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 56
3dfx oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2013-07-29
102746832
Abramowitz, Jeff oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2014-12-02
102740006
Astrin, Art (Arthur) oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-10-02
102737980
Austin, Dennis R. oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-03-31
102740037
Bachman, Charles W. oral history : 2015 fellow
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-02-04
102740028
Backus, John oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2006-09-05
102657954
Baker, Winifred Mitchell oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2014-12-10
102740007
Banzi, Massimo oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-05-12
102740130
Beke, Herman oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-06-12
102740121
Berezin, Evelyn oral history : 2015 fellow
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2014-03-10
102746875
Bisset, Steve (Stephen) oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2014-07-30
102739942
Brayton, Bob (Robert K.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2014-03-20
102746879
Bryant, Randy (Randal E.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2014-06-15
102739940
Carsten, Jack oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-07-24
102737944
Carter, Gene P. oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2014-09-29
102739970
Catmull, Ed (Edwin) oral history : 2013 fellow
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2013-03-01
102746613
Cheng, Edmund oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2014-03-10
102746881
Cunningham, Peter oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2014-02-07
102746892
Dill, Frederick (Rick) oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-06-11
102740120
Dobkin, Bob (Robert) interview
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2014-06-16
102739948