Archives Madness: Elite 8 Polls

Welcome to the Elite 8! The votes have spoken and this eight artifacts are now competing for the elusive and coveted Final 4 spot. If you need to see the artifact descriptions, please visit the blog post, “Archives Madness 2021: Meet the Competitors“.

In the Sweet 16 round, there were 2,096 votes cast, breaking last year’s record of 1,680! Let’s continue the trend and don’t forget to vote in the Elite 8!

The polls closes on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 11:59 PM CST.

Mackey Arena Region

*For artifact descriptions, go to the Mackey Arena Region section in the blog post, “Archives Madness 2021: Meet the Competitors“.

Results from the Sweet 16

  • 1873 Steinway Piano defeated the Robert Dale Owen’s Obituary, 163-117.
  • “Primavera” Female Bust defeated the Frank Nuderscher painting, 130-114.

Hinkle Fieldhouse Region

*For artifact descriptions, go to the Hinkle Fieldhouse Region section in the blog post, “Archives Madness 2021: Meet the Competitors“.

Results from the Sweet 16

  • English Teapot defeated the Patrick Henry 1786 Land Grant, 179-89.
  • 1902 Steam Fire Pumper defeated the Ceramic dishes by Émile Gallé, 187-69.

Assembly Hall Region

*For artifact descriptions, go to the Assembly Hall Region section in the blog post, “Archives Madness 2021: Meet the Competitors“.

Results from the Sweet 16

  • Vulcan Statue defeated the “Rising Sun” Quilt, 145-133.
  • German Heller Death (Black Death) defeated the Grace Golden Cap, 136-110.

Lucas Oil Stadium Region

*For artifact descriptions, go to the Lucas Oil Stadium Region section in the blog post, “Archives Madness 2021: Meet the Competitors“.

Results from the Sweet 16

  • Silk Tapestry (defending champion) defeated the New Harmony Centennial Pennant, 176-83.
  • Red Light District Complaint Letter defeated the Male Yellow-Crowned Night Heron, 166-99.

 

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