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Mattel, Inc.

 Organization

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

APh Technological Consulting records

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 123.APh
Overview This collection consists of the records created by APh Technological Consulting firm, based in Pasadena, California, contracted by Mattel Electronics to create games for the Intellivision video game system. The materials date from 1978 to 1993, with a bulk of the materials from 1981 to 1982. The records are comprised of correspondence, development documentation, industry articles and newspaper clippings, marketing materials, and other administrative documents.

Barbie Liberation Organization collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 94.86
Abstract The Barbie Liberation Organization collection is a compilation of flyers, instructions, and plans for the organization’s notorious doll voice box-switching project.

Brøderbund Software, Inc. collection

 Collection — Box: 1-14
Identifier: 114.892
Abstract The Brøderbund Software, Inc. collection is a compilation of Brøderbund business records and information on the Software Publishers Association (SPA). The majority of the materials are dated between 1980 and 1998.

Don Daglow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 116.5673
Overview The Don Daglow papers are comprised of video game concepts, development papers, artwork, baseball references, and Stormfront Studios company records of varying sizes and formats. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1988 and 2008.

Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends product design documents

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 112.6095
Abstract The Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends product design documents contain drawings and notes corresponding to three Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends products. These materials are dated between 2010 and 2011.

Jesyca Durchin ephemera

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 118.10787
Abstract These materials were received from Jesyca Durchin along with a donation of Barbie CD-ROM computer games and additional computer games. This file contains 2 marketing fliers for Digital Dollhouse, an image of a news article about Barbie CD-ROM games, a press release about Barbie CD-ROM games, and a Family Circus comic strip clipping about Barbie CD-ROM games.

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.

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.

Mark B. Lesser papers

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 119.3686
Abstract The Mark B. Lesser papers are a compilation of technical documentation, notes, memos, and other information related to the programming of Mattel Electronics’ handheld games (including Auto Race, Football, and Baseball), as well as documentation for other video game designs. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1976 and 1978.

Sid Sackson collection

 Collection — Box: 1-48
Identifier: 2016.sackson
Abstract The Sid Sackson collection is a compilation of diaries, correspondence, notes, game descriptions, and publications created or used by Sid Sackson during his lengthy career in the toy and game industry. The bulk of the materials are from between 1960 and 1995.

Digitized diaries and related documentation can be accessed through The Sid Sackson Portal.