University of Minnesota

Ambrosino, Simone J., Papers

Finding Aid

VITRAGE

IHRC

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Ambrosino, Simone J.
Dates: 1956-1986
Abstract: The Simone J. Ambrosino Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1956-1986) consists of membership lists, correspondence, constitution and by-laws, information on charities and other activities, and materials pertaining to individual lodges.
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft.
Language: English.
Collection ID: IHRC1767

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Simone J. Ambrosino was Grand Venerable of the Delaware Grand Lodge of OSIA (1974-1979).


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

The Simone J. Ambrosino Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1956-1986) consists of membership lists, correspondence, constitution and by-laws, information on charities and other activities, and materials pertaining to individual lodges. Included are Supreme Convention books and correspondence (1977-1986), copies of the OSIA Constitution and general laws, President Jimmy Carter's resolution declaring June 22, 1980 as National Italian-American Day in honor of OSIA's 75th Anniversary. Materials on fund raising efforts and charities include projects of the Supreme Lodge including the National Fund-Raising Drive in 1976, the "5000 Club," (1980), and relief for victims of the Italian earthquake (1980). Materials relating to the Delaware Grand Lodge include Delaware Grand Conventions (1979-1981), Grand Lodge corresondence, by-laws, officer lists, Scholarship Ball and Columbus Day activities, articles of incorporation, and "Avanti," the newsletter of Caesar Rodney Lodge No. 2359. Also included are newspaper clippings and photographs.


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Ambrosino, Simone J. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Ambrosino, Simone J. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

For further information regrading the copyright, please contact the IHRC.


CITE AS

The Ambrosino, Simone J. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Delaware--Societies, etc.
Italian Americans--Societies, etc.
National Italian-American Day.
Earthquakes--Italy
Disaster relief--Italy.

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