University of Minnesota

Petta, Richard V., Papers

Finding Aid


IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Petta, Richard V.
Dates: 1969-1987
Quantity: 4.5 linear ft.
Language: In English.
Collection ID: IHRC1986

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Richard V. Petta served the Order Sons of Italy in America as Supreme Trustee (1981-1985), Virginia Grand Venerable (1973-1977), First Assistant Grand Venerable (1971-1973), Grand Orator (1969-1971).The Richard V. Petta Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1969-1987) consists of Supreme Lodge Convention minutes and officer and committee reports (1969-1983), Officer Directories (1975-1983), financial reports (1973-1983), and records of the National Foundation (1959-1984). Reports of the National Membership Committee are also included as are extensive documents of committees to revise National by-laws and ritual (1976-1987). Virginia Grand Lodge records include correspondence and reports (1973-1983), grand convention records (1973-1987), membership statistics (1983-1986), OSIA wall calendars (1983-1985). There is also information pertaining to local lodges including a large volume of minutes and correspondence from George Washington Lodge No. 2038, Vienna, Virginia (1979-1987).


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Petta, Richard V. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Petta, Richard V. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Petta, Richard V. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Virginia--Societies, etc.
Italian Americans--Societies, etc.

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