The Process of Creating a Flower Arrangement and the Various Meanings of Flowers, 2009

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Harbick, Andrew
Title
The Process of Creating a Flower Arrangement and the Various Meanings of Flowers
Dates
2009
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
2010_026
Summary
Andrew Harbick 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.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 5413463925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

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

Languages
English
Sponsor
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.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

I researched the symbolic meanings of flowers, and how they relate to our society, and the particular folk group that deals with them. My informants included two florists that had a tremendous amount of knowledge regarding their practice, and knowledge regardindg the various meanings of flowers.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection is available for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy and additional stipulations by collectors or informants. See project release form in collection file for additional stipulations.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Release formsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Folk art
Flower arrangements (2)
Folk beliefs and customs
Planting to the phases of the moon
Companion planting
Meanings for different roses (11)
Meaning for different quantities of roses (4)

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Florists
  • Flowers
  • Sales
  • Symbolism
  • flower arranging
  • folk beliefs

Personal Names

  • Anonymous
  • Brooks, Patricia

Geographical Names

  • Eugene (Or.)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Fieldwork project
  • Folk art
  • Folk beliefs and customs