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-01392

Letter from Marino G. Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 13 July 1954

Proposed newspaper; Issues to be considered; Santospirito's responsibilities.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 July 1954     13 July 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01392
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01393

Letter from Marino G. Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 30 September 1954

Addresses of Catholic Colleges; French consulate.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 September 1954     30 September 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01393
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01394

Letter from Marino G. Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 15 January 1954

Postcard.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 January 1954     15 January 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01394
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01395

Letter from Marino G. Di Benedetto to Bruno Maschio, 29 January 1955

Marriage to Gigliola; Documents in order; Gigliola to migrate.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 29 January 1955     29 January 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01395
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01396

Letter from Marino G. Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 2 March 1955

Bruno Maschio and Gigliola; proposed marriage; Mrs. Cincotta;

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 March 1955     2 March 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01396
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01397

Letter from Marino G. Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 9 May 1955

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 May 1955     9 May 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01397
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01398

Letter from Marino G. Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 1 July 1955

Fr. Borriero's parcel; Niece Lisetta; St. Benedict's; Election of general; project for Australia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 July 1955     1 July 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01398
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01399

Letter from Marino G. Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 13 June 1955

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 June 1955     13 June 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01399
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01400

Letter from Carly[?] Venturini Carlo P. Abramo P. G. Wanni[?] P. Filippo Marino G. Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 22 August 1955

Postcard.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 August 1955     22 August 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01400
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01401

Letter from Marino G. Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 1 September 1955

Fr, Carlo: Departure from Melbourne; His health; P. Filippo; Abramo; Indonesian priest.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 September 1955     1 September 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01401
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01402

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 19 September 1955

Fr. Carlo: Disembarked at Aden; Cabrini sisters; Fr. Wilkin(s): Gifts to Colombo children.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 September 1955     19 September 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01402
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01403

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 6 October 1955

Fr. Carlo in Aden: Awaiting Bishop; Fr. Carlo's destination; Sisters of St Benedict's; Carlo's fiancée; Colombo mission; Malvina Di Benedetto.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 6 October 1955     6 October 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01403
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01404

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 10 October 1955

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 October 1955     10 October 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01404
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01405

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 16 October 1955

Spiritual advice.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 16 October 1955     16 October 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01405
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01406

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 25 October 1955

Modotti's letter: Spiritual testament; Archbishop's Committee for Italian relief; Declaration of approval of Santospirito's work; Di Benedetto's mother's anniversary; St. Raphael; Photos of father[-?]; gifts for Colombo black children.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 October 1955     25 October 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01406
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01407

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 10 November 1955

Post card ; to be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 November 1955     10 November 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01407
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01408

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 22 November 1955

Ill health; Mass for Di Benedetto's mother; St. Benedict's fete; Fr. Carlo.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 November 1955     22 November 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01408
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01409

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 16 December 1955

Fr. Carlo in Hospital; Fr. Carlo unable to write.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 16 December 1955     16 December 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01409
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01410

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 22 December 1955

F.r Carlo's health; Photos; Gerard Santospirito's wedding.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 December 1955     22 December 1955
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01410
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01411

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 1 January 1956

Fr. Carlo's departure; Gerard Santospirito's wedding.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 January 1956     1 January 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01411
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01412

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 23 January 1956

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 January 1956     23 January 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01412
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01413

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 30 January 1956

Her fear; Friulani association; Dinner at Cavour; Modotti; Fr. Carlo; Books for mother Jones; Trip to Italy.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 January 1956     30 January 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01413
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01414

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 1 February 1956

Fr. Carlo's departure to Bahrain; Meeting in Aden.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 February 1956     1 February 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01414
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01415

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 22 February 1956

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 February 1956     22 February 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01415
Box Number: 30.10
Series: SANTS030

SP-01416

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 2[?] March 1956

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: March 1956     March 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01416
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01417

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 28 March 1956

To be tranlsated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 March 1956     28 March 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01417
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01418

