The archive consists of the papers of Professor Haley relating to his work on the Editorial Committee of 'Operational Research Quarterly', the magazine of the Operational Research Society, 1961-1977. The papers include agendas, minutes, reports and correspondence of the committee
Papers of Professor K. Brian Haley relating to 'Operational Research Quarterly'
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Having read maths at Birmingham University in the 1950s, Haley was a research assistant in the Department of Engineering Production at the University 1953-7. He was part of the National Coal Board's Operational Research Group 1957-9. From 1959, he has taught at Birmingham University, becoming the countrys first formal lecturer in operational research. In 1968, he became Professor of Operational Research, and is currently based at the School of Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham. He became an associate member of the Operational Research Society (ORS) in 1954; helping to found the Midlands Operational Research Group in 1959. He was the editor of 'International Abstracts in Operations Research' in 1960, serving on the ORS Publications Committee 1960-80. He also spent four years on the ORS Council and was editor of the 'Journal of the Operational Research Society'.
This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/
This collection forms part of the Operational Research and Operational Research Society Archive which was deposited with the Centre by operational research practitioners.
The archive was deposited with the Modern Records Centre in December 1997 by the Operational Research Society. It forms part of the Operational Research Archive in response to a request from the Archives Committee of the Operational Research Society.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/HLY
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
This collection has been weeded for duplicates.
Further deposits are not expected.