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First posted on July 7th 2002, last revised using Dr. Link Check on September 29th 2012







Switzerland since 1969 . Switzerland 1891-1914
Switzerland 1949-1968 . Switzerland 1874-1891
Switzerland 1945-1949 . Switzerland 1848-1874
Switzerland 1939-1945 . Switzerland 1830-1848
Switzerland 1930-1939 . Switzerland 1815-1830
Switzerland 1918-1930 . Switzerland 1803-1815
Switzerland 1914-1918 . Helvetic Republic, 1798-1803

Cantons : Aargau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Basel Stadt, Basel Land, Bern, Fribourg, Geneva, Glarus, Graubünden (Grischun, Grigione, Grisons), Jura, Luzern, Neuchatel, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Schaffhausen, Schwyz, Solothurn, St. Gallen, Thurgau, Ticino, Uri, Vaud, Wallis, Zug, Zürich

Graubünden (Grischun, Grigione, Grisons) joined Switzerland in 1798, Geneva and the Princebishopric of Basel (Bale) in 1815, the Principality of Neuchatel (Neuenburg) in 1857. Click on the respective territorial names for earlier history.

Switzerland 1740-1798 . 1660-1740 . 1563-1660 . 1517-1563; Reformation in Switzerland . 1291-1517

Historical Dictionary : Switzerland
Historical Atlas, Switzerland Page
Wars of Switzerland
Demographic History of Switzerland


Students' Paper : Aum, Jiwon, The History of British Tourism to Switzerland (2008)
Students' Paper : Kim, Dong-Yoon, Swiss Neutrality 1870-1871, 1914-1918, 1939-1945 (2008)
Students' Paper : Seo, Bong Sun, Switzerland in the Age of Nationalism, 1848-1918 (2007)
Students' Paper : Jung, Jia : Ancien Regime : Switzerland 1648-1798 (2007)







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WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles Current from CIA World Factbook; BBC Country Profiles; World Desk Reference ; from Eurodata
from Nations Encyclopedia; from Wikipedia; Wikipedia German edition; Wikipedia French edition; Wikipedia Italian edition
Historical A. Stanyan, An Account of Switzerland, 1756, GB
Heathman, Switzerland in 1854-1855 (1855) posted on Internet Archive
Links, General from Swiss Info Desk
Category : Switzerland, from Wikipedia; Kategorie : Schweiz, from Wikipedia German edition; Categorie : Suisse, from Wikipedia French edition; Categoria : Svizzera, from Wikipedia Italian edition
Links, on History from Swiss Info Desk; from Virtual Library History; from Virtual Library Labour History; from Virtual Library Women's History
Category : History of Switzerland, from Wikipedia; Kategorie : Schweizerische Geschichte, from Wikipedia German edition; Categorie : Histoire de la Suisse, from Wikipedia French edition; Categoria : Storia della Svizzera, from Wikipedia Italian edition
European History Primary Sources : Switzerland, from Virtual Library History
Organizations SGG-SSH, Schweizer Gesellschaft für Geschichte
Verband der Museen der Schweiz; VSA-AAS, Verein Schweizer Archivarinnen und Archivare
Swiss Genealogical Society
Archäologie Schweiz
Historische Vereine der Schweiz, from SGG-SSH
Historische Eisenbahn Gesellschaft (CH)
Schweizerische Gesellschaft für historische Bergbauforschung
Verein Schweizerischer Geschichtslehrer
Schweiz, Bundesamt für Kultur, Heimatschutz und Denkmalpflege, Museen, kulturelle Institutionen, Sammlungen
Verein für Finanzgeschichte
Gesellschaft für Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte
Historical Dictionaries Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz (in German), Dictionnaire historique de la Suisse (in French), Dizionario storico della Svizzera (in Italian)
a brief historical dictionary in English this site
H.J. Leu, Allgemeines Eydgenössisches oder Schweitzerisches Lexicon, vol.1 : A, 1747, vol.2 : B-Be, 1748, vol.3 : Be-Bi, 1749, vol.4 : Bi-Ca, 1750, vol.5 : C-D, 1751, vol.6 : D-F, 1752, vol.7 : F, 1753, vol.8 : Ga-Go, 1754, vol.9 : Go-He, 1754, vol.10 : He-K, 1756, vol.11 : K-Le, 1756, vol.12 : Le-Me, 1757, vol.13 : Me-N, 1757, vol.14 : N-R, 1758, vol.15 : R, 1759, vol.16 : Sa-Se, 1760, vol.17 : Se-T, 1762, vol.18 : T, U, V, 1763, vol.19 : W, 1764, vol.20 : X, Y, Z, 1765, in German, posted on Google Books
