Monopoly (Game) -- History.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Abstract This folder of games-related clippings includes the published articles "The Guru of Games: The Play's the Thing for Game Inventor Sid Sackson" (Minda Zetlin, GAMES magazine, Feb/March 1987) and "The Insides and Outsides of Game Collecting" (Bruce Whitehill, Inside Collector, March 1991). Also in this folder are drafts of an article "How to Date Your Monopoly Game" by Dave Oglesby, with associated edits, notes, and correspondence with Anne D. Williams.
Collection — Box 1: [Heap Folk Art Monopoly papers]
Abstract The Heap Folk Art Monopoly papers accompanied the museum’s acquisition of the John O. Heap Folk Art Monopoly game board, c. 1914. These papers include photographs, copies of the game design sheet and playing rules, and deposition-related documentation. The bulk of these materials are from 1975.
Collection — Box 1-4: [LeRoy Howard papers]
Abstract The LeRoy Howard papers are a compilation of business papers, patents, notes, and published game instructions from a former executive at Parker Brothers, Inc. The bulk of the materials are dated from 1930 through 1952.
Item — Box Individual Manuscripts
Abstract Two-page letter from Charis and Dorcas Wilson, daughters of Phyllis Stryker Wilson, who inherited the Stryker Landlord's Game from her parents, Roy Emerson and Alice Frasier Stryker. Letter accompanied donation of
Stryker Landlord's Game by Phil Orbanes to The Strong in 2013.
Collection — Box 1-21: [Philip E. Orbanes papers]
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.