Guide to the Al Alcorn Papers M1758

Colyn Wohlmut
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064

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

box 1, box-folder 1

Al Alcorn Employment Info

box 1, box-folder 2

Board Meetings

box 1, box-folder 3

Public Offering

box 1, box-folder 4

Company Financials

box 1, box-folder 5


box 1, box-folder 6


box 1, box-folder 7

Games/Chip orders

box 1, box-folder 8

Nolan Bushnell - Computer Specs

box 1, box-folder 9