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Board games -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

AGPI collection on European games

 File — Box Individual Manuscripts
Identifier: 116.5455-a
Abstract This file of information, collected by the Association for Games & Puzzles International (AGPI), includes two documents detailing early European games. The first, "The Pre-1900 European Game Catalog," was compiled by Bill Alexander in 1989 and lists known manufacturers of games in Europe during the 19th century. The other is a 1993 catalog (in German) created by Austrian organization Die Spiel Collection, documenting games manufacturers in Austria.

Elizabeth Hargrave papers, 2013-2023

 Collection
Identifier: 123.1767
Abstract The Elizabeth Hargrave papers include materials used in the design, development, and publication process for the board games Wingspan (2019) and Mariposas (2020). The physical reference materials are comprised of research notes and prototype components including cards, chits, cubes, dice, dice tower, game boards, player mats, and tokens. The digital files consist of correspondence, graphics, presentations, spreadsheets, text, and video. The bulk of the materials date from 2016 to 2019.

Ken Sons and Tim Walsh Toyland digital archive

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 110.9390
Abstract The Ken Sons and Tim Walsh Toyland Digital Archive is a collection of more than 65 hours of documentary footage recorded by Ken Sons for his film Toyland. The interviews and scenes were filmed between 2007 and 2010.

Sid Sackson collection

 Collection — Box 1-48: [Sid Sackson collection]
Identifier: 2016.sackson
Abstract The Sid Sackson collection is a compilation of diaries, correspondence, notes, game descriptions, and publications created or used by Sid Sackson during his lengthy career in the toy and game industry. The bulk of the materials are from between 1960 and 1995.

Digitized diaries and related documentation can be accessed through The Sid Sackson Portal.

Tim Walsh papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Tim Walsh papers]
Identifier: 111.5211
Abstract The Tim Walsh papers are a compilation of biographical and historical information, press kits, game advertisements, and interview transcripts from game designer and author Tim Walsh of The Playmakers. The materials in this collection are from 1996 through 2011.