Christmas Tree Decorating, 2009

Overview of the Collection

Parvi, Brittany
Christmas Tree Decorating
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Brittany Parvi 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: 5413463925
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.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This project is about the traditions of decorating Christmas trees, and how these traditions started, and how variants have changed them.

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
Customary Folklore, Holidays
Tree Decorations
Homemade ornaments (product)
Homemade ornaments (example)
Customary folklore, folk speech
tradition of ornaments

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Age group
  • Christians
  • Christmas
  • Christmas trees
  • Folk Art
  • decorative arts
  • gender-differentiated group
  • handmade ornaments
  • photographs
  • tradition

Personal Names

  • Anonymous
  • Evans, Alice
  • Senate, Breanna
  • Wilson, Austin

Geographical Names

  • Eugene (Or.)
  • McClure Residence Hall
  • University of Oregon

Form or Genre Terms

  • Fieldwork project
  • Material culture
  • calendar rites
  • holidays