University of Minnesota

America-Italy Society, Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: America-Italy Society.
Dates: 1925-1959,
Abstract: Records (1925-1959) of the America-Italy Society, a cultural organization, include minutes; correspondence; financial records; brochures; photographs; and corporate documents. Series include information regarding the Italy-America Society's dissolution and correspondence of founder Luigi Criscuolo. Also included is correspondence of Ellsworth Bunker; Thomas McKittrick; John Astor and Clare Booth Luce.
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft.
Language: In Italian and English.
Collection ID: IHRC152

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The America-Italy Society, a cultural organization, was established in 1918 as the Italy-America Society, and incorporated in 1935. It was inactive during World War II, because of Italy's alliance with the Axis powers, and was dissolved in 1948. In 1949, it was reestablished under its present name. The organization is social and cultural in nature and has as its purpose promotion of friendship, based on mutual understanding, between Italy and the United States.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The America-Italy Society collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The America-Italy Society collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The America-Italy Society Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Societies, etc.

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