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John Aloysius Vannelli papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2772

Overview

Papers reflect Vannelli's avocation as a historian and collector of Italian Americana. Included are newspaper clippings pertaining to Italian American history, especially in Minnesota; annual reports, programs, and miscellany from Holy Redeemer Parish (St. Paul, MN); notebooks, including a biography of Vannelli's parents; a biography of Monsignor Louis Pioletti, poetry and historical research notes on the Italians in Minnesota; and a small quantity of personal material.

Dates

  • 1923-1982

Creator

Language of Materials

English, Italian

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Vannelli grew up in St. Paul, MN, and Scranton, PA. He was employed at the Zinsmaster Bakery in St. Paul and served in various union activities. In 1949, he became vice-president of the Bakers' Union. After retirement, he became a member of the Senior Citizens League and an active member of Stella del Nord chapter of the American Italian Historical Association.

Extent

8 Linear Feet

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired from John Vannelli of St. Paul, Minnesota in 1976 -1990. It was processed and described by Oana Capatina in 2017.

RELATED COLLECTIONS

Louis F. Pioletti Papers (IHRC2083); Holy Redeemer Church Collection (IHRC445); Nicolo C. Odone Papers (IHRC1710); Rose Ciresi Papers (IHRC451).
  • Italian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Author
IHRC Archives
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

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