The big guy game

The big guy game

Dates: 1981

One board game, 9 x 18 inches, entitled The Big Guy Game. The game was created by Ernie Weckbaugh of Casa Graphic Inc. in 1981. Its cover depicts Mormon actor Gordon Jump as a radio announcer. It's a play off his role as Arthur "Big Guy" Carlson on the sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati, which aired in 1978 and ended in 1982.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Weckbaugh, Ernie
  • Call Number: MSS 6817
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from The Big Guy Game must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 6817; The Big Guy Game; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 6817, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Acquisition Information
Related Material
MSS 3711 Gordon Jump papers, 1971-1982
Subject Terms
Jump, Gordon; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Performing arts--Ohio--Cincinnati; Radio--Ohio--Cincinnati
Genre / Form
Board games
WKRP in Cincinnati (Television program)
Processing Information
Processed; Karen Glenn; 28 April 2009.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Big guy game
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn, student processor and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-11T11:02-0700
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

Casa Graphics, Inc. was started by Ernie and Patty Weckbaugh in 1975. Their company designs, produces and edits books and other self-publishing products.

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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts