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-01557

Scrap of paper with file name: 'Invitations, Circulars, etc', no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01557
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01558

Letter from St Mary's West Melbourne, 24 March 1943

Invitation to Dance at Melba Hall on 24 March 1943, organised by Mrs Santospirito, Mrs Rodriquez, A Gangitano and A Fabbro.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 March 1943     24 March 1943
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01558
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01559

Letter from 'The Italian Community' to Reverend Father Fox, 9 July 1944

Invitation to Concert in honour of the Most Rev P F Lyons, DD, Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand, at Cathedral Hall on 9 July 1944.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 July 1944     9 July 1944
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01559
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01560

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, 4 September 1944

Invitation to a gathering of Christian mothers on 5 September 1944.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 4 September 1944     4 September 1944
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01560
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01561

Letter from Mr and Mrs H A Smith to Archbishop's Committee, 15 June 1945

RSVP to invitation to Grand Ball and Presentation of Debutantes on 3 July 1945.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 June 1945     15 June 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01561
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01562

Letter from Councillor and Mrs W T Lewis to Archbishop's Committee, 15 June 1945

RSVP to invitation to Grand Ball and Presentation of Debutantes on 3 July 1945 from Mayor and Mayoress of Hawthorn.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 June 1945     15 June 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01562
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01563

Letter from Rose A Stewart to Fr Modotti, 23 June 1945

RSVP to invitation to Grand Ball and Presentation of Debutantes on 3 July 1945.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 June 1945     23 June 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01563
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01564

Letter from Mr J J McMahon to Archbishop's Committee, 25 June 1945

RSVP to invitation to Grand Ball and Presentation of Debutantes on 3 July 1945.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 June 1945     25 June 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01564
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01565

Letter from Chaplain J Quinn to Fr Modotti, 25 June 1945

RSVP to invitation to Grand Ball and Presentation of Debutantes on 3 July 1945, from Chaplain J Quinn, Camp Pell HQ, Parkville.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 June 1945     25 June 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01565
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01566

Letter from Reverend J Opie to Archbishop's Committee, 25 June 1945

RSVP to invitation to Grand Ball and Presentation of Debutantes on 3 July 1945, from Rev J Opie, St Mary's Presbytery, West Melbourne.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 June 1945     25 June 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01566
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01567

Ticket to Grand Ball and Presentation of Debutantes on 3 July 1945 at Hawthorn Town Hall, in aid of the Catholic Welfare Organisation (CWO).

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 3 July 1945     3 July 1945
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01567
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01568

Letter from Guido Polano to Archbishop's Committee, 19 July 1945

RSVP to Debutantes Picnic on 22 July 1945.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 July 1945     19 July 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01568
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01569

Letter from Rev J Pierce to Archbishop's Committee, no date

RSVP to invitation to Grand Ball and Presentation of Debutantes on 3 July 1945.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01569
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01570

Letter from Miss K Fregan to Archbishop's Committee, no date

RSVP to invitation to Grand Ball and Presentation of Debutantes on 3 July 1945.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01570
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01571

Letter from Fr Modotti, 18 September 1945

Publication regarding the work of the Archbishop's Committee for Italian Relief, including an appeal from UNRRA Mission in Italy for warm clothing, blankets and other items.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 September 1945     18 September 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01571
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01572

Letter from Rev J Byrne, Yoogali Catholic Church, no date

Circular from Yoogali Catholic Church regarding a Triduum in honour of the Patroness from 19 to 21 October 1945, conducted by Fr Modotti.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01572
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01573

Letter from Joyes, Cooper, Honorary Secretary, Genazzano Mothers' Association, no date

Invitation from the Genazzano Mothers' Association to a Presentation to the Reverend Mother at the Convent, on 5 December 1945.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01573
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01574

Letter from Xavier College, 15 November 1945

Invitation from Xavier College to an American Tea on 8 December 1945.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 November 1945     15 November 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01574
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01575

List of Lucky Envelope Prizes, drawn at Garden Fete at Xavier College on 8 December 1945.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 December 1945     8 December 1945
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01575
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01576

Letter from M D Daly, President, no date

Circular re meeting of the Catholic Welfare Organisation (CWO) Victory Ball Committee, on 20 December 1945.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01576
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01577

