Reference number
  • COR
Date
  • 1986-1997
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • The archive consists of management committee minutes and papers, 1986-1997; correspondence files, 1986-1998; and newsletters and reports, 1989-1995.
Extent
  • 2 boxes
Admin history
  • The Community Operational Research Unit was established in 1988 as a joint venture by Sheffield City Polytechnic and the Northern College, Barnsley. The Unit was based at the Northern College until 1998 when it moved to the Lincoln School of Management at the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside.
Appraisal
  • This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Finding aids
  • An authority file exists for the Community Operational Research Unit (GB 0152 AAR1427).
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 European Airways: Operational Research Branch (MSS.335/AI/1); 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 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).
Subject
  • Operations research