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-01603

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Signor Portorino, 17 October 1951

Letter to Signor Portorino, Genova. to be translated

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 October 1951     17 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01603
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01604

Letter from Mr A Santospirito to Mr A F Davis, 19 November 1951

Letter re hotel at Woodend

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 November 1951     19 November 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01604
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01605

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Davis, 16 February 1952

Re employment (grape or fruit picking) of assisted migrants: Marino Polli, Felice Poli, Luigi Sagrada, Sergio Cerri.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 16 February 1952     16 February 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01605
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01606

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to District Employment Service, 3 April 1952

Re employment for Vincenzo Guerino, of 109 Argyle St, Fitzroy.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 3 April 1952     3 April 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01606
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01607

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr F Purves, Employment Bureau, 10 July 1952

Letter of introduction for Serafino Iacovitti

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 July 1952     10 July 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01607
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01608

Letter from ? to Mr Lay, 31 July 1952

Letter to Mr Charlie Lay from unidentified migrant.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 31 July 1952     31 July 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01608
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01609

Letter from Reg Slattery to Mrs Santospirito, 21 August 1952

Re employment of migrants, advising that Mr J J Fischer may have some work available in the future.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 August 1952     21 August 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01609
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01610

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to J C Williamson Pty Ltd, 24 August 1952

Re trial employment of Angelo Santeguido and Pietro Costa.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 August 1952     24 August 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01610
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01611

Letter from E White to Mrs Santospirito, 8 September 1952

Re Sergio Cerri and Biagio De Emilis

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 September 1952     8 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01611
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01612

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to William Angliss & Co, 9 September 1952

Letter of introduction for Domenico Currieri, butcher.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 September 1952     9 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01612
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01613

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Smorgon's Pty Ltd, 9 September 1952

Letter of introduction for Domenico Currieri, butcher.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 September 1952     9 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01613
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01614

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, 9 September 1952

Letter of introduction for Paolo Falcone, labourer.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 September 1952     9 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01614
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01615

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr H Prouse, Holden's Motors, 9 September 1952

Letter of introduction for Nicodemo Donati, foundry worker

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 September 1952     9 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01615
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01616

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Fischer, 10 September 1952

Letter of introduction for Orlando Bucci and Domenico Tarquinio.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 September 1952     10 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01616
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01617

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, 10 September 1952

Letter of introduction for Orlando Bucci and Domenico Tarquinio.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 September 1952     10 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01617
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01618

Letter from Gaetani and Donnini, 13 September 1952

Application letter for job advertised in The Age on 13 September 1952, from Franco Gaetani and Ferdinando Donnini.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 September 1952     13 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01618
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01619

Letter from Pompeo Chessler, 13 September 1952

Application letter for position in a mine from Pompeo Chessler.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 September 1952     13 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01619
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01620

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr H Preuss, Holden's Motors, 13 September 1952

Letter of introduction for Sebastiano Leone.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 September 1952     13 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01620
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01621

Letter from Australian Blue Asbestos Limited to Pompeo Chessler, 17 September 1952

Letter advising there are no vacancies (reply to SP-01619).

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 September 1952     17 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01621
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01622

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mrs Haynes, 18 September 1952

Letter of introduction for Giuseppe Nocera, to work in garden.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 September 1952     18 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01622
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01623

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Melbourne City Council, 19 September 1952

Re employment of Antonio Gaetani.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 September 1952     19 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01623
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01624

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, 22 September 1952

Letter on Archbishop's Committee letterhead stating that Alfredo Nardone is unemployed and living in poverty.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 September 1952     22 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01624
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01625

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, 22 September 1952

Letter on Archbishop's Committee letterhead stating that Silvio Rotunno is unemployed and living in poverty.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 September 1952     22 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01625
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01626

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Eildon Weir, 24 September 1952

Letter enquiring re employment for Antonio Salerni.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 September 1952     24 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01626
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01627

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr J J Fischer, Melbourne & Metropolitan Tramways Board (MMTB), 25 September 1952

Letter of introduction for Ardino Bianchi.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 25 September 1952     25 September 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01627
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01628

