University of Minnesota

De Nicolo, Rosemary, Papers

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

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Creator: De Nicolo, Rosemary
Dates: 1966-1981
Abstract: Materials pertaining to Rosemary De Nicolo activities in her local OSIA Lodge, incl. correspondence, newsclippings and photographs.
Quantity: 1 lin. in.
Language: English, Italian
Collection ID: IHRC3383


Collection donated to the IHRC by Elena De Nicolo and Palma Testa of New York in 1998.


Rosemary De Nicolo was a founding member of the Alessandro Manzoni Ladies’ Lodge #258A in Mamaroneck, New York. After serving as Recording Secretary for a term, 1966–1967, she was elected Venerable, and held that post for a decade, 1967–1977. As Venerable she directed many local activities, including fundraising for the Order’s national birth defects charity project. De Nicolo’s father, Giuseppe Spampinato, was also a member of the Alessandro Manzoni Lodge #258. In 1936, he received a certificate of appreciation for his contributions, and later became Venerable of the local lodge.


State: - NY convention scholarship journal, 1968 - NY Certificate of Appreciation awarded to Rosemary De Nicolo, 1978 - NY Certificate of Membership awarded to Rosemary De Nicolo, 1981 - NY ritual, n.d. Local: - NY Alessandro Manzoni Lodge #258 52nd Anniversary dinner dance program, 1966 - NY Alessandro Manzoni Lodge #258A correspondence, National Foundation-March of Dimes, 1971 - NY Heritage Lodge #2227 Pelhams Plaque in appreciation for outstanding work for the Order, 1970 Newsclippings: - NY Alessandro Manzoni Lodge #258A installations, charity events, and other activities, 1966–1978 - NY Loggia Betsy Ross #2175 dinner dance, 1967 Photographs: - NY Alessandro Manzoni Lodge #258A installation of Venerable Rosemary De Nicolo, 1967 - NY Alessandro Manzoni Lodge #258A members presenting March of Dimes with donation, 1960


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The De Nicolo, Rosemary Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

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