National Toy Hall of Fame inductee
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1-2: [Anne D. Williams collection of jigsaw puzzle videos]
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.
Collection — Box 1: [Heap Folk Art Monopoly papers]
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.
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 1-21: [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.