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Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana (MASILugano)

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MASI is entrusted with the unified management of all the works belonging to both the Canton’s and the City of Lugano’s collections.

Swiss National Museum - Timemachine

Timemachine is an online exhibition of the Swiss National Museum with historical photographs on "Switzerland in motion".
The photographs can be searched for themes, epochs and search terms.

The photographic collection covers the period from 1839 to the recent past and comprises almost 200'000 photographs. The goal is to document the social and cultural change in Switzerland since 1840 as well as the history of photography in Switzerland.

Swiss National Museum - Online collection

The online collection is a presentation platform of the collections of the Swiss National Museum.

Descriptions of the collection areas as well as images of numerous collection highlights and additional collection objects are available online.

Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire (BCU) Fribourg

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La conservation et la mise en valeur du patrimoine imprimé ancien du canton de Fribourg constituent une des missions prioritaires de la BCU. A ce jour, tous les documents depuis le premier imprimé fribourgeois (1585) jusqu'à aujourd’hui, figurent au Catalogue fribourgeois.

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Museum of Art Lucerne - Collection Online

The Art Museum of Lucerne makes its collection accessible via an online databas. There are several ways to search the database:

  • Highlights: Timeline thourgh the collection
  • Works of the Artists including description and image
  • Artists with short biography
  • Collection Tours about the individual topics and the main focuses of the collection

Elektronische Edition der Jahresberichte der Universität Zürich 1833–1916

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Staatsarchiv des Kantons Zürich

Elektronische Edition der Zürcher Gesetzessammlung seit 1803

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Staatsarchiv des Kantons Zürich

Eine Teiledition der Korrespondenz von Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672-1733)

Universität Bern
Institut für Kulturforschung Graubünden

Urkunden und Akten des Klosters und des Oberamts Königsfelden (1308-1662)

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Historisches Seminar der Universität Zürich
Staatsarchiv des Kantons Aargau

Musée Jenisch Vevey

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The second-largest art museum in the canton of Vaud, the Musée Jenisch Vevey has over the years acquired major collections of works on paper – prints and drawings from every period – which today account for more than 95% of its holdings. Specifically, there are 9'500 drawings, 35,000 prints and 1,300 paintings.

The temporary and semi-permanent exhibitions are thus devoted primarily to prints and drawings.

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