Reference number
  • BOR
  • 1955-1970
  • Collection
  • The archive comprises the reports of the Organisation and Methods branch 1955-1965 (with an index sheet to the reports); notes from the branch, 1960-1966; papers presented by the Advertising Media section, 1959; Management Advisory Services reports, 1963-1970; a list of notes from the Management Services branch, 1959-1966 (the notes themselves have not been deposited); and an unidentified branch report, c.1960.
  • 4 boxes
Admin history
  • British European Airways Corporation was formed in 1946..
  • The archive was weeded for unannotated duplicate copies.
  • British European Airways' original numbering of its reports has been retained in the series MSS.335/AI/1/2.
Finding aids
  • An authority file exists for British European Airways (GB 0152 AAR1442).
Access status
  • Open
Related Material
  • The Centre holds the following other collections relating to the history, development and practice of operational research and to pioneers and practitioners in this field (collectively known as the Operational Research Archive): British Overseas Airways Corporation: Operational Research Branch (MSS.335/AI/2); British Steel Operational Research papers and Memoranda (MSS.335/BS); the Papers of Professor Stephen Cook (MSS.335/CK); the Community Operational Research Unit (MSS.335/COR); the East Midlands Operational Research Group (MSS.335/EMORG); Papers of the Fellowship for Operational Research (MSS.335/FOR); papers for British Gas Operational Research (MSS.335/GA); British Gas North West Operational Research Reports (MSS.335/GA/NW); GKN Operational Research Reports (MSS.335/GKN); Fellowship for Operational Research (MSS.335/FOR); International Federation of Operational Research Societies (MSS.335/IFORS);Interviews with Operational Research Pioneers and Related Papers (MSS.335/INT); the Institute for Operational Research (MSS.335/IOR); the Local Government Operational Research Unit (MSS.335/LG); Miscellaneous and Fragmentary Operational Research Papers (MSS.335/MIS); Operational Analysis Branch, NATO (MSS.335/OAB); Draft Obituaries of Operational Research Practitioners (MSS.335/OBIT); the Papers of Jack Plymen (MSS.335/PLY); the Papers of Professor K. Brian Haley relating to Operational Research Quarterly (MSS.335/SO/H); the Papers of Rolphe C. Tomlinson (MSS.335/TOM); and the Papers of Dr Edward D. van Rest (MSS.335/VR).
  • Operations research
  • Air lines -- Great Britain