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Art Deco German Postcard
C. F. Kramer
Meßkirch, Germany
St Nicholas Center Collection

A Partial Bibliography of Sources Used in Developing

A much more complete bibliography of source books used in site development is found in Resources: Books.

Excerpted and quoted material is acknowledged at point of use.

Boer, Eugenie, "Saintly and Generous: Saint Nicholas and the Low Countries," The Low Countries: Arts & Society in Flanders and the Netherlands: A Yearbook, Number 7 1999-2000

Boguslawski, Alexander, The Vitae of St. Nicholas and his Hagiographical Icons in Russia, 1984, doctoral thesis, University of Kansas

Christoph, Peter R., The Encyclopedia of New York State, Sample Entries, "Saint Nicholas"

Cioffari, P. Gerardo, o.p., Saint Nicholas: His Life, the Translation of his Relics and his Basilica in Bari, P. translated by Philip L. Barnes, Centro Studi Nicolaiani, Bari, Italy, 1994

Duris, Joseph, Slovak Christmas: A Symposium of songs, Customs and Plays, Slovak Institute, Rome, Italy—Cleveland, Ohio; third edition, The Friends of Good Books, Cambridge, Ontario, 1978

Ebon, Martin, Saint Nicholas: Life and Legend, Harper & Row, 1975

Foley, Daniel J., Christmas the World Over: How the Season of Joy and Good Will is Observed and Enjoyed by Peoples Here and Everywhere, Chilton Books, 1963

Hays, Kim, "The Saint and his Demon," Swiss News Online, Issue December 2001

Holy Trinity Monastery, Service, Akathist, Life and Miracles of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker, Holy Trinity Monastery, Jordanville, New York, 1996

How Do People Celebrate In . . . ? More than 70 Christmas-reports from all parts of the world"

Janekovic, Andrea, "Christmas in Croatia," Christmas Magazine

Jones, Charles W., The New-York Historical Society Quarterly, Volume XXXVIII Number 4, October 1954, "Knickerbocker Santa Claus"

Jones, Charles W., Saint Nicholas of Myra, Bari, and Manhattan: Biography of a Legend, University of Chicago Press, 1978

Küssnachter Klausjagen, Küssnacht am Rigi, Switzerland

Luxembourg Tourist Office, London, UK, Christmas in Luxembourg

McKnight, George H., St. Nicholas: His Legend and His Role in the Christmas Celebration and Other Popular Customs, Corner House, 1974, first published 1917

Meertens Institute

Radio Prague, Czech Christmas: St. Nicholas/Mikuláš

Ruland, Josef, "St. Nicholas," Christmas Magazine

Spicer, Dorothy Gladys, 46 Days of Christmas: A Cycle of Old World Songs, Legends and Customs, Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., New York: 1960

Walsh, Joseph J., Were They Wise Men or Kings, Westminster John Knox, 2001

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