Board game industry -- United States.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1-4: [Bruce C. Shelley papers]
Overview The Bruce C. Shelley papers are a compilation of game rules, correspondence, strategy guide notes, design documents, and more, relating to Shelley’s career in both the board and video games industries. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1982 and 2000.
Collection — Box 1-4: [LeRoy Howard papers]
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.
Collection — Box 1-8: [Parker family papers]
Abstract The Parker family papers contain diaries, notes, and letters written by members of the Parker family (notably, George S. Parker, founder of Parker Brothers). These materials are dated between 1856 and 1949.
Collection — Box 1-21: [Philip E. Orbanes papers]
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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The Ron Dubren papers are a compilation of correspondence, game designs, notes, drawings, product descriptions, and paper prototypes created by Ron Dubren throughout his career in the toy and game industry. This collection also includes reference materials and an oral history recorded in 2008. The bulk of the materials are dated from 1980 through 2002.