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Lois Boger Pike notebook

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 98.5387
This notebook, inscribed “Games Contests Entertainments,” contains word games, descriptions of activities, and party ideas handwritten by Lois Boger Pike, circa 1920. Most of the items are riddles, puns, and other word games, with answers included. The notebook details wording for invitations, designs for place cards, rhymes for fortunes, and ideas for decorations and favors for parties to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Washington’s Birthday, April Fool’s Day, Easter, and Halloween.

Notebook entries are written in ink on lined pages. Binding is paper.


  • c. 1920



1 Files (Housed with Individual manuscripts, Box 1. )


This handwritten notebook, inscribed "Games Contests Entertainments," is filled with a selection of games, puzzles, riddles, and theme party ideas.

Repository Details

Part of the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play at The Strong Repository

The Strong
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Rochester NY 14607 USA
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