Mission Statement

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.

Archives Accreditation

The Richard Burton Archives were the first university in the UK and the first service in Wales to receive accreditation status.

See The National Archives for more information about archive service accreditation.