Martin V. Cornetta papers
The Martin V. Cornetta Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1922-1987) consists of records of the OSIA Virginia Grand Lodge. The Lodge was founded in 1922, dissolved by the early 1940s, and was reactivated in 1949. Records include documents from Supreme Convention and Council meetings (1970s). Grand Lodge records include correspondence and reports (1965-1987), grand convention records (1963-1981), financial ledgers (1966-1984), per capita reports (1967-1984), photographs, including one of the Grand Council (1950), a photocopy of a letter from Governor Trinkle to the Grand Venerable (1922), and another of an insurance policy issued by the Unione Italiana Umberto I (1939).
- Cornetta, Martin V. (Person)
Language of Materials
Mainly in English; a few items in Italian
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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Martin V. Cornetta served the Order Sons of Italy in America, Virginia Grand Lodge as Grand Venerable (1979-1983), Assistant Grand Venerable (1977-1979) and Grand Trustee (1975-1977).
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- Italian Americans -- Virginia -- Societies, etc. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Order Sons of Italy in America. Virginia Grand Lodge. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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- Finding Aid in English
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