Oral History Collection

Oral History Collection

The Oral History Collection contains audio recordings, video footage, and transcripts of interviews and panel discussions with some of the world's most innovative computing pioneers. Interviews are conducted via the Museum's oral history program, which aims to preserve, collect, and communicate the unique stories of the Information Age to present and future generations.

Video footage and digital transcripts of interviews and panel discussions are accessible through this site and can be searched below. If you are interested in owning the video footage or audio recording of a specific interview for personal or educational use, please send inquiries to .

To suggest a panel topic or an interviewee, please email your suggestion and a short explanation describing the relevance to computing history to . Please be sure to also include your complete contact information and, if available, that of the prospective interviewee.

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

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Catalog contains over 86,982 records.

Result 161-180 of about 489

Greenblatt, Richard oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-01-12
102657935

Grekhov, Igor V. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2012-05-15
102746432

Gunning, Bill oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-01-10
102658037

Hackworth, Mike (Michael) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-05-19
102702419

Halla, Brian L. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2013-02-14
102746664

Harari, Eli oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-06-15
102745933

Hard disk drive transition for personal computers oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-08-24
102657960

Hard disk drive transition to thin film media oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-04-17
102657957

Harker, Jack (John M.) oral history, with C. Denis Mee
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-05-30; 2007-07-10
102658172

Harrell, Sam SEMI oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2004-11-16
102746347

Harris, Peter oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2004-11-19
102658173

Harwood, Chuck (Charles) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-10-29
102702211

Haughton, Ken (Kenneth E.) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-02-14
102658029

Hawkins, Jeff oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-07-30
102658113

Healy, Jim (James T.) SEMI oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2004-06-24
102746348

Heim, Rick SEMI oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-04-03
102746349

Hellman, Martin interview
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-03-11
102743050

Hendrix, Gary oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2004-11-19
102657945

Hennessy, John L. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-09-20
102658153

Hilleman (Rich) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2012-10-09
102746575

Watch and search select videos from the Museum's Oral History Collection with our new interactive transcript feature. The interactive transcript lets you navigate a video by clicking on any word in the transcript to play the video from that exact point. You can further explore the video by using a keyword search.

This section of our website is undergoing beta testing. We have selected a small number of oral histories for this phase. Let us know what you think by sending a comment or suggestion to .

3dfx Oral History Panel with Ross Smith, Scott Sellers, Gary Tarolli, and Gordon Campbell

3dfx Oral History Panel with Ross Smith, Scott Sellers, Gary Tarolli, and Gordon Campbell

Moderated by Shayne Hodge on 2013-07-29 in Mountain View, California, X6887.2013
Linear Technology Oral History Panel: The Founding Years

Linear Technology Oral History Panel: The Founding Years

Moderated by David Laws on 2014-03-31 in Mountain View, California, X7129.2014
MacPaint Interview and Demonstration, with Bill Atkinson and Andy Herzfeld

MacPaint Interview and Demonstration, with Bill Atkinson and Andy Herzfeld

Interviewed by Aimee Gardner and Al Kossow on 2010-05-06 in Mountain View, California, X5819.2010
Oral History of Adele Goldberg

Oral History of Adele Goldberg

Interviewed by John Mashey on 2010-05-10 in Mountain View, California, X5823.2010
Oral History of Avram Miller

Oral History of Avram Miller

Interviewed by Dane Elliot on 2013-08-19 in Mountain View, California, X6923.2014
Oral History of Ed Fries

Oral History of Ed Fries

Interviewed by Dag Spicer, on May 6, 2014 in Mountain View, California, X7162.2014
Oral History of Edward B. Eichelberger

Oral History of Edward B. Eichelberger

Interviewed by Sumit DasGupta on 2014-03-17 in Suffolk, Virginia, X7142.2014
Oral History of Edwin Catmull

Oral History of Edwin Catmull

Interviewed by John Hollar on 2013-03-01 at Pixar in Emeryville, California, X6771.2013
Oral History of Eli Harari

Oral History of Eli Harari

Interviewed by George Alexy and Jim Porter on 2011-06-15 in Mountain View, California, X6066.2011
Oral History of Frederick "Fritz" Trapnell

Oral History of Frederick "Fritz" Trapnell

Interviewed by Jim Strickland on 2014-05-27 in Mountain View, California, X7177.2014
Oral History of Gregg Zehr

Oral History of Gregg Zehr

Interviewed by John Hollar on 2014-05-09 in Mountain View, California, X7163.2014
Oral History of John Backus

Oral History of John Backus

Interviewed by Grady Booch on 2006-09-05 in Ashland, Oregon, X3715.2007
Oral History of Paul Laughton

Oral History of Paul Laughton

Interviewed by Bruce Damer, with Len Shustek, on 2013-08-14 in Mountain View, California, X6895.2014
Oral History of Peter Cunningham

Oral History of Peter Cunningham

Interviewed by Burt Grad on 2014-02-07 via telephone in Mountain View, California, and Sanibel, Florida, X7088.2014
Oral History of Robert "Bob" Brayton

Oral History of Robert "Bob" Brayton

Interviewed by Douglas Fairbairn on 2014-03-20 in Mountain View, California, X7128.2014
Oral History of Robert M. "Bob" Metcalfe, Part 1

Oral History of Robert M. "Bob" Metcalfe, Part 1

Interviewed by Len Shustek on 2006-11-29 in Boston Massachusetts, X3819.2007
Oral History of Thomas J. "Tom" Perkins

Oral History of Thomas J. "Tom" Perkins

Interviewed by John Hollar on 2012-07-11 in San Francisco, California, X6219.2012
Oral History of William Michael "Mike" Johnson

Oral History of William Michael "Mike" Johnson

Interviewed by Kevin Krewell, on 2014-05-09 in Mountain View, California, X7168.2014
Xbox Oral History Panel with Nick Baker, Todd Holmdahl, and Albert Penello

Xbox Oral History Panel with Nick Baker, Todd Holmdahl, and Albert Penello

Moderated by Dag Spicer on 2014-03-25 in Mountain View, California, X7120.2014