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The Oral History Interviews & Transcripts Project

Picture of David DeVorkin interviewing Geoffry Burbidge in 1974
David DeVorkin interviewing Geoffry Burbidge, 1974

The Niels Bohr Library & Archives began a National Endowment for the Humanities funded project to digitize its oral history collection and make it available on the Web in June 2007.

The project began its goal of digitizing 500 oral history interviews from our collection and plan to complete it in May 2009. After the completion of the project, the collection will be digitized and added to the web on an ongoing basis.

Access the Transcripts

You can access the online transcripts by doing a search in the International Catalog of Sources. You can also browse an alphabetical list of all transcripts available online.


Voice Clips From Online Transcripts



More voice clips from famous physicists such as Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr can be found in the Center for History of Physics' online exhibits.