University of Minnesota

Cornetta, Martin V., Papers

Finding Aid


IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Cornetta, Martin V.
Dates: 1922-1987,
Abstract: The Martin V. Cornetta Order Sons of Italy in America Collection (1922-1987) consists of records of the OSIA Virginia Grand Lodge. The Lodge was founded in 1922, dissolved by the early 1940s, and was reactivated in 1949. Records include documents from Supreme Convention and Council meetings (1970s). Grand Lodge records include correspondence and reports (1965-1987), grand convention records (1963-1981), financial ledgers (1966-1984), per capita reports (1967-1984), photographs, including one of the Grand Council (1950), a photocopy of a letter from Governor Trinkle to the Grand Venerable (1922), and another of an insurance policy issued by the Unione Italiana Umberto I (1939).
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft.
Language: Mainly in English; a few items in Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC1978

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Martin V. Cornetta served the Order Sons of Italy in America, Virginia Grand Lodge as Grand Venerable (1979-1983), Assistant Grand Venerable (1977-1979) and Grand Trustee (1975-1977).


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Cornetta, Martin V. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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

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CITE AS

The Cornetta, Martin V. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--Virginia--Societies, etc.

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