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George A. Clyde papers

Identifier: ADN 0004-022

Scope and Contents

The George A. Clyde papers include homilies, sermons, and other similar writings by George Clyde as well as several short stories (some of which may have been written by others). The manuscripts are typed.


  • 1955-2001

Conditions Governing Access

Temporarily closed to research.

Conditions Governing Use

All materials available in this collection (unless otherwise noted) are the property of the Monsignor William Noé Field Archives & Special Collections Center and Seton Hall University, which reserves the right to limit access to or reproduction of these materials. Reproduction of materials or content is subject to United States copyright restrictions and may be subject to federal or state privacy regulations. Permission to publish exact reproductions must be obtained from the Director of the Archives and Special Collections Center.

Biographical / Historical

George A. Clyde was born 1 January 1917 in Jersey City, the youngest of eleven siblings. He attended Seton Hall University and Immaculate Concpetion Seminary in New Jersey before going on to the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He was ordained 30 May 1942 in the Archdiocese of Newark and served as a parish priest at Our Lady of Libera in West New York, Holy Family in Union City, Sacred Heart in Haworth, St. Catherine of Siena in Hillside, St. John the Apostle in Linden, St. Anne in Garwood, Immaculate Heart of Mary in Scotch Plains, and St. Luke's in Tom's River. Fr. Clyde was known for administering especially to married couples. Fr. Clyde died 20 October 2003 of respiratory and heart problems at age 86.


0.21 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



George A. Clyde was a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark who served in several parishes. The George A. Clyde papers include homilies, sermons, and other writings of George Clyde from his time as a parish priest.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were transferred to the Archives and Special Collections Center from the Archdiocese of Newark by James Whelan in May 2007. Accession number 2007.05.21.GC.

Processing Information

Collection was processed by the Archives and Special Collections Center in 2007. Finding aid and basic collection description created in 2013 by Ruben Pereira and Tracy M. Jackson as part of the Overhaul Project collection survey.

George A. Clyde papers, 1955-2001
Tracy M. Jackson
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center Repository

Archives, Walsh Library
400 South Orange Ave
South Orange NJ 07079 US