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Swiss RISM - Répertoire International des Sources Musicales

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The aim of the Swiss RISM is to inventory the largest number of musical sources and to make them accessible to the public.

Since its foundation the Swiss RISM branch has recorded systematically prints before 1800, collective prints of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries and other works about music, manuscripts after 1600 as well as prints of the 19th and 20th centuries.

RISM operates as a service. Projects are developed and implemented in collaboration with the institutions (libraries, archives, monasteries) that own the sources.

arCHeco - Register of economic fonds preserved in archives of Switzerland and Liechtenstein

arCHeco gives an overview of historical business records preserved in Switzerland and Liechtenstein and offers an online directory of archival fonds of the private economy mostly held by public repositories. Further archival fonds of private enterprises, associations and state-run organisations are continuously added.

arCHeco can be searched by full text search, by browsing the list of all archival fonds or by browsing the list of all archival institutions.

arCHeco is a joint-project of the business archivists group of the Association of Swiss Archivists (VSA) and the Swiss Economic Archives (SWA).

Register of Swiss Surnames

The Register of Swiss Surnames offers a comprehensive alphabetical listing of all the families holding citizenship in a Swiss community.

Each entry contains information on the place of origin (i.e. community of citizenship), time of naturalisation as well as previous place or country of origin. This site offers free access to some 48'500 entries, as compiled in the third edition of the "Familiennamenbuch der Schweiz" (Schulthess Polygraphischer Verlag, Zurich 1989).

Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel (CDN)

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The CDN presents a permanent exhibition devoted to Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s artistic oeuvre. Regularly, it mounts temporary exhibitions that tie in with the subjects that interested him as a writer and artist and organises colloquiums, roundtable discussions, lectures, encounters and other events.

State archives Valais - Online Search

ScopeArchiv database aims to gather and make available to users inventories and directories of inventories deposited in the Archives of the State of Valais.

Historical Archives of the (Swiss) PTT - Database scopeArchiv

Les documents des Archives des PTT figurent dans la banque de données accessible en ligne. La base permet de naviguer dans le plan de classement ou d'effectuer une recherche plein texte, une recherche dans un champ ou une recherche de descripteurs.
The documents of the historical Archives of the PTT are included in the database available online. The base is used to navigate in the classification plan or to search with a full text search tool, a search field tool or descriptors search tool.

Fondation Jacques-Edouard Berger - Photographies and courses online

The site of the foundation Jacques-Edouard Berger provides online part of the 100.000 images classified by countries and places and some courses (video) too on "Les grandes écoles de peinture" and "L'architecture et le sacré".

Passe-Partout - International Bank of Printers' Ornaments

The aim of Passe-Partout is to make available to researchers in the field of book history an international database of printers' ornaments.

Built around archives of locally-provided data, Passe-Partout operates on the non-profit basis of exchange and cooperation.

All users can freely consult the database of ornaments and make use of the information they find.

Swiss Federal Archives - Online Research

The Online Research offers an overview of the available documents in the Swiss Federal Archives. With a full text search, an archive plan search or a field search it is possible to research the fonds even on dossier level.

The fonds overview for Federal State since 1848 affords an additional thematically organised overview.

Archives Online

Archives Online is a meta search portal for finding archival material in the participating archives. Archives Online searches publicly accessible metadata and documents in the linked online databases of the participating archives:

  • Archives of Contemporary History
  • Burgerbibliothek Bern
  • State Archives Basel-Stadt
  • State Archives Thurgau
  • State Archives Zug
  • State Archives Zurich
  • State Archives Bern
  • State Archives Graubünden
  • State Archives St. Gallen
  • State Archives Geneva

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