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Donadio, Peter E., Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Donadio, Peter E.
Dates: 1913-1963
Abstract: Papers (1913-1963) of Peter E. Donadio consist of a biographical sketch; materials pertaining to the Order Sons of Italy in America; and materials pertaining to other organizations and individuals. Included is a trust agreement of the Order Sons of Italy in America, National Foundation; banquet menus, newspaper clippings and information pertaining to OSIA Massachusetts conventions and testimonial dinner for Donadio; a dance booklet from OSIA Giosue Carducci No. 242 (Mass.). Also included is information on the Amerigo Vespucci Society Grand Ball; the Columbus Republican Club (by-laws, incorporation papers, and newspaper clippings); correspondence with Republican politicians; a resume of Antonio Donadio; and a reception committee armband from OSIA Massachusetts Giosue Carducci No. 242.
Quantity: 6 linear in.
Language: In English.
Collection ID: IHRC1825


Peter Donadio was born in Dorchester, Mass., son of immigrants from Armento, Potenza, Italy. His father, Pietro V. Donadio, was active in the Republican Party and the Columbus Republican Club; his children were also active in civic affairs. Peter Donadio graduated from Boston University and has worked for the Internal Revenue Service. He has served the Order Sons of Italy in America, Massachusetts Grand Lodge, as Grand Trustee (1955-1959), First Assistant Grand Venerable (1959-1961), Grand Venerable (1961-1965), and as Third Assistant Supreme Venerable (1969-1975).



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Italian Americans--Massachusetts--Societies, etc.

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