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Collection — Box: 1
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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The Leonard Herman press kit and marketing collection includes six CDs containing digitized press kit materials for various paper and electronic gaming companies from 1981-2003.
Collection — Box: 1-4
Abstract The LeRoy Howard papers are a compilation of business papers, patents, notes, and published game instructions from a former executive at Parker Brothers, Inc. The bulk of the materials are dated from 1930 through 1952.
Collection — Box: 1-21
Abstract The Philip E. Orbanes papers are a compilation of correspondence, legal contracts, newspaper articles, reference materials, research notes, game advertisements, photographs, audio files, and other papers collected and used by Philip E. Orbanes over the course of his career in the American toy and game industry. The bulk of the materials are from 1967 through 2005. Staff at The Strong recorded a video oral history of Orbanes in 2013.
File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Abstract This small collection of correspondence is from William ("Bill") Tribelhorn as he requested information from several game manufacturers as well as Playthings magazine in order to find a game ("Battleship") from his childhood. These letters include details on similar games from Ben McCready at Playthings. The letters are dated between 1965 and 1966.