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Amusement parks

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Al Turner, Splash Magazine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-072
Abstract

Al Turner was the founder, president, and chief executive officer of the World Waterpark Association (WWA) until his death in 2001. During his time as president of WWA he kept slides, photographs, brochures, and documents about the various waterparks that his company worked with worldwide. This collection contains the materials that Al Turner collected.

Dates: Created: 1986-2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1990-2002

Disney Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-055
Abstract

The Disney Ephemera Collection is a collection of reports, brochures, memorabilia, articles and news clippings about Disney Enterprises and the Walt Disney World Resort in Central Florida. The collection contains materials related to the different locations within the resort complex, including information about the Disney parks, resorts and other attractions. Publications in the collection were produced by both the Disney Corporation and outside sources.

Dates: Created: 1966-2017

George and Anne Millay Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-079
Abstract

George Millay founded both Sea World and Wet 'n Wild for which he was named Father of the Waterpark Industry. This collection of correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, news clippings, reports and audio visual materials documents the complicated and not always successful process of building a new waterpark. In addition to materials concerning Sea World and Wet 'n Wild, the collection contains information on George Millay's other projects and his personal achievements.

Dates: Created: 1959-2006

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Images)

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Identifier: SC-47e
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1964-1997

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Price Company Files)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-47h
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1963-2000

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Project Research Materials)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-47g
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1948-2005

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Proposals)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-47b
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1976-2001

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Reports)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-47a
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1952-2003

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Speeches)

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Identifier: SC-47c
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1966-2006

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (Subject Research Materials)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-47f
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1960-1995

Harrison "Buzz" Price Papers (World's Fairs)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-47d
Abstract Harrison "Buzz" Price (1921-2010) was an economics consultant for the themed entertainment and attractions business. Price began his career assisting with the placement of Disneyland in Anaheim in the early 1950s and later Walt Disney World in Orlando in the 1960's. Price later worked with companies such as Six Flags, Universal Studios, MGM, Cedars Fair and many other attractions and resorts. Price founded two economic consulting agencies, Economics Research Consultants (ERC), which he sold...
Dates: Created: 1974-1989

Robert L. Glasser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-108
Abstract Robert "Bob" Lewis Glasser worked as a Contract Administrator and a Senior Environmental Analyst for the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. During his employment with Disney, he collected various reports, promotional materials, publications and memorabilia mainly related to the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (EPCOT) Center. Bob also worked for the Office of Florida's Secretary of State between 1962 to 1970 as a Director for Buildings & Grounds Division and gathered a few...
Dates: Created: 1956-2016

Stephen Danks Lodwick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-042
Abstract This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Stephen Danks Lodwick, a theme park ride designer. Original artwork and ride concept designs for parks such as Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios, and the Paramount Parks can be found here as well as a collection of Disney publications and art books Lodwick collected when he worked on interactive areas for various Disney theme parks. Also included are publications, maps, and memorabilia that Lodwick collected pertaining to...
Dates: Created: 1964-2002

Thomas E. Azzari Theme Parks and Attractions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-109
Abstract Thomas E. Azzari was a set designer for Sea World, designing open-air salt-water sets for several different aquatic animals like whales, dolphins, otters, and many more. Over his fifteen years as a theme park set designer, Thomas E. Azzari collected numerous reports, letters, photographs, drawings, construction plans, and memorabilia. Most of this collection focuses on his time as a set designer for Sea World, but it also contains some of the work he did for other theme parks, like Silver...
Dates: Created: 1973-2018; Other: Majority of material found in 1973-1991

UCF Home Movie Archives

 Collection
Identifier: SC-101
Abstract

The Home Move Archive houses films created by individuals that mostly depict their family interactions, ceremonies, celebrations, and vacations. Others depict famous moments in history such as the opening day of Walt Disney World or the 1964 World's Fair. The origins of the footage in the collection span across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia.

Dates: Circa 1920-1989, Circa 2010-2014, Undated.; Majority of material found in 1950-1987.

Wet 'n Wild Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-083
Abstract

This collection contains materials relevant to the opening of the world's first water park, Wet 'n Wild. There are newspaper articles, advertisements, brochures, photographs, and other materials about Wet 'n Wild from before the park opened through 2002.

Dates: Created: 1975-2002