About the Archives

The Richard Burton Archives is the corporate memory and archive repository of Swansea University and holds material of local, regional and national significance. The Archives selects, preserves and makes accessible to all the records of historical value created or acquired by the University. Through its holdings and the expertise of its staff the Archives actively supports the mission of the University to provide an environment of research excellence, to deliver an outstanding student experience with teaching of the highest quality, and to enrich the community and cultural life of Wales and beyond.

* Due to upgrade work, our public catalogue may be unavailable at some points during Wednesday 17th and Friday 19th January. Apologies for any inconvenience this might cause, please do email archives@swansea.ac.uk if you have any queries. *

Industrial Heritage in Swansea

Many of the collections at the Richard Burton Archives are complemented by holdings elsewhere, including: