University of Minnesota

De Santis, Frank J., Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: De Santis, Frank J.
Dates: 1981-1986
Abstract: The Frank J. de Santis collection of Order Sons of Italy in America, California Grand Lodge, includes records of the following local California lodges: Anaheim Lodge No. 2076; America Lodge No. 1609; Beatrice Portinari Lodge No. 1626; Desert Valley Lodge No. 2352; Centinella Valley Lodge No. 1991; Diable Valley Lodge No. 2167; Enrico Caruso Lodge No. 1463; Galileo Galilei Lodge No. 1950; Garibaldina Lodge No. 1627; Hacienda Lodge No. 2168; Lake County Lodge No. 2537; La Costa Dei Fiori Lodge No. 2424; Monterey Lodge No. 2003; Modesto Lodge No. 2021; Las Vegas Lodge No. 2158; Renaissance Lodge No. 2259; Pugliese Lodge No. 1375; Northern Solano Lodge No. 2529; West Covina Lodge No. 2056; South Gate Lodge No. 1996; Dolly Sinatra Lodge No. 2400; Shasta Lodge No. 2453; Santa Ana Lodge No. 2208; San Fernando Valley Lodge No. 2136; and Saddleback Valley Lodge, No. 2566.Records of the lodges include correspondence and newsletters.
Quantity: 2 linear ft.
Language: In English.
Collection ID: IHRC1747


Frank J. de Santis, an officer of the Order Sons of Italy in America, California Grand Lodge, serves as 1st Assistant Grand Venerable (1987-1989). He has also served the lodge as Grand Curator (1979-1981), and as Grand Orator (1983-1985).



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The De Santis, Frank J. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian Americans--California--Societies, etc.
Italian Americans--California--Los Angeles--Societies, etc.

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