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James V. Donnaruma (1874-1953) came to the United States from Italy in 1886 and settled in Boston, Massachusetts. His papers (1897-1962) consist mostly of business files relating to publication of his newspaper, Gazzetta del Massachusetts (later the Post-Gazette). Also included are correspondence with prominent Italian Americans and papers of James's son and successor Caesar L. Donnaruma.
Written in French, Latin, and Italian, these 10 manuscript items include documents concerned with Chinese philosophy, science, history, and political circumstances, as well to Jesuit affairs in China.
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.
Papers (1898-1967) of the Rev. John B. Fortunato (1880-1967), a minister in the United Presbyterian Church and pastor of an Italian American congregation in Pittsburgh, consist of photocopies of correspondence; newspaper clippings; and publications.
The Joseph Cernuto Order Sons of Italy in America collection (1929-1967) consists of Supreme Convention books (1939-1967), a copy of the General Laws of the Order (1931), Pennsylvania Grand Convention books (1929-1957), miscellaneous Pennsylvania Grand Lodge testimonial dinner programs, the program for the dedication of the building for Loggia Nuova Camillo Benso Di Cavour No. 874 (Mt. Pleasant, Pa.) (1948), and newspaper clippings.
The Louis Orsini Order Sons of Italy in America collection consists of Grand Convention Minutes (1927-1961, 1984), Grand Convention and Grand Council minutes (1927-1950), and some Grand Lodge correspondence and OSIA by-laws.
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.
The Louis Ligouri Order Sons of Italy in America, Gabriele D'Annunzio Lodge No. 22 collection includes minutes (1951-1969), dinner dance programs (1960-1972), and some correspondence regarding the OSIA Archives project, along with photographs and artifacts.
Papers (1919-1969) of Louise Porreca consist of biographical notes and clippings about her, and various photographs of her, her daughter Elvira Porreca-John, a Columbus Day celebration, OSIA officers, and the Dante school.
Papers (ca. 1920-1959) of Luigi Antonini (1883-1968), an Italian American labor organizer, consist primarily of socialist and union publications pertaining to the struggle for workers' rights.
Papers (1938-1968) of the Rev. Luigi Turco, an Italian American Baptist minister, consist primarily of typed articles, manuscripts, and sermons, pertaining to religion, philosophy, and other topics.
Papers (1926-1950) of Maria Gimino, lecturer, language teacher, and authority on Italian costumes, historical data, and habits, include newspaper clippings; photographs of Gimino; and various opera programs. Gimino worked at the International Institute of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and was a member of the board of directors for the International Institute of Jersey City, New Jersey.
Papers (1930s-1960s) of author-illustrator Marie Hall Ets (b. 1895) consist of stories told to Mrs. Ets by Rosa Cassettari, as well as research notes and manuscript drafts forming the basis of Mrs. Ets' book, Rosa, The Life of an Italian Immigrant (Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 1970).
The Mary Kelley Order Sons of Italy in America collection includes Supreme Constitution and General Laws of the Order; 1953 Indiana Grand Lodge By-laws; the by-laws of an unamed lodge; 1981 Grand Convention Souvenir booklet; miscellaneous award and banquet booklets; a photographs; and a copy of Ernest Biagi's The Purple Aster. Also included is a program from a Congressional dinner honoring St. Patrick (1963).
The Mary Mitrione Order Sons of Italy in America, Indiana Grand Lodge collection consists of Indiana Grand Convention minutes and reports (1953-1980), Grand Council minutes, correspondence, and by-laws. Some correspondence with the Supreme Lodge is included, along with a 1945 OSIA ritual book and a copy of Ernest Biagi's The Purple Aster.
Papers (1914-1968) of Mattero Teresi, an author and editor, include his published and manuscript writings on social issues.
Papers (1935-1968) of Max Ascoli (1898-1978) include correspondence; minutes; publications; reports; and newspaper clippings relating to the activities of the Mazzini Society and its officers.
Papers (1918-1972) of Italian American peot and author Michelangelo Crisafi (1893-1972) consist of biographical materials; personal correspondence; reviews; writings; and clippings of poetry aby other Italian American poets. Crisafi used the pseudonymn Germoglino Saggio.
Anniversary booklets, clippings, programs regarding the Misericordia Society (Societa di Mutuo Soccorso Maria SS. Della Misericordia). Included is also information pertaining to Caesare Avigni, long ttime editor of "Il Pensiero", an Italian American newspaper published in St. Louis since 1904. (Avigni wrote about the Society in "Il Pensiero" in 1945.)
- Collecting Area
- Immigration History Research Center Archives 151
- James Ford Bell Library 1
- Italian Americans -- Societies, etc. 29
- Italian 14
- Italian American newspapers. 11
- Ethnic press 8
- Italian Americans. 8
- Columbus Day. 7
- Italian American authors. 7
- Italian American poets. 7
- Labor leaders. 7
- Anti-fascist movements -- United States. 6
- Italian Americans -- Massachusetts -- Societies, etc. 6
- Italian Americans -- New York (State) -- Societies, etc. 6
- Italian Americans -- West Virginia -- Societies, etc. 6
- Lawyers. 6
- Clothing workers -- Labor unions. 5
- Italian American press 5
- Italian Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies, etc. 5
- Italian Americans -- Charities. 4
- Italian Americans -- Illinois -- Societies, etc. 4
- Italian Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Societies, etc. 4 + ∧ less
- Russian 1
- American Committee for Italian War Relief (Saint Paul, Minn.). 1
- American Committee on Italian Migration. Chicago Chapter (Ill.). 1
- Antonini, , Luigi, 1883-1968 1
- Anzalone, , Charles, 1888-1959 1
- Arba Sicula, Inc. 1
- Artoni, , Gioacchino, 1866-1937 1
- Ascoli, Max, 1898-1978 1
- Augusto, Emilio. 1
- Bambace, Angela , 1898-1975 1
- Berardinelli, Nicola B., 1892- 1
- Broccolino, Arnold. 1
- Cacchiola, Carmine. 1
- Caira, Aldo A. 1
- Caradonna, Nino, 1898- 1
- Celli, Fred. 1
- Cernuto, Joseph, 1898-1973 1
- Christopher Columbus Society (Calumet, Mich.) 1
- Ciccotelli, Mario. 1
- Columbus Memorial Association of St. Paul. 1
- Cornetta, Martin V. 1 + ∧ less