Portals infoclio.ch, Das Fachportal für die Geschichtswissenschaften der Schweiz
Timelines from BBC News; from timelines.ws
Categorie : Chronologie de la Suisse, from Wikipedia French edition
Timeline, eine multimediale Chronik der Schweiz, from Idee Suisse
Accounts of History Modern from Swiss Genealogy on the Internet; from Memo - le site de l'Histoire, in French; from History of Switzerland, Schweizer Geschichte (in German)
Article History of Switzerland, from Wikipedia; Histoire de la Suisse, from Wikipedia French edition; Storia della Svizzera, from Wikipedia Italian edition
Historical J.B. Plantin, Abbrege de l'histoire generale de Suisse, 1666, in French, GB
Kurze Geschichte der Schweiz, 4th ed. 1816, in German, GB
H. Maurer, Abrege de l'histoire de la Suisse, 1816, in French, GB
Ph. Chasles, Resum?de l'histoire de Suisse, 1825, in French, GB
D.K.W. Baumgarten-Crusius, Die Geschichte der Schweiz, 1826, in German, GB
J. Wilson, History of Switzerland, 1832, GB
D. Lardner, History of Switzerland, 1835, GB
J. von Müller, Histoire de la Confederation Suisse, vol.1, 1837, vol.2, 1837, vol.3, 1837, vol.4, 1838, vol.5, 1838, vol.6, 1839, vol.7, 1840, vol.8, 1840, vol.9, 1840, vol.10, 1840, vol.11, 1841, vol.12, 1841, vol.13, 1842, vol.14, 1844, vol.15, 1846, vol.16, 1847, vol.17, 1847, vol.18, 1851, in French, GB
A. Vieusseux, The History of Switzerland: from the Irruption of the Barbarians to the Present Time, 1840, GB
H. Zschokke, The history of Switzerland, for the Swiss people, 1855, GB
A. Morin, Th. Beck, Abriss der politischen Geschichte der Schweiz : vom Ursprunge der Eidgenossenschaft bis auf unsere Tage, 1858, in German, GB
L. Demterre, Histoire de Suisse depuis les temps les plus recule jusqu'en 1860, 1860, in French, GB
A. Daguet, Histoire de la Confederation suisse depuis les temps anciens jusqu'en 1864 1865, in French, GB
Heinrich Zschokke, The History of Switzerland (1875), IA
Julia M. Colton, Annals of Switzerland (1897), IA
Dändliker, A Short History of Switzerland (1899), IA
Specific Periods Vincent, Switzerland at the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century (1904), IA
Ch. Monnard, Tableaux d'histoire de la Suisse au 18me siecle: 1715 - 1803, 1854, in French, GB
H. Gelzer, Die drei letzten Jahrhunderte der Schweizergeschichte, vol.1 1838, vol.2, 1839, in German, GB
H. Gelzer, Die zwei ersten Jahrhunderte der Schweizergeschichte 1840, in German, GB
Articles : Growth of the Old Swiss Confederacy, Reformation in Switzerland, Early Modern Switzerland, Switzerland in the Napoleonic Era, Restauration (Switzerland), Switzerland as a Federal State, Switzerland during the World Wars, Modern History of Switzerland, from Wikipedia
Historiography Article : Historiography of Switzerland, from Wikipedia; Historiographie de la Suisse, from Wikipedia French edition
C.C. Church, Swiss History through Anglo-Saxon Eyes
Politics Links Political Resources on the Web : Switzerland; Links to sites on Swiss Politics, from Swiss Info Desk; Category : Politics of Switzerland, from Wikipedia; Kategorie : Politik (Schweiz), from Wikipedia German edition; Categorie : Politique de la Suisse, from Wikipedia French edition; Categoria : Politica della Svizzera, from Wikipedia Italian edition
General Articles Politics of Switzerland, from Wikipedia; Politisches System der Schweiz, from Wikipedia German edition; Politique de la Suisse, from Wikipedia French edition; Sistemo politico della Svizzera, from Wikipedia Italian edition
Institutions Article : Tagsatzung, from Wikipedia German edition; from Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz
