Brian W. Hollocks Collection 1961-1982, undated

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Hollocks, Brian W.
Size
3.6 linear feet (3 legal boxes, 1 card box, 2 reel boxes, 1 flat box)
Call number
MC 00653
Access to materials

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

This collection contains materials collected over the course of Brian W Hollocks' career from the 1960s to 1980s. Included are numerous computer simulation manuals and user guides created through operational research conducted by the United Steel Companies in the United Kingdom, as well as instruction sheets, circuit boards, and a video cassette.

Brian W Hollocks is a retired Professor of Management Science and Information Systems at Bournemouth University and was the INTEL Chair in Computer-Supported Co-operation. He is a Chartered (Mechanical) Engineer and holds a Ph.D. in Management Science from Southampton University. He taught and researched on simulation, computer-supported cooperative work, knowledge management, and artificial intelligence. Before his career in academia, Hollocks worked in business and industry, primarily in Operational Research and software development and marketing.

Biographical/historical note

Brian W Hollocks is a retired Professor of Management Science and Information Systems at Bournemouth University and was the INTEL Chair in Computer-Supported Co-operation. He is a Chartered (Mechanical) Engineer and holds a Ph.D. in Management Science from Southampton University. He taught and researched on simulation, computer-supported cooperative work, knowledge management, and artificial intelligence. Before his career in academia, Hollocks worked in business and industry, primarily in Operational Research and software development and marketing.

Scope/content

This collection contains materials collected over the course of Brian W Hollocks' career from the 1960s to 1980s. Included are numerous computer simulation manuals and user guides created through operational research conducted by the United Steel Companies in the United Kingdom, as well as instruction sheets, circuit boards, and a video cassette.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in series: Manuscript Materials and Artifacts.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Brian W. Hollocks Collection, MC 00653, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Brian W Hollocks, 2018 December (Accession 2018.0349)

Processing information

Processed by: Phillip MacDonald, 2018 December

The collection is organized into two principal series:

Manuscript Materials 1961-1984, 2017, undated

This series contains numerous computer simulation manuals, user guides, and instruction sheets collected over the course of Brian W Hollocks' career from the 1960s to the 1980s.

This series was arranged in received order.

A History of Simulation Development in the United Kingdom Conference Paper 2017
Legal box 1, Folder 1
Ferranti Pegasus Programming Manual 1962
Legal box 1, Folder 2
Summarized Ferranti Pegasus Programming Information Sheet 1961
Legal box 1, Folder 3
Ferranti Pegasus Autocode Instruction Summary Sheet 1962
Legal box 1, Folder 4
International Computers and Tabulators 1900 Series Plan- Summarized Programming Information 1965 March
Legal box 1, Folder 5
Handbook for General Simulation Program Vol. 1 1961
Legal box 1, Folder 6
Handbook for General Simulation Program Vol. 2 1961 October 24
Legal box 1, Folder 7
Original Activity Cycle Diagram undated
Legal box 1, Folder 8
Handbook of the Feneral Simulation Program mk II 1964 June 22
Legal box 1, Folder 9
GSP (General Simulation Program) mk III- includes PLUS (Programming Language United Steel) Manual 1967
Legal box 1, Folder 10
MILL (Machine Independent Low-Level language) Manual undated
Legal box 1, Folder 11
Introduction to LORBS (Language for Operation Research in British Steel) undated
Legal box 2, Folder 1
British Steel Corporation- Head Office Management Services- LORBS (Language for Operation Research in British Steel) Manual (1 of 2) 1979 April
Legal box 2, Folder 2
British Steel Corporation- Head Office Management Services- LORBS (Language for Operation Research in British Steel) Manual (2 of 2) 1979 April
Legal box 2, Folder 3
Pilot GSP (General Simulation Programming) IV Manual 1976 October
Legal box 2, Folder 4
HISLABS Computer Operating Instructions 1975 April 30
Legal box 2, Folder 5
An Introduction to FORSS (Fortran-base Simulation System) 1980 September
Legal box 2, Folder 6
FORSS (Fortran-based Simulation System) Manual 1980 September
Legal box 2, Folder 7
FORSSIGHT (Color Graphics Display Facilities for FORSS) Manual 1981 March 18
Legal box 2, Folder 8
FORGE (FORSSIGHT Generator) User Guide 1984 January 16
Legal box 2, Folder 9
AIMS (Assistance in Manual Simulation) Manual 1980 August 22
Legal box 3, Folder 1
AIMS (Assistance in Manual Simulation) Materials and Clock undated
Legal box 3, Folder 2
A Comparison LORBS and PLUS- Draft 1971 May 19
Legal box 3, Folder 3
GSP (General Simulation Programming) II Code undated
Legal box 3, Folder 4
Unknown Code undated
Legal box 3, Folder 5
Artifacts 1981-1982, undated

This series contains numerous circuit boards and a video cassette related to Brian W Hollocks' collected over the course of Brian W Hollocks' career from the 1960s to the 1980s.

This series was arranged in the received order.

Circuit Board #02667- Ferranti Pegasus mk 2 undated
Card box 4
Circuit Board #01469- Ferranti Pegasus mk 2 undated
Card box 4
Circuit Board from Cybor House Elliott Automation Model 503 (1 of 2) "Fails on Tapping" undated
Flat box 5
Circuit Board from Cybor House Elliott Automation Model 503 (2 of 2) undated
Flat box 5
Circuit Board from Data 100 Remote Batch Terminal undated
Reel box 6
ROM/PROM Memory Circuit Board from Intecolor 8051 Color Graphics Terminal undated
Reel box 7
Sony U-matic marketing Video for ROSS/FORSSIGHT [Video Cassette] 1981-1982
Legal box 3, Folder 6

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Brian W. Hollocks Collection, MC 00653, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.