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Collection of role-playing games
MS 375  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing History
  • Collection Scope and Contents
  • Collection Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Collection of role-playing games
    Date (inclusive): circa 1985-2000
    Collection Number: MS 375
    Extent: 3.29 linear feet (4 boxes)
    Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
    Riverside, CA 92517-5900
    Abstract: This collection contains role-playing games including Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, Marvel Super Heroes, and DC Heroes. Items in the collection include player and master manuals, as well as maps and character pieces.
    Languages: The collection is in English.


    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Distinctive Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], [date if possible]. Collection of role-playing games (MS 375). Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

    Processing History

    Processed by Serena Rodholm, 2017.
    Processing of the Collection of role-playing games was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

    Collection Scope and Contents

    This collection contains role-playing games including Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, Marvel Super Heroes, and DC Heroes. The boxes contain both players and masters handbooks, as well as maps and character cards. The collection also includes four boxed game sets, some of which include a CD, extra pamphlets, cards, maps, and manuals.

    Collection Arrangement

    The collection is arranged alphabetically by game title.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    DC Comics, Inc.
    Dungeons & dragons
    Marvel Comics Group
    Fantasy games
    Role playing

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Card, table and board game elements
    Game pieces (game elements)
    Manuals (instructional materials)