University of Minnesota

Novaco, James, 1899-1973., Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Novaco, James, 1899-1973.
Dates: 1929-1968
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.
Quantity: 2 linear in.
Language: In Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC3307

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.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Novaco, James, 1899-1973. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Novaco, James, 1899-1973. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Novaco, James, 1899-1973. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Connecticut--Danbury--Societies, etc.

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