Economic History, Economic Policy

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

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Historisches Seminar der Universität Zürich
Staatsarchiv des Kantons Aargau

Alfred Escher-Briefedition

Alfred Escher Stiftung

Österreichisches Staatsarchiv

Amt für Kultur - Landesarchiv

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).

Independent Commission of Experts Switzerland – Second World War (ICE) - Final Report

The mission of the "Independent Commission of Experts Switzerland – Second World War" (ICE) was to investigate the volume and fate of assets moved to Switzerland before, during and immediately after the Second World War.

The Final Report and a summary of the Final Report are online available.

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.

MoneyMuseum - coin database

The pieces of the coin collection of the MoneyMuseum can be found by the coin database.
The collection can be searched according to the criteria region, title, time span, material or themes.
Illustrations and descriptions of the coin collection are available online.

MoneyMuseum

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The MoneyMuseum offers numerous information about the history of Western key currencies and traditional means of payment.

The MoneyMuseum shows in temporary exhibitions pieces of its coin collection which contains more than 2'000 objects. Completed by paper money and traditional means of payment from Africa and Asia, the collection documents the history of money from the beginning to the 20th century.

Centre Müller Bienne - Museum of Machinery

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The machinery museum presents reconstructed workshops from the early 20th century, displaying over 150 machines built between 1880 and 1940.

Swiss Finance Museum

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The Swiss Finance Museum offers a new multimedia exhibition, illustrating the origins of the economic system as well as the major significance of the financial market and its infrastructure for our everyday life.

The exhibition focuses on stock exchange trading, the capital market, financial instruments, payment transactions and technical objects which demonstrate the exemplary innovation of the financial industry.

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