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Philip E. Orbanes papers

 Collection — Box: 1-21
Identifier: 112.7138
Abstract The Philip E. Orbanes papers are a compilation of correspondence, legal contracts, newspaper articles, reference materials, research notes, game advertisements, photographs, audio files, and other papers collected and used by Philip E. Orbanes over the course of his career in the American toy and game industry. The bulk of the materials are from 1967 through 2005. Staff at The Strong recorded a video oral history of Orbanes in 2013.

Pitfall II: Lost Caverns hand-drawn maps

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 113.2575
Abstract The Pitfall II: Lost Caverns hand-drawn maps were drawn by Lee Frank and accompanied his donation of a ColecoVision cartidge of Pitfall II: Lost Caverns to The Strong. These maps are for levels 1-27 of the game.

Play Generated Map and Document Archive (PlaGMaDA) papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 114.894
Abstract The Play Generated Map and Document Archive (PlaGMaDA) papers are a compilation of hand-drawn maps, sketches, notes, reference materials, and other documentation generated by numerous players of assorted role-playing games. Dated materials are primarily from the 1980s through 2000.

PlayStation game design papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 113.5969
Abstract The PlayStation game design papers contain design documentation, game scripts, and game demo discs previously owned by the PlayStation Museum. The materials span from 1995 to 2003, with the bulk of the items dated between 1995 and 1997.

PlayStation SCEA SourceBook

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 118.1830
Overview These pages and disks form the PlayStation One SCEA SourceBook, a style guide for use by Sony Computer Entertainment America-licensed developers and publishers in creating tools and games for PlayStation. This kit covers proposals, game design and development guidelines, packaging design standards, submission, and manufacturing of games for PlayStation. Two 3.5" floppy disks, containing templates, fonts, and spine artwork guidelines, have been imaged and are available to on-site researchers.

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.

Ralph H. Baer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2013.baer
Abstract The Ralph H. Baer papers are a compilation of correspondence, game designs, drawings, notes, reference materials, photographs, product descriptions, digital videos, schematics, electronic components, and manuals utilized by Ralph H. Baer throughout his lengthy career in the toy and game industry. The bulk of the materials are from 1975 through 1998.

Raytheon Strategic Model report collection

 Collection — Container: digital collection
Identifier: 2014.rayth
Abstract This collection contains digital scans of 5 bound volumes published by Raytheon in 1961 and 1962. The volumes reference a "Strategic Model Simulation of Wars, Weapons, and Arms Controls." These are scanned reference copies for research use only.

“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.

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