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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.

Anne D. Williams collection of jigsaw puzzle videos

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 2015.williams
Abstract The Anne D. Williams collection of jigsaw puzzle videos contains recordings on the topic of jigsaw puzzles, various puzzle-makers, and puzzle collectors. These moving image recordings (VHS cassettes and DVDs) are dated between 1983 and 2011.

Anne D. Williams games-related clippings and correspondence

 File — Box: Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 116.5453
Abstract This folder of games-related clippings includes the published articles "The Guru of Games: The Play's the Thing for Game Inventor Sid Sackson" (Minda Zetlin, GAMES magazine, Feb/March 1987) and "The Insides and Outsides of Game Collecting" (Bruce Whitehill, Inside Collector, March 1991). Also in this folder are drafts of an article "How to Date Your Monopoly Game" by Dave Oglesby, with associated edits, notes, and correspondence with Anne D. Williams.

Anne D. Williams papers

 Collection — Box: 1-41
Identifier: 2020.williams
Abstract The Anne D. Williams papers contain decades of compiled research (notes, reference, correspondence, photographs, and other documentation) on various companies, independent puzzle-makers, puzzle collectors, and more. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1980 and 2006.

Anne H. Lewis Tinker Toy collection

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: 114.6115
Abstract This collection contains both original and photocopied instruction sheets and booklets, photocopied patents, photocopied catalogs and advertisements, and original photographs of Tinkertoy building sets and other Tinker Toy products developed by the Toy Tinkers; these materials were compiled by Anne H. Lewis. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1914 and 1953.

Anthony D. Pellegrini papers

 Collection — Box: 1-7
Identifier: 112.6708
Abstract The Anthony D. Pellegrini papers are a compilation of published scholarly articles, drafts, and reference materials written or used by Pellegrini during his lengthy career in researching and teaching educational and developmental psychology. The bulk of the materials in this collection are from between 1979 and 2009.

Arcade flier collection

 Collection — Box: 1-14
Identifier: 2016.fliers
Scope and Content Note The Arcade flier collection at The Strong is a compilation of several hundred manufacturer-created fliers for video arcade games and pinball machines. Fliers are arranged by company, then alphabetized by game within the company folder(s). If the flier was acquired and cataloged as a single object, then the Object ID is also indicated. [Home and consumer electronic gaming trade sheets are housed within the library’s Electronic gaming trade sheet collection.] If a date is not specified on the...

Arthur S. Obermayer Cube Suit collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 115.4176
Abstract This collection contains legal documents, patents, notes, correspondence, drawings, publicity, and other papers pertaining to the patent infringement suit initiated by Moleculon Research Corp. against Ideal Toy Corp. regarding the popular Rubik’s Cube puzzle. The bulk of these materials are dated between 1982 and 1987.

Articles of incorporation for Maxis Software

 File
Identifier: 120.1974
Abstract Scan of Maxis Software articles of incorporation from Jeff Braun, August 1988.

Atari Coin-Op Division corporate records

 Collection
Identifier: 114.6238
Abstract The Atari Coin-Op records comprise 600 linear feet of game design documents, memos, focus group reports, market research reports, marketing materials, arcade cabinet drawings, schematics, artwork, photographs, videos, and publication material. Much of the material is oversized.

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Association for Games & Puzzles International (2017-) (AGPI) 6
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Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum 5
Milton Bradley Company 5
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Coleman, Elizabeth Ann, 1941- 4
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TSR Hobbies, Inc. 4
Williams, Ken 4
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Atari, Inc. Home Computer Division 3
Baer, Ralph H. 3
Brøderbund 3
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Fedesna, Ken 3
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Gygax, Gary 3
Hallmark Cards, Inc. 3
Horlick, Gordon 3
Hotra, Anne S., 1915-2018 3
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Smith, Robert ("Bob") Charles 3
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University of Pennsylvania. Department of Folklore and Folklife 3
Van Doren, Charles 3
Vice, Kathryn Joan ("Kathy") 3
Walt Disney Company 3
Walt Disney Productions 3
Williams Electronics Games, Inc. 3
Williams, Harry E. 3
Williams, Roberta 3
Allied Leisure Industries, Inc. 2
American Folklore Society 2
Angle, Charles E. 2
Angle, Ida Jane (Motley), 1857-1929 2
Anspach, Ralph 2
Arneson, Dave, 1947-2009 2
Avalon Hill Game Company 2
BBC Television 2
Barry & Enright Productions 2
Barry, Jack, 1918-1984 2
Berlyn, Michael, 1949-2023 2
Berry, Danielle Paula 2
Brockman, Michael 2
Brown, Stuart L. 2
Bunten Berry, Dani 2
Bunten, Dan 2
CAPCOM Co. 2
CBS, Inc. 2
Cheng, Regan 2
Chew, Jacinda 2
Chicago Coin Machine Co. 2
Coleman, Dorothy Elizabeth (Smith), 1909-2000 2
Coleman, Evelyn Jane, 1945-1996 2
Crystal Dynamics, Inc. 2
Dabney, Ted 2
Data East Corporation 2
DeKoven, Bernie, 1941- 2
DeMar, Larry 2
Desroches, Stephen K. ("Steve") 2
Dibb Directions, Ltd. 2
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