Louis Costa papers
The Louis Costa papers are par of the Order Sons of Italy in America collection and consist of a booklet of the West Virginia Grand Convention (1925), letterhead stationary of the Mortuary Fund Commission, six photographs of Grand Lodge meetings (ca. 1960s), and a book titled G. F.
- Costa, Louis, 1890-1976 (Person)
Language of Materials
Italian and English
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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Louis Costa (1890-1976) was born in Caulonia, Calabria, Italy, and came to West Virginia at the age of fourteen. He served the Order Sons of Italy in America West Virginia Grand Lodge as First Assistant Grand Venerable (1973-1975), Grand Orator (1935-1941), Grand Trustee (1933-1935), and President of the Mortuary Fund (1948-1969).
1 linear inch
- Italian Americans -- West Virginia -- Societies, etc. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Inventory of the Louis Costa papers.
- IHRC Archives
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding Aid in English
Collecting Area Details
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