Ward and Randy ran the world's first BBS, which started in February 1978. An early log from their BBS can be found by dialing into the fake CBBS on Telehack.
Read the file CBBS.780601.ASC
This file is located on the Telehack server, called k-rad.txt. It's a horror story, purportedly written by Stephen King, which tells the story of a BBS Sysop who has a frightening new user.