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-01521

Letter from A. Agostini to Santospirito, 16 December 1947

Modotti; Santospirito's offer to visit Pentridge; discharge; deportation order; reconsideration of deportation order; Fr Galante.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 16 December 1947     16 December 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01521
Box Number: 31.10
Series: SANTS031

SP-01522

Letter from A. Agostini to Mr Whitworth

His story; conditions in Italy; Italians in Australia; Romano's; Mr Bianchi; Mr Battistessa; Linda Platt; his marriage; Italian newspapers; Mr Portous; Mr Scottow; Mr Hutchinson; The "Italian Journal"; Fr De Francesco; Monsignor Terzariol; Modotti; Angelo della Famiglia; Dr Beovich; Italians in Western Australia; Fr Ryan; Archbishop Duhig; Opposition to "the Italian Journal"; law suit; O'Bryan KC; Mr Fazio; Mr Adami.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1947     1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01522
Box Number: 31.10
Series: SANTS031

SP-01523

Letter from A. Calwell to Santospirito, 21 February 1948

Agostini; reconsideration of deportation order refused.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 February 1948     21 February 1948
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01523
Box Number: 31.10
Series: SANTS031

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