Ceramic Collection & Archive, Aberystwyth University

School of Art, Buarth Mawr, Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth SY23 1NG


The ceramic collection was started in the early 20th century and revived in the 1970s. The gallery houses a seminal collection of studio pottery.

Ceredigion Archives

County Offices, Marine Terrace
Aberystwyth SY23 2DE


Ceredigion Archives is the record office for the county formerly known as Cardiganshire or (in Welsh) Sir Aberteifi. We collect and preserve documents about the history of Cardiganshire and make them available for research.

CyMAL: Museums Archives & Libraries Wales

Welsh Assembly Government, Rhodfa Padarn
Aberystwyth SY23 3UR


CyMAL: Museums Archives and Libraries Wales (CyMAL) represents a significant investment by the Welsh Government in the development of local museums, archives and libraries services which meet 21st century needs.

National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru

National Library
Aberystwyth SY23 3BU


The National Library of Wales is one of the great libraries of the world. Its home is in the seaside town of Aberystwyth in Ceredigion. Collections: As a Legal Deposit Library The National Library of Wales has a legal right to all UK publications. Its collections include ancient Welsh and Celtic manuscripts and items of particular interest to Wales and the Celtic nations.

National Screen & Sound Archive of Wales

The National Library of Wales
Aberystwyth SY23 3BU


The National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales is home to a comprehensive and unequalled collection of films, television programmes, videos, sound recordings and music relating to Wales and the Welsh. The National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales is responsible for safeguarding and celebrating Wales' rich audio-visual heritage.

University of Wales Trinity Saint David: Roderic Bowen Library & Archive

Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Street
Lampeter SA48 7ED


The Roderic Bowen Library & Archives, RBLA, houses the Special Collections of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, the University's oldest printed books, manuscripts and archives and is one of the principal resources for academic research in Wales. Acquired over the last 200 years, largely by bequest and donation, the Special Collections include over 35,000 printed works, 8 medieval manuscripts, around 100 post medieval manuscripts, and 69 incunabula. Material from the Archives includes the early student registers and photographs from the mid 19th century onwards.