Oral History Collection

Oral History Collection

Oral histories bridge the gap between written historical record and individual experience. The Computer History Museum’s oral history program records and preserves the firsthand recollections of computing pioneers from around the world in their own voice, enriching scholarly research and adding new depth to the history of computing.

To suggest an interviewee or panel topic, please email your suggestion and a short explanation to Oral History. Transcripts and selected footage are available below. Researchers can access additional recordings by contacting Research.

New! Personal accounts are written firsthand testimonies that cover significant events, products, or technologies related to the history of computing. Go to Personal Accounts.

Search Oral History Collection

This search only checks title, subject, contributors, and keywords across all oral histories.

Result 1-20 of about 948
Underwood, Fran (Francis O.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-11-09
102702216
Ungermann, Ralph interview
Computer History Museum
Text, 1988-07-20
102738765
VLSI Technology oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2012-06-29
102746456
Vadasz, Les (Leslie L.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-10-18
102702478
Van Rossum, Guido oral history part 2
Computer History Museum
Text, 2018-03-29
102738761
Van Rossum, Guido oral history part 2
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2018-03-29
102738762
Van Rossum, Guido oral history, part 1
Computer History Museum
Text, 2018-02-01
102738719
Van Rossum, Guido oral history, part 1
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2018-02-01
102738720
VanWiggeren, Greg oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2017-06-27
102738288
VanWiggeren, Greg oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2017-06-27
102738287
3dfx oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2013-07-29
102746834
Video Ethnography of "ICARUS " on the Xerox Alto
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2017-12-12
102738686
Wagner, Frank (Francis V.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 1986-03-27
102658170
Wagner, Hans Juergen oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2013-08-01
102746754
Waite, Charlie oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2017-02-16
102706877
Waite, Charlie oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2017-02-16
102706876
Walden, David C. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-06-05
102702119
Walker, Chuck (Charles W.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-06-14
102746020
Wecker, Stu (Stuart) interview
Computer History Museum
Text, 1988-10-25
102738130