Traditional Aspects of Nontraditional Weddings, 1981  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Sutphin, Christi
Traditional Aspects of Nontraditional Weddings
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Christi Sutphin was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
Telephone: 541-346-3925
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Project release formReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Four comments on church wedding
Five comments on minister
Eleven comments on flowers
Sixteen comments on music
One comment on candles
Seven comments on processional
Five comments on recessional
Ten comments on attendants
Six comments on father giving away bride
Two comments on traditional vows
Four comments on exchange of rings
One comment on ring for bride
Four comments on kiss
One comment on introduction of couple
Nine comments on the wedding as public ceremony
Four comments on inclusion of prayers in ceremony
Six comments on cake
Twelve comments on cutting the cake/feeding each other
Twelve comments on food
Two comments on gifts for attendants
Six comments on guest book
Four comments on special seating
Folk beliefs
One comment on throwing rice
Three comments on something old, something new, etc.
Two comments on wearing penny in shoe
One comment on veil
Twelve comments on special clothing

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1981_037: [untitled]
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
Sutphin, Christi

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • ceremonies
  • clothing
  • Divorced man
  • folk beliefs
  • Gay couple
  • Married couples
  • ritual
  • sound recordings
  • weddings
  • Personal Names :
  • Barros, Patti
  • Couture, Stephen
  • O'Dell, Gary
  • Olney, Kathryn
  • Roberts, Jim
  • Sogge, Irene
  • Stutesman, Mike
  • Sutphin, Christi
  • Geographical Names :
  • Coburg, Oregon
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Lewiston, Idaho
  • Troutdale, Oregon
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project