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Reverend Cornelius A. Kennedy 25th Anniversary photograph

Identifier: A-03-9010

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a photograph of Reverend Cornelius A. Kennedy and others, celebrating the silver jubilee of his ordination into the priesthood.  The image was taken inside St. Joseph's Church in Charleston, South Carolina.


  • Created: 1932
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/11/1999


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Diocese of Charleston makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives. In providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, the Diocese of Charleston does not assume any responsibility for determining the nature of any rights, ownership or interest therein; nor for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use; nor for determining the nature of any liabilities (for defamation and invasion of privacy) that may arise from any publication or use. This rests entirely with the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Cornelius Augustine Kennedy, a Roman Catholic priest, was born in 1884 to James Kennedy and Mary Mulesby in Limerick, Ireland. He attended seminary at All Hollows College in Dublin, Ireland, and was adopted by Henry P. Northrop, Bishop of Charleston, while still a seminarian in 1901. Kennedy was ordained a priest in Dublin, Ireland, in 1907 and arrived in America later that same year, where he was assigned to various parishes throughout South Carolina. In 1925, Kennedy was assigned to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where, in 1932 he celebrated his silver jubilee. Kennedy died in 1950.

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Photograph taken of Reverend Cornelius A. Kennedy's silver jubilee celebration.

Source of Acquisition

Received from the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas in November 1999.

Method of Acquisition


Processing Information

Processed by Melissa Bronheim, October 2012.

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Repository Details

Part of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston Archives Repository

114 Broad Street
Carriage House
Charleston SC 29401 US