This collection contains: operational reports and memoranda, 1957-1977; British Steel Operational Research Advisory Committee minutes, 1976-1993; (Operational Research in British Steel) newsletter, 1970s-1992.
British Steel Corporation, Department of Operational Research
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 STO
- Dates of Creation1957-1977
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description15 boxes
Scope and Content
This catalogue reproduces the lists supplied with the deposits, in which reports and memoranda were listed in order of original reference, which is broadly chronological. The references were made up of a running number followed by a letter code followed by a further number or numbers. The following letter codes relate to particular works or firms:
AF: Appleby-Frodingham Steel Company, Scunthorpe
FOX: S Fox and Company Limited, Stocksbridge
MCC: McCall and Company Limited
SPT: Steel, Peech and Tozer, The Ickles, Rotherham
TRM: Templeborough Rolling Mills
WK: Workington Iron and Steel Company
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 was deposited in the Centre in June 2001. An additional deposit was made in May 2003.
Other Finding Aids
Link to full catalogue: http://mrc-catalogue.warwick.ac.uk/records/STO
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.