Political Parties Article National Front (Switzerland), from Wikipedia; Peter Ofner, Helvetofaschismus - Die Nationale Front. Die Faschistischen Tendenzen in der Schweiz der Zwischenkriegszeit. Entstehung, Geschichte und Niedergang der Nationalen Front, 2002, in German
Foreign Policy Bilateral Relations Article Foreign Relations of Switzerland, from Wikipedia; Bilateral Relations between Switzerland and Vatican, from FDFA Switzerland
J.C. Zellweger, Geschichte der diplomatischen Verhältnisse der Schweiz mit Frankreich, 1848, in German, GB
Historical aspects of a Swiss-Russian cooperation, Current Concerns Dec. 31 2011
Diplomatic, Consular Service A. de Miltitz, Manuel des Consuls, vol.2 pt.2 : Des Consulats a l'Etranger par les Principaux Etats de l'Europe et les Etats-Unis de l'Amerique du Nord, bk.3 : Etablissement des Consulats a l'Etranger, France et Suisse pp.159-161, Deux-Siciles et Suisse p.252, Sardaigne et Suisse p.322, Portugal et Suisse p.583, Grande Bretagne et Suisse p.850, Pays-Bas et Suisse p.991, Russie et Suisse p.1340, Autriche et Suisse p.1447, Etats Unis d'Amerique et Suisse pp.1581-1582, 1839, in French, GB
Neutrality Swiss Neutrality, official brochure
D. Schindler, Neutrality and Morality : Developments in Switzerland and in the International Community
U. Loeffel, Swiss Neutrality and Collective Security : The League of Nations and the United States, thesis 2010
P.C. Stocker, Switzerland and its Relationship to European and Global Security Institutions, thesis 2000
J. Krige, Science, Technology and the Instrumentalization of Swiss Neutrality 2008
IPRD, The British Secret Service in Neutral Switzerland: An Unfinished Debate on NATO's Cold War Stay-behind Armies 2005
C.F. Littell, The neutralization of states; a study in diplomatic history and international law, 1920, IA; pp.27-36 on Switzerland
Military general Article Military History of Switzerland, from Wikipedia
Category : Military History of Switzerland, from Wikipedia; Kategorie : Schweizer Militärgeschichte, from Wikipedia German edition; Categorie : Histoire Militaire Suisse, from Wikipedia French edition
E. May, Histoire militaire de la Suisse, vol.1, 1788, vol.2, 1788, vol.3, 1788, vol.4, 1788, vol.5, 1788, vol.6, 1788, vol.7, 1788, vol.8, 1788, in French, GB
J. Hoffmann, Wartime bombings of neutral Switzerland
J.E. Helmreich, The Diplomacy of Apology : U.S. Bombings of Switzerland during World War II, Aerospace Power Journal - Summer 2000
Periods Article "Soziale Konflikte, Frühe Neuzeit" (Social Conflicts, Early Modern History) from Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz, in German
Wars of Switzerland 1800-1999, from ACED
Die Alte Eidgenossenschaft 1291-1515 (the old Confederation 1291-1515), from Schweizer Geschichte, in German
Units
Weaponry Swiss Rifles
Specific Conflicts Zschokke, History of the Invasion of Switzerland by the French (1803), IA
Economy & Finances general Category : Economic History of Switzerland, from Wikipedia; Categorie : Histoire economique de la Suisse , from Wikipedia French edition
Periods in Ec. Hist. Switzerland's Economic Dependence during World War II, from History Switzerland
Barron, War Finance : As Viewed from the Roof of the World in Switzerland (1919), posted on Internet Archive
Switzerland's Industrialization, from History of Switzerland; Die Industrielle Revolution, from Schweizer Geschichte, in German
M. Schandler, The Economics of Neutrality : Switzerland and the United States in World War II, 2003, thesis
J. Bowring, Bericht an das englische Parlament über den Handel, die Fabriken und das Gewerbe der Schweiz, 1837, GB
Currency & Finances Article : Swiss Franc : History, from Wikipedia
History of Zurich Financial Center, from Finanzplatz Zürich
List of the Works on Tariffs of Foreign Countries ... Switzerland (1906), IA
R.U. Vogler, Swiss Banking Secrecy: Origins, Significance, Myth 2005
B. Zürcher, Eine kurze Geschichte der Schweizer Staatsverschuldung
