino De Marco to Santospirito, 26 February 1952

Letter from Modotti; Photos.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 February 1952     26 February 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01241a
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01241b

Letter from Commune di Bibbieno, 10 March 1952

Elio Leonello Cappelli; Identification certificate.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 March 1952     10 March 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01241b
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01242

Letter from Municipio di Lipari, 14 March 1952

Francesco Restuccia: Identity certificate.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 March 1952     14 March 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01242
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01243

Letter from Municipio di Lipari, 14 March 1952

Francesco Grazia: Certificate of Family.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 March 1952     14 March 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01243
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01244a

Letter from Municipio di Lipari, 14 March 1952

Rijtano, Grazia: Certificate of Family Situation; Sons: Francesco and Giuseppe Restuccia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 March 1952     14 March 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01244a
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01244b

Letter from Municipio di Lipari, 5 May 1950

Onofrio La Greca: Family situation certificate; Wife: Rosina Giorgio.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 5 May 1950     5 May 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01244b
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01245

Letter from Luigi Monforte, 30 March 1952

Application form.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 March 1952     30 March 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01245
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01246

Letter from Reilly Migration Office. to Luigi Rodriquez, 3 July 1952

Francesco De Sensi and Francesco Menteleone: Application for entry permits.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 3 July 1952     3 July 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01246
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01247

Letter from Reilly Migration Office. to Rocco Rodolico, 4 September 1952

Maria M. Rodolico and child: Application for entry permits.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 4 September 1952     4 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01247
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01248

Letter from T. H. Heyes Migration Office to Calwell, 21 October 1952

Pasquale Alifraco: Visa to enter Australia; Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 October 1952     21 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01248
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01249

Letter from Immigration Department, 1 November 1952

Instructions: Final application for naturalization; Forms.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 November 1952     1 November 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01249
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01250

Letter from T. Heyes Migration Office to A. Calwell, 21 January 1953

Representations for Santospirito; Application for entry permits for thirteen named persons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 January 1953     21 January 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01250
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01251

Notes re recommendation for Antonio di Paolo; Mr. Mitchell; Iaquinto, no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01251
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01252

Notes; Elsa and Martino Castardello, Vincenzo Sita and Antonio Brizzi; Arcangelo Ragonesi; Cosino & Paolo Arcadi, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01252
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01253

Letter from A. R. Driver Australian Legation Rome to Antonio Cavalieri, 4 March 1953

Application for entry into Australia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 4 March 1953     4 March 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01253
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01254

Notes; Anna Alramic & Giustina Gigliotto; Silvano Grando, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01254
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01255

Letter from Santospirito to Calwell, 18 April [year?]

Marta Rocco: Application fro landing permit; Bianca Rocco; Failed medical test.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01255
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01256

Letter from Giuseppe Ziino, 28 March 1953

Accomodation Guarantee for Mafalda Restuccia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 March 1953     28 March 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01256
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01257

Letter from Giuseppe Ziino, 28 March 1953

Accomodation guarantee for Ida Restuccia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 March 1953     28 March 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01257
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01258

Letter from Martin Brahm(s), 4 April 1953

Employment assurance for Mafalda Restuccia [Stichy tape to be removed].

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 4 April 1953     4 April 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01258
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01259

Letter from Martin Brahm, 4 April 1953

Employment assurance for Ida Restuccia.[Sticky tape to be removed].

