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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:

Flora Gill Jacobs papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 115.87
Abstract The Flora Gill Jacobs papers are a compilation of manuscripts, personal and research correspondence, publicity, postcards, photographs, and historical information on the Washington Dolls’ House & Toy Museum. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1975 and 2006.

Francis W. Carpenter papers

 Collection — Box 1-5: [Francis W. Carpenter papers]
Identifier: 109.15291
Scope and Content The Francis W. Carpenter Papers document the life and work of an American cast-iron toy inventor and manufacturer during the late 19th-century. Comprised of both business records and personal papers, the Carpenter Papers present a thorough picture of the day-to-day operation of Carpenter’s business during the 1880s and 1890s through correspondence, business records, advertising materials, and a handful of patent-related materials. The personal papers span a period from 1860 through 1934 and...

Game Show Dynamos collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 122.5146
Abstract The Game Show Dynamos collection is a compilation of original papers, audiovisual materials, and digital files relating to the game show experiences of Bernard and Claire Boiko, documented in the film Game Show Dynamos.

Game Show History collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2022.gameshow
Abstract The Game Show History collection contains documentation on the development, production, marketing, and distribution of game shows. As archival materials are acquired by the museum, they will be added to this collection.

Garth Parker premium toy design papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 113.4301
Abstract The Garth Parker premium toy design papers are a compilation of product sketches, designs, portfolios, presentations, product notebooks, and reference materials. Products shown in these materials were designed for fast-food restaurants, cereal brands, cake decorations, and more. The bulk of the materials are from 1995 through 2012.

Greg Hyman papers

 Collection — Box 1-3: [Greg Hyman papers]
Identifier: 2013.hyman
Abstract The Greg Hyman papers are a compilation of correspondence, publicity materials, legal papers, paper prototypes, and product descriptions created by Greg Hyman throughout his career in the toy and game industry. This collection also includes audio/visual prototype demonstrations. The bulk of the materials are dated from 1976 through 2010.

Growing up at 700 Allens Creek Road - Interview with Mike Hotra -- video oral history

 File
Identifier: 2022-ts-08
Abstract This video oral history with Michael C. ("Mike") Hotra was recorded on August 1, 2022 via TheirStory. The video interview and transcript are accessible online via The Strong's Preservica-Universal Access portal.

Gruelle family collection

 Collection — Box 1-22: [Gruelle family collection]
Identifier: 108.5530
Abstract The Gruelle family collection is a compilation of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings, art, photographs, personal materials, and publications from the Gruelle family. The bulk of the materials are from between 1910 and 1940, and then 1985 through 2008.

GUND, Inc. records

 Collection — Box 1-38: [GUND, Inc. records]
Identifier: 115.915
Abstract The GUND, Inc. records are a compilation of historic business records from GUND, Inc. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1942 and 1969, and again from 1984-1998.

Heap Folk Art Monopoly papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Heap Folk Art Monopoly papers]
Identifier: 110.4372
Abstract The Heap Folk Art Monopoly papers accompanied the museum’s acquisition of the John O. Heap Folk Art Monopoly game board, c. 1914. These papers include photographs, copies of the game design sheet and playing rules, and deposition-related documentation. The bulk of these materials are from 1975.