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Bring the First-Ever Chinese Typewriter Museum Exhibition around the World! 盡管中文信息科技如此重要而龐大,在世上卻從來沒有過任何一家博物館有專門展出過這人類科技史上關鍵的一章,直到今天!
Bring the First-Ever Chinese Typewriter Museum Exhibition around the World! 盡管中文信息科技如此重要而龐大,在世上卻從來沒有過任何一家博物館有專門展出過這人類科技史上關鍵的一章,直到今天!
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    GRATITUDE & PUBLIC THANKS

    GRATITUDE & PUBLIC THANKS. Backers at this level receive a public "Thank You For Your Support" video viewable on Youtube. Your name will appear on the video (with your permission) in recognition of your donation.

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    CUSTOM-MADE POSTCARD FROM THE TOUR

    CUSTOM-MADE POSTCARDS FROM THE TOUR! Supporters at this level will receive one (1) handwritten, custom-made, Chinese Typewriter-themed postcard from Tom Mullaney from one stop along the exhibit's worldwide tour!

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    ACCESS TO "MAKING OF" VIDEOS

    VIP ACCESS TO EXTENSIVE "MAKING OF" VIDEOS w/ TOM MULLANEY, including INTERVIEWS, PHOTOGRAPHS, AND COMMENTARY. Supporters at this level will be able to watch the traveling exhibit take place "behind the scenes" through a password-protected channel. Supporters can also post questions for the curator, Professor Tom Mullaney of Stanford University.

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    EXHIBITION E-CATALOG/DIGITAL BUNDLE

    50-PAGE, FULL-COLOR STANFORD EXHIBITION E-CATALOG/DIGITAL BUNDLE. Supporters at this level will receive a beautiful, 50-page, full-color E-Catalog/Digital Bundle from the Stanford Exhibition. This can be either (a) a standalone award or (b) an "add-on" (by increasing your existing support by $25, but without changing your "award" selection).

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    NEW! CHINESE TYPEWRITER CHARACTERS

    NEW REWARD! A PAIR OF VINTAGE CHINESE TYPEWRITER CHARACTERS. 30 backers will receive a pair of Vintage Chinese typewriter characters, plus a brochure explaining the history of the Chinese typewriter.

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    GUIDED GROUP TOUR OF EXHIBIT @ STANFORD

    EARLY BIRD AWARD! INVITATION TO JULY 22, 2016 GUIDED TOUR OF CHINESE TYPEWRITER EXHIBIT @ STANFORD UNIVERSITY FOR YOU AND 1 GUEST, + SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION EXHIBIT POSTER FROM 2016 STANFORD SHOW. A rare and personalized tour of the "proto exhibit" at Stanford guided by the collector and curator himself, Professor Tom Mullaney. Supporters must supply your own transport to Stanford University and hotel with this reward.

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    SIGNED COPY OF PROF. TOM MULLANEY'S BOOK

    SIGNED COPY OF "THE CHINESE TYPEWRITER: A GLOBAL HISTORY OF THE INFORMATION AGE," BY HISTORIAN AND CURATOR TOM MULLANEY. Supporters at this level will receive one (1) copy of Prof. Tom Mullaney's book, "The Chinese Typewriter: A Global History of The Information Age"

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    "ADOPT-AN-ARCHIVE" STRETCH AWARD!

    HELP SPONSOR A RARE ARCHIVE OF EAST ASIAN I.T. FOR DIGITIZATION & PRESERVATION (MORE THAN 8 TO CHOOSE FROM!)

    Backers at this Level will (a) help vote on which parts of the East Asian I.T. Archive are Digitized & Indexed earlier/later, (b) be named an "Official Museum Supporter" on the Online Museum of East Asian Information Technology and (c) will receive an "early bird" download link containing hi-resolution scans of the one (1) archive s/he sponsored. MORE THAN 8 ARCHIVES TO CHOOSE FROM, SO STAY TUNED! (After the Kickstarter campaign is over, I will send a survey asking you which archive you would like to sponsor).
    IMPORTANT NOTE: You can also "ADD-ON" this award by increasing your pledge amount by $75 (but make sure to leave your current selected backer award the same/unchanged).

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    BOOK + E-CATALOG COMBO!

    NEW COMBO! FULL-COLOR E-CATALOG OF STANFORD EXHIBITION + SIGNED COPY OF "THE CHINESE TYPEWRITER: A GLOBAL HISTORY OF THE INFORMATION AGE" (MIT Press) BY HISTORIAN AND CURATOR TOM MULLANEY. Backers at this level will receive BOTH the full-color E-Catalog of the Stanford Exhibition AND one (1) signed copy of Prof. Tom Mullaney's book, "The Chinese Typewriter: A Global History of The Information Age" (MIT Press)

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    BOOK + CHINESE CHARACTERS COMBO!

