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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 73 Collections and/or Records:

James Loflin’s Bally-Midway-Williams collection

 Collection — Drawer Map Case 1, Drawer 1: [James Loflin's Bally-Midway-Williams collection]
Identifier: 115.94
Abstract James Loflin’s Bally-Midway-Williams collection is a compilation of original copies of documents from a collector who retains the records of Bally-Midway-Williams. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1996 and 1997, though some are undated.

Jane Jensen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 119.4188
Abstract The Jane Jensen papers are a collection of game design bibles, scripts, and other documentation on games written and designed by Jensen. The majority of the materials are from 2012.

Jeffrey Mattox papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Jeffrey Mattox papers]
Identifier: 116.2826
Abstract The Jeffrey Mattox papers document the creation of Mattox’s Tic-Tac-Toe Machine in 1964. The bulk of the collection is dated 1963-1964 and also 2016.

Jesyca Durchin ephemera

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 118.10787
Abstract These materials were received from Jesyca Durchin along with a donation of Barbie CD-ROM computer games and additional computer games. This file contains 2 marketing fliers for Digital Dollhouse, an image of a news article about Barbie CD-ROM games, a press release about Barbie CD-ROM games, and a Family Circus comic strip clipping about Barbie CD-ROM games.

Joel Billings’ Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI) papers

 Collection — Box 1-3: [Joel Billings' Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI) papers]
Identifier: 112.1517
Abstract Joel Billings’ Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI) papers are a compilation of corporate records from Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI). The bulk of the materials are dated between 1979 and 1996.

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.

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.