Oral History Collection

Oral History Collection

The Oral History Collection contains audio recordings, video footage, and transcripts of interviews and panel discussions with some of the world's most innovative computing pioneers. Interviews are conducted via the Museum's oral history program, which aims to preserve, collect, and communicate the unique stories of the Information Age to present and future generations.

Video footage and digital transcripts of interviews and panel discussions are accessible through this site and can be searched below. If you are interested in owning the video footage or audio recording of a specific interview for personal or educational use, please send inquiries to .

To suggest a panel topic or an interviewee, please email your suggestion and a short explanation describing the relevance to computing history to . Please be sure to also include your complete contact information and, if available, that of the prospective interviewee.

This search checks title, subject, contributors, and keywords across all oral histories. To perform a full text search, please use our Site Search.

Search Oral History Collection

Catalog contains over 85,990 records.

Result 241-260 of about 485

Lam, David K. SEMI oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2004-01-21
102746352

Lampson, Butler oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-08-22
102658024

Landry (John B.) Oral History
Computer History Museum
Text, 2000-08-30
102702273

Last, Jay T. SEMI oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-09-15
102658211

Lathrop, Jay W. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-05-07
102702095

Laughton, Paul oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2013-08-14
102746742

Law, Mary (nee Cook) SEMI oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2004-05-24
102746353

Learn, Dale oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2000-09-05
102702267

Lee, K.Y. (Kun-Yao) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-03-08
102745995

Leiner, Alan and Henrietta oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2004-06-30
102658319

Levy, David oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-09-08
102657913

Levy, Ken (Kenneth) SEMI oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2004-02-25
102746354

Levy, Ken (Kenneth) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-09-16
102743016

Linear Technology oral history panel : the founding years
Computer History Museum
Text, 2014-03-31
102746888

London, Jack (J.P.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-04-01
102742940

Lorenzini, Bob (Robert E.) SEMI oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2004-02-18
102746355

MIPS oral history panel sessions
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-02-18
102746197

MacDonald, Bob (Robert) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-02-09
102658002

MacPaint oral history with Bill Atkinson and Andy Hertzfeld
Computer History Museum
Text, 2004-06-08
102658007

Magleby, Kay oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-11-20
102658345

Watch and search select videos from the Museum's Oral History Collection with our new interactive transcript feature. The interactive transcript lets you navigate a video by clicking on any word in the transcript to play the video from that exact point. You can further explore the video by using a keyword search.

This section of our website is undergoing beta testing. We have selected a small number of oral histories for this phase. Let us know what you think by sending a comment or suggestion to .

3dfx Oral History Panel with Ross Smith, Scott Sellers, Gary Tarolli, and Gordon Campbell

3dfx Oral History Panel with Ross Smith, Scott Sellers, Gary Tarolli, and Gordon Campbell

Moderated by Shayne Hodge on 2013-07-29 in Mountain View, California, X6887.2013
Linear Technology Oral History Panel: The Founding Years

Linear Technology Oral History Panel: The Founding Years

Moderated by David Laws on 2014-03-31 in Mountain View, California, X7129.2014
MacPaint Interview and Demonstration, with Bill Atkinson and Andy Herzfeld

MacPaint Interview and Demonstration, with Bill Atkinson and Andy Herzfeld

Interviewed by Aimee Gardner and Al Kossow on 2010-05-06 in Mountain View, California, X5819.2010
Oral History of Adele Goldberg

Oral History of Adele Goldberg

Interviewed by John Mashey on 2010-05-10 in Mountain View, California, X5823.2010
Oral History of Avram Miller

Oral History of Avram Miller

Interviewed by Dane Elliot on 2013-08-19 in Mountain View, California, X6923.2014
Oral History of Ed Fries

Oral History of Ed Fries

Interviewed by Dag Spicer, on May 6, 2014 in Mountain View, California, X7162.2014
Oral History of Edwin Catmull

Oral History of Edwin Catmull

Interviewed by John Hollar on 2013-03-01 at Pixar in Emeryville, California, X6771.2013
Oral History of Eli Harari

Oral History of Eli Harari

Interviewed by George Alexy and Jim Porter on 2011-06-15 in Mountain View, California, X6066.2011
Oral History of John Backus

Oral History of John Backus

Interviewed by Grady Booch on 2006-09-05 in Ashland, Oregon, X3715.2007
Oral History of Paul Laughton

Oral History of Paul Laughton

Interviewed by Bruce Damer, with Len Shustek, on 2013-08-14 in Mountain View, California, X6895.2014
Oral History of Peter Cunningham

Oral History of Peter Cunningham

Interviewed by Burt Grad on 2014-02-07 via telephone in Mountain View, California, and Sanibel, Florida, X7088.2014
Oral History of Robert M. "Bob" Metcalfe, Part 1

Oral History of Robert M. "Bob" Metcalfe, Part 1

Interviewed by Len Shustek on 2006-11-29 in Boston Massachusetts, X3819.2007
Oral History of Thomas J. "Tom" Perkins

Oral History of Thomas J. "Tom" Perkins

Interviewed by John Hollar on 2012-07-11 in San Francisco, California, X6219.2012
Xbox Oral History Panel with Nick Baker, Todd Holmdahl, and Albert Penello

Xbox Oral History Panel with Nick Baker, Todd Holmdahl, and Albert Penello

Moderated by Dag Spicer on 2014-03-25 in Mountain View, California, X7120.2014