    NEW COMBO! VINTAGE CHINESE TYPEWRITER CHARACTERS + SIGNED COPY OF "THE CHINESE TYPEWRITER: A GLOBAL HISTORY OF THE INFORMATION AGE," BY HISTORIAN AND CURATOR TOM MULLANEY. Backers at this level will receive BOTH a pair of Vintage Chinese typewriter characters AND one (1) copy of Prof. Tom Mullaney's book, "The Chinese Typewriter: A Global History of The Information Age" (MIT Press)

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    ADOPT-AN-ARCHIVE + BOOK STRETCH COMBO!

    LIMITED SUPPLY! Backers at this level will receive one (1) signed copy of "The Chinese Typewriter: A Global History of the Information Age" (MIT Press) AND one (1) ADOPT-AN-ARCHIVE sponsorship of your choice (see above for details). [NOTE: This award can be selected as a stand-alone award, or as an "add-on" by adding $95 to your pledge amount but keeping your current backer award selection unchanged/the same)

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    LIMITED EDITION VINTAGE POSTER

    LIMITED EDITION POSTER (CHOOSE 1 OF 4 STUNNING ARCHIVAL REPRODUCTIONS). To express thanks for your continued support, backers at the $125 level will receive one (1) limited edition poster inspired by Chinese typewriters and East Asian IT (SCROLL DOWN FOR PREVIEW!). Poster does not come with frame, but it does come with a detailed brochure to tell you about the piece's history and background.

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    BOOK + POSTER COMBO!

    LIMITED EDITION POSTER (CHOOSE 1 OF 4 STUNNING ARCHIVAL REPRODUCTIONS) + SIGNED COPY OF "THE CHINESE TYPEWRITER: A GLOBAL HISTORY OF THE INFORMATION AGE," BY HISTORIAN AND CURATOR TOM MULLANEY. Backers at the $175 level will receive BOTH (1) limited edition poster inspired by Chinese typewriters and East Asian IT (SCROLL DOWN FOR PREVIEW!) AND one (1) signed copy of Prof. Tom Mullaney's book, "The Chinese Typewriter: A Global History of The Information Age". Poster does not come with frame, but it does come with a detailed brochure to tell you about the piece's history and background.

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    2 LIMITED EDITION POSTERS

    LIMITED EDITION POSTER (CHOOSE 2 OF 4 STUNNING ARCHIVAL REPRODUCTIONS). To express thanks for your continued support, backers at the $200 level will receive two (2) limited edition posters inspired by Chinese typewriters and East Asian IT (SCROLL DOWN FOR PREVIEW!). Posters do not come with frame, but they do come with detailed brochures to tell you about each piece's history and background.

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    ALL 4 LIMITED EDITION POSTERS

    ALL 4 LIMITED EDITION STUNNING ARCHIVAL REPRODUCTION POSTERS. To express thanks for your continued support, backers at the $350 level will receive all four (4) limited edition posters inspired by Chinese typewriters and East Asian IT (SCROLL DOWN FOR PREVIEW!). Posters do not come with frame, but they do come with detailed brochures to tell you about each piece's history and background.

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    PRIVATE TOUR OF EXHIBIT @ STANFORD

    PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR OF CHINESE TYPEWRITER EXHIBIT @ STANFORD UNIVERSITY FOR YOU AND UP TO 4 GUESTS. A rare and personalized tour of the "proto exhibit" at Stanford guided by the collector and curator himself, Professor Tom Mullaney. Supporters must supply your own transport to Stanford University and hotel with this reward. Visit must take place on weekday during the Kickstarter campaign (July 12-Aug 12, 2016), with specific date/time TBD in consultation with all parties.

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    SPECIAL LECTURE BY PROF. TOM MULLANEY

    Historian and Curator Tom Mullaney will travel ANYWHERE in the continental U.S. and run a special lecture and workshop for you and your group on the History and Evolution of the Chinese Language, the History and Future of Information Technology in East Asia, or a related topic. Professor Mullaney will cover his own travel expenses, and will bring a deluxe set of keepsakes for the event. Timing of visit and lecture TBD in consultation with both parties.

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    CHINESE TYPEWRITER OF YOUR VERY OWN!

    ANGEL SUPPORTER REWARD: AN ANTIQUE CHINESE TYPEWRITER OF YOUR VERY OWN! One (1) Angel Supporter will receive the ultimate conversation piece: your very own vintage Chinese typewriter from the collection, including detailed brochure explaining the machine's history.

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