History of Computers
A directory of sites about the history of computers arranged categorically and with specific topic and general topic sections.
This site is under construction but has some nice pictures of some pre-IBM machines.
Charles Babbage Institute (CBI)
A research center at the University of Minnesota dedicated to promoting the study and preservation of the history of computing and information processing.
Triumph of the Nerds
Biographies, an interactive game, and a questions and answers forum trace the birth of the personal computer at this PBS companion site.
The History of Computing
Detailed information including early pioneers and companies, archives, languages, and networking from the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech.
Tools For Thought
by Howard Rheingold. Online copy of well known 1985 book on the invention of computing; includes Babbage, Turing, von Neumann, Engelbart, PARC, Kay, and Atari.
Articles and photos on many topics; user submitted content with Wiki-style editing for registered users; photo gallery, forum, feedback.
Covers the earliest ways of encoding data up to the cards used in voting systems today.