University of Minnesota

Donnaruma, Caesar L., Papers

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IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Donnaruma, Caesar L., b. 1900.
Dates: 1928-1974
Abstract: Papers (1928-1974) of Caesar L. Donnaruma (1900- ) consist mostly of records and correspondence relating to publication of the Italian American newspaper La Gazzetta del Massachusetts (later the Post-Gazette). Of special interest is correspondence with political figures, including John F. Kennedy.
Quantity: 2 linear ft.
Language: In English and Italian.
Collection ID: IHRC557

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Caesar L. Donnaruma (1900- ) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, son of James V. and Florence Donnaruma. Caesar began his apprenticeship in journalism with his father's Italian language newspaper La Gazzetta del Massachusetts and after his father's death in 1953 became its publisher. The paper's name was later changed to Post-Gazette and its language to English. Donnaruma retired in 1971.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Donnaruma, Caesar L. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Donnaruma, Caesar L. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Donnaruma, Caesar L. Papers, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

RELATED COLLECTIONS

A related collection at the IHRC is the Papers of James V. Donnaruma.


Index Terms

Italian American newspapers.
Publishers and publishing--Massachusetts--Boston.
Italian American editors.
Italian Americans--Massachusetts.
Ethnic press.

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