• Entry type: Resource
  • Entry ID: AWH001830

Santospirito Collection

  • Repository Italian Historical Society
  • Reference
  • Date Range 1937 - 1976
  • 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.

Related entries

  • Primary Creator
    • Santospirito, Lena (1895 - 1983)
  • Primary
    • Italy Born Community of Australia