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Genealogical and historical societies and organizations may have information of value to your genealogical research. You can find a few of these societies in Italy and some in the country to which your ancestor immigrated, especially the United States. You may find it helpful to join one of these societies.
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Most societies publish helpful periodicals, transcripts, and compiled genealogies, and they may have special indexes, collections, and projects. Some publish inquiries and queries about Italian ancestors or maintain a list of members’ research interests. Some specialize in the immigrants to a specific area.
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Genealogical and historical societies and organizations may have information of value to your genealogical research. You can find a few of these societies in Italy and some in the country to which your ancestor immigrated, especially the United States. You may find it helpful to join one of these societies.  
  
The following societies may be of interest:
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Most societies publish helpful periodicals, transcripts, and compiled genealogies, and they may have special indexes, collections, and projects. Some publish inquiries and queries about Italian ancestors or maintain a list of members’ research interests. Some specialize in the immigrants to a specific area.
  
'''Istituto genealogico italiano'''<br>Via S. Spirito <br>27 - 50125 Firenze <br>Italia <br>Telephone: 39055213090 - 055289138<br>Fax: 39055289643<br>E-mail: [mailto:infor@genealogie.it infor@genealogie.it]<br>Internet: http://www.genealogia.it/english/
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== Societies of Interest ==
  
'''Italian Genealogical Group'''<br>7 Grayon Drive <br>Dix Hills, NY 11746 <br>USA <br>Internet: [http://www.italiangen.org/ http://www.italiangen.org]
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The following societies may be of interest:  
  
Mailing Address:<br>P.O. Box 626<br>Bethpage, NY 11714-0626
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=== Istituto genealogico italiano ===
  
'''Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA)''' <br>National Office <br>219 E Street N.E. <br>Washington D.C. 20002 <br>USA <br>Telephone: 202-547-2900<br>Fax: 202-546-8168<br>Internet: http://www.osia.org/
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Via S. Spirito<br>27 - 50125 Firenze <br>Italia <br>Telephone: 39055213090 - 055289138<br>Fax: 39055289643<br>E-mail: [mailto:infor@genealogie.it infor@genealogie.it]<br>Internet: [http://www.genealogia.it/english/ http://www.genealogia.it/english/]
  
=== Fraternal Societies ===
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=== Italian Genealogical Group ===
Your ancestor may have belonged to an association, lodge, or secret society whose membership was based on common interests, religion, or ethnicity. These societies were involved in political, social, and financial activities, including life and burial insurance.
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Several sources, such as local histories, biographies, obituaries, tombstones, family records, and artifacts may give you clues that an ancestor belonged to a fraternal society.
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7 Grayon Drive<br>Dix Hills, NY 11746 <br>USA <br>Mailing Address:<br>P.O. Box 626<br>Bethpage, NY 11714-0626<br>Internet: [http://www.italiangen.org/ http://www.italiangen.org](link does not work)
  
For more information about fraternal societies in North America, see:
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=== Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) ===
  
Schmidt, Alvin J. ''Fraternal Organizations''. Westport, Connecticut, USA: Greenwood Press, 1980. (FHL book US/ CAN 973 C47sa.)
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National Office<br>219 E Street N.E. <br>Washington D.C. 20002 <br>USA <br>Telephone: 202-547-2900<br>Fax: 202-546-8168<br>Internet: [http://www.osia.org/ http://www.osia.org/]
  
The records of fraternal organizations may exist in a society or business archive. You may be able to obtain some of this genealogical information through correspondence.
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== Fraternal Societies ==
  
=== Guides to Societies and Associations ===
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Your ancestor may have belonged to an association, lodge, or secret society whose membership was based on common interests, religion, or ethnicity. These societies were involved in political, social, and financial activities, including life and burial insurance.
Current addresses, functions, and membership requirements of fraternal, ethnic, veteran, hereditary, and other associations are listed in:
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''Encyclopedia of Associations''. 22nd edition, annual. Detroit, Michigan, USA: Gale Research Company, 1988–. (FHC book US/CANADA REF 973 E4gr.) United States associations and international associations are listed in separate volumes.
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Several sources, such as local histories, biographies, obituaries, tombstones, family records, and artifacts may give you clues that an ancestor belonged to a fraternal society.  
  
