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Riddle Rhymes manuscript

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 114.5987
Abstract This manuscript, titled "Riddle Rhymes," contains poems and short stories about riddles, rhymes, and jokes. It was written by Dwight Edward Martin, c. 1945.

Robert M. Johanns Bridge Robot design drawings

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 118.2166
Abstract This file documents the creation of a "Bridge Robot" playing card tile sorting device designed by Robert M. Johanns (1897-1971), who resided in Rochester, New York and worked as an engineer for General Electric. These pages include notes, sketches, and detailed diagrams of the parts to his "Bridge Robot." Accompanying these documents is a provenance letter with biographical details on Johanns from his nephew, Paul Scheeler, dated 2018.

Roland Gustafsson interview

 File
Identifier: 2018.gustafsson
Abstract This digital file is from a website created by French retro game enthusiast "JM" on Boutillon.free.fr. In 2007, he provided questions for an email-based interview between an Australian journalist and Roland Gustafsson, who wrote copy protection on software for Brøderbund and Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI) in the 1980s. This webpage contains text from the emails and interview with Gustafsson, as well as additional screenshots, uploaded images, and reference about Gustafsson's game...

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.

Salvatore T. Abate collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 113.2339
Abstract The Salvatore T. Abate collection includes photocopied and original computer manuals for software related to the Commodore 64 computer, computer catalogs, news articles, and handwritten notes. The materials are from between 1982 and 1991.

Scott Adams papers

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 117.2818
Abstract The Scott Adams papers are a compilation of printed source code, notes, correspondence, publicity materials, and personal papers relating to Scott Adams or his software company, Adventure International. The bulk of the materials are from 1978-1987.

Scrapbook of clippings on dolls

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 2018.scrap
Abstract This scrapbook about dolls was made by an unidentified creator using magazine and newspaper clippings from 1939-1940 in the Boston, Massachusetts area. Topics cover antique shows, doll collectors, doll theft ("Sally Simmons"), dolls' clothing, portrait dolls, miniatures for dolls' houses, puppets, and more. Magazines clipped include Vogue, Life, and the Saturday Evening Post.

Second and third grade compositions notebook

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 92.79
Abstract This composition notebook contains handwritten notes and writing exercises, including nursery rhymes and lines from well-known literature. The author is Mabel R. Fenner, who likely also penned the later annotation "Pencil pages may be 2nd grade or 3rd, ink pages marked 3rd grade."

Seventh and eighth grade compositions notebook

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 92.81
Abstract This composition notebook, with labels of "Seventh Grade Compositions 1915 + 1916" and "8th Grade Compositions 1916-1917," contains handwritten notes, outlines, and essays. The author is Mabel R. Fenner, with the seventh grade teacher's name written as Miss Marylee Stillman.

Seventh-grader notes and notebook

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 98.270-98.271-98.272
Abstract This collection of notes and a notebook documents seventh-grade friendship (and drama) between several female students at a Rochester, New York-area middle school. These notes represent a favorite pastime of teenage girls of the 1980s and 1990s: note-folding and note-passing.

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