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11 bit studios records

 Collection — Container: digital collection
Identifier: 119.3365
Abstract The 11 bit studios records contain graphics, game screenshots, videos, fact sheets, and other digital materials relating to games This War of Mine, Beat Cop, Frostpunk, and Moonlighter.

1UP collection of electronic gaming media coverage

 Collection — Box: 1-8
Identifier: 111.477
Abstract The 1UP collection of electronic gaming media coverage is a combination of VHS cassettes, Beta cassettes, a CD-ROM, and a DVM cassette containing recorded news stories, recordings of G4 Television, and various live recordings of festivals and conventions, all of which relate to video games of the late 1990s and early 2000s.

A Visit from St. Nicholas manuscript

 Item — item: manuscript
Identifier: 77.807
Abstract The Strong Museum has one of only four known original signed manuscripts of the famous poem, "A Visit from St. Nicholas," better known as "'Twas the Night Before Christmas." Although sometimes disputed, New York scholar Clement Clark Moore (1799-1863) allegedly wrote the poem in 1822. Published anonymously in a Troy, New York newspaper in 1823, the poem became an instant success. This copy is signed by Moore, dated August 1853, and reads at the bottom "Written many years ago; I cannot say...

AGPI collection of Norman Hasselriis papers

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 116.5455-d
Abstract These materials, collected by AGPI, include two typed manuscripts from Norman Hasselriis on the history of card games. The manuscripts, titled "An Invitation to a Whist Party" and "A Short Whistory of Bridge," each have an annotation reading "from his unpublished book."

AGPI collection of Sally Sugarman papers

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 116.5455-c
Abstract These materials, collected by AGPI, include two manuscripts from Sally Sugarman: "Children's Games as Cultural Commentary" (paper presented at Popular Culture Conference, Toronto, Canada, March 8, 1990) and "Children on Board: Images from Candy Lands" (noted as "forthcoming in a Popular Culture book Images of Childhood").

AGPI collection on bagatelles

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 116.5455-b
Abstract This file contains notes, reference photocopies, and original manuscript text on the history of bagatelles by author Richard M. ("Dick") Bueschel. Also included with these materials are a photograph of Bueschel's bagatelle collection hanging on a wall.

AGPI collection on European games

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 116.5455-a
Abstract This file of information, collected by the Association for Games & Puzzles International (AGPI), includes two documents detailing early European games. The first, "The Pre-1900 European Game Catalog," was compiled by Bill Alexander in 1989 and lists known manufacturers of games in Europe during the 19th century. The other is a 1993 catalog (in German) created by Austrian organization Die Spiel Collection, documenting games manufacturers in Austria.

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...

Alex St. John Direct X digital archive

 Collection — Container: digital collection
Identifier: 2013.directx

Alexander Smith’s Nutting Associates collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 117.6983
Abstract Alexander Smith’s Nutting Associates collection is a compilation of materials originally created by Nutting Associates, including photographs, slides, marketing assets, manuals, news clippings, a scrapbook, and other documentation. The bulk of the collection is dated between 1968 and 1973.

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