Reference number
  • INT
Date
  • 1993-2004
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • This collection contains: typescript transcripts of interviews with pioneers in the field of Operational Research by their colleagues, 1993-2004, in some cases with accompanying correspondence and material illustrative of subjects raised in the interview. The Centre does not hold the tapes.
Extent
  • 1 box
Appraisal
  • This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Finding aids
  • Authority files exist for Hugh M. Barkla (GB 0152 AAR1551), Harold Goulbourne Jones (GB 0152 AAR1552), Stefan Vajda (GB 0152 AAR1436), Raymond Alexander Ward (GB 0152 AAR1553), Henry Richard William Watkins (GB 0152 AAR11554), Rex Raymond Philip Jackson (GB 0152 AAR1555), Edwin Kenneth George James (GB 0152 AAR1556), Maurice Francis Shutler (GB 0152 AAR1557), Roger Hugh Collcutt (GB 0152 AAR1558), Margaret Kinnaird-Allan (GB 0152 AAR1559), Berwyn Hugh Patrick Rivett (GB 0152 AAR1560), John Raymond Lawrence (GB 0152 AAR1437), Samuel Eilon (GB 0152 AAR1561), Robin Montier Hiatt (GB 0152 AAR1563), Rex Anthony Leaver (GB 0152 AAR1562), Peter John Pengilly (GB 0152 AAR1564), Lord John Anthony Hardinge Halsbury (GB 0152 AAR1447), Professor Sir Hermann Bondi (GB 0152 AAR1594), David A. Quarmby (GB 0152 1776).
Access Conditions
  • Access conditions vary. Please refer to individual file level descriptions below or contact the Centre for further details.
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 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); 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