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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Al Alcorn papers relating to the history of video games
    source: Alcorn, Al
    creator: Bushnell, Nolan
    Identifier/Call Number: M1758
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1973-1974
    Abstract: Business and design records from the early days of the Atari Corporation. Includes contracts, schematics, video game designs, and production orders for Pong.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Al Alcorn, 2010. Accession 2010-122.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Al Alcorn Papers (M1758). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Video game design
    Electronics industry -- California.
    Electronic games industry -- United States
    Alcorn, Al
    Atari, Inc.
    Bushnell, Nolan