Personal Accounts

Personal Accounts

Personal accounts are written firsthand testimonies that cover significant events, products, or technologies related to the history of computing. These documents offer new perspectives and provide rich narratives that enliven computing history, focusing on individual experience and personal memory. Personal accounts are part of the Museum's oral history program, which aims to collect, preserve, and communicate the unique stories of the Information Age to present and future generations. For more information, please contact .

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The Title Plant Operating System
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-04
500001035

The Evolution of Electronic Computer Services
Computer History Museum
Text, 2016-06
500001030

Decision Tables Make for Better Decisions
Computer History Museum
Text, 2016-06
500001028

Cuthbert Hurd Memoirs

Text, 1992-1995
102734033

The First Commercial Computer Application at General Electric
Computer History Museum
Text, 06-2016
500001029

A Brief Account of Spell Checking as Developed by Houghton Mifflin Company
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-03
500001031

Recollections about ILLIAC IV, submitted to Jay Patton
Illinois, University of (Urbana-Champaign)
Text, 1982
102652748

From the Very Beginning ... from My Vantage Point
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-01-14; updated 2016-04-14
500001025

Birth of IMS
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-04
500001032

Evolutionary Events in Core Business Information Systems
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-02
500001033

A Technical History of National CSS
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-03-04
500001026

The Daisy Wheel Story
Computer History Museum
Text, 2016-11-30
102738203

Operating System Roots
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-12
500001034