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Anne D. Williams collection of jigsaw puzzle videos

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 2015.williams
Abstract The Anne D. Williams collection of jigsaw puzzle videos contains recordings on the topic of jigsaw puzzles, various puzzle-makers, and puzzle collectors. These moving image recordings (VHS cassettes and DVDs) are dated between 1983 and 2011.

Arthur S. Obermayer Cube Suit collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 115.4176
Abstract This collection contains legal documents, patents, notes, correspondence, drawings, publicity, and other papers pertaining to the patent infringement suit initiated by Moleculon Research Corp. against Ideal Toy Corp. regarding the popular Rubik’s Cube puzzle. The bulk of these materials are dated between 1982 and 1987.

Bob Weisman Rubik’s Cube collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 116.5022
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to Rubik’s Cube from Bob Weisman, former Promotional Manager at Ideal Toy Corporation, during the height of the Rubik’s Cube craze. The bulk of the materials in this collection are from 1980 and 1981.

Cube puzzle design document

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 117.158
Abstract This design document for a Cube Puzzle contains 5 pages (one each for brass cube, orange cube, dirt cube, dark yellow cube, and gunmetal cube) to be made out of wood, at Lewiston Regional Technical Center, Lewiston, Maine, 10/18/2006, designed by C P-G [Calder Phillips-Grafflin].

Deed for a jig saw

 Item — Box: Individual manuscripts
Identifier: 116.6527
Abstract This record is a deed for a jig saw, acquired by Ansel French and Francis French from Sumner Blanchard, in Wilton, New Hampshire, dated January 25, 1861.

Portrait of George W. Fiss

 Item — Box: Individual manuscripts
Identifier: 118.554.2
Abstract A portrait-studio photograph of jigsaw puzzle enthusiast and maker George W. Fiss.

Professor Quizmaster film reels

 Collection
Identifier: 117.10028
Abstract This collection contains five 35mm film rolls containing individual frames with trivia questions and answer selections designed for use in Professor Quizmaster coin-operated arcade amusement machines, introduced in 1968 in the United States, France, and other countries. The game was sold by Mondial International, Inc. Four of the film reels are in English, and one roll is in French.

“Record Book for Jigsaw Puzzles”

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 118.554
Abstract A leather-bound record book kept by George W. Fiss Sr. He used the book to record when each of his home-made puzzles were loaned out, two whom, and when they were returned. There are 114 pages to the book and the last entry is January 18, 1925.

Ron Dubren papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 111.7048
Abstract The Ron Dubren papers are a compilation of correspondence, game designs, notes, drawings, product descriptions, and paper prototypes created by Ron Dubren throughout his career in the toy and game industry. This collection also includes reference materials and an oral history recorded in 2008. The bulk of the materials are dated from 1980 through 2002.

Sid Sackson collection

 Collection — Box: 1-48
Identifier: 2016.sackson
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.