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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:

Roland Gustafsson interview

 File
Identifier: 2018.gustafsson
Abstract This digital file is from a website created by French retro game enthusiast "JM" on Boutillon.free.fr. In 2007, he provided questions for an email-based interview between an Australian journalist and Roland Gustafsson, who wrote copy protection on software for Brøderbund and Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI) in the 1980s. This webpage contains text from the emails and interview with Gustafsson, as well as additional screenshots, uploaded images, and reference about Gustafsson's game...

Ruth Leavitt Fallon papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2021.leavitt
Abstract The Ruth Leavitt Fallon papers are a compilation of materials related to the career of computer artist Ruth Leavitt Fallon, including documentation on the word processing program Write Island and an art piece titled The Creative Muse.

Salvatore T. Abate collection

 Collection — Box 1-2: [Salvatore T. Abate collection]
Identifier: 113.2339
Abstract The Salvatore T. Abate collection includes photocopied and original computer manuals for software related to the Commodore 64 computer, computer catalogs, news articles, and handwritten notes. The materials are from between 1982 and 1991.

Sam Dicker papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 118.8353
Abstract The Sam Dicker papers are a compilation of graphics drafts, source code, a printed manual, and other ephemera related to the Williams Electronics’ arcade game Defender.

Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection

 Collection — Box 1-13: [Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection]
Identifier: 116.7102
Abstract The Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection is a compilation of fliers, brochures, hand-outs, manuals, and catalogs collected by Kordek during his six decades in the coin-operated games industry. The bulk of the materials are from 1968 through 1995.

Sumerian Game collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 116.sumer
Abstract The Sumerian Game collection contains three teletype printouts from the Sumerian Game (also called Sumer), one of the first educational computer games, along with photographic slides and a research report filed to the Office of Education at the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. The dated materials are from 1962-1967, though some items are undated. Scans of the slides were created...

Tengen, Inc. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 114.tengen
Overview The Tengen, Inc. records contain artwork, promotional and trade show materials, posters, correspondence, photographs, assembly drawings, and schematics. A sizeable portion of this collection covers marketing and publicity in the form of sell sheets. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1987 and 1994.

Tony Van collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Tony Van collection]
Identifier: 112.1021
Collection Scope and Content Note This small collection of materials contains a selection of exhibitor handouts, presentation handouts, a conference guide, and a totebag gathered by Tony Van at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco in 2007. The "swag" associated with this material has been removed to Collections. Proceedings of other GDCs have been removed to the library stacks.

Toys for Bob collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 117.11504
Abstract The Toys for Bob collection is a compilation of original materials from the production of character figures for Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure (a toys-to-life action video game published by Activision) and video oral histories recorded in 2017.

United Manufacturing Co. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019.united
Abstract The United Manufacturing Co. records are an assemblage of game design documentation (mainly wiring diagrams and disc diagrams) for projects produced by United during the late 1940s through its merger with Williams in 1964.