This collection contains: committee papers, 1970s-1980s, including Administrative Committee papers, 1970-1990, Education Committee files, 1976-1989, and Organising Committee files, 1981-1993; files relating to conferences, 1975-81; Five International Associations Co-ordinating Committee papers, 1970-1985; correspondence with officers, 1970s; correspondence 1950s-70s; papers relating to General Meetings, 1960-1993.
International Federation of Operational Research Societies
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 IFO
- Dates of Creation1960-1997
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description24 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The International Federation of Operational Research Societies (IFORS) is an international organization of national societies whose primary object is the advancement of Operational Research. Its aims are the development of Operational Research as a unified science and its advancement in all nations of the world. IFORS was established in 1959 and its initial membership consisted of the Operations Research of America, the Operational Research Society of the United Kingdom, and The Société Francaise de Recherche Opérationnelle.
Reference: IFORS website, 8 March 2001: http://www.ifors.org/
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/
Deposited by IFORS, February 2001
Other Finding Aids
Link to Modern Records Centre catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/IFO
Conditions Governing Use
There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.
Further deposits are expected.