Oversize Folder 1
Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The Gerald A. (“Jerry”) Lawson papers are a compilation of design documents, correspondence, business records, court records, and other papers relating to Lawson’s career in the video game industry. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1976 and 1985.
File — oversize: Folder 1
Scope and Content Note This series contains materials related to the Fairchild Channel F game console (designed by Lawson), and its follow-up, the Channel F System II. Items of note are an oversized schematic drawing of the Channel F console casing, function specifications for Videocart cartridge games, and a copy of the patent issued for the Channel F game controllers. In addition to business-related materials, this series includes copies of court records documenting Lawson’s testimony in a 1993 lawsuit between...