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The Trailblazers Collection includes source material related to computing pioneers who made intellectual and technical contributions to the development of the graphical user interfaces, networks and information services that we have today.

MIT/Brown Vannevar Bush Symposium

An authorized and complete copy of the original video tapes from the 1995 MIT/Brown Vannevar Bush Symposium are just one example of what the treasures that the collection contains.

There are also legal, digitized copies of most (but not all) of the tapes available online at the Doug Engelbart Institute.
The MIT/Brown Vannevar Bush Symposium

Some of the material in this collection was also acquired during preparation for a presentation that Mary Hopper and Mark Bernstein gave at the MIT Communications Forum that featured clips from the MIT/Brown Vannevar Bush Symposium tapes. The transcript of that event is available online.
Hypertext in historical context: Vannevar Bush and Ted Nelson revisited (Mary Hopper & Mark Bernstein, MIT Communications Forum/Media in Transition, October 1, 1998)
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Engelbart

Nelson