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packet archive, free to a good home

Postby Important Bird Area » Fri Oct 21, 2011 9:40 pm

Berkeley's paper packet archive is currently sitting on the floor of my apartment. Surely some quizbowl historian out there is interested in taking these packets off my hands.

I'm looking for someone interested in (eventually) scanning these packets and posting them on one of the (digital) archives. Failing that, at least someone with greater patience for archiving paper packets. Interested parties should email me and I'll send packets media mail.

Packet manifest:

1. Complete tournaments
1987 Mentis Questions sets 41-49
1988 Princeton
1989 Independent Buzzer Association 500 Questions, Volume I
1990 Wesselmania 2
1991 Wesselmania 3
1992 Wesselmania 4
1994 Berkeley WIT (eleven packets; these are in addition to the six on the archive)
1995 Berkeley housewrite (unclear what level this was)
1995 Michigan State Buzz-a-rama
1995 Tennessee Masters
1995 Wisconsin Elvis
c. 1995 Hing Chan's Student-made Quizzes (Georgia Tech)
1996 ACF Nationals (six packets: North Carolina, Iowa, and four editors' packets; not on the archive)
1996 Cal Classic I (Berkeley's first attempt at house-writing a high school tournament, with assistance from Maryland and possibly others)
1996 Packet-of-the-month club
1996 UMKC Shootout in the Old West
1997 ACF Regionals (one packet: Virginia A; not on the archive)
1998 John Sheahan's question archive
1999 ACF Nationals (two editors' packets by Al Whited, Carol Guthrie, et al; not on the archive)
2000 Eric Hillemann singles
2001 Ebowla (Carnegie Mellon)
2001 Penn Bowl 10
2001 Route 66
2001 This Tournament Goes to 11
2001 Wolfpack Classic
2002 Anthony de Jesus/Leo Wolpert singles tournament
2002 Bear Cub Classic IV (a high school tournament hosted by Berkeley in October 2002. Some of the packets were the result of a packet swap with Delta Burke, but there are also several housewritten rounds unavailable on the archive)
2002 Beaver Bonspiel IX (MIT)
2002 DSHIT
2002 Fabulous Unnamed Chicago Tournament
2002 Omar Bongo
2002 SOB singles

2. Complete tournaments (trash)
2001 Foghat (round 1 of this is a squirrel theme packet; if no one else claims it, I'll send it to Fred for SMV)
2001 RC Cola
2004 Trashmasters

3. Fragments of tournaments:
1989 Allen Ludden (the Auburn 1 packet; not on the archive)
1992 Allen Ludden (only two packets, both by Georgia Tech)
1994 ACF Nationals (only two packets; unclear whether any of the rest of this is extant)
1994 Berry Southeastern/Early Bird (just the Georgia Tech packet)
1995 ACF Regionals (bonus #22 from round 16; not on the archive)

4. Miscellany (because there isn't yet a quizbowl archaeology subforum to cross-post to)

Three large folders:
4a. "Orphaned packets" (at least we know what tournament they belonged to)
4b. "Packets from unknown tournaments"
4c. "Fragments of packets"
Jeff Hoppes
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VP for Communication and history subject editor, NAQT
Editor emeritus, ACF

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Re: packet archive, free to a good home

Postby Important Bird Area » Fri Oct 21, 2011 9:53 pm

Update: these packets have been claimed
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Re: packet archive, free to a good home

Postby crosseyed860 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:34 pm

I would love to archive whatever you are willing to send.

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Re: packet archive, free to a good home

Postby kdoss61 » Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:00 am

Do you know if the new owner has scanned these packets and made them available online yet?

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Re: packet archive, free to a good home

Postby jonah » Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:41 pm

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