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Title : Further papers of Dino and Lena Gustin, being mainly printed material and news cuttings
Type of Material : Manuscripts
Ask for : Original : MLMSS
Physical Description : Collection comprises - 1 box - 0.17 metres
Source : Presented by Dino and Lena Gustin in 1997 and 2001 / The Italians in New South Wales Project
Call no. : MLMSS
Access Conditions : For access to this material, please contact the Curator of Manuscripts


Title : Lena Gustin - Lena and Dino Gustin papers, 1909-1992
Creator : Gustin, Lena, 1914-2003
Date of Work : 1909 - 1992
Type of Material : Manuscripts
Ask for : Original : MLMSS 5288 ADD-ON 1982
Physical Description : Collection comprises - 67 boxes and 3 outsize items - 12.00 metres
Admin / Biog Notes : Lena Gustin, radio broadcaster, journalist and welfare worker, was the voice of Sydney's Italian community through her popular radio programs from the 1950s to the 1980s. She was dubbed 'Mamma Lena', a mark of the affectionate regard in which she was held by her listeners.
Contents : 1. Lena Gustin papers: A. Personal papers, 1922-1991. B. Journalism, 1957-1969. C. Broadcasting, 1972-1981. D. ANFE (NSW) (Associazione Nazionale Famiglie Emigranti/National Association of Emigrant Families), 1959-1972. E. Sorella Radio Welfare Fund, 1972-1985. F. National Women's Advisory Council, 1978-1982. 2. Dino Gustin papers: A. Personal and business papers, 1937-1989. B. Papers relating to "70 anni di ricordi in due mondi/70 years of life in two countries: Italy and Australia" (1987). 3. Lena and Dino Gustin papers: A. Papers relating to radio broadcasting on stations 2SM, 2CH, 2KY and 2SER-FM. B. Press cuttings, 1958-1992. C. Printed material, 1909, 1925, 1952-1988. D. Audio tapes, 1967-1988. E. Photographs, c.1915-1992
Notes : Listing available in Italians in New South Wales: A Guide to Archives in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales (1995) (Mitchell Library Manuscript Guides; no. 17). A copy of this guide is located on the manuscripts' guides shelf in the Mitchell Library Reading Room.



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