Additional information on societies and other sources of information about Italy are in:
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For more information about fraternal societies in North America, see:  
  
Wasserman, Paul, and Alice E. Kennington, editors, ''Ethnic Information Sources of the United States''. Second Edition. Detroit, Michigan, USA: Gale Research Company, 1983. (FHL book US/CANADA REF 973 F24w.)
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*Schmidt, Alvin J. ''Fraternal Organizations''. Westport, Connecticut, USA: Greenwood Press, 1980. (FHL book US/ CAN 973 C47sa.)
  
===External Links===
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The records of fraternal organizations may exist in a society or business archive. You may be able to obtain some of this genealogical information through correspondence.
*[http://www.niaf.org/membership/affiliate_listing.asp The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Affiliate Organizations]
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== Guides to Societies and Associations ==
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Current addresses, functions, and membership requirements of fraternal, ethnic, veteran, hereditary, and other associations are listed in:
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*''Encyclopedia of Associations''. 22nd edition, annual. Detroit, Michigan, USA: Gale Research Company, 1988–. (FHC book US/CANADA REF 973 E4gr.) United States associations and international associations are listed in separate volumes.
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Additional information on societies and other sources of information about Italy are in:
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*Wasserman, Paul, and Alice E. Kennington, editors, ''Ethnic Information Sources of the United States''. Second Edition. Detroit, Michigan, USA: Gale Research Company, 1983. (FHL book US/CANADA REF 973 F24w.)
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== External Links ==
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*[http://www.niaf.org/membership/affiliate_listing.asp The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Affiliate Organizations]  
 
*[http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies/index.cfm?soc=314 Italian Society - Edinburgh University Students' Association]
 
*[http://www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/societies/index.cfm?soc=314 Italian Society - Edinburgh University Students' Association]
  
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Latest revision as of 20:26, 5 December 2012

Italy Gotoarrow.png Societies

Genealogical and historical societies and organizations may have information of value to your genealogical research. You can find a few of these societies in Italy and some in the country to which your ancestor immigrated, especially the United States. You may find it helpful to join one of these societies.

Most societies publish helpful periodicals, transcripts, and compiled genealogies, and they may have special indexes, collections, and projects. Some publish inquiries and queries about Italian ancestors or maintain a list of members’ research interests. Some specialize in the immigrants to a specific area.

Contents

Societies of Interest

The following societies may be of interest:

Istituto genealogico italiano

Via S. Spirito
27 - 50125 Firenze
Italia
Telephone: 39055213090 - 055289138
Fax: 39055289643
E-mail: infor@genealogie.it
Internet: http://www.genealogia.it/english/

Italian Genealogical Group

7 Grayon Drive
Dix Hills, NY 11746
USA
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 626
Bethpage, NY 11714-0626
Internet: http://www.italiangen.org(link does not work)

Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA)

National Office
219 E Street N.E.
Washington D.C. 20002
USA
Telephone: 202-547-2900
Fax: 202-546-8168
Internet: http://www.osia.org/

Fraternal Societies

Your ancestor may have belonged to an association, lodge, or secret society whose membership was based on common interests, religion, or ethnicity. These societies were involved in political, social, and financial activities, including life and burial insurance.

Several sources, such as local histories, biographies, obituaries, tombstones, family records, and artifacts may give you clues that an ancestor belonged to a fraternal society.

For more information about fraternal societies in North America, see:

  • Schmidt, Alvin J. Fraternal Organizations. Westport, Connecticut, USA: Greenwood Press, 1980. (FHL book US/ CAN 973 C47sa.)

The records of fraternal organizations may exist in a society or business archive. You may be able to obtain some of this genealogical information through correspondence.

Guides to Societies and Associations

Current addresses, functions, and membership requirements of fraternal, ethnic, veteran, hereditary, and other associations are listed in:

  • Encyclopedia of Associations. 22nd edition, annual. Detroit, Michigan, USA: Gale Research Company, 1988–. (FHC book US/CANADA REF 973 E4gr.) United States associations and international associations are listed in separate volumes.

Additional information on societies and other sources of information about Italy are in:

  • Wasserman, Paul, and Alice E. Kennington, editors, Ethnic Information Sources of the United States. Second Edition. Detroit, Michigan, USA: Gale Research Company, 1983. (FHL book US/CANADA REF 973 F24w.)

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