Too many DEC binders

Aaron Jackson aaron at
Sat Aug 24 15:56:30 CDT 2019

I have done some test scans tonight. If anyone has any feedback, now
would be a good time to give it, before I spend many more hours


Aaron Jackson writes:

> Many thanks to Matt Burke and Al Kassow, I have reduced my list of "need
> to scan" to 24 manuals. If anyone has any of these, please let me know
> so I can avoid scanning them.
>  AA-Y510B-TE    Guide to VAX / VMS System Security
>  AI-Y517A-TE    VAX / VMS User's Manual
>  AA-Z501C-TE    VAX / VMS System Services Reference Manual
>  AA-H501B-TC    DECnet/E Network Programming in BASIC-PLUS and BASIC-PLUS-2
>  AA-H503B-TC    DECnet/E Network Programming in COBOL
>  AA-Z501C-TE    VAX / VMS Run-Time Library Routines Reference Manual
>  AA-JF88A-TE    VAX / VMS Release Notes, Version 4.5
>  AA-M269B-TC    DECnet/E Release Notes
>  AA-K714A-TC    DECnet/E Network Installation Guide
>  AA-L266A-TC    DECnet/E Network Programming in FORTRAN
>  AA-L265A-TC    DECnet/E Network Programming in MACRO-11
>  AA-Z601C-TE    VAX / VMS I/O User's Reference Manual: Part II
>  AA-M539A-TE    VAX / VMS Magnetic Tape User Guide
>  AA-D113C-TE    VAX-11 SORT / MERGE User's Guide
>  AA-Z505C-TE    Part II Run-Time Library Routines
>  AA-KX22A-TE    LAT / VMS Management Guide
>  AA-KX21A-TE    VAX / VMS Supplemental Information, Version 4.7
>  AD-L034A-28    VAX / VMS System Dispatch November 1985
>  AD-LO34A-31    VAX / VMS System Dispatch May 1986
>  AD-L034A-27    VAX / VMS System Dispatch September 1985
>  AD-L034A-29    VAX / VMS System Dispatch January 1986
>  AD-L034A-30    VAX / VMS System Dispatch March 1986
>  AD-L034A-26    VAX / VMS System Dispatch July 1985
>  AD-L034A-32    VAX / VMS System Dispatch July 1986
> This page has been updated to
> reflect what has already digitised.
> Thanks,
> Aaron
> Aaron Jackson via cctalk writes:
>> I have a full book case of DEC binders, each containing one or more
>> manuals. I went through the lot of it this evening and checked to see
>> what was on bitsavers. It seems an awful lot of it is not available. I
>> cannot bring myself to dispose of any of it until it is digitised, but
>> keeping hold of this much paper is not practical for me.
>> I'm going to try to scan as much as I can. The full list of what I have
>> is available at the link below. It is mostly mid 1980's VAX/VMS
>> stuff.. If anyone would like one of the manuals for the cost of
>> shipping, I'd gladly send it over to you.
>> *** If there is anything you consider a priority in terms of being
>> scanned, please let me know and I'll try to do it sooner, rather than
>> later.  ***
>> Finally, I'd like to mention that these manuals came from a friend,
>> Marc, who passed away early last year. Marc used to be somewhat active
>> on this list (more so the #classiccmp IRC channel). A friend of Marc
>> will be participating in a walk for the Campaign Against Living
>> Miserably (CALM) charity. If anyone is willing to donate (even a small
>> amount), it would mean a lot to me. CALM is a charity supporting men who
>> suffer from depression - one of the leading killers of men under 45 in
>> the UK.
>> Many thanks,
>> Aaron

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