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

Result 1-20 of about 54
Malavalli, Kumar oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2012-04-03
102746234
Ouchi, Ken oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-06-10
102740119
TMR Head oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2016-08-03
102717213
Moore, Fred oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-07-14
102702128
Ornstein, Severo oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-11-20
102738018
Harari (Eli) oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2011-06-15
102702799
Allan, Dal oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2013-03-12
102746670
Dill, Frederick (Rick) oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-06-11
102740120
Harker, Jack (John M.) oral history, with C. Denis Mee
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-05-30; 2007-07-10
102658172
Kamp, Thomas G. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-06-12
102702337
Chen, Tu oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-10-28
102657958
TMR Head oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2016-08-03
102717212
Clemens, Jack (John) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-07-09
102658118
Saviers, Grant oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-05-17
102746014
Hitz, Dave oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-08-26
102702146
Boucher, Larry (Laurence Bernard) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-01-27
102740026
Harari, Eli oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-06-15
102745933
Ouchi, Ken oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-06-10
102740129
Gordon, Dave oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-01-31
102658217
Rodriguez, Juan oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-07-13; 2009-07-15
102702129