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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.

Letter from Rory Provencal to GamePro Magazine

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 113.00001
Abstract This undated letter, written by Rory Provencal, is addressed to GamePro, a videogame magazine which ran from 1989 until 2011. Rory notes what he likes about the GamePro magazine and other games he enjoys.

Letter of Authenticity for Stryker Landlord's Game from Charis and Dorcas Wilson to Phil Orbanes

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 113.5069a
Abstract Two-page letter from Charis and Dorcas Wilson, daughters of Phyllis Stryker Wilson, who inherited the Stryker Landlord's Game from her parents, Roy Emerson and Alice Frasier Stryker. Letter accompanied donation of Stryker Landlord's Game by Phil Orbanes to The Strong in 2013.

Letter to Aunt Helen from John Arnold

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 87.1681
Abstract This letter to "Aunt Helen" from John Arnold is from about 1920 and lists all of the presents received by John at Christmas.

Letters from John Sapienza to Stephen R. Marsh

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 113.4863-113.4863
Abstract These two letters are from John Sapienza to Stephen R. Marsh, dated 9/1/82 and 9/24/84. The 1982 letter refers to the role of religion in tabletop gaming, and the 1984 letter briefly discusses a news clipping about the suicide of a Dungeons & Dragons player.

LGBTQ Game Archive collection

 Collection — Container: digital collection
Identifier: 120.4257
Abstract The LGBTQ Game Archive collection is a collection of primary sources (including websites, articles, blogs, forums, videos, and screenshots) used in the creation of the LGBTQ Game Archive.

Linda A. Hughes papers

 Collection — Box: 1-3
Identifier: 113.1893
Abstract The Linda A. Hughes papers contain manuscripts, research materials, presentation materials, observations, interviews, correspondence and notes. The materials range from Hughes’s time in graduate school through her professional career. The bulk of the materials in this collection are dated between 1980 and 1989.

Little Golden Books ephemera

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 117.3524
Abstract This folder contains a spiral-bound notebook labeled "1988 Record Book" with Little Golden Book lists/prices and a DIY Little Golden Book with "Sarah's First X-Mas Words!" on the cover. These ephemera were found during processing of the Brian Shultz collection of Little Golden Books in the library at The Strong in 2017.

Living Books collection

 Collection — Box: 1-14
Identifier: 116.246
Abstract The Living Books collection is a compilation of corporate records, financial documents, product development documentation, marketing materials, publicity clippings, reference materials, and more. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1993 and 1997.

Lois Boger Pike notebook

 Item — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 98.5387
Abstract This handwritten notebook, inscribed "Games Contests Entertainments," is filled with a selection of games, puzzles, riddles, and theme party ideas.

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