Institutions, Structures Article SIX Swiss Exchange : History, from Wikipedia; SIX Swiss Exchange : Geschichte der Schweizer Börse, from Wikipedia German edition
Anne-Lise Head-König, Property Rights in Switzerland (18th, 19th Centuries) : a Possible Explanation of Economic Changes ?, IEHC 2006
Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Switzerland
Dominique S. Ritter, Switzerland's Patent Law History
Specific Industries W. Baer, Die Industrie der Schweiz. Ein Spiegel für Deutschlands Staatsmänner und Philister , 1859, GB
Isabelle Koellreuter, Gambling and Tourism in the Swiss Alps between 1848 and 1930, IEHC 2006
A Short Tale of History, from Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry
Segreto, Luciano. Financing the Electric Industry Worldwide: Strategy and Structure of the Swiss Electric Holding Companies, 1895-1945. Business and Economic History 23, no. 1 (Fall 1994): 162-75.
Martin Herzog, Geschichte der chemischen Industrie von Basel : Geigy 1758-1939, in German
Kunststoff Schweiz : Geschichte
Edouard Huguelet, Die Werkzeugmaschinenindustrie in der Schweiz : Geschichte und Aussichten
Article : Swiss chocolate : History, from Wikipedia
A short tale of history, from Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry
History of Cheesemaking, from Swiss World
Besso, The Cotton Industry in Switzerland, Vorarlberg and Italy (1910), posted on Internet Archive
Economie alpestre de la Suisse en 1864, 1868, in French, GB
Individual Companies Company History : ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd., Ciba-Geigy Ltd., F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Novartis AG, Nestle S.A., UBS AG, Credit Suisse Group, Schweizerische Post-, Telefon- und Telegraphenbetriebe, Swiss Reinsurance Company, Swiss Federal Railways, Kraft Jacobs Suchard AG, Swiss International Air Lines Ltd.. from Funding Universe
Sulzer : History
Other H. Müller, Die schweizerischen Konsumgenossenschaften : ihre Entwicklung und ihre Resultate, 1896, in German, GB
A. von Gonzenbach, Darstellung der Handelsverhältnisse zwischen der Schweiz und Frankreich während des Jahres 1840, 1842, GB
Social History Villard, Workmen's Compensation and Insurance in France, Holland and Switzerland (1914), IA
Dawson, Social Switzerland (1987), IA
Ethnography Languages of Switzerland (12), from Ethnologue
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : Switzerland
Switzerland, pp.259-274 in G.G. Chisholm, The world as it is; a popular account of the countries and peoples of the earth 1884, IA
Switzerland, pp.4815-4860 in vol.7A of J.A. Hammerton, Peoples of All Nations, c.1920, illustrated, IA
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : Switzerland, from Kirken i Norge
Virtual Jewish History Tour : Switzerland, from Jewish Virtual Library; Switzerland, from International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies - Cemetery Project
M'Crie, History of the Progress and Suppression of the Reformation in Italy in the Sixteenth Century, Including a Sketch of the History of the Reformation in the Grisons (1827), IA
A. Ruchat, History of the Reformation in Switzerland, 1838, GB
J.K. Bluntschli, Geschichte des Jesuitenkampfes in der Schweiz, 1845, in German, GB
History of Regions Cantons (files at this site): Aargau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Basel Stadt, Basel Land, Bern, Fribourg, Geneva, Glarus, Graubünden (Grischun, Grigione, Grisons), Jura, Luzern, Neuchatel, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Schaffhausen, Schwyz, Solothurn, St. Gallen, Thurgau, Ticino, Uri, Vaud, Wallis, Zug, Zürich
Articles from Wikipedia, on the history of Aargau, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Basel City, Bern (Berne), Fribourg, Geneva, Glarus, Jura, Luzern (Lucerne), Nidwalden, Obwalden, Schaffhausen, Schwyz, Solothurn, St. Gallen (St. Gall), Thurgau, Ticino, Uri, Vaud, Zug, Zürich.
