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List 03. Archival Collections Related to Video and Other Electronic Games

 Record Group
Identifier: List 03
Collections within the archives that relate to video game companies, video game design, video game history, and the development of video and other electronic games.

Found in 113 Collections and/or Records:

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 Cosmos Programmable Game System collection

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 119.215
Abstract This documentation on the Atari Cosmos game system was provided by Dan Kramer, former Atari Engineering staff member in the Consumer Electronics division. Materials include four hologram screens (two for Superman EG502, 1981 and two for Asteroids EG505, 1981) and copies of photocopied press releases and images of the COSMOS game system.

Atari design concept sketches

 Collection — Box 1-2: [Atari design concept sketches]
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.

Bally-Midway-Williams records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 117.9889
Abstract The Bally-Midway-Williams records are an assemblage of documentation from the Bally, Midway, and (predominantly) Williams pinball companies. Materials within this collection include parts lists, bills of material forms, corporate memos, notes, playfield drawings, parts diagrams, wiring diagrams, packaging testing documentation, change notice forms, copyright registration information, engineering logbooks, and more. The majority of this collection is on pinball games, though documentation on...

Ben Gonyo Gamers collection

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 110.11753
Abstract The Ben Gonyo Gamers collection contains nearly 1 TB of digital content, comprising interviews, game capture, and other related footage. Digital files are arranged into Conventions, Game Companies, Game Footage, Player Interviews, and more. Also included in this collection are a DVD (62-minute cut) of Gamers and printed information about the documentary. In the summer of 2010, the film began showing in heavy rotation...

Bill Budge collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Bill Budge collection]
Identifier: 113.2210
Abstract This is a compilation of published computer manuals and printouts of early programs created by Bill Budge. The materials are from 1971 through 1985.

Brøderbund Software, Inc. collection

 Collection — Box 1-14: [Brøderbund Software, Inc. collection]
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.

Brian Fargo papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 116.4504
Abstract The Brian Fargo papers are a compilation of personal notes, corporate records, and game design documentation from Fargo’s time at Boone and Interplay. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1983 and 2000.

Bruce C. Shelley papers

 Collection — Box 1-3: [_Bruce Shelley papers]
Identifier: 116.5468
Overview The Bruce C. Shelley papers are a compilation of game rules, correspondence, strategy guide notes, design documents, and more, relating to Shelley’s career in both the board and video games industries. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1982 and 2000.

Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom source code printout

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 118.8351
Abstract This is a source code printout for the Sega arcade game Buck Rogers: Planet of Zoom, ported for the Atari 2600, c. 1983.