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 84,351 records.

Result 61-80 of about 477

Chang, Morris oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-08-24
102658129

Chao, Ping oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-01-30
102658216

Chen, Tu oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-10-28
102657958

Cho, Alfred oral history
Chemical Heritage Foundation and the Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-05-18
102702406

Clemens, Jack (John) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-07-09
102658118

Cochran, Dave (David) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-11-19
102743058

Cohen, Gerry (Gerald) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 1986-05-14
102658228

Conway, Lynn oral history : 2014 Fellow
Computer History Museum
Text, 2014-02-24
102746864

Cooper, Martin oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-05-02
102702037

Corbató, Fernando oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-02-01
102658041

Costello, Joe (Joseph) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-05-16
102658275

Cox, Marshall oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2012-06-18
102746412

Cragon, Harvey oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-05-28
102702195

Crawford, John H. oral history : 2014 Fellow
Computer History Museum
Text, 2014-02-24
102746866

Crooks, Bill (William) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-11-13
102702016

Cullinane, John J. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 1986-05-15
102658238

Cunningham, Peter oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2014-02-07
102746893

D'Asaro, Arthur oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-07-21
102702126

Dabney, Ted (Samuel F.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2012-07-16
102746459

Darringer, John oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-11-10
102743032

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

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

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 Peter Cunningham
Oral History of Peter Cunningham

Interviewed by Burt Grad on 2014-02-07 via telephone in Mountain View, California, and Sanibel, Florida

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