Note : most of the English language Wikipedia articles on Swiss cantonal history are extremely short; one finds considerably more detailed articles when switching to the German, French or Italian language version of the Wikipedia.
Cantons, Districts of Switzerland, from www.statoids.com
Slocombe, A Mirror to Geneva, its Growth, Grandeur and Decay (1938), posted on Internet Archive
Ivernois, A Historical and Political View on the Constitutions and Revolutions of Geneva in the 18th Century (1784), posted on Internet Archive
Local History History of Zürich, from Wikipedia, History of Bern (Berne), from Wikipedia, History of Basel, from Wikipedia, History of Geneva, from Wikipedia, History of Luzern (Lucerne), from Wikipedia
Institutions Transportation SBB-CFF-FFS (Swiss Nat'l Railroad), from Wikipedia
Micheli, State Purchase of Railways in Switzerland (1898), IA
Switzerland, from Airline History
J. Perret, Reflexions sur l'etablissement de chemins de fer en Suisse , 1852, in French, GB
Schweiz, Generaldirektion der Postverwaltung, Les Postes suisses : leur developpement jusqu'en 1912 , 1914, IA
Broadcasting SBB-CFF-FFS (Swiss Nat'l Railroad), from Wikipedia
History of Broadcasting in Switzerland, from The Broadcast Archive
Switzerland, from Airline History
Structurae : Switzerland
Micheli, State Purchase of Railways in Switzerland (1898), posted on Internet Archive
Edifices, Structures Structurae : Switzerland
Biographies Standard Works of Reference Article : Historisch-Biographisches Lexikon der Schweiz 7 vol.s 1921-1934, from Wikipedia German edition
Article : Schweizer Biographisches Archiv (6 vol.s 1952-1958), from Wikipedia German edition
see Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz (in German), Dictionnaire historique de la Suisse (in French), Dizionario storico della Svizzera (in Italian)
Web Compilations, General Biographie Portal, a common German - Swiss - Austrian project
Famous Swiss, from Nations Encyclopedia, from Swiss Genealogy on the Internet; List of Swiss People, from Wikipedia
Specialized Compilations Famous Swiss Women, from Swiss World
BBKL (Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon, Biographic-Bibliographic Church Lexicon, in German)
Biographies of Individuals Jacksson, Huldreich Zwingli, The Reformer of German Switzerland (1903), IA
Others History of Swiss Vegetarian Societies, from IVU
Alcohol and Drugs History Society : Switzerland
Geschichte, from Freidenker-Vereinigung der Schweiz, in German
Category : Disasters in Switzerland, from Wikipedia
Article Switzerland at the Olympics, Category Sport in Switzerland, Football in Switzerland, from Wikipedia
Christian Pfister, Climate and Economy in 18th Century Switzerland, Journal of Interdisciplinary History 1978 pp.223-243
Vincent, Municipal Problems in Mediaeval Switzerland (1905), posted on Internet Archive
Die Bücherzensur in der Schweiz, in : J. Hilgers, Der Index der verbotenen Bücher. In seiner neuen Fassung dargelegt und rechtlich-historisch gewürdigt, 1904, in German, IA

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon); from Rulers (B. Schemmel); from Regnal Chronologies; from World Rulers (E. Schulz, illustrated)
Lists of Ambassadors List of Ambassadors from the United Kingdom to Switzerland, from Wikipedia
Liste der französischen Botschafter in der Schweiz, from Wikipedia French edition
Liste der deutschen Botschafter : Bern, from Wikipedia German edition
Article : United States Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein, from Wikipedia
Canadian Ambassadors to Switzerland 1947-, from MOFA Canada
Lists of Consuls France et Suisse, pp.317-329 in L.J.A. de Moreuil, Manuel des agents consulaires français et etrangers, 1853, in French, GB
Political Graveyard : Switzerland, has list of U.S. Consuls
Lists of Bishops List of Bishops of Basel, List of Bishops of Chur, List of Bishops of Lausanne, List of Bishops of Sion, from Wikipedia
