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Laine Nooney Sierra On-Line collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 115.85
Abstract The Laine Nooney Sierra On-Line collection is a compilation of company documents, game maps, game pitches, game codes, art, photographs, slides, and temporarily restricted oral histories from past employees of Sierra On-Line. Laine Nooney, games historian and post-doctorate researcher at New York University, collected these in the course of her research.

Larry Bieza coin-op and amusements history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 119.6425
Abstract The Larry Bieza coin-op and amusements history collection is a compilation of published fliers, original and photocopied reference, company memos, photographs, and other documentation relating to the history of various coin-operated game and amusement companies and their products. The bulk of the materials are from the 1930s-1980s.

Larry DeMar papers

 Collection
Identifier: 119.5833
Abstract The Larry DeMar papers contain documentation on the creation of the Williams' pinball game Banzai Run (1988), as well as business cards from DeMar's career in pinball and the games industry. These photographs document component testing, prototype building, manufacturing, playtesting, and more. The engineering logbook, annotated by DeMar and Pat Lawlor, documents the development process of Wreck N Ball/Banzai Run.

L.B.D. Amusement Co., Inc. collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 116.3256
Abstract The L.B.D. Amusement Co., Inc. collection is a compilation of inventory lists, arcade tickets, licenses, photographs, stationary, and more relating to two arcades owned by the Rabkin family. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1946 and 1964.

Lella Gandini early childhood and children's folklore collection

 Collection — Box: 1-23
Identifier: 2014.gandini
Abstract The Lella Gandini early childhood and children’s folklore collection are a compilation of research notes, presentations, scholarly articles, and other documents created or used by Lella Gandini throughout her education career.

Leonard Herman press kit and marketing collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 113.2963
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.

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.

Leslie Davies diary

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 92.8781
Abstract This diary of Leslie Davies spans from January 1, 1916 to January 1, 1918. Included with the diary are two lists of subjects compiled by staff of The Strong, listing an index of play-related subjects such as camping, dancing, fishing, football, horseback riding, attending moving-picture shows, playing games, swimming, and more.

Letter from Augustus to Father, heading west

 File — Box: Individual manuscripts
Identifier: 2017.aug
Abstract This letter, noted only from "Your affectionate son, Augustus" to his father, was written in 1849 as Augustus traveled to the western frontier of the United States. Writing from Missouri, the author details his provisions, livestock, and funds. It is possible that the letter-writer was heading to California as part of the 1849 California Gold Rush, following the famed Oregon Trail starting at Independence, Missouri.

Letter from "Little Fanny" to parents

 Item
Identifier: 20103
Abstract This is a three-page letter written on behalf of "Little Fanny" to her parents while away visiting "Auntie Foane." It describes the purchase of a donkey, a trip to the circus, visits with relatives, and making pudding. At the top of the first page is a pencil drawing of a girl labeled "Millie's Niece." The letter is undated but is likely from the late 19th-early 20th century.

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University of Pennsylvania. Department of Folklore and Folklife 3
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Berlyn, Michael, 1949-2023 2
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Chicago Coin Machine Co. 2
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Dibb Directions, Ltd 2
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