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Video games -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Gerald A. (“Jerry”) Lawson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 113.5713
Abstract The Gerald A. (“Jerry”) Lawson papers are a compilation of design documents, correspondence, business records, court records, and other papers relating to Lawson’s career in the video game industry. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1976 and 1985.

John Szczepaniak papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 111.1448
Abstract This collection contains two original audio cassettes of interviews with video game developers and a digital copy of an article in a video game journal. The digitized audio from these cassettes (on DVD and digital files) has also been included in this collection.

Ken Fedesna papers

 Collection — Box 1-10: [Ken Fedesna papers]
Identifier: 2019.fedesna
Abstract The Ken Fedesna papers are a compilation of documentation on various projects from Midway/Williams during the 1990s-2000s, including TouchMaster, the Midway Tournament Network, Infinity System, and more. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1995 and 2003.

Laine Nooney Sierra On-Line collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 115.85
Abstract The Laine Nooney Sierra On-Line collection is a compilation of company documents, game maps, game pitches, game codes, art, photographs, slides, and temporarily restricted oral histories from past employees of Sierra On-Line. Laine Nooney, games historian and post-doctorate researcher at New York University, collected these in the course of her research.

Leonard Herman press kit and marketing collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 113.2963
Abstract The Leonard Herman press kit and marketing collection includes six CDs containing digitized press kit materials for various paper and electronic gaming companies from 1981-2003.

Michael Newman journal articles collection

 Collection — digital collection: [Michael Newman journal articles collection (digital)]
Identifier: 2014.newman
Scope and Content Note This collection of 431 journal/magazine/newspapers articles on early video games, the home video game market crash of 1983, home video game companies, and other related topics was shared with staff at The Strong by Michael Newman in 2014. Advertisements and some photocopied book chapters are also included in this resource. Of note is the hard-to-find text from Video Games and Human Development: A Research Agenda for the '80s - Papers and Proceedings of a...

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.

Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection

 Collection — Box 1-13: [Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection]
Identifier: 116.7102
Abstract The Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection is a compilation of fliers, brochures, hand-outs, manuals, and catalogs collected by Kordek during his six decades in the coin-operated games industry. The bulk of the materials are from 1968 through 1995.

Wargaming.net records

 Collection — digital collection: [Wargaming.net records]
Identifier: 118.2333
Abstract The Wargaming.net records are a compilation of photos, videos, graphics, presentations, and text documents created by staff at Wargaming.net. Materials include product photos, convention photos, staff information, studio documentation, promotional videos, press releases, and more. The bulk of the materials are dated between 2012-2018.