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 . Transcripts and selected footage are available below. Researchers can access additional recordings by contacting .

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 48
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
Dill, Frederick (Rick) oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-06-11
102740120
Harari (Eli) oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2011-06-15
102702799
Harker, Jack (John M.) oral history, with C. Denis Mee
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-05-30; 2007-07-10
102658172
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
Hitz, Dave oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-08-26
102702146
Kamp, Thomas G. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-06-12
102702337
Clemens, Jack (John) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-07-09
102658118
Gordon, Dave oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-01-31
102658217
Saviers, Grant oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-05-17
102746014
Hofstein, Steven R. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-10-28
102745974
Harari, Eli oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-06-15
102745933
Ouchi, Ken oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-06-10
102740129
Dill, Frederick (Rick) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-06-11
102737911
Hard disk drive transition to thin film media oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-04-17
102657957
Rodriguez, Juan oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-07-13; 2009-07-15
102702129
Wilson, Bob (Robert) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-08-08
102657923