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 28 April 1956

Cabrini sisters: Richmond house; Fr. Tornese; Fr. Carlo; Proposed Archbishop's approval of Santospirito's work; De Luca.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 April 1956     28 April 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01418
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01419

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 7 May 1956

Santospirito's mother's condition; Carlo Menon's mother; Cabrini sisters: Richmond house; Fr. Tornese; Fr. Carlo.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 May 1956     7 May 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01419
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01420

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 18 May 1956

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 May 1956     18 May 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01420
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01421

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 12 June 1956

Masses for Santospirito's mother; Capuchin Father: printing of photo for Santospirito's mother; Approval of Santospirito's work by Monsignor Fox or Archbishop Mannix; Sister of St Benedict's.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 June 1956     12 June 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01421
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01422

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 24 May 1956

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 May 1956     24 May 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01422
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01423

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 21 June 1956

Santospirito's mother; Santospirito's position as president of Committee of St. Benedicts.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 June 1956     21 June 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01423
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01424

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 25 June 1956

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 June 1956     25 June 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01424
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01425

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 5 July 1956

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 5 July 1956     5 July 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01425
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01426

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 30 July 1956

Sinking of the Andrea Doria; Suez Canal; Fr. Tornese: Cabrini Statue.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 July 1956     30 July 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01426
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01427

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 9 August 1956

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 August 1956     9 August 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01427
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01428

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 20 August 1956

To be tranlsated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 August 1956     20 August 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01428
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01429

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 25 August 1956

Postcard.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 August 1956     25 August 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01429
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01430

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 7 September 1956

Missionaries boarding; St. Benedict's: Hosts; Winter clothes for Di Benedetto's sister and sister-inlaw; Antonio Santospirito's health.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 7 September 1956     7 September 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01430
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01431

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 2 October 1956

Communication problem; Publication of accounts; Consulting Archbishop; Dr. Cohen, Sister Elizabeth; Mr. De Martino.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 October 1956     2 October 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01431
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01432

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 23 October 1956

Letter from Fr. Carlo; Mr. De Martino; Suez crisis.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 October 1956     23 October 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01432
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01433

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 29 November 1956

Valmorbida; Monsignor Fox's reply; Dr. Mannix; Failure to defend Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 29 November 1956     29 November 1956
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01433
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01434

Letter from Santospirito to D. Costanzo, 14 January 1957

Letter & Article from Marino Di Benedetto; Fr. Carlo; La Fiamma Article on suicides; Dr. Cohen.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 January 1957     14 January 1957
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01434
Box Number: 30.20
Series: SANTS030

SP-01435

Letter from Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 27 January 1957

Immacolata Scruci: passenger: Failure to present herself; Mr. Tami; Cioffi.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 January 1957     27 January 1957
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01435
Box Number: 30.30
Series: SANTS030

SP-01436

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 9 February 1957

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 February 1957     9 February 1957
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01436
Box Number: 30.30
Series: SANTS030

SP-01437

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 21 March 1957

Mrs. Bisicchia: Payment of money: settlement of account; Masses; Tullio Zausa; Modotti; Pompeii books.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 March 1957     21 March 1957
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01437
Box Number: 30.30
Series: SANTS030

SP-01438

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 2 April 1957

Suez Canal; Tullio Zausa; Modotti; Possibble trip to Italy by Santospirito; Pompeii.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 April 1957     2 April 1957
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01438
Box Number: 30.30
Series: SANTS030

SP-01439

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, , no date

Two hundred pounds to be sent.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01439
Box Number: 30.30
Series: SANTS030

SP-01440

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 5 April 1957

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 5 April 1957     5 April 1957
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01440
Box Number: 30.30
Series: SANTS030

SP-01441

Letter from Marino Di Benedetto to Santospirito, 10 July 1957

Di Benedetto's proposed trip through Italy; Fr. Casolari's mother; Fr. Silvio's mother; Modotti; Dainelli.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 July 1957     10 July 1957
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01441
Box Number: 30.30
Series: SANTS030

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