University of Minnesota

Order Sons of Italy in America. Massachusetts Grand Lodge., Records

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Order Sons of Italy in America. Massachusetts Grand Lodge.
Dates: 1918-1986
Abstract: The Order Sons of Italy in America, Massachusetts Grand Lodge was chartered in 1914. Records (1918-1986) consist of local and national OSIA materials. Included are Supreme Convention records (1981-1983), OSIA Immigration and Naturalization Commission reports (1950s), and OSIA hymns (1916, 1943). Massachusetts Grand Lodge materials include minutes, correspondence, financial records, officer lists, local lodge charters, information on charities, photographs, motion picture films, microfilm, and copies of the Sons of Italy Magazine/News. Minutes include Grand Council minutes (1963-1987), and minutes of the Benefit Insurance Commission (1965-1986). Also included are convention materials (1940-1986), insurance records and death claims (1974-1980), financial ledgers and reports (1957-1985), credit union documents, per capita payment sheets, records of the Charitable and Educational Trust Fund (1970-1975), committee reports, correspondence with local lodges, local lodge charters (1931-1985), officers lists, and a history of OSIA Victor Emanuel Lodge No. 1646 (1918-1962).
Quantity: 35.1 linear ft.
Language: Mainly in English; some items in Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC1828

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ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Order Sons of Italy in America. Massachusetts Grand Lodge. collection is available for public research.

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The Order Sons of Italy in America. Massachusetts Grand Lodge. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Order Sons of Italy in America. Massachusetts Grand Lodge. Records, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Massachusetts--Societies, etc.
Italian Americans--Music.
Italian Americans--Charities.

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