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.


Letter from Gino Porto to Santospirito, 30 June 1950

Read about Santospirito in newspaper; seeking advice before decision to migrate; accountant; family situation; possibility of work in Australia.

Creator: Lena Santospirito
Date Range: 30 June 1950     30 June 1950
Inventory Identifier: SP-02812
Box Number: 50.10
Series: SANTS050

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