Statistical Data Responsible Institution Swiss Federal Statistical Office
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Switzerland, from Population Statistics, Univ. Utrecht
Historical Abortion Statistics : Switzerland, from Johnston's Archive
Exchange Rates Historical Exchange Rates, from Oanda, since 1990
Federal Reserve (U.S.) : Foreign Exchange Rates, Historic
Inflation Rates Historical Inflation Rates, from Index Mundi, since 2000
Global Rates : Inflatie Zwitserland, graphics reaching back to 1955
Election Results from IFES Election Guide (since 1999)
Online Wahlatlas, in German, goes back to 1920s
Documents Historical Newspapers Official Gazettes Flare, Union List of Official Gazettes : Switzerland
Recueil officiel du droit federal 1998-
Republique Helvetique, Journal du Corps Legislatif, Bulletin Officiel vol.2, 1798, in French, GB
Bundesblatt der schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft 1848-1849 vol.1, 1849, 1848-1849 vol.2, 1849, 1849 vol.3, 1849, in German, GB
Hemerotheques Wikipedia : List of Online Newspaper Archives : Switzerland
ICON, International Coalition on Newspapers, Newspaper Digitization Projects, scroll down for Switzerland
Specific Newspapers The History of the Swiss Federation, from World History Archives
Le Temps Archives
Modern Newspapers links from Online Newspapers, from World Newspapers
Staatskalender Staatskalender der Schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft, 1869-1870 GB
Die Bundesbehörden der schweizerischen Eidgenossenschaft (current)
Online Yearbooks - Switzerland Entries Republiques des Suisses entries in J.Ch. Poncelin de la Roche Tilhac, Etat des Cours de l'Europe et des Provinces de France pour l'annee ... vol.1 MDCCCLXXXIV 1783 pp.296-302, vol.2 MDCCCLXXXV, 1785, pp.310-313, in French, GB
Statesman's Year-Book, Entry : Switzerland vol.1 1864 pp.479-491, GB, vol.2 1865 pp.477-487, GB, vol.3 1866 pp.487-498, GB, vol.4 1867 pp.476-487, GB, vol.5 1868 pp.476-487, GB, vol.6 1869 pp.476-487, GB, vol.8 1871 pp.438-450, GB
Newsreels Swiss Cinema Newsreel : Cine-Journal Suisse CH 1923-1975; see article in Dictionnaire Historique de la Suisse
Swiss Film Directory, under construction; Swiss Film Archive
Archiv des Schweizer Fernsehens; Les Archives de la TSR
Films on History/Society Switzerland Film Archives linked by National Film Preservation Board (U.S.)
Filmarchives Online (Europe-wide); Swiss Film Archive
Article : Cinema of Switzerland, from Wikipedia
Switzerland, from Cinema of the World
List of Swiss Films, from Wikipedia; Switzerland Film, from IMDb
Swiss Film Directory
Image Databanks Systematic Collections
General
Fotostiftung Schweiz, Bilddatenbank
Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum, Bildarchiv
Systematic Collections
Specialist
Swiss Posters Collection
Accidental Collections Wikimedia Commons : Switzerland
Universal Collections
Items on Switzerland
License Plates : Switzerland, from Francoplaque, from License Plates of the World
Passports of Switzerland, from World Passports, scroll down
Airline Timetable Images : Switzerland
Alte Ansichtskarten Schweiz
Schweizer Plakatsammlung (Swiss collection of posters) maintaned at the Swiss National Library
Archival Deposits Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland
Klosterarchiv Einsiedeln; Codices Electronici Sangallenses
e-rara.ch, Digitized Old Prints, from Swiss Libraries
Nationaal Archief (NL) : Inventaris van het archief van het Gezantschap in Zwitserland, (1912) 1914-1954 (1955); Inventaris van het archief van het Nederlands Gezantschap in Zwitserland, 1814-1916; Inventaris van het archief van het Vice-Consulaat Bern, 1865-1889; Inventaris van het archief van het Consulaat-Generaal Bern, 1818-1904; Inventaris van het archief van het Consulaat(-Generaal) te Zürich, (1850) 1908-1944 (1953)
