Cultural History, History of Mentalities

Archives of Rural History (ARH) - Audio-visual documents relating to rural society

The web portal provides an insight into the variety of audio-visual source material contained in the archival collections catalogued by the Archives of Rural History. The digitised film material is arranged either by topic – such as "labour", "milk" or "animals" - or by specific institutions that have produced a significant number of films.

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 by themes, epochs and keywords.

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.

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

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Historisches Seminar der Universität Zürich
Staatsarchiv des Kantons Aargau

Ekkehart IV., Casus sancti Galli / St. Galler Klostergeschichten

Monumenta Germaniae Historica

Center for Global Studies

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The Center for Global Studies (CGS) is part of the Walter Benjamin Kollegs of the Faculty of Philosophy & History of the University of Bern. It is a resarch center that addresses current and historical processes of the interweaving and disentangling of human areas of life over large geographical distances and different cultural contexts. The research interests of the center are aligned upon the political, social and cultural aspects of these developments, and on economic and environmental influences.

Swiss Heritage Society

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The Swiss Heritage Society is dedicated to the advancement of Switzerland’s architectural heritage. Its focus is on the preservation of important landmarks, the development of the structural environment, and the promotion of good architectural design.

iconicarchive - Photographic Online Archive of Othmar Jaeggi

iconicarchive is a private project which aims at providing photos of private archives online. The thematic focus lies on archaeology with photos of archaeological sites, travels and objects within museums.

Museum of Communication Library/PTT Archive

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The Museum of Communication Library/PTT Archive comprises three libraries: the Historical PTT Library at the PTT Archive, the Philately Library and the Reference Library at the Museum of Communication. They provide publications, complements to the archival collections, specialist literature on the areas covered by the permanent collections and stamps and auction catalogues.

Collection de l'Art Brut - Lausanne

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An index of authors with biographical information is available online as well as an inventory, Muséris (legacy databases of Romandie institutions, museums, archives and media).

The Collection de l'Art Brut offers exhibitions.

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