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Board games -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 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.

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.