Oral Histories Collection

Oral Histories Collection

The Oral Histories Collection contains audio recordings, video footage, and transcripts from over 600 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 electronic 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 an oral history topic or 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 Histories Collection

Catalog contains over 84,103 records.

Result 421-440 of about 474

Smith, Dave oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2012-10-29
102746585

Solomon, Jim (James E.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2013-05-07
102746682

Sparks, Morgan and Betty oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 1993-06-17
102702202

Spracklen, Danny and Kathleen oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-03-02
102701977

Squires, John oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-07-13; 2009-07-15
102702125

Stanley, Tom (Thomas) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-03-31
102702047

Starkweather, Gary oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-08-23
102702465

Stein, Jeffrey oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-06-04
102702245

Stonebraker, Michael oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-08-23
102635858

Svigals, Jerry (Jerome) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-06-19
102658148

Taiwanese Information Technology (IT) pioneers : oral history series
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011
102746191

Tavitian, Aso (Assadour) O. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 1998-06-08
102702291

Taylor, Bob (Robert W.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-10-10; 2008-10-11
102702015

Terman, Lewis oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-04-15
102653943

Terman, Lewis reminiscences of Fred Terman : oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-04-15
102702372

Thacker, Chuck (Charles) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-08-29
102658126

Thatcher, Dick (Richard W., Jr.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 1986-04-06
102702145

Thompson, Ken oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-02-08
102657921

Thorndyke, Lloyd oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-08-13
102743024

Thorpe, Harper oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-06-04
102639052

Watch and search select videos from the Museum's Oral Histories 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

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

Oral History of Adele Goldberg
Oral History of Adele Goldberg

Interviewed by John Mashey on 2010-05-10 in Mountain View, California

Oral History of Avram Miller
Oral History of Avram Miller

Interviewed by Dane Elliot on 2013-08-19 in Mountain View, California

Oral History of Edwin Catmull
Oral History of Edwin Catmull

Interviewed by John Hollar on 2013-03-01 at Pixar in Emeryville, California

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

Oral History of John Backus
Oral History of John Backus

Interviewed by Grady Booch on 2006-09-05 in Ashland, Oregon

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

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

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

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