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Angelo, 2 October 1952

Letter enquiring re employment for Silvio Sonzini, Antonio Salernie and Giuseppe Graziani.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 October 1952     2 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01628
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01629

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Broken Hill South Limited, 8 October 1952

Letter enquiring re employment for Nicola Stumpi.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 October 1952     8 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01629
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01630

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to The Tribune Publishing Company, 9 October 1952

Letter accompanying payment of account.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 October 1952     9 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01630
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01631

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr G E Waldron, 13 October 1952

Employment of Guido Antonini. Letter of introduction for Salvatore Barone.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 October 1952     13 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01631
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01632

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Maggs, 13 October 1952

Letter of introduction for Pietro Strangis and Michele Di Cello.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 October 1952     13 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01632
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01633

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Maggs, 14 October 1952

List of names of 15 men being sent bark stripping.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 October 1952     14 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01633
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01634

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, 14 October 1952

Letter of introduction for Emilio Martini.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 October 1952     14 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01634
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01635

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Father ??, 14 October 1952

Letter re employment of Giuseppe Bentivoglio.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 October 1952     14 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01635
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01636

Letter from Broken Hill South Limited to Mrs Santospirito, 14 October 1952

Letter advising no vacancy for Nicola Stumpi (reply to SP-01629)

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 October 1952     14 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01636
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01637

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Maggs, 17 October 1952

Letter of introduction for Carmelo Marasco and Antonio Tallarico, to be employed bark stripping.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 October 1952     17 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01637
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01638

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr J J Fischer, 19 October 1952

Letter of introduction for Domenico Ambrogio. Thank you for placement of Mr De Nardis.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 October 1952     19 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01638
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01639

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr J Keogh, 20 October 1952

Letter of introduction for Elvino Gabrielli, mechanic.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 October 1952     20 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01639
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01640

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr J Keogh, 20 October 1952

Letter of introduction for Antonio Viapiani, solderer.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 October 1952     20 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01640
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01641

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Magolis, Grand Styles, 21 October 1952

Letter of introduction for Miss Lucia Franco, finisher.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 October 1952     21 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01641
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01642

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Sunshine Harvester Works Co-op Housing Society Ltd, 21 October 1952

Letter of introduction for Giuseppe Misurelli.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 October 1952     21 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01642
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01643

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Sunshine Harvester Works Co-op Housing Society Ltd, 23 October 1952

Letter of introduction for Bruno Bertucci.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 October 1952     23 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01643
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01644

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Utah Construction Co, Eildon Weir, 23 October 1952

Letter of introduction for Michele Pantaleo and Panfilo Rossi, labourers.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 October 1952     23 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01644
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01645

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Keogh, 24 October 1952

Letter of introduction for Nicola Stumpo, miner.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 October 1952     24 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01645
Box Number: 37.10
Series: SANTS037

SP-01646

Letter from M J Flanagan to Mrs Santospirito, 10 November 1952

Letter of introduction of "two Italian parishioners".

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 November 1952     10 November 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01646
Box Number: 37.20
Series: SANTS037

SP-01647

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Signora Rubeo, 12 November 1952

Re Guido Spini. To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 November 1952     12 November 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01647
Box Number: 37.20
Series: SANTS037

SP-01648

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Rev Padre Nicola, 12 November 1952

Re Guido Spini. To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 November 1952     12 November 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01648
Box Number: 37.20
Series: SANTS037

SP-01649

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Keogh, 13 November 1952

Letter with list of names of 8 men sent to work at mines.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 13 November 1952     13 November 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01649
Box Number: 37.20
Series: SANTS037

SP-01650

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, 16 November 1952

Letter of introduction for Mr E Corallo, mechanic.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 16 November 1952     16 November 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01650
Box Number: 37.20
Series: SANTS037

SP-01651

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to B & R Bag Company, West Brunswick, 27 November 1952

Letter of introduction for Antonio Caccaviello.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 November 1952     27 November 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01651
Box Number: 37.20
Series: SANTS037

SP-01652

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Angelo, 27 November 1952

Letter of introduction for Pietro Caruso.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 November 1952     27 November 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01652
Box Number: 37.20
Series: SANTS037

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