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Andrew Berton Collection of Toy and Game Product Sell Sheets

 Collection
Identifier: 121.9733
Overview This collection is comprised of international toy and game product sell sheets from manufacturers and individual entrepreneurs as collected and organized by Andrew Berton. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1987 and 2009.

Brian Sutton-Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015.bss
Overview The Brian Sutton-Smith papers are a compilation of seven decades of play-related research, teaching, and writing, including manuscripts, publications, original research data, reference materials, notes, correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1950 and 2008.

Heap Folk Art Monopoly papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 110.4372
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.

LeRoy Howard papers

 Collection — Box: 1-4
Identifier: 114.3440
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.

Mayfair Games, Inc. records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 117.9891
Overview The Mayfair Games, Inc. records comprise game development papers, business records, and collected materials. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1982 and 1996.

Philip E. Orbanes papers

 Collection — Box: 1-21
Identifier: 112.7138
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.