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List 03. Archival Collections Related to Video and Other Electronic Games

 Record Group
Identifier: List 03
Collections within the archives that relate to video game companies, video game design, video game history, and the development of video and other electronic games.

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

John Burgeson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 112.7212
Abstract The John Burgeson papers are a compilation of computer printouts of game simulations, notes, correspondence, and an essay related to Burgeson’s baseball-simulation game, “BBC Program.” The bulk of the materials are from between late 1960 and 1963. Digital files are also part of this collection.

John Szczepaniak papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 111.1448
Abstract This collection contains two original audio cassettes of interviews with video game developers and a digital copy of an article in a video game journal. The digitized audio from these cassettes (on DVD and digital files) has also been included in this collection.

Jordan Mechner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 114.1911
Abstract The Jordan Mechner papers are a compilation of game design documentation, notes, reference material, drawings, film, video, photographs, source code, business records, legal documents, correspondence, and marketing materials created and retained by Jordan Mechner during his career in the video game industry. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1984 and 1999.

Joyce A. Weisbecker papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 121.1207a
Abstract The Joyce A. Weisbecker papers contain documentation related to her contract programming work for RCA in 1976-1977.

Ken and Roberta Williams’ Sierra On-Line collection

 Collection — Box 1-4: [Ken and Roberta Williams' Sierra On-Line collection]
Identifier: 111.4936
Abstract Ken and Roberta Williams’ Sierra On-Line collection is a compilation of corporate records, publicity, financial reports, game catalogs, newsletters, magazines, published books, and other materials from Sierra On-Line. Additionally, the materials on loan to The Strong supplement this collection with original script ideas, notes, planning information, sketches, and other game design-related papers.

Ken Fedesna papers

 Collection — Box 1-10: [Ken Fedesna papers]
Identifier: 2019.fedesna
Abstract The Ken Fedesna papers are a compilation of documentation on various projects from Midway/Williams during the 1990s-2000s, including TouchMaster, the Midway Tournament Network, Infinity System, and more. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1995 and 2003.

Kevin O’Hare Maxis/Electronic Arts collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Kevin O'Hare Maxis/Electronic Arts collection]
Identifier: 116.2087
Overview The Kevin O’Hare Maxis/Electronic Arts collection holds ephemera and publications from O’Hare’s career at Maxis and Electronic Arts. The materials are from 1995 through 2003.

Laine Nooney Sierra On-Line collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 115.85
Abstract The Laine Nooney Sierra On-Line collection is a compilation of company documents, game maps, game pitches, game codes, art, photographs, slides, and temporarily restricted oral histories from past employees of Sierra On-Line. Laine Nooney, games historian and post-doctorate researcher at New York University, collected these in the course of her research.

Larry Bieza coin-op and amusements history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 119.6425
Abstract The Larry Bieza coin-op and amusements history collection is a compilation of published fliers, original and photocopied reference, company memos, photographs, and other documentation relating to the history of various coin-operated game and amusement companies and their products. The bulk of the materials are from the 1930s-1980s.

Leonard Herman press kit and marketing collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 113.2963
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.