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Correspondence, 1920 - 1965

 Sub-Series — Box: 7

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

There are approximately five cubic feet of materials that include handwritten organizational records, physician reports, printed records, member booklets, photographs, and ephemera created or collected by La Società Femminile Di Mutuo Soccorso Principessa Iolanda of Pueblo, Colorado. Bound materials are cataloged as "Records of the Princess Yolanda Lodge" R366.788 R v.1-20. The digital collection can be viewed here.


  • 1920 - 1965

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions or special conditions for access.


From the Collection: 5 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Italian

From the Collection: English

Physical Location



  • L’Unione $14 payment receipts dated March 3, 1941 for stamped postcards
  • L’Unione undated receipt in the amount of $14.25 for 1000 stamped postcards
  • Blank postcard addressed: “Giovannina Giadone, RR2 Box 510, Pueblo, Colorado
  • New Member booklet with blue cover entitled “Statuo Regolamento” della Societa Femminile Di M. S. “Principessa Iolanda” Pueblo, Colorado, February 22, 1920
  • Copy of Last Will and Testament of Vera Genovese dated August 22, 1965
  • Itemized list of income and expenses for an event held on June 6, 1926
  • Letter from Flora Cirullo signed and witnessed on May 1, 1963, requesting her death benefits go to her daughter Stella Daurio
  • Handwritten receipt dated August 22, 1965 signed by Stella Daurio for sum of $500 received from Princess Yolanda Lodge for death benefit of Mrs. Flora Cirullo
  • Letter written by Bessie DiGrado dated February 22, 1957 naming Lillie Bongirno as her death beneficiary
  • Note detailing personal information and family history of Annie Martise
  • Note from Maria Padula dated May 30, 1957 naming her sister Lizzie Polidor as her death beneficiary
  • Note signed by Maria Antonia Panepinto dated January 8, 1964 naming her daughter as death beneficiary
  • Physician’s certificate of sickness (Dr. Fowler) regarding Josephine Bongirno dated November 21, 1954
  • Receipt dated Feb. 27, 1941 for hall rent in amount of $18 from Harlbog, the Tailor, 1143 E. Evans
  • Letter beginning with “Cara Consorella” written to Guisseppina Bongirno regarding her unpaid dues, and subsequent loss of benefits from the Society. On bottom of same letter she is noted by officers to have paid her dues, and signed the letter which was then witnessed by Officers
  • Catalogue No. 16, DeCaro & D’Angelo Co, New York, N.Y. written in English including various supplies for organizations.
  • Blank copies for new member applications (Applicazione Per Nuove Membri)

Repository Details

Part of the Pueblo City-County Library District Special Collections Repository

100 E Abriendo Ave
Pueblo Colorado 80910-2147 United States