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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...

Pinball playfields and drawings collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2022.pinball
Abstract This is an ongoing, artificial collection compiled by staff members at The Strong. Pinball playfields and pinball-related drawings housed in this collection were acquired in piecemeal—typically through a vendor purchase—and were not part of an existing contextual collection. (Researchers may also be interested in the various company records held in the Brian Sutton-Smith Library & Archives of Play at The Strong, including the ...

Stephen K. Desroches papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018.desroches
Abstract The Stephen K. Desroches papers provide a unique perspective of male childhood in the 1980s and 1990s. Materials in this collection exhibit creative activities, including homemade books, sticker books, photo albums, scrapbooks, and correspondence to pen pals and holiday characters. Additional items in this collection document events attended by Desroches throughout his life. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1982 and 1992.

Will Noble illustrations

 Collection
Identifier: 122.487
Abstract This resource contains five illustrations created by artist Will Noble for various video games between 1984 and 1993. These materials include a photographed illustration for Marble Madness (Atari, 1984), sketches of "P.J." for Paperboy (Atari, 1985), a robot character sketch for Cyberball (Atari, 1988), and sketches and a packaging mockup printout for ...

Williams pinball playfield design collection

 Collection — map-case: 1
Identifier: 115.wms
Overview The Williams pinball playfield design collection contains more than 200 large hand-drawn playfield sketches, as well as mechanical insert drawings and cabinet artwork. Digital images of playfields and insert drawings are also included. The materials range in date from 1946 through 2015, with the bulk of the materials from 1946-1975.