At the beginning of Janauary a team of six volunteers, lead by our volunteer curator Douglas Babb and Moog enthusiast/historian Brian Kehew gathered for five solid days to begin the cataloging process of Bobs Archives. We certainly accomplished quite a bit, but given the extensive nature of the archives, only about 25% have been cataloged. Our work continues and what fascinating work it is! During the five day process, there were repeated exclamations of Wow, look at this! or Ive never seen this before!! or I never knew Bob worked on that!. The discoveries were priceless! A special thanks to Doug, Brian, Wheat Williams, August Worley, David Hamilton and Jarod White for your help!
Look below to see photos of the cataloging process, and to see some of the historical treasures that we have uncovered. Click here to watch a video about the archiving process. We continue our campaign to raise $50,000.00 to proceed with the first step to preserving Bobs archives. To aid this effort, donate today!
Brian, Wheat, Jared & Doug Sorting through the archives
Dave & August examining schematics
Brian with a photo of virtuosa thereminist Clara Rockmore
Dave Hamilton admires Bob’s Grammy
Minimoog Concept Design from early 1970s
Back of Moog Speaker
Bob’s analog tape machine from R.A. Moog, Co., Trumansburg, NY
Serial Number 001 of the Crumar Spirit
Click on the links below to see scans from Bob’s desktop notebooks. Bob kept careful notes on phone conversations and projects alike. We have these notebooks from 1961-1986. What a treasure trove of information.