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The Center for the Humanities Toy Collection (MGHL00022)

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Games

Science and Math

Dolls and Figurines

Political

Miscellaneous



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The Center for the Humanities Toy Collection (MGHL00022), 1906-2012 | MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

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Collection Overview

Title: The Center for the Humanities Toy Collection (MGHL00022), 1906-2012Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates:bulk 1970-2012

ID: MGHL/mghl00022

Extent: 60.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Items are arranged by toy type.

The contents of the collection are arranged as follows:

Series 1: Games

Series 2: Science and Math Sets

Series 3: Dolls and Figures

Series 4: Political Ephemera

Series 5:Miscellaneous

Date Acquired: 00/00/2015. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Center for the Humanities.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes toys and games along with political ephemera ranging from the early 1900s through 2012.

Subject/Index Terms

Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Center for the Humanities.

Administrative Information

Repository: MGHL Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions to access.

Use Restrictions:

Some Restrictions, please contact the Modern Graphic History Library Curator at (314) 935-7741 of spec@wumail.wustl.edu.

Users of the collection must read and abide by the Rules for the use of Modern Graphic History Library Materials.

Users of the collections who wish to use items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication (as defined in the form) must sign and submit to the Washington University Department of Special Collections a hard copy of the notification of intent to publish Modern Graphic History Library materials form.

All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

Acquisition Method: The collection was transferred to the Modern Graphic History Library from the Center for Humanities in 2015.

Preferred Citation: Center for Humanities Toy Collection, Washington University Libraries, Department of Special Collections

Processing Information: This collection was processed by Alexandra White in 2015


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Series 5: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Box AAdd to your cart.
Item 1: View-Master, 1980'sAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
View Master was introduced to the world at New York World's Fair in 1939, as an introduction to 3-D representation.
Box BAdd to your cart.
Item 1: View-Master 21 Stereo Pictures : Charlie Brown's Summer Fun, 1972Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
21 Stereo Pictures from Cartoon favorites series for the view-master.  Three discs where Charlie Brown gets into mischief with snoppy and the gang during the summer; "Croquet, Almost Anaybody?", "Hazards of Kite Flying", and "The Cold-blooded Killer". Includes sixteen page color illustrated book.
Item 2: View-Master 21 Stereo Pictures : Peanuts, 1966Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
21 Stereo Pictures from Cartoon favorites series for the view-master.  Three discs where Charlie Brown gets into mischief with snoppy and the gang on the baseball field; "Good Grief, Beethoven!", "Steaaaady! Carlie Brown", and "Throw it home, Snoopy!". Includes sixteen page color illustrated booklet.
Item 3: View-Master 21 Stereo Pictures : Snoopy and the Red Baron, 1969Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
21 Stereo Pictures from Cartoon favorites series for the view-master.  Three discs where Snoopy faces the Red Barron and snoopy meets a French maiden. Includes sixteen page color illustrated booklet.
Item 4: View-Master 21 Stereo Pictures : It's a Bird Charlie Brown, 1973Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
21 Stereo Pictures from Cartoon favorites series for the view-master.  Three discs where Snoopy and Woodstock get into mischief; "The Blanket Caper", "Hot Dog", and "The Easter Beagle". Includes sixteen page color illustrated booklet.
Item 3: Music Box Record PlayerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Kids record player complete with wind up music box and five records including London Bridge, Humpty Dumpty, The Farmer in the Dell, Children's Marching Song, and Au Clair De La Lune.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: The HataAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
The Hata is a modern version of the Nagasaki Hata fighter kite.  The twin twelve foot nylon tails convert The Hata to a table flier with just a touch of the Velcro fasteners.  Includes five hundred feet of twenty poundflying line from Shanti Kite Spools.
Item 2: Juggle Toss, 2008Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
This set of juggle cup and beanbag balls can be used to perform a variety of tricks at different skill levels.  It can be used by one or two people. Includes two juccle cups and two bean bags.
Item 3: Jurassic Park : Dino Pump RifleAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Collectible toy inspired from the 1993 Universal Studios Jurassic Park movie directed by Steven Spielberg. Rifle toy with slide pumping action for shooting and trigger that makes noise.
Item 4: Jurassic Park : Tactical Weapon SetAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Collectible toy inspired from the 1993 Universal Studios Jurassic Park movie directed by Steven Spielberg.  Gun has three attatchments and trigger makes noise.
Item 5: Navy Seal Team : M-60 Auto Fire, 2001Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Toy gun with realistic auto fire and noise, includes bullet string.
Item 6: Special Mission : MP-5K Assault Rifle, 2002Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Toy gun has operational function where you crank the lever and it will project balls from the barrel.  There is realistic auto sound and ammo launching capabilities.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Item 1: Eyewitness Kits : Horse Casting Kit, 2003Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Learn about and create models of a clydesdale.  Two mold trays, Perfect -Cast casting material, paints and brush, magnets, illustrated educational booklet, instructions, and glue.
Item 2: Hair-do Harriet : Magnectic Hair Styling KitAdd to your cart.
Wooly Willy, Hair-Do-Harriet's friend and original favorite, is ranked one of the great toy concepts of all time. This kit comes with a magnetic wand and plactic sealed metal chips with a portrait background to create new hairstyles for Harriet. This is model number 34.
Item 3: Race PostcardsAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Set of four postcards all with race related imagery.  Illustrations include African couple under umbrella (1906), African baby with quote, (unknown), Chinese girl with umbrella (1906), "In the good Old Summer Times"(1906).
Item 4: Rubber Ducks: DrummerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Set of three rubber ducks dressed as drummers.
Item 5: Rubber Ducks: BasistAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Set of three rubber ducks dressed as basist guitarists.
Item 6: Rubber Ducks: GuitaristAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Set of three rubber ducks dressed as guitarists.
Item 7: Rubber Ducks: SingerAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Set of three rubber ducks dressed as lead singers.
Item 8: Wooly Willy : ErnieAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooly Willy is a toy in which metal filings are moved about with a msgnetic wand to add features to a cartoon face background. This is the Sesame Street 35th Edition Ernie character.
Item 9: Wooly Willy : GroverAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.
Wooly Willy is a toy in which metal filings are moved about with a msgnetic wand to add features to a cartoon face background. This is the Sesame Street 35th Edition Grover character.

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