Peter J. De Santis papers
Collection (1929-1985) includes OSIA California Grand Convention books (1982-1983); minutes of the 1985 Supreme Lodge Plenary Session; some material on the California Chapter of the Commission for Social Justice; and program booklets for testimonial dinners and Columbus Day celebrations at various local OSIA lodges in California. Also included are several dinner dance programs for the Pugliese Lodge No. 1375 (Los Angeles, Calif.)(1947-1983), several booklets of statutes and regulations for various OSIA programs including the Hospitalization Fund (n.d.), Mortuary Fund (1932), California Grand Lodge (1932), OSIA Constitution and by-laws (1949), and internal regulations of several local lodges, as well as statutes and regulations of the Societa Garibaldina di Mutua Beneficenza (1947), and the Regolamento della Societa Cattolica Pugliese di Beneficenza (1936).
- De Santis, Peter J. (Person)
Language of Materials
Mainly in English; some items in Italian.
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS
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Peter J. De Santis served as Grand Venerable of the California Grand Lodge, Order Sons of Italy in America (1967-1971) and as OSIA National Foundation Commission Trustee (1975-1984).
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- Italian Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Societies, etc. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Italian Americans -- California -- Societies, etc. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Inventory of the Peter J. De Santis papers.
- IHRC Archives
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding Aid in English
Collecting Area Details
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