Guide to the Roy Soltoff Collection

Collection ID:
Eklund, Jon B.
Soltoff, Roy
Physical Description:
0.1 Cubic feet
1 box

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection includes four 90 minute audio tapes of interviews with Mr. Soltoff covering biographical information, education, work experience and professional career. Also included are: The interviewer's handwritten notes summarizing the interviews; and copies "Notes from Misosys", a publication on computer software edited by Mr. Soltoff.

Divided into 3 series: 1) Audio tapes (four) of Roy Soltoff interviews by Jon Eklund, 1983; 2) Notes by Jon Eklund summarizing Soltoff interviews; 3) Publication, "Notes from Misosys", 1983 (six issues) edited by Soltoff.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
This collection is primarily the product of four interviews with Roy Soltoff, a noted microcomputer programmer, conducted and taped in 1983 by Dr. Jon B. Eklund, Curator of Physical Sciences, NMAH.

Processing Information
Collection processed by Dan Darroch, 1987
Dan Darroch
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Roy Soltoff.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Roy Soltoff Collection, 1978-1984, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
This collection was transferred to the Archives Center October 10, 1987 from the Division of Physical Sciences.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Computers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Computer programming Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral history -- 1980-1990 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews -- 1980-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012