- Existence: 1920–2002
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Abstract This folder of games-related clippings includes the published articles "The Guru of Games: The Play's the Thing for Game Inventor Sid Sackson" (Minda Zetlin, GAMES magazine, Feb/March 1987) and "The Insides and Outsides of Game Collecting" (Bruce Whitehill, Inside Collector, March 1991). Also in this folder are drafts of an article "How to Date Your Monopoly Game" by Dave Oglesby, with associated edits, notes, and correspondence with Anne D. Williams.
Collection — Box: 1
Abstract Dan Blum’s Sid Sackson collection is a compilation of Sackson-created puzzle solutions, correspondence, game descriptions, photographs, and notes. Also in this collection are address book pages, an audio-cassette, and a marketing VHS cassette. The materials are dated between 1980 and 1997.
Collection — Box: 1-21
Abstract The Philip E. Orbanes papers are a compilation of correspondence, legal contracts, newspaper articles, reference materials, research notes, game advertisements, photographs, audio files, and other papers collected and used by Philip E. Orbanes over the course of his career in the American toy and game industry. The bulk of the materials are from 1967 through 2005. Staff at The Strong recorded a video oral history of Orbanes in 2013.
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.