Long-time company archivist Amy Stevenson takes us behind the scenes of the Microsoft Archives, a collection of artifacts that preserve our history and embody our culture. There, you’ll find decades worth of Microsoft software, advertisements, documentation, memorabilia – and skulls? You’ll just have to watch to understand.
Fun facts about the Microsoft Archives
- Founded: 1989
- Number of items in collection: 65,000
- Scariest artifact: A life-like Bill Gates doll (wearing a jogging suit), sent by a Russian doll artist.
- Amy’s favorite: The carpet receipt from the first Albuquerque office.