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“My Family” handmade book

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 107.86
Abstract This handmade booklet contains about 30 sheets of ruled writing paper, 5 inches by 8 inches, and covers of brown/pink construction paper. Front cover has applied letters of black paper that spell out "My Family." Booklet is bound at top by white cotton string. Within these pages, Ann French handwrote detailed descriptions about her dolls, including Helen, Mary Adele, Susan, Sunny, Patsy Ann, Kathleen, Patsykin, Raggedy Ann, Joy, Shirley Jane, Emilie, and Karen Christina Sophia. The text...

North American Bear Company collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 111.6966
Abstract The North American Bear Company collection is a compilation of newsletters, company-produced magazines, and articles. The bulk of the materials in this collection are dated between 1990 and 2001.

Patricia A. Biasuzzi papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 116.9033
Overview The Patricia A. Biasuzzi papers contain materials related to toy designer Patricia A. Biasuzzi, her designs, and play memories. The documentation for materials in this collection was created in 2016, though the papers feature Biasuzzi’s childhood from 1946-1956 and toy design career between 1977 and 1994.

Paul Reiche III papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 118.2627
Abstract The Paul Reiche III papers are a compilation of game design concepts and related documentation for both tabletop role-playing games and video games. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1983 and 1996, though some materials are undated.

Penguin Software collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 114.52
Overview The Penguin Software collection is a compilation of game design documentation, correspondence, text drafts, publications, computer code printouts, and floppy disks created or used by Mark Pelczarski of Penguin Software (later Polarware). The bulk of the materials are dated between 1982 and 1986.

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.

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