Oral histories, 1980-1991.

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International Business Machines Corporation. Technical History Project. Oral histories, 1980-1991.

Oral histories, 1980-1991.

There are a total of 361 oral history interviews bound in 8 volumes. The volumes were compiled by Caroline C. Coppola in 1987 and 1991. One volume contains summaries of 151 interviews conducted by Pugh pertaining to the first two books. There are transcripts of 125 actual interviews in 4 volumes pertaining to IBM's EARLY COMPUTERS and 85 interviews in 3 volumes pertaining to IBM's 360 AND EARLY 370 SYSTEMS. These last two series include a short synopsis of subjects covered in each interview. The volumes contain material that was omitted from the books.

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