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 21-40 of about 625
Anderson, Harlan oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-05-15
102658022
Applequist, Roy oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-08-24
102657959
Babayan, Boris oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2012-05-16
102746429
Bachman, Charles W. oral history : 2015 fellow
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2015-02-04
102740028
Backus, John oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-09-05
102657970
Backus, John oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2006-09-05
102657954
Baer, Ralph oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-10-12; 2006-11-27
102657972
Bakalar, David oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2013-12-04
102746853
Baker, Winifred Mitchell oral history
Computer History Museum
Moving image, 2014-12-10
102740007
Baker, Winifred Mitchell oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2014-12-10
102740019