James H. Grady papers
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James H. Grady papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Grady, James H., active 1936-1945.
Title: James H. Grady papers
Dates: 1936-1945
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1905

Biographical/Historical Note

James H. Grady was a Roman Catholic priest who was assigned to St. Mary's Church in Rome, Georgia in 1936 and also served as a chaplain for the U.S. Army during World War II.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains church records compiled by James H. Grady as well as his sermons and notes on cannon law from 1936 to 1945. Of particular interest are the church records that Grady kept while serving as a Catholic chaplain for the U.S. Army during World War II. These records are from 1944 to 1945 and include lists of the Catholic sacraments that Grady performed while serving at the 2nd Evacuation Hospital A.P.O. 230 for the U.S. Army.


Index Terms

Church records.
Clergy--Georgia--Rome.
Grady, James H., active 1936-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Chaplains.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.