Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The Bally-Midway-Williams records are an assemblage of documentation from the Bally, Midway, and (predominantly) Williams pinball companies. Materials within this collection include parts lists, bills of material forms, corporate memos, notes, playfield drawings, parts diagrams, wiring diagrams, packaging testing documentation, change notice forms, copyright registration information, engineering logbooks, and more. The majority of this collection is on pinball games, though documentation on...
File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Abstract The Ben Gonyo Gamers collection contains nearly 1 TB of digital content, comprising interviews, game capture, and other related footage. Digital files are arranged into Conventions, Game Companies, Game Footage, Player Interviews, and more. Also included in this collection are a DVD (62-minute cut) of Gamers and printed information about the documentary. In the summer of 2010, the film began showing in heavy rotation...
Abstract This collection contains several dozen terabytes of digital capture recorded during the IMLS-funded Video Game Capture Project at The Strong. Researchers interested in this resource should contact staff from ICHEG for contents/extent of video games available from this project.
Collection — Box 1: [Jeffrey Mattox papers]
Abstract The Jeffrey Mattox papers document the creation of Mattox’s Tic-Tac-Toe Machine in 1964. The bulk of the collection is dated 1963-1964 and also 2016.
Collection — Box 1-10: [Ken Fedesna papers]
Abstract The Ken Fedesna papers are a compilation of documentation on various projects from Midway/Williams during the 1990s-2000s, including TouchMaster, the Midway Tournament Network, Infinity System, and more. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1995 and 2003.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
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.
Collection — Box 1-3: [Mark B. Lesser papers]
Abstract The Mark B. Lesser papers are a compilation of technical documentation, notes, memos, and other information related to the programming of Mattel Electronics’ handheld games (including Auto Race, Football, and Baseball), as well as documentation for other video game designs. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1976 and 1978.
File — Multiple Containers
Overview The Ralph Coppola papers comprise game development papers, business records, and collected materials. The bulk of the materials are dated between 1982 and 1994.
Collection — Box 1-13: [Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection]
Abstract The Steve Kordek coin-op and amusements collection is a compilation of fliers, brochures, hand-outs, manuals, and catalogs collected by Kordek during his six decades in the coin-operated games industry. The bulk of the materials are from 1968 through 1995.