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Guide to the Bess Hovey Games Collection
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Series 1: Games, 1886-1924

box 1, folder 1

Pamphlets: Card Stunts for Kiddies, 6 Popular Card Games, Card Tricks for the Amateur Magician, How to Entertain w/ Cards, Fortune Telling w/ Playing Cards, 1921

box 1, folder 2

Dick's Games of Patience or Solitaire with Cards, Pamphlet: Spaldings Home Library -- Pinochle, The Official Rules of Card Games: Hoyle up-to-date 28th Edition, 1886-1923

box 1, folder 3

Ma-Jong Book of Instructions, Babcock's Rules for Mah-Jongg, Gameco Doubling Scale for the Chinese Game of Mah-Jongg, Mah-Jong Score Card, Red Dragon Score Card for Mah-Jong, 1923-1924

box 1, folder 4

Snyder's Ma-Jung Manual: The Standard System of Scoring and Method of Play, 1923

box 1, folder 5

Handwritten Instructions for Card Games, News Clipping, Handmade [Guessing Game], outer package from [playing cards], Undated

box 2, folder 1

Checkers/Backgammon Board, Undated

box 2, folder 2

2 Decorative Card Table Cloths for Gaming, Undated

box 2, folder 3

Pinochle board containing: 1 deck of cards, 1 Pinochle rule book, and 4 game pieces, Undated

box 2, folder 4

2 Playing card holders containing 2 decks of cards each, Undated

box 2, folder 5

3 Sets of decorative playing cards (one set unopened), Undated

box 2, folder 6

2 decks of Swedish Playing Cards decorated with Swedish Kings and Queens, Undated

box 2, folder 7

1 Set Pinochle Cards in Case, Undated

box 2, folder 8

8 Decorative Tally/Score cards, Undated

box 3, folder 1

Decorative Wooden Box, Undated

box 3, folder 2

Chess Set, Undated

box 3, folder 3

Boxed Set of Miniature Dominos from Mexico, Undated

box 3, folder 4

Boxed Set of Checkers, Undated

box 3, folder 5

Lacquer Box containing Dice, Undated