Llongyfarchiadau – Congratulations!

2020 - A new year, the start of a new decade and with it birthday celebrations for Swansea University - 100 years! Swansea University is not alone with 2020 also seeing the likes of Ideal Home magazine, Ercol Furniture, Mazda cars and Haribo reaching their Centenary Year also - sweet! These organisations were founded in … Continue reading Llongyfarchiadau – Congratulations!

The Raissa Page Collection

We’re delighted that the Raissa Page Collection has been launched and that the catalogue is now accessible. If you missed the launch here’s an opportunity to hear from the project archivist, David Johnston-Smith, and you can also read about this unique collection and the project work in his blog post for ArchivesWales. Images: Copyright Adrianne … Continue reading The Raissa Page Collection

Papurau Yr Athro Henry Lewis | The Papers of Professor Henry Lewis

Henry Lewis, yn eistedd ail o'r dde yn y rhes cyntaf, gyda staff Coleg y Brifysgol Abertawe c.1920 (2017/06) - trwy garedigrwydd Archifau Richard Burton, Prifysgol Abertawe Athro cyntaf Adran y Gymraeg ym Mhrifysgol Abertawe - neu Coleg y Brifysgol, Abertawe, fel yr oedd - oedd Henry Lewis (1889-1968). Derbynodd Cadair y Gymraeg ym 1921, … Continue reading Papurau Yr Athro Henry Lewis | The Papers of Professor Henry Lewis

Preserving the Memory of Swansea University

The 8th August 2019 marks 3 years since I began work as an Assistant Archivist at the Richard Burton Archives, embarking on a project to catalogue and develop the University’s archive collections in preparation for the University’s centenary in 2020, and beyond.   In 1920 the University College of Swansea opened its doors to 90 students, … Continue reading Preserving the Memory of Swansea University