Constitutions, Laws Verfassungen der Schweiz (Constitutions of Switzerland), from verfassungen.de, in German; from Verfassungsgeschichte.ch, in German
List of Ratifications of International Labour Conventions by Switzerland, from ILO, 56 docs. since 1919
Internet Law Library : Switzerland
Search Prassi Italiana di Dirito Internazionale, Indice delle leggi e degli altri atti normativi, for Svizzera, 114 entries, in Italian
Treaties General Treaty Collections
Bilateral Treaty Collections International Treaties Switzerland has signed, from Confoederatio Helvetica, in French
Swiss Diplomatic Documents, from DoDiS, online years 1848-1945
Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (Switzerland), Database of International Treaties
Schweiz, pp.219-227 in Johann Vesque von P?tlingen, Uebersicht der Verträge Oesterreichs mit den auswärtigen Staaten, 1854, in German, GB
Suisse, pp.101-104 in vol.1 of Table des trait? entre la France et les puissances ?rang?es, depuis la paix de Westphalie jusqu'?nos jours, 1802, in French, GB
Document Surveys
Document Collections, Online European History Primary Sources : Switzerland
from Eurodocs
Swiss Documents/Texts written by Swiss, from Athena, Helvetia Page; most texts in German/French/Italian/Latin
Monasterium; check for Switzerland
Cliotexte. Catalogue de textes utiles a l'enseignement de l'histoire, a website maintained in Geneva, Switzerland; many sources of Swiss history, in French
e-codices, Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland
Document Collections, Scans Memoires et documents publies par la Societe d'histoire de la Suisse Romande vol.1, 1838, vol.2, 1839, vol.4, 1845, vol.5, 1845, vol.6, 1854, vol.7, 1846, vol.8, 1849, vol.9, 1851, vol.12, 1854, vol.14, 1857, vol.15, 1858, vol.16, 1858, vol.17, 1860, vol.18, 1863, vol.19, 1862, vol.20, 1865, vol.22, 1867, vol.23, 1869, vol.24, 1868, GB
E. Rott,Inventaire sommaire des documents relatifs a l'histoire de Suisse, vol.1 : 1444-1610, 1882, GB
W. Gisi, Quellenbuch zur Schweizergeschichte: eine Sammlung aller auf die heutige Schweiz bezüglichen Stellen der griechischen und römischen Autoren, vol.1 until 69 A.D., 1869, in German, GB
Search Foreign Relations of the United States for Switzerland
Individual Documents Selected Works of Huldreich Zwingli (1901), posted on Internet Archive
Calvin, The Catechism of the Church of Geneva (1815), posted on Internet Archive
Historical Maps responsible institutions UNESCO National Map Agencies : Switzerland, Bundesamt für Landestopographie (BLT), Wabern
collections click here
Switzerland, Historic City Maps, from Discus Media
Switzerland Maps, PCL, UTexas
Category : Old Maps of Switzerland, Maps of the History of Switzerland, Wikimedia Commons
David Rumsey Map Collection : Switzerland
Switzerland, Modern
Switzerland, Contemporary Switzerland 1890, 1896, 1898, 1900, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1911, 1922, 1926, 1932, 1936, 1938, 1941, 1949, 1950, 1972, Switzerland Railways 1906, Probert Encyclopedia
detail, Modern
detail, contemporary Map : Switzerland Confederation, Geneva, City of Zürich (Meyer 5th ed. 1885-1892), from Hic Leones
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
General Article : Schweiz, from Pierer's Universal-Lexikon 1857-1865, in German, posted by Zeno
Article : Schweiz, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German, posted by Retro Bibliothek
Article : Schweiz, from Meyers Grosses Konversationslexikon 1902-1909, in German, posted by Zeno
Article : Switzerland, from EB 1911, posted by Classic Encyclopedia
Religious Article : Switzerland, from Jewish Encyclopedia 1901-1906
Article : Switzerland, from Catholic Encyclopedia, 1907-1914 edition
Economic Suisse, pp.288-289 in vol.4 pt.1 of J.M. Demeunier, Economie politique et diplomatique, 1788, in French, GB
