|Creator:||Order Sons of Italy in America. National Office.|
|Abstract:||Records of the Order Sons of Italy in America National Office include records of Supreme Conventions (1955-1987); Supreme Council minutes (1954-1987); National Foundation minutes (1960-1987); correspondence of national officers (1957-1982); financial ledgers, audits, and vouchers of the Supreme Lodge and National Foundation; records of the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, the Immigration and Naturalization Commission, the Anti-Defamation Committee, OSIA News and a multitude of other committees and projects. Per capita reports and correspondence with all grand lodges and local lodges located outside the realm of grand lodges composes a large section of records. Fraternal pacts with local lodges in Bermuda and the Grand Bahamas are present, as well as records on charities, including those for birth defects, and earthquakes in Italy.|
|Quantity:||60.25 linear ft.|
|Language:||Mainly in English; some items in Italian.|
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, D.C.
The Order Sons of Italy in America. National Office. collection is available for public research.
The Order Sons of Italy in America. National Office. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Order Sons of Italy in America. National Office. Records, Italian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Italian Americans--Societies, etc.|
|Italians--Grand Bahamas--Societies, etc.|
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