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Inventory of the Order Sons of Italy in America, Delaware Grand Lodge Records, 1925-1985.

Summary Information
Title: Order Sons of Italy in America, Delaware Grand Lodge Records,
Dates: 1925-1985
Creator: Order Sons of Italy in America. Delaware Grand Lodge.
Extent: 8 linear in.
Language: In English.
Collection Number: ITA
Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center

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Biographical/Historical Note

The Order Sons of Italy in America, Delaware Grand Lodge, was the eleventh state lodge chartered by OSIA. Since 1916, at least twenty local lodges have been organized in Delaware.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The OSIA Delaware Grand Lodge collection consist of Rose Parade float booklets (1977) and a ritual book from the National office; scholarship ball booklet (1985), membership application, and Grand Lodge incorporation papers (photocopy, 1925) from the Delaware Grand Lodge; a History of the Italians in Newcastle, and correspondence (1984) from the Delaware St. Gabriel lodge; and correspondence (1972-1976) from the Delaware Prince ofPiedmont lodge. Also included is a photograph of the Delaware Stella d'Italian No. 1273 lodge (1949), as well as a publication titled "Pockets of Settlement: The Italian-American experience in Delaware" (n.d.).

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Subject Terms
Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Order Sons of Italy in America. Delaware Grand Lodge.
  • Order Sons of Italy in America. St. Gabriel Lodge (Del.)
  • Order Sons of Italy in America. Prince of Piedmont Lodge (Del.)
  • Order Sons of Italy in America. Stella d'Italian No. 1273 (Del.)
  • Italian Americans--Delaware--Societies, etc.
  • Italian Americans--Delaware--History.
  • Italian Americans--Delaware--Newcastle--History.