Madonna Del Lume Society, 1909-1976

Name: Madonna Del Lume Society, 1909-1976

Call Number: Mss-3267

Bulk: 0.4 cubic feet


The Societa di Mutuo Soccorso Madonna del Lume di Porticello was a society that was organized in 1909.  The members had to have been born in Porticello, Sicily or be able to trace their family to this village.  The organization’s purpose was to support and furnish aid to its members and to the families of the members.  Many of the records in this collection are in Italian.

Administrative Note:

This collection was donated by Mario A. Carini on behalf of the organization.  It was processed in June 2011 by Amanda Koehler.


Box Number


Articles of Organization and Constitution, 1909, 1925 1 1
Meeting Minutes, 1940-March 1958 1 Loose
Meeting Minutes, March 1958-1976 1 Loose
Membership Listing, 1939-1949 1 2
Miscellaneous Items, 1968-1969, undated 1 3