Letter from Archbishop's Committee, no date

Circular re Grand Bazaar organised by Archbishop's Committee for Italian Relief, at Cathedral Hall, Fitzroy, on 8 April 1946.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01577
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01578

Letter from Joseph Conti to Mr & Mrs Santospirito, no date

Invitation to wedding of Mary Therese Conti and Vince Siciliano at Sacred Heart Church, Grey St, St Kilda on 12 May 1946.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01578
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01579

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, 18 May 1946

Invitation to members of the Confraternita 'Madri Cristiane' to celebrate Mass for the Feast of the Holy Rosary, at St George's, Carlton, on 26 May 1946.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 May 1946     18 May 1946
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01579
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01580

Letter from Rev J S Kelly to Mr A Santospirito, 14 June 1946

Invitation to meeting of the Aeolian Society on 23 June 1946 at 182 Power St, Hawthorn.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 June 1946     14 June 1946
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01580
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01581

Letter from Genazzano Mothers' Association to Mrs Santospirito, no date

Invitation to meeting of Genazzano Mothers' Association, at the Convent, on 3 July 1946.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01581
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01582

Letter from 'The Italian Community' to The Contessa Filippini, no date

Invitation to Concert in honour of the Most Rev P F Lyons, Bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand, at Cathedral Hall, Fitzroy, on 9 July 1944.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01582
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01583

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Monsignor A F Fox, 5 October 1946

Invitation to Return Ball, Cathedral Hall, Fitzroy, on 15 October 1946.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 5 October 1946     5 October 1946
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01583
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01584

Letter from Mr & Mrs Rodriquez to Santospirito Family, no date

Invitation to wedding of Bartolina Rodriquez and Francesco Cafarella, on 10 February 1947, at St Mary's Star of the Sea, West Melbourne.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01584
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01585

Letter from Archbishop's Committee, 21 May 1947

Circular re Italian Debutantes Ball to be held at St Kilda Town Hall on 17 June 1947.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 May 1947     21 May 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01585
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01586

Letter from Archbishop's Committee, 21 May 1947

Circular re Italian Debutantes Ball to be held at St Kilda Town Hall on 17 June 1947.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 May 1947     21 May 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01586
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01587

Letter from L Spangaro, President, Cavour Club, no date

Circular from L Spangaro, President of Circolo Italiano Cavour, including invitation to Un Grande Picnic Italiano on 29 February 1948 at Rupertswood, Sunbury.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01587
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01588

Letter from Archbishop's Committee, 23 November 1947

Card

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 November 1947     23 November 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01588
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01589

Letter from Rupertswood, Salesian School, Sunbury to Mrs Santospirito, 3 January 1948

Receipt for donation to 'Rupertswood' Salesian School, Sunbury.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 3 January 1948     3 January 1948
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01589
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01590

Letter from F Dimattina & Co to Mrs Santospirito, 15 October 1954

Letter advising not able to attend or assist in selling tickets for Debutantes Return Ball, 1954. Asking to be relieved of all responsibilities on Archbishop's Committee, due to other commitments.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 October 1954     15 October 1954
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01590
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01591

Registered mail docket?

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 January 1959     13 January 1959
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01591
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01592

Registered mail docket?

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 May 1960     11 May 1960
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01592
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01593

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, 21 July 1960

Money Order for 4 English pounds payable to Rev Padre Vincenzo de Francesco

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 July 1960     21 July 1960
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01593
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01594

List of prizes for raffle or lucky envelopes?, no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01594
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01595

Rough accounting notes, no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01595
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01596

Rough accounting notes, no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01596
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01597

Letter from Missionary Sisters of St Peter Claver, Kew, no date

Circular re Annual Garden Fete and Bazaar to be held at Convent in Cotham Road, Kew, on 5 and 6 October.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01597
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01598

Letter from St Mary's School, West Melbourne, no date

Tickets to Grand Dance at North Melbourne Town Hall in aid of St Mary's School, West Melbourne, on 24 November.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01598
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01599

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, no date

Rough notes, possibly re employment for migrants.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01599
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01600

Press clipping re Christmas Pilgrimage to See Madonna's "Miracle Roses", no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01600
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01601

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, no date

Rough accounting notes

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01601
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

SP-01602

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, no date

Draft invitation to Return Ball, to be held at Royale Ballroom, on 26 October.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01602
Box Number: 36.10
Series: SANTS036

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