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-01799

Letter from Mr Calwell to Mrs Santospirito, 27 September 1945

Gaetano Cafarella; application for naturalisation. granted. Oath of Allegiance necessary.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 September 1945     27 September 1945
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01799
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01800

Letter from George Knowles, Solicitor General to Mr Calwell, 18 May 1946

Calwell's representations on behalf of Frank Kaette. application to purchase property at Mildura from Leonard David Delton. approved.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 May 1946     18 May 1946
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01800
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01801

Letter from John C Madden, Australian Labor Party to Mrs Santospirito, 30 September 1946

Federal Election. Requesting names of volunteers. Calwell to thank personally.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 September 1946     30 September 1946
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01801
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01802

Letter from L Casati, Haifa to Mrs Santospirito, 26 November 1946

To be translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 November 1946     26 November 1946
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01802
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01803

Letter from Mr Calwell to Mrs Santospirito, 14 January 1947

Giuseppe Boggio, application for naturalisation. deferred for 12 months, objection on security grounds, renew application after September 1947.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 January 1947     14 January 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01803
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01804

Letter from Mr Calwell to Mrs Santospirito, 20 February 1947

Aldo Signorini. application for admission of fiancee, Miss Elsa Ballarini.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 February 1947     20 February 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01804
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01805

Letter from Mr Calwell to Mrs Santospirito, 20 February 1947

Sabastiano Germano, application for naturalisation, knowledge of English.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 February 1947     20 February 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01805
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01806

Letter from Mr Heyes, Secretary, Department of Immigration to Mr Temby, Dept of the Army, 27 March 1947

Francesco Peluso, application for passport, naturalised British subject, travelling to Italy.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 March 1947     27 March 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01806
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01807

Letter from Mr Calwell to Mrs Santospirito, 28 March 1947

Telegram. Treppo, naturalisation being granted.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 March 1947     28 March 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01807
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01808

Letter from Mr Temby, Secretary, Overseas Internees Investigation Commission to Mrs Santospirito, 8 April 1947

Italians wishing to travel to Italy. Includes names, description of cases.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 April 1947     8 April 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01808
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01809

Letter from Mr Calwell to Mrs Santospirito, 14 April 1947

Mrs J Edgar, daughter Mrs Zacharia, HMAS Manoora.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 14 April 1947     14 April 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01809
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01810

Letter from Mr Calwell to Mrs Santospirito, 23 May 1947

Letter to be forwarded to Commander Morone.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 May 1947     23 May 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01810
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01811

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 5 June 1947

Paul Magi; application for landing permit; Adele Vanni; fiancee.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 5 June 1947     5 June 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01811
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01812

Letter from Elizabeth Calwell to Santospirito, 26 June 1947

Arrival in Sicily; Modotti; Ms Modotti; east Asia; Arthur Calwell; Italian Government representative.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 June 1947     26 June 1947
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01812
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01813

Letter from Justo Giusti Consul General to Santospirito, 24 January 1948

Ambassador Giulio Del Balzo; Holy See; consul.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 24 January 1948     24 January 1948
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01813
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01814

Letter from Santospirito to Arthur Calwell, 8 March 1948

Landing permits for four unnamed persons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 March 1948     8 March 1948
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01814
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01815

Letter from Santospirito to Arthur Calwell, 22 October 1948

Nurses Act amendment; Italian nurses; Health Regulations interpretation.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 October 1948     22 October 1948
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01815
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01816

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 27 October 1948

Sir Albert Dunstan, Minister for Health; Cabrini Sisters; Health Regulations interpretation; Nurses Act amendment.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 27 October 1948     27 October 1948
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01816
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01817

Letter from Migration Officer to Fr E. Galanti, 2 March 1949

Antonio Santospirito; application for admission; R. Biffi; R. Brizzi; T. Brizzi; approval; work as gardener, florist, domestic.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 2 March 1949     2 March 1949
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01817
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01818

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 16 March 1949

Biagio Venuto; application for assisted passage; family; policy.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 16 March 1949     16 March 1949
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01818
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01819

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 23 March 1949

Sir Robert Knox; Gobbi Pivetta family.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 March 1949     23 March 1949
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01819
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01820

Letter from Santospirito to Sir Robert Knox, 30 July 1949

Arthur Calwell letter.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 July 1949     30 July 1949
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01820
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01821

Letter from Santospirito to Arthur Calwell, 1 September 1949

DomenicoSebastiano Angiro; Cosimo Domenico D'Agostino; applications for landing permits; Stella de Marco; Severin de Marco; Maria Antonia D'Agostino; Concetta Grasso.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 September 1949     1 September 1949
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01821
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01822

Letter from Giuseppe Calandro to Santospirito, 17 May 1950

Fr Michele; Carmelite; Fr E. Galanti deceased; application for landing permit for Nicolas T. Lorinczy and Erica Lorinczy.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 May 1950     17 May 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01822
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01823

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 15 April 1950

Fr E. Galanti.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 April 1950     15 April 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01823
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01824

Letter from Fr Bernardino Carmelite to Giuseppe Calandro, 28 June 1950

Fr Michele; Nicolas Lorinczy; Erica Lorinczy; Jerusalem; Palestine; Internment; Hungarian nationals; application for landing permits.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 June 1950     28 June 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01824
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01825

