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List 02. Archival Collections Related to Artifacts of Play

 Record Group
Identifier: List 02
Collections within the archives that relate to playthings, collectors, traditional toy and game companies, and other materials that provide unique windows into the many facets of play.

Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:

Corky Steiner Kenner history collection

 Collection — Box 1-2: [Corky Steiner Kenner history collection]
Identifier: 115.4174
Abstract The Corky Steiner Kenner history collection is a compilation of advertisements, instruction manuals, ledgers, financial reports, business letters, journal articles, photographs, DVDs, and other documentation relating to Kenner Products during the 1950s and 1960s.

Cube puzzle design document

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 117.158
Abstract This design document for a Cube Puzzle contains 5 pages (one each for brass cube, orange cube, dirt cube, dark yellow cube, and gunmetal cube) to be made out of wood, at Lewiston Regional Technical Center, Lewiston, Maine, 10/18/2006, designed by C P-G [Calder Phillips-Grafflin].

C.W. Parker Amusement Co. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 115.8000
Overview This collection contains correspondence and various ephemera related to the C.W. Parker Amusement Company, a manufacturer of amusement devices from Leavenworth, Kansas. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1900 and 1928.

Dan Blum’s Sid Sackson collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Dan Blum's Sid Sackson collection]
Identifier: 114.1792
Abstract Dan Blum’s Sid Sackson collection is a compilation of Sackson-created puzzle solutions, correspondence, game descriptions, photographs, and notes. Also in this collection are address book pages, an audio-cassette, and a marketing VHS cassette. The materials are dated between 1980 and 1997.

Delmar Mechanical Bank collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Delmar Mechanical Bank collection]
Identifier: 109-11627
Collection Scope and Content Note: This set of papers supports the donation of 140 mechanical and still banks collected by Marjorie and Michael Delmar. It primarily inventories items in the various categories of banks into which the Delmars divided their collection. There is extensive information on descriptions of banks, purchase prices, and appraisal values.The papers consist of the following materials, as organized and arranged by the Delmars: • various appraisals of the collection and receipts for items...

Doll Collectors of America (DCA), Inc. records

 Collection — Box 1-25: [DCA records]
Identifier: 122.6855
Abstract The Doll Collectors of America (DCA), Inc. records are a compilation of organizational records, reference materials, scrapbooks, and ephemera from members of the DCA. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1935 and 1996.

Doll Oral History Project collection

 Collection — Box 1-8: [Doll Oral History Project collection]
Identifier: 1987.doll
Abstract The Doll Oral History Project collection is a compilation of oral history audio cassettes, transcripts, photographs, reports, and other documentation on this project from Summer/Fall 1987, administered by Dorothy Washburn for the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum. Oral history interview transcripts (along with associated indexes) were digitized in 2019 and are available to access digitally through ...

Eclectic Writing Speller

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 106.29
Abstract This booklet, titled " Eclectic Writing Speller," was utilized by students to improve their spelling skills. This particular booklet belonged to Luella Sherwood of Banks North District.

Film footage of 1939-1940 World’s Fair

 Item
Identifier: 118.10092
Abstract This digitized video footage of the Tribelhorn family's trip to the 1939-1940 World's Fair in New York in 1940 showcases the landmarks, pavilions, buildings, and activities at the World's Fair. (This footage was originally captured on 8mm film and digitized by the George Eastman Museum in 2018; there is no audio.) The total run time is 10 minutes. It is viewable on the museum's ...

Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends product design documents

 Collection — Box 1: [Fisher-Price Thomas and Friends product design documents]
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.