Survey, Interviews, and Photos of Magical Material Culture, 2006

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Daun, Garrett Taylor
Survey, Interviews, and Photos of Magical Material Culture
0.02 linear feet
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Garrett Taylor Daun 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.

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A study of the material culture of a local Mystery Initiation Lodge's group of magicians. A look at the "traditional tools of a neopagan," or, a study of the living tradition of Western Hermeticism and Magic through the voice of six local practitioners, as interviewed by a fellow initiate and Religious Studies student.

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Restrictions on Use

Collection is open 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.

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Container(s) Description
1 Master sheet
1 Project release form
1 Essay
1 Folklore texts
1 Interview transcript

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Subject Terms

  • Adult
  • Crowley
  • Folk religion
  • Fraternity
  • Golden Dawn
  • Material Culture
  • Neopaganism
  • OTO
  • Occult
  • Weapons
  • air
  • cup
  • dagger
  • earth
  • fire
  • magic
  • magicians
  • metaphysical
  • neopagan
  • new age
  • pantacle
  • photographs
  • sacra
  • tools
  • vernacular religion
  • wand
  • water

Personal Names

  • Anonymous

Geographical Names

  • Eugene (Or.)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Beliefs and customs
  • Counter Culture folklore
  • Fieldwork project
  • Material Culture, Religious