About our Collections

The following pages offer an introduction to the types of collections held at the National Library of Wales.

The Library holds a wide variety of different kinds of materials, from manuscripts and archives to audiovisual material, maps, photographs and much more.

The following pages are by no means an exhaustive list of everything the Library holds, but rather an introduction. You should always use the catalogues pages to search through the Library's collections to find specific items.

Types of materials held at NLW

Additional Information

  • Bibliography
  • Recent Acquisitions
  • Additions to the Online Catalogue