The papers of Professor Seymour Melman

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

2 binders of notes & papers for Decision-making and productivity (1958).

Administrative / Biographical History

Professor Seymour Melman worked at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University. He is the author of Decision-Making and Productivity (Oxford, 1958), which was primarily concerned with the Standard Motor Co. Ltd., Canley, Coventry.

Reference: Finding aid for MSS.254.


The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

Thes papers are open for research on condition that no published references are made to named individuals.

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by Professor Melman in 1983.

Other Finding Aids

A list is available in electronic format

An authority file exists for Seymour Melman (GB 152 AAR0965).

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.

Personal Names