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James Novaco papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3307

Abstract

The James Novaco Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of photographs, newspapers, letters, brochures, histories of local lodges, membership applications, by-laws, badges and ribbons, and a minute book. Photographs include local lodge leaders at the time of the Grand Convention in Danbury (Conn.) of the 1955 Grand Convention and of James Novaco at a testimonial dinner in 1969; applications for Colonna #184 in Danbury (CT) (1949-1954); by-laws for Americo Vespucci Lodge #160; minutes (1933-1939) of the Colonna Juvenile Lodge, listing the girls who held office; and medals, pins, badges and ribbons from Grand Conventions (1931-1968) as well as the 1961 Supreme Convention and from Anita Garibaldi Lodge #184 in Danbury. Newspaper clippings are from Corriere D'America.

Dates

  • 1929-1968

Creator

Language of Materials

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

James Novaco (1899-1973), an officer of Order Sons of Italy in America, held the offices of Grand Trustee (1925-1929), Grand Treasurer (1929-1933), and Grand Financial Secretary (1933-1969) in the Connecticut Grand Lodge.

Extent

2 linear inches

Title
Inventory of the James Novaco papers.
Author
IHRC Archives
Date
2016
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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