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A guide to Swedish and Swedish-American Christmas traditions resources at the Swenson Center.



Lucia photoWelcome!

This Research Guide is for materials related to Swedish and Swedish-American Christmas traditions available at the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center

Use the tabs to explore, or scroll down. 

This guide includes English-language materials. Much more is available in Swedish. 

Some keywords to use to continue your search:

  • Christmas
  • Jul
  • Lucia
  • Tomte


Image from MSS P:308 Allan Kastrup collection, ph 163

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Sound Recordings

Sheet Music

Archival Materials

Archival Materials

Vertical Files

  • Augustana College: Sankta Lucia celebration
  • Christmas Cards from Sweden

Digitized Materials

Digitized Photographs

Digitized Print Materials