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Here is a peek at our "Bugbook Historical Microcomputer Museum" ware house.
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|Bugbook Museum Warehouse|
This represents 45 years of collecting. The collecting is only a part -- setting up the warehouse- cleaning, checking & packing for storage has been in progress for the past 25 years.
|Bugbook Museum Warehouse|
-1969/74 I was able to store the collection in the house.
-1974/82 years it filled up the basement of house.
-1982/94 purchased a warehouse to store collection.
-1994 built new warehouse & moved inventory- the one in photo
-1994/present - clean,check,pack items and make a paper inventory.
-2000/today, enter inventory into museum database "Past Perfect"
-2010 set up small museum in Floyd, Virginia.
-2014 moved museum to larger space - in progress now.
|44 boxes from Dave's VT Office|
My office material,books,letter's & historical documents packed in 44 file-folder boxes and stored in the museum warehouse. Represents 1967 to 1998 - 31 years as faculty member at Virginia Tech - teaching "Electronics, Instrumentation, Computer Interfacing & Data Acquisition". The post just before this blog has 3 documents I retrieved from these boxes of info. It is very difficult for me to think that this office material has been stored for 16 years. Golly !!!
|Commodore Computers Bugbook Museum|
This is end view of part of Commodore collection - inventoried and packed for the long haul. Must be 100 or more items here.
|Apple computers Bugbook Computer Museum|
View of part of Apple computer collection. Here we see several Lisa computers and a Lisa in the original packing box. That is an ASR33 Teletype in the front wrapped in packing material. Without looking at our museum database I have no real idea how many the Apple items in the collection. The Apple 1 computers are stored in a commercial Bank Vault.
|Old Radio's Bugbook Museum Warehouse|
I am not really a historical radio collector however it seems I have several hundred old radios.
|Bugbook Computer Museum Inventory|
Here is part of "Digital Group" Computers and if you look at inventory numbers you will see this is one set that goes together of 13 packed parcels.
|Wall of memories Bugbook Museum Warehouse|
This is the a part of 100 foot wall of memories in the warehouse. No computers here just lots of personal family things, old radio items and other fun stuff collected over the years. Much of the items are from our foreign travels. Just fun things - one of my family members calls this "Dave's Toy Box" That is correct for sure.
You can see I have a few items to work with in my collection of vintage computers. My goal is to have the
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