Scope and Content

The Association's correspondence has survived for all but the very beginning and the last decade of its existence. This correspondence gives very rich and detailed information about the day-to-day activities of the Association, including its work in industrial relations, friendly society activities and relationships with the wider community.


The arrangement follows that used by the Association, with original order retained whenever possible. The following sub-series have been created:

BCS1/5/1 General correspondence: inward

BCS1/5/2 General correspondence: outward

BCS1/5/3 Employers' correspondence: inward

BCS1/5/4 Employers' correspondence: outward

BCS1/5/5 Correspondence relating to compensation claims

BCS1/5/6 Miscellaneous correspondence and related papers