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Games -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

AGPI collection on European games

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 116.5455-a
Abstract This file of information, collected by the Association for Games & Puzzles International (AGPI), includes two documents detailing early European games. The first, "The Pre-1900 European Game Catalog," was compiled by Bill Alexander in 1989 and lists known manufacturers of games in Europe during the 19th century. The other is a 1993 catalog (in German) created by Austrian organization Die Spiel Collection, documenting games manufacturers in Austria.

Brian Sutton-Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015.bss
Overview The Brian Sutton-Smith papers are a compilation of seven decades of play-related research, teaching, and writing, including manuscripts, publications, original research data, reference materials, notes, correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1950 and 2008.

Ken Sons and Tim Walsh Toyland digital archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 110.9390
Abstract The Ken Sons and Tim Walsh Toyland Digital Archive is a collection of more than 65 hours of documentary footage recorded by Ken Sons for his film Toyland. The interviews and scenes were filmed between 2007 and 2010.

Tim Walsh papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Tim Walsh papers]
Identifier: 111.5211
Abstract The Tim Walsh papers are a compilation of biographical and historical information, press kits, game advertisements, and interview transcripts from game designer and author Tim Walsh of The Playmakers. The materials in this collection are from 1996 through 2011.

William (“Bill”) Tribelhorn “Battleship” correspondence

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 117.8002
Abstract This small collection of correspondence is from William ("Bill") Tribelhorn as he requested information from several game manufacturers as well as Playthings magazine in order to find a game ("Battleship") from his childhood. These letters include details on similar games from Ben McCready at Playthings. The letters are dated between 1965 and 1966.