TitleRAMAC oral history project
DescriptionFive interviews about the IBM 305 RAMAC computer and disk drive. James N. Porter is the interviewer for all five sessions. An appendix containing supplemental articles, reports, and other materials is also available with the transcripts of these interviews.
The interviews are as follows:
Video Interview 1: RAMAC Planning: Louis D. Stevens, John M. (Jack) Harker, and Thomas G Leary [00:19 to 49:10]
Video Interview 2: RAMAC Development: Louis D. Stevens, John M. (Jack) Harker and Alan F. Shugart [49:30 to 1:20:34]
Video Interview 3: Advanced Disk File: Louis D. Stevens, John M. (Jack) Harker and Alan F. Shugart [1:21:12 to 1:49:02]
Video Interview 4: RAMAC Hardware: Louis D. Stevens, William Crooks and Norman Vogel [1:49:04 to 2:30:48]
Video Interview 5: RAMAC Servomechanical: Louis D. Stevens and Wesley Edward Dickinson [2:33:00 to 3:00:28]
Appendix - supplemental articles, reports, and other materials related to the interviews above.