University of Minnesota

De Santis, Peter J., Papers

Finding Aid


IHRC


Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: De Santis, Peter J.
Dates: 1929-1985
Abstract: Collection (1929-1985) includes OSIA California Grand Convention books (1982-1983); minutes of the 1985 Supreme Lodge Plenary Session; some material on the California Chapter of the Commission for Social Justice; and program booklets for testimonial dinners and Columbus Day celebrations at various local OSIA lodges in California. Also included are several dinner dance programs for the Pugliese Lodge No. 1375 (Los Angeles, Calif.)(1947-1983), several booklets of statutes and regulations for various OSIA programs including the Hospitalization Fund (n.d.), Mortuary Fund (1932), California Grand Lodge (1932), OSIA Constitution and by-laws (1949), and internal regulations of several local lodges, as well as statutes and regulations of the Societa Garibaldina di Mutua Beneficenza (1947), and the Regolamento della Societa Cattolica Pugliese di Beneficenza (1936).
Quantity: 3 linear ft.
Language: Mainly in English; some items in Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC1750

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Peter J. De Santis served as Grand Venerable of the California Grand Lodge, Order Sons of Italy in America (1967-1971) and as OSIA National Foundation Commission Trustee (1975-1984).


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The De Santis, Peter J. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The De Santis, Peter J. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The De Santis, Peter J. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--California--Los Angeles--Societies, etc.
Italian Americans--California--Societies, etc.

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