Dylan Thomas (1914-1953)

Dylan Thomas papers at the National Library of Wales

Did you know that the largest collection of Dylan Thomas related material is held here at the National Library of Wales?  Over the years, the Library has collected a number of letters and drafts of works by Dylan Thomas and have also been fortunate in acquiring substantial groups of papers which have considerably enhanced our holdings: the Dylan Thomas Trust Manuscripts and Papers and the Jeff Towns (Dylan Thomas) Collection.   Catalogue entries are available to view online by clicking on the links below:

Other Dylan Thomas items at The National Library of Wales

Printed works, photographs, posters and audio-visual material relating to Dylan Thomas are also held in the Library and these have been transferred to other collections within the Library; details are given in the relevant catalogue records.

Online exhibition

To ensure that Dylan's legacy lives on, the Library has digitised a vast amount of his archive, which can be viewed for free, anytime you wish on the Dylan website .

Dylan Thomas, 1914-1953. Map of Llareggub [194-]

Reference: NLW MS 23949E

A two-page schematic sketch map of Llareggub, [1944x1951], drawn in brown ink by Dylan Thomas during the process of composition of his play for voices, Under Milk Wood.