Letter from Santospirito to Arthur Calwell, 15 July 1950

Applications for landing permits; unnamed persons.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 15 July 1950     15 July 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01825
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01826

Letter from Migration Officer to Santospirito, 18 August 1950

Leone Gaudenzio; application for admission; landing permit; shop assistant.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 August 1950     18 August 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01826
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01827

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 4 September 1950

Il Risveglio; Senator Cameron; Anti-Communist Bill; Italia Libera; De Gaspari; Korean War; Togliatti.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 4 September 1950     4 September 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01827
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01828

Letter from Santospirito to Arthur Calwell, 19 September 1950

Applications for unnamed persons; Nicolas Lorinczy; Erica Lorinczy; refusal by vice consul of Messina; Hilda Xilo; Fr Nazario; Luigi Bellomo; weekly.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 September 1950     19 September 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01828
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01829

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 26 September 1950

Mrs Carbone; Domenico De Bartolo; Nicolas Lorinczy; Erica Lorinczy.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 26 September 1950     26 September 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01829
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01830

Letter from Migration Officer to Antonio Santospirito, 18 October 1950

Gaetano Santamaria; Renato Natoli; Gaetano Serravalle; Alfio Serravalle; applications for admission; work as shop assistants and gardeners.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 18 October 1950     18 October 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01830
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01831

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 31 October 1950

Pietro Eomassi; translation of letter.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 31 October 1950     31 October 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01831
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01832

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 6 November 1950

Nicolas Lorinczy; Erica Lorinczy; Israel residents policy; application refused.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 6 November 1950     6 November 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01832
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01833

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 8 November 1950

Pietro Eomassi; arrears of pay; accommodation for family; E. Purbrick; weekly newspaper.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 November 1950     8 November 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01833
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01834

Letter from T. Heyes Immigration Secretary to Fr Carlo Di Matteo, 10 November 1950

Weekly newspaper.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 10 November 1950     10 November 1950
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01834
Box Number: 40.10
Series: SANTS040

SP-01835

Letter from Migration Officer to Santospirito, 19 January 1951

Francesco Sirianni; application refused.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 19 January 1951     19 January 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01835
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01836

Letter from Santospirito to Arthur Calwell, 22 February 1951

Teresa Morello; Cosimo Andreacchi; applications for landing permits; Domenico Morello; landing permits delayed; landing permits for Virginia Brizzi, Rosa Brizzi, Gaetano Lisina, Gaetano Santamaria, Teresa Mercuri.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 22 February 1951     22 February 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01836
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01837

Letter from T. Heyes Immigration Secretary to Arthur Calwell, 28 February 1951

Leila Dal Moro; visa granted; Virginia Dal Moro.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 28 February 1951     28 February 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01837
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01838

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 1 March 1951

Landing permit delays; Morello family.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 March 1951     1 March 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01838
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01839

Letter from Migration Officer to Arthur Calwell, 1 March 1951

Landing permit delays; Colonel Boyle; permits for Virginia Brizzi, Rosa Brizzi, Gaetano Santamaria, Teresa Mercuri, Gaetano Lisina.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 1 March 1951     1 March 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01839
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01840

Letter from Migration Officer to Arthur Calwell, 8 March 1951

Landing permit; Gaetano Lisina; Antonio Santospirito.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 8 March 1951     8 March 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01840
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01841

Letter from Santospirito, 11 April 1951

Sponsorship of Mr Migliorelli; Mr Hreglich; guarantee of work and accommodation; position in legation; Virginia Brizzi; Rosa Brizzi; Giuseppe Ferro; Teresa Mercuri; Maria Di Liberto and three sons; Arthur Calwell; Colonel Boyle; landing permit delays.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 11 April 1951     11 April 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01841
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01842

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Antonio Santospirito, 20 April 1951

Federal Election; donation to Labour Party.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 20 April 1951     20 April 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01842
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01843

Letter from Laurett Giorgio to Salvatore Gulino, 4 May 1951

Lauretta Giorgio; refusal of visa.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 4 May 1951     4 May 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01843
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01844

Lauretta Giorgio; To Be Translated.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 12 May 1951     12 May 1951
Quantity: 1
Inventory Identifier: SP-01844
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01845

Letter from T. Heyes Immigration Secretary to Arthur Calwell, 17 May 1951

Maria P. Slaviero; refusal of visa.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 May 1951     17 May 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01845
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01846

Letter from T. Heyes Immigration Secretary to Arthur Calwell, 17 May 1951

G. Bonato; refusal of visa.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 17 May 1951     17 May 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01846
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01847

Letter from Arthur Calwell to Santospirito, 23 May 1951

G. Bonato; Maria P. Slaviero; visa applications.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 23 May 1951     23 May 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01847
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

SP-01848

Letter from Maddalena Ugoletti fu Arturo, 29 May 1951

Teresa Migliardi; Consul Luca Dainelli; Fr Nazario Mammi; Receipt of money from Michele Paturzo; Gaetano Paturzo; repayment; declaration.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 29 May 1951     29 May 1951
Quantity: 1 letter
Inventory Identifier: SP-01848
Box Number: 40.20
Series: SANTS040

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