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 55
Malavalli, Kumar oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2012-04-03
102746234
Moore, Fred oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-07-14
102702128
Allan, Dal oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2013-03-12
102746670
Chen, Tu oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-10-28
102657958
Kamp, Thomas G. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-06-12
102702337
Harker, Jack (John M.) oral history, with C. Denis Mee
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-05-30; 2007-07-10
102658172
TMR Head oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2016-08-03
102717212
Saviers, Grant oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-05-17
102746014
Clemens, Jack (John) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-07-09
102658118
Hitz, Dave oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-08-26
102702146
Ouchi, Ken oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-06-10
102740129
Wilson, Bob (Robert) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-08-08
102657923
Harari, Eli oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-06-15
102745933
Boucher, Larry (Laurence Bernard) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-01-27
102740026
Gordon, Dave oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-01-31
102658217
IBM tape history - session 1: tape media
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-10-12
102737992
Rodriguez, Juan oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-07-13; 2009-07-15
102702129
Hofstein, Steven R. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-10-28
102745974
Dimitrov, Bisser oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-07-07
102657928
Hard disk drive transition to thin film media oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-04-17
102657957