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Santospirito Collection

Collection Title
Santospirito Collection
Repository
Italian Historical Society
Reference
http://www.coasit.com.au/IHS/sant/santhome.htm
Date Range
1937 - 1976
Creator
Santospirito, Lena (1895 - 1983)
Description

The 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.

Access
Access to this collection is subject to restrictions. Access by appointment.
Finding Aid

Cate Elkner and Tony Santospirito, Guide to the Santospirito Collection, Italian Historical Society, Carlton, 2001, http://www.coasit.com.au/historical/sant/santhome.htm. Details

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