Parker Brothers, Inc.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1-2
Abstract The Anne D. Williams collection of jigsaw puzzle videos contains recordings on the topic of jigsaw puzzles, various puzzle-makers, and puzzle collectors. These moving image recordings (VHS cassettes and DVDs) are dated between 1983 and 2011.
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract The Heap Folk Art Monopoly papers accompanied the museum’s acquisition of the John O. Heap Folk Art Monopoly game board, c. 1914. These papers include photographs, copies of the game design sheet and playing rules, and deposition-related documentation. The bulk of these materials are from 1975.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The Leonard Herman press kit and marketing collection includes six CDs containing digitized press kit materials for various paper and electronic gaming companies from 1981-2003.
Collection — Box: 1-4
Abstract The LeRoy Howard papers are a compilation of business papers, patents, notes, and published game instructions from a former executive at Parker Brothers, Inc. The bulk of the materials are dated from 1930 through 1952.
Collection — Box: 1-48
Abstract The Sid Sackson collection is a compilation of diaries, correspondence, notes, game descriptions, and publications created or used by Sid Sackson during his lengthy career in the toy and game industry. The bulk of the materials are from between 1960 and 1995.
File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Abstract This small collection of correspondence is from William ("Bill") Tribelhorn as he requested information from several game manufacturers as well as Playthings magazine in order to find a game ("Battleship") from his childhood. These letters include details on similar games from Ben McCready at Playthings. The letters are dated between 1965 and 1966.