Ref NoRWB/1
TitleRichard Burton Collection
DescriptionThe Collection comprises a diverse range of material which spans the length of Richard Burton's career in theatre and film. It brings together papers that he generated and material relating to and accumulated by him, forming a comprehensive research resource.

The Collection includes: Burton's diaries; a large amount of both professional and personal correspondence (although Burton's side of the correspondence is largely unrepresented); photographs including prints of Burton in costume, film stills, studio portrait prints and family prints; audio-visual material comprising recordings for film, television and radio, film posters, press cuttings, scripts, Burton's address book and various personal items such as his book bag, name stamp and various drama awards. Within the deposit is also Burton's personal library, containing books reflecting his own interests and pursuits along with biographies and other publications relating to him, and a collection of vinyl records.

Access to some types of information may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act.
Related MaterialThe majority of the audio-visual recording within the collection are held also by the British Film Institute National Archive
Extent12 classes; 591 items
AccessConditionsAccess to some types of information may be restricted under the terms of the Data Protection Act.
ANW/PERS/4776Burton; Richard (1925-1984)1925-1984
DS/UK/26Burton; Sally
DS/UK/25Burton; Susan
DS/UK/22Taylor; Elizabeth (1932-2011); Actress1932-2011
DS/UK/24Burton; Sybil (1929-2013); Actress1929-2013
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