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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_elf

In both American and Canadian folklore, a Christmas elf is a diminutive elf that lives with Santa ... Christmas Issue showing Santa surrounded by toys and elves with the caption, "Here we have an idea of .... "The History of Santa's Elves (Elf)".

www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/history/elves.htm

Fascinating history of the elves - from pagan times to the modern era. The story behind their mysterious origin.

www.elfcrazy.com/the-origins-of-the-christmas-elf-tradition

Feb 4, 2013 ... Santa's Elves invade the UK each Christmas in increasing numbers. But where does the Christmas elf tradition come from? Do you know who ...

www.lakeside.com/browse/Holiday-Traditions-The-Origin-Of-Christmas-Elves/_/N-1z0uds6Z1z0xzct

Given where the elf characters first originated, as well as that weird, darker transformation in the medieval period, it seems we have Christmas to thank for giving ...

www.livescience.com/42051-history-of-elves.html

Dec 18, 2013 ... Elf on a Shelf: The Strange History of Santa's Little Helpers ... of fairies, elves and nature spirits, which began to meld into the concept of álfar as ...

mymerrychristmas.com/history-of-the-tradition-of-elves

Nov 23, 2016 ... Lost in the romance, fantasy and some would say mystery and myth of Christmas is the concept of elves. Most folks today think of Santa's ...

www.history.com/topics/christmas/santa-claus

Find out more about the history of Santa Claus, including videos, interesting ... responsible for our modern image of Santa Claus as a “right jolly old elf” with a ...

thecontextofthings.com/2013/12/13/where-did-christmas-elves-come-from

Dec 13, 2013 ... (Clement Moore wrote “Twas The Night Before Christmas,” FYI.) The idea of the elf workshop, though, came from Godey's Lady's Book, ...

www.hlntv.com/article/2013/12/20/elf-christmas-origins-history

Dec 26, 2013 ... ... shelf is pretty straightforward: Some people wrote a book, designed a doll ... But going back a few years, the backstory of the Christmas elf itself is a ... The elf idea had clearly caught on by 1857, when things really picked up.