British Association of Colliery Management (BACM)

Scope and Content

Publications: annual reports and accounts; newsletters

Administrative / Biographical History

Formed in 1945 as the Yorkshire Association of Colliery Officials and Staff (YACOS) to cater for managerial, supervisory and non-industrial staff in the mining industry. It grew rapidly and changed its name to the British Association of Colliery Officials and Staff (BACOS). Following nationalisation it became BACM in May 1947.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

These publications were transferred from the University Library.

Other Finding Aids

Related Material

See also MSS.494