University of Minnesota

Spinelli, Grace Billotti, Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Spinelli, Grace Billotti, b. ca. 1907.
Dates: 1928-1929
Abstract: Papers (1928-1929) of Grace Billotti Spinelli include a typescript of memoirs (in English); papers and reports relating to the International Institute, including a 1934 report relating to the foreign-born in New Jersey; text of a lecture given by Edward Corsi in 1931; and a scrapbook with clippings on Spinelli, her activities, and the YWCA.
Quantity: 2 linear in.
Language: In English and Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC2483

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Grace Billotti Spinelli [Mrs. Marcos](ca. 1907) was born in the Province of Enna, Italy, and came to the United States in 1917. She was the Italian nationality worker at the Jersey City International Institute, and ran for mayor of Jersey City in 1940. She was associated with the YWCA for much of her life, and became industrial secretary of the Passaic, New Jersey, YWCA in 1946. Marcos Spinelli, a Brazilian of Tuscan background, became a well known writer in the United States.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


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The Spinelli, Grace Billotti collection is available for public research.

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The Spinelli, Grace Billotti collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Spinelli, Grace Billotti Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Young Women's Christian Associations.
International agencies--New Jersey.
Italian Americans--New Jersey--Jersey City (N.J.).

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