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Membership of the BACS

Members of the Business Archives Council of Scotland form a community of archive users, businesses and archivists concerned with the future of Scotland’s business and industrial heritage. Scotland has always been a place of pioneers and researchers and its contribution to the world of business has been exceptional in the scope of its interests and the global range of its influence.

The Council’s membership comprises of businesses and associations, libraries, universities and records offices, and individual business people, records managers, archivists and historians. Membership is international and the Council maintains contacts with the Business Archives Council in London and with businesses, archivists and historians in Europe, Japan and the U.S.A.

Membership of the Business Archives Council of Scotland is open to anyone with an interest in the surveying and preservation of business archive collections in Scotland.

Membership Rates

The current annual membership rates are:

 Type of Membership  Cost (GBP = Great Britain Pounds)
 Individual  10 GBP
 Institution  20 GBP
 Corporate  50 GBP

As well as invitations to occassional events, our AGM and the annual Joan Auld Lecture, members automatically receive a copy of Scottish Industrial History each time it is published and a discounted rate on back issues.

How to join

Please print off and complete the BACS Membership form and send it, along with a cheque made payable to the Business Archives Council of Scotland, or with a BACS Standing Order Mandate (1 page, 51kb, pdf format) to:

Honorary Treasurer
Mr Robin Sim
Business Archives Council of Scotland
C/O Archive Services
University of Glasgow
G11 6PW

For further information, please contact the BACS at


You can now pay your BACS membership subscription via paypal. Please select the type of membership from the drop-down menu below and click subscribe. You will be taken to paypal to complete the transaction.

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