Guide to the Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0618
Creator: Charles Babbage Institute.
Title: Charles Babbage Institute oral history collection
Dates: 1979-1991
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet
Summary: This collection contains transcripts of oral history interviews selected for their relevance to the history of computer science at Stanford, including the development of the computer science department and Stanford's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Persons interviewed are Saul Amarel, Bruce G. Buchanan, Vinton Cerf, Edward A. Feigenbaum, Louis Fein, Alexandra I. Forsythe, Gene H. Golub, John McCarthy, William F. Miller, Allen Newell, Nils J. Nilsson, Bernard M. Oliver, Dabbala R. Reddy, Joseph F. Traub, and Terry Winograd. There is also a transcript of the Burroughs B 5000 Conference held on September 6, 1985.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Materials may not be photocopied; copyright resides with the Charles Babbage Institute.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

[Description of Item], Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Collection (SC0618). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Location of Originals

These materials are availble from the Charles Babbage Institute at the University of Minnesota: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/index.html .

Description of the Collection

This collection contains transcripts of oral history interviews selected for their relevance to the history of computer science at Stanford, including the development of the computer science department and Stanford's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. Persons interviewed are Saul Amarel, Bruce G. Buchanan, Vinton Cerf, Edward A. Feigenbaum, Louis Fein, Alexandra I. Forsythe, Gene H. Golub, John McCarthy, William F. Miller, Allen Newell, Nils J. Nilsson, Bernard M. Oliver, Dabbala R. Reddy, Joseph F. Traub, and Terry Winograd. There is also a transcript of the Burroughs B 5000 Conference held on September 6, 1985.

Access Terms

Amarel, Saul.
Buchanan, Bruce G.
Cerf, Vinton.
Charles Babbage Insititute
Charles Babbage Institute.
Feigenbaum, Edward A.
Fein, Louis.
Forsythe, Alexandra I.
Golub, Gene H.
McCarthy, John.
Miller, William F.
Newell, Allen.
Nilsson, Nils J., 1933-
Oliver, Bernard M., 1916-
Reddy, Dabbala Rajagopal.
Stanford University. Computer Science Dept. Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
Traub, J. F. (Joseph Frederick), 1932-
Winograd, Terry.
Artificial intelligence.
Computer science.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Transcripts

Box 1, Folder 1

Saul Amarel

Saul Amarel

Box 1, Folder 2

Bruce G. Buchanan

Bruce G. Buchanan

Box 1, Folder 3

Vinton Cerf

Vinton Cerf

Box 1, Folder 4

Edward A. Feigenbaum

Edward A. Feigenbaum, 1979
Edward A. Feigenbaum, 1989

Box 1, Folder 5

Louis Fein

Louis Fein

Box 1, Folder 6

Alexandra I. Forsythe

Alexandra I. Forsythe

Box 1, Folder 7

Gene H. Golub

Gene H. Golub, 1979 Jun
Gene H. Golub, 1979 May

Box 1, Folder 8

John McCarthy

John McCarthy

Box 1, Folder 9

William F. Miller

William F. Miller

Box 1, Folder 10

Allen Newell

Allen Newell

Box 1, Folder 11

Nils J. Nilsson

Nils J. Nilsson

Box 1, Folder 12

Bernard M. Oliver

Bernard M. Oliver

Box 1, Folder 13

Dabbala R. Reddy

Dabbala R. Reddy

Box 1, Folder 14

Joseph F. Traub

Joseph F. Traub, 1984 Oct
Joseph F. Traub, 1984 Apr
Joseph F. Traub, 1985 Mar

Box 1, Folder 15

Terry Winograd

Terry Winograd

Box 1, Folder 

Burroughs B 5000 Conference 1985 Sep 6

Burroughs B 5000 Conference, 1985 Sep 6