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Series Descriptions and Container List
1919-2004 (bulk 1950-2002)
|Title:||Mostillo Family Papers|
|Dates||1919-2004 (bulk 1950-2002)|
|Abstract:||This collection consists of legal and private documents, photographs and compact discs belonging to the Mostillo family of Newark.|
|Quantity:||0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)|
|Collection Number:||MG 1613|
The Paquale Mustillo family emigrated from Italy in the early twentieth century and has resided in New Jersey, primarily Newark. Since then, Ralph Mostillo, son of Joseph Mostillo and Antoinette Cipriano, earned his B.A. at Rutgers University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. at Princeton University. He went on to found the Cancer Association of America in Nutley, New Jersey.
This collection consists of various legal and private documents, as well as a significant number of photographs (ca. 300) and twelve compact discs. Pasquale Mustillo documents include birth, marriage, and death certificates, academic diplomas, forms, and club memberships. The photographs depict members of the Mostillo family in various locations during the years 1919-2002. Finally, the compact discs contain recorded telephone conversations between Ralph Mostillo and his mother, Antoinette. The collection is organized into three series: Certificates and Documents, Photographs, and Compact Discs. Within each series, the materials are arranged in chronological order.
This collection is arranged into three series:
|The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.|
|Mostillo, Antoinette and Joseph|
|Roman Catholic Church|
|Cancer Association of America Inc.|
|Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc.|
|Academic Profiles--New Jersey.|
|Italian Americans Biographies--New Jersey.|
|Births, Weddings, Deaths--New Jersey.|
|Telephone calls--New Jersey.|
This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1613, Mostillo Family Papers, The New Jersey Historical Society.
Donated to the New Jersey Historical Society by Ralph Mostillo in March 2003. In August 2004, further material was donated and integrated into the collection.
Series 1: Certificates and documents, 1905-2002
Scope and Content:
This series consists of family certificates and documents from 1905-2002, including birth certificates, baptism certificates, marriage certificates, biographies, death certificates and memorares, for several members of the Mostillo family. Also included are Antoinette's health records. Notably, this folder includes a report considering suspect medications sent from Ralph Mostillo to the Federal Drug Administration's MedWatch. Legal documents relating to Joseph and Antoinette include retirement benefit forms, various forms of identification, such as driver's licenses, social security cards, memorares and will papers. This series contains literature from the Cancer Association of America, which was founded by Ralph Mostillo in Nutley, New Jersey. Religious ephemera, mainly related to the Catholic Church, can also be found in this series. Lastly, this series contains directory monographs and Ralph Mostillo's membership cards to various organizations including professional, academic, scientific, political, religious and veteran organizations.
|1; DOS||2; 1||Marriage certificates||1932-1972|
|1||4||Identification and membership cards 1948-1980||1948-1980|
|1; DOS||6; 1||Academic diplomas||1958-1972|
|1||7||United States Navy reenlistment form: Ralph Mostillo||1965|
|1||9||Retirement benefit forms||1970|
|1||10||Merit certificates and memberships||1972-2000|
|1||12||Membership Cards and Letters||1998-2004|
|1||13||Health Records and Will of Antoinette Mostillo||2000-2003|
|1||14||Cancer Association of America materials||2002|
Series 2: Photographs, 1919-2002
Scope and Content:
This series is comprised of ca. 300 photographs of the Mostillo family from 1919-2002. The images depict members of the Mostillo family and friends at family gatherings, graduations, weddings, and in school portraits. A number of the photographs are photo duplications of the originals, and some of the images have been resized. Many of the people featured in the images have been identified by Ralph Mostillo; the name(s) of the individual(s) and the date of the photograph are inscribed in ink on the back.
Series 3: Compact Discs, 2001-2002
Scope and Content:
This series contains twelve compact discs from February 2001 to July 2002, that record the telephone conversations of Ralph Mostillo and his mother, Antoinette, during the months before her death.
|2||3||Compact discs 1-3: Phone conversations between Antoinette Mostillo and her son, Ralph||2001 Feb. 1-May 12|
|2||4||Compact discs 4-6: Phone conversations between Antoinette Mostillo and her son, Ralph.||2001 May 12-Aug. 18|
|2||5||Compact discs 7-9: Phone conversations between Antoinette Mostillo and her son, Ralph.||2001 Aug. 18 -Dec. 28|
|2||6||Compact discs 10-12: Phone conversations between Antoinette Mostillo and her son, Ralph.||2001 Dec. 28-2002 July 30|
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