University of Minnesota

Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) Archives, Records

Finding Aid


IHRC


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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Order Sons of Italy in America
Dates: 1905-2004
Abstract: Collection consists of organizational records documenting the activities of the Order over the century of its existence, from the National Office in Washington, DC, to the state grand lodges, to the local lodges in communities all over the United States.
Quantity: 1,000 lin.ft.
Language: English, Italian
Collection ID: IHRC1735

PROVENANCE

Archival records of the Order Sons of Italy in America (Ordine figli d'Italia in America) began arriving in the IHRC in 1985.

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Order Sons of Italy in America was founded in New York City in 1905. Its national office remained in Manhattan until the mid 1950s, when it was moved to Philadelphia. In 1981 the office was relocated in a new building in Washington, DC. The Order is the largest and oldest Italian fraternal organization in the United States.


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) Archives collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) Archives collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

For further information regrading the copyright, please contact the IHRC.


CITE AS

The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) Archives Records, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Italian
Fraternal organizations
Order Sons of Italy in America
Order Sons of Italy in America

Back to all finding aids in IHRC VITRAGE.