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 4 April 1953     4 April 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01259
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01260

Letter from T. Heyes Ministry Secretary to A. Calwell, 20 April 1953

Giuseppe Monea; Application for admission of mother; Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 April 1953     20 April 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01260
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01261

Letter from Calwell to Santospirito, 21 April 1953

Francesca Monea: Application for admission to Australia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 April 1953     21 April 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01261
Box Number: 29.10
Series: SANTS029

SP-01262

Letter from T. Heyes Immigration Secretary to Calwell, 28 April 1953

Andrea Di Natale; Angelino D'Alia; Giovanni Cincotta; Application for admission; Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 April 1953     28 April 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01262
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01263

Letter from Kath Favaloro to Santospirito, no date

Permit; Cousin; Caleo; Housemaid for sister Lena.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01263
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01264

Letter from Migration Officer to Giovanni Sanfilippo, 21 May 1953

Application for admission of Concettina Sanfilippo.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 May 1953     21 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01264
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01265

Notes; Application for admission of wife Concettina Sanfilippo; Giovanni Sanfilippo; Rejection on health grounds, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01265
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01266

Letter from Immigration Office to Santospirito, 22 May 1953

Giuseppe Strangio: Application for admission.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 May 1953     22 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01266
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01267

Letter from T. H. Heyes Immigration Secretary to Calwell, 20 May 1953

Application for admission of Pasquale Falvo; Representation for Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 May 1953     20 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01267
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01268

Letter from T. H. Heyes Immigration Secretary to Calwell, 13 April 1953

Application for admission of Giulio Leonardi by Teresa Migliorello; Representations for Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 April 1953     13 April 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01268
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01269

Letter from T. H. Heyes Immigration Secretary to Calwell, 25 May 1953

Application for admission of Giulio Leonardi by Teresa Migliorello; Representations for Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 May 1953     25 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01269
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01270

Letter from Santospirito to Calwell, 6 June 1953

Giuseppe Monea; Visa for mother Francesca Monea refused; Brother Serafino Monea; Sister Nicolina Sofra departing for Australia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 6 June 1953     6 June 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01270
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01271

Letter from T. Heyes Immigration Secretary to Calwell, 20 April 1953

Application for landing permit fro Maria Iacopino and son Antonino & Rocco. Husband Domenico Iacopino.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 April 1953     20 April 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01271
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01272

Letter from Calwell to Santospirito, 10 June 1953

Marta Rocco: Application for admission.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 June 1953     10 June 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01272
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01273

Letter from Dr. Antonino Paino, 19 December 1951

Health certificate of Angelino D'Alia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 December 1951     19 December 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01273
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01274

Letter from A. Driver Australian Legation Rome to Antonio Marino, 10 June 1953

Refusal of Visa; Nomination by brother Eustachio Gregorio; Minister for Interior Giuseppe Spadaro

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 June 1953     10 June 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01274
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01275

Letter from Migration Office to Giuseppe Gianino, 7 May 1953

Refusal of application for admission of Romano Saico.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 May 1953     7 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01275
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01276a

Letter from Santospirito to Calwell, 25 May 1953

Application by Giiuseppe Gianino for admission of Romano Saico; Displaced reasons; Mother: Chiavari; Maintenance guarantee.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 May 1953     25 May 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01276a
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01276b

Letter from Calwell to Santospirito, 1 June 1953

Application by Giuiseppe Gianino for admission of Romano Saico.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 June 1953     1 June 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01276b
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01277

Letter from T. Heyes Immigration Secretary to Calwell, 19 June 1953

Application by Giuseppe Gianino for admission of Romano Saico. Urgent report.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 June 1953     19 June 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01277
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01278

Letter from Santospirito to Calwell, 24 June 1953

Application for admission of Renzo Moretti by Mentore Moretti; Mentrore Moretti's assistance.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 June 1953     24 June 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01278
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01279

Letter from T. H. Heyes Immigration Secretary to Calwell, 7 July 1953

Application by Bianca Rocco for admission of Marta Rocco; Medical Certificate; Further medical examination.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 July 1953     7 July 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01279
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01280

Typed note; Application for admission of Angelina Ciurleo and son Michele by Antonio Ciurleo; Husband's employment; Swollen throat, no date.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01280
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

SP-01281

Letter from T Heyes to Calwell, 21 April 1953

Application by Antonio Ciurleo for admission of wife and son; Representation for Santospirito; Mrs. Ciurleo medically acceptable.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 April 1953     21 April 1953
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01281
Box Number: 29.20
Series: SANTS029

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