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Descriptive Summary

Biographical/Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Career Research

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Amy Goldenburg Papers, 1996



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Goldenburg, Amy
Title: Goldenburg, Amy, Papers
Dates: 1996
Abstract: Printed media, notes and correspondence related to Goldenburg’s 1996 search for employment within the Austin game development community.
Accession No.: 2010-285
OCLC No.: 956376901
Extent: 1 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical/Historical Note

Amy Goldenburg is a Human Resources professional living in Austin, TX who has also worked as a computer games artist at Charybdis Enterprises and currently volunteers as a chapter coordinator for IGDA Austin. While finishing a game-related degree at Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University – San Marcos) in 1996, Goldenburg compiled information on 23 video game companies as part of a job search.

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Scope and Contents

Printed media, notes and correspondence related to Goldenburg’s 1996 search for employment within the Austin game development community. Sections for each organization include print-outs of period websites and/or application materials. Also includes 1995 Austin American Statesman article “Game Central” that inspired the creation of the file and guided the job search.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Access to portions of this collection are restricted. Contact repository for further information.

Use Restrictions

A portion of this collection is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

The donor retains copyright on all materials by the creator. Written permission must be obtained from copyright holder in order to photocopy or publish from the collection.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Goldenburg, Amy
Subjects (Organizations)
Austin Game Developers
Digital Voodoo
Dragon's Eye Productions
Team Fat / Fat Man
Girl Games
GoGo Studios
Human Code
Illusion Machines
Iguana Entertainment
Lion Entertainment
Logic Factory
Looking Glass Technologies
Origin Systems
SimTex/Spectrum Holobyte
Titanic Entertainment
Top Dog Productions
Subjects
Video games
Video games--Design--Vocational guidance
Video games industry--United States--History
Places
Austin (Tex.)

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Related Material

Forms part of the UT Videogame Archive

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Amy Goldenburg Papers, 1996, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Matthew McKinley, October 2010.

Finding aid and subsequent revisions made by Matthew Cepeda, January 2015.

Subsequent revisions made by Jennier Allen, August 2016.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Career Research

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2010-301/1 Job Search File
Company Research
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2010-301/1 Austin Game Developers Website print-out
Cinematronics
Digital Voodoo
Dragon's Eye
Fat Man
Girl Games
GoGo Studios
Human Code
Illusion Machines
Iguana
LION Ent.
Logic Factory
Looking Glass
Origin
SimTex
Titanic
Top Dog
Design and Animation Software Clippings
Miscellaneous gaming company notes and clippings
Newspaper Articles
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2008-051/1 "Game Central", Austin American-Statesman September 21, 1995.
Tech Monday section, Austin American-Statesman January 8, 1996.
Reviews section, Infoworld February 14, 1994.
Tech Monday section, Austin American-Statesman July 17, 1995.

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