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-01785

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Holt, 21 July 1951

Cases, applications for landing permits, Mr Holt's trip, Debutantes Ball, Mrs Holt, Italian Consul.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 21 July 1951     21 July 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01785
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01786

Letter from Mr Holt to Mrs Santospirito, 8 August 1951

Reply to 21 July letter. Cases to be given early attention. Photos of Italian Ball.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 August 1951     8 August 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01786
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01787

Letter from Mrs Santospirito to Mr Holt, 9 October 1951

List of cases.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 9 October 1951     9 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01787
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01788

Application for Admission of Relative or Friend to Australia. Applicant: Felice Carra, wine merchant. Nominee: Antonio Carlucci, Labourer, from Tivoli, no date

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01788
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01789

Letter from Mr Holt to Mrs Santospirito, 29 October 1951

Will discuss cases with departmental officers.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 29 October 1951     29 October 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01789
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01790

Letter from Mrs Santospirito, no date

Case of Mrs Nicolina Benvenuti. Application for naturalisation or permit to enter Australia. wife of Francesco Benvenuti. travelling to Italy. concerned about being allowed to return.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1946     1970
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01790
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01791

Letter from Mr Holt to Mrs Santospirito, 12 November 1951

Cesare Orsucci. application for admission of son-in-law and daughter Mr and Mrs Ivo Bracali. Mrs Bracali not medically fit. authority withdrawn.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 November 1951     12 November 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01791
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01792

Letter from Mr Holt to Mrs Santospirito, 16 November 1951

Michele Montalto. application for admission of nephew Mario Guarino. Guarino yet to apply for visa into Australia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 16 November 1951     16 November 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01792
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01793

Letter from Mr Holt to Mrs Santospirito, 19 November 1951

Emilio Mocenigo. application for admission of sister Mrs Vitali Giovannina Benvenuti. Landing permits for Mrs Benvenuti and her children being prepared.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 November 1951     19 November 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01793
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01794

Letter from Mr Holt to Mrs Santospirito, 19 November 1951

Carlo Marsili. John McGowan. application for admission of Miss Maria Grazia Della Latta. Visa granted.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 November 1951     19 November 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01794
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01795

Letter from Mr Holt to Mrs Santospirito, 26 November 1951

Mrs Santospirito's application for admission of Guido Antonini and Pietro Migliorelli and family. Landing permits being prepared.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 November 1951     26 November 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01795
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01796

Letter from Mr Holt to Mrs Santospirito, 17 December 1951

Giustino Epifano. application for admission of Ilario Agnetti and brother Dino Epifano. Agnetti landing permit being prepared. Dino Epifano not medically fit, application not approved.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 December 1951     17 December 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01796
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01797

Letter from Mr Holt to Mrs Santospirito, 14 March 1952

Felix Carra. application for admission of Antonio Carlucci. Landing permit being prepared.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 March 1952     14 March 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01797
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

SP-01798

Letter from Mr Holt to Mrs Santospirito, 17 October 1952

Felix Carra. application for admission of Antonio Carlucci. Mrs Cincotta asked Commonwealth Migration Officer to take no further action. Application lapsed.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 October 1952     17 October 1952
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01798
Box Number: 39.10
Series: SANTS039

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