University of Minnesota

Order Sons of Italy in America. National Office., Records

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Order Sons of Italy in America. National Office.
Dates: 1955-1989
Abstract: Records of the Order Sons of Italy in America National Office include records of Supreme Conventions (1955-1987); Supreme Council minutes (1954-1987); National Foundation minutes (1960-1987); correspondence of national officers (1957-1982); financial ledgers, audits, and vouchers of the Supreme Lodge and National Foundation; records of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, the Immigration and Naturalization Commission, the Anti-Defamation Committee, OSIA News and a multitude of other committees and projects. Per capita reports and correspondence with all grand lodges and local lodges located outside the realm of grand lodges composes a large section of records. Fraternal pacts with local lodges in Bermuda and the Grand Bahamas are present, as well as records on charities, including those for birth defects, and earthquakes in Italy.
Quantity: 60.25 linear ft.
Language: Mainly in English; some items in Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC1861

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Order Sons of Italy in America was founded in New York City in 1905. Its national office remained in Manhattan until the mid 1950s, when it was moved to Philadelphia. In 1981 the office was relocated in a new building in Washington, D.C.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Order Sons of Italy in America. National Office. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Order Sons of Italy in America. National Office. 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. National Office. Records, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Societies, etc.
Italians--Bermuda--Societies, etc.
Italians--Grand Bahamas--Societies, etc.
Earthquakes--Italy
Disaster relief--Italy.

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