David Spelgatti letters
MSS-150

Summary Information

Repository
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Spelgatti, David, Msgr.
Title
David Spelgatti letters
ID
MSS-150
Date [inclusive]
1958 - 2000
Extent
1.0 folder
Language
Text [Folder]
3-2-3

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of item] in the David Spelgatti letters, MSS-150, Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University.

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Biographical note

David Spelgatti was the monsignor at St. John the Evangelist parish in Ishpeming, Michigan. Msgr. Spelgatti served the parish from June 1958 until his retirement in July 1991. Msgr. Spelgatti helped start the Pisano Club of the Upper Peninsula. He also helped Dr. Russell Magnaghi with the Italian Oral History Project and has an interview included in that collection.

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Scope and Contents Note

This collection is comprised of letters between David Spelgatti and friends in Italy. The letters are in Italian with English translation. In his letters, Spelgatti comments on the Catholic religious practices in Ishpeming. There are letters dated from 1981, 1992, and 2000. A list of the members of the Societa M.S. Lomarda Veneta in Negaunee, Michigan, dated 1959, is also included in the collection.

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Arrangement note

Arranged by subject.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives 6/11/2010

Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, Michigan, 49855
906-227-1225
archives@nmu.edu

Revision Description

  6/11/2010

Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Catholic Church. Diocese of Ishpeming (Mich.).
  • Societa M.S. Lomarda Veneta.
  • St. John the Evangelist Church (Ishpeming, Mich.).

Geographic Name(s)

  • Ishpeming (Mich.)--Religion

Subject(s)

  • Catholics--Michigan--Ishpeming.

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