Bob Davis and old computer stuff
tacoman656 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 25 17:35:39 CDT 2020
I'm sorry, I didn't know Bob and it sounds very tragic.
Where is this located?
On 4/25/2020 6:27 PM, Chris Zach via cctalk wrote:
> Ok, I've uploaded pictures to https://www.crystel.com/bob/
> There are a bunch of 8 inch floppies and old hard disks down there.
> We have to move fast though, this needs to be cleaned out. How can
> people help me on this?
> On 4/25/2020 6:12 PM, Josh Dersch wrote:
>> I've recently been working on archiving a huge pile of PERQ
>> floppies. I'd be more than happy to help archive any media,
>> including the scanning of documentation. I know that Bob had an
>> extensive collection, and some of this is likely to be the only
>> copies of such media left in existence.
>> Also, it would be great to get images of the hard drives in those
>> PERQs. I can assist with that as well.
>> - Josh
>> On Sat, Apr 25, 2020 at 3:04 PM Chris Zach via cctalk
>> <cctalk at classiccmp.org <mailto:cctalk at classiccmp.org>> wrote:
>> Well I'm the one who was his friend for many years and when he
>> died I
>> kept in touch with his mom. She's clearing out the house and I went
>> today to tag and review some stuff.
>> There appear to be at least two Perqs, several boxes of floppies,
>> all over the place, a couple of Sun VMEs, what might be part of a
>> 3/50, big weird boards, at least 3 pdp11 q bus boxes, and the
>> like. I
>> tagged the Perqs, brought home some boxes of floppies and said I
>> see if anyone would help.
>> She really misses him and would like his stuff to go somewhere that
>> people will care about it and remember him. He was a good egg,
>> and his
>> death was a very tragic accident.
>> I took some pictures, but what of his stuff is important and what is
>> not? Who is willing to help me get this stuff somewhere where people
>> care about it?
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