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Atari, Inc.

 Organization

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Alamogordo, N.M. “Atari Burial” collection

 Collection — Container: digital collection
Identifier: 115.2073
Abstract These images from the Alamogordo, NM landfill were taken by Jim Heller, the man who helped to "bury" the legendary Atari cartridges in 1983. Marty Goldberg, an Atari historian, interviewed Jim Heller about the event and subsequently produced hi-resolution TIFFs from Mr. Heller's original photographs. (Access .JPGs have been created.) Also included in this donation are two publicity photographs of players with the Magnavox Odyssey 2 and the Atari 400 (taken c. 1981 at Macy's in Chicago), as...

Atari Coin-Op Division corporate records

 Collection
Identifier: 114.6238
Abstract The Atari Coin-Op records comprise 600 linear feet of game design documents, memos, focus group reports, market research reports, marketing materials, arcade cabinet drawings, schematics, artwork, photographs, videos, and publication material. Much of the material is oversized.

Atari design concept sketches

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 2013.atari
Abstract The Atari design concept sketches are a compilation of drawings created by various employees of Atari, Inc. and later Atari Games Corporation. The bulk of the materials are dated 1973, 1985, and 1987.

Carol Kantor papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 119.4394
Abstract The Carol Kantor papers are a compilation of published materials and ephemera related to Kantor’s career at Atari and Business Builders. The bulk of the materials are from between 1977 and 1983

Cort and Barbara Allen Atari packaging design collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 115.4168
Abstract This collection consists of 240 folders containing drawings, photographs, proofs, preliminary package mockups, drafts of manual scripts, unused packaging, and other internal documents used in the design and production of Atari’s packaging and manuals for home console video games, computer games, game consoles, and handheld games. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1977 and 1983.

Larry Bieza coin-op and amusements history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 119.6425
Abstract The Larry Bieza coin-op and amusements history collection is a compilation of published fliers, original and photocopied reference, company memos, photographs, and other documentation relating to the history of various coin-operated game and amusement companies and their products. The bulk of the materials are from the 1930s-1980s.

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.

Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection

 Collection — Box: 1-13
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.

William K. Ford case files collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 113.3288
Abstract The William K. Ford case files collection is a compilation of digitized documents of various court filings from the 1970s and 1980s pertaining to the video game and arcade industry. Also included in this collection are three law journal articles and accompanying letters from Ford.