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The Fairchild Patent Notebooks revolutionized microelectronics and drove the explosive growth of the Silicon Valley.
This archive contains transcripts of oral history interviews and panel discussions with key pioneers and contributors to the information age
collected by the Computer History Museum.
The Computer History museum collection contains many unique documents and other primary source materials. You can access these primary sources
through finding aids.
The PDP-1 archive contains documents, photos, movies and music relating to Digital Equipment Corporation's groundbreaking PDP-1 computer.
A selection of marketing brochures from the museum's collection, dating from 1948 to 1988.
The Computer Chess archive contains documents, photos, movies and oral histories relating to the history of computer chess from 1945 to 1997.
The Fortran archive is a collection of materials, primarily documents, relating to the early years of the development of the programming
language Fortran, 1954 to 1964.
The IBM Stretch archive is a collection of items, primarily documents, relating to the development of the IBM 7030 ("Stretch") computer project
from 1955 to 1961.