J. Chr. Nelkenbrecher, Allgemeines Taschenbuch der Münz-, Maass- und Gewichtskunde für Banquiers und Kaufleute (General Manual on Coinage, Measurement and Weights, for Bankers and Merchants) Berlin 1832, in German, entries Aarau, Appenzell, Basel, Bern, Bündten oder Graubündten, Freiburg, Genf, Glarus, Lausanne, Lucern, Neuschatel oder Neuenburg, Sanct Gallen, Schaffhausen, Schwyz oder Schweiz, Solothurn, Tessin, Thurgau, Unterwalden, Uri, Waadt, Wallis, Zürich, Zug, Zurzach, posted by DTBSWS
J. Chr. Nelckenbrecher, Taschenbuch eines Banquiers und Kaufmanns enthaltend eine Erklärung aller ein- und ausländischen Münzen ..., Berlin : Wever 1769, in German, entries Basel, Bern, Genf, St. Gall, Zürch, Zurzach, posted by DTBSWS
Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft, pp.478-479 in A. Moser, Die Capitalanlage in Werthpapieren der Staaten, Creditvereine und Actiengesellschaften des In- und Auslandes, 1862, in German, GB
Ottomar Haupt, Währungs-Politik und Münz-Statistik, Berlin : Walther & Apolant 1884, in German, posted by DTBSWS, chapter Schweiz, Lateinische Union
W.H. Weed, The Copper Mines of the World 1907, Switzerland p.127
Political Le Ceremonial de la Republique des Suisses, pp.813-822 in vol.2 of J.R. de Missy, Le Ceremonial diplomatique des cours de l' Europe, 1739, in French, GB
Gouvernement du Corps Helvetique, pp.385-433 in vol.2 of G. de Real de Curbon, La science du gouvernement, 1762, in French, GB; after p.416 logical jump; narrative jumps from Switzerland to China; from p.425 onward back to Switzerland
Geographical Switzerland, pp.57-69 in Ch. R. Maxwell, An epitome of the military geography of Europe, 1850, GB
Switzerland pp.174-182 in W. Hughes, A manual of geography, 1861, GB
Switzerland, pp.330-333 in A. Harris, A geographical hand book, 1862, GB
French Region, pp.103-245 in Th. Lavallee, Physical, historical and military geography, 1868, GB
Switzerland, pp.132-135 in J. MacFarlane, Economic geography, c. 1910, GB
Ethnographical Confederation Suisse, pp.258-265 in X. Heuschling, Manual de statistique ethnographique universelle, 1847, in French, GB
Historical Chapter VII : of the Switsers, pp.250-257 in : Samuel von Pufendorf, An introduction to the history of the principal kingdoms and states of Europe, 1719, GB
Von der Schweitz, pp.1147-1246 in vol.2 part 1 of A. Desing, Auxilia Historica oder Behülff zu den Historischen und dazu erforderlichen Wissenschafften, 1741, GB
The Present State of Switzerland, pp.249-276 in vol.2 of Th. Salmon, Modern history or the present state of all nations, 1744, GB
Of the Republic of the Swiss, pp.140-147 in vol.42 of The modern part of an universal history, 1764, GB
Helvetischer Bund pp.1-37 in vol.2 of the 1st edition of L.T. von Spittler, Entwurf der Geschichte der europäischen Staaten, 1794, in German, GB
Helvetischer Bund pp.1-53 in vol.2 of the 2nd edition of L.T. von Spittler, Entwurf der Geschichte der europäischen Staaten, 1807, in German, GB
Helvetischer Bund, pp.1-64 in vol.2 of the 3rd edition of L.T. von Spittler, Entwurf der Geschichte der europäischen Staaten, 1823, in German, GB
Die Schweitz, pp.893-954 in vol.3 of J.G. Eichhorn, Geschichte der drey letzten Jahrhunderte, 1817, in German, GB
Die Schweiz pp.273-274 in vol.2 of J.K. Friedrich, Die Geschichte unserer Zeit, 1826, in German, GB
Misshelligkeiten mit der Schweiz pp.47-87 in vol.4 of J.K. Friedrich, Die Geschichte unserer Zeit, 1827, in German, GB
Geschichte der Schweiz, pp.261-318 in vol.1 of G.P. Rauschnick, Handbuch der Special-Geschichte sämmtlicher deutscher Staaten , 1828, in German, GB
Switzerland, pp.151-169 in F.H. Ungewitter, Europe, past and present: a comprehensive manual of European geography and history, 1850, GB
Switzerland, pp.1010-1014 in vol.1 of S.G. Goodrich, A history of all nations, from the earliest periods to the present time, 1856, GB
Histoire de la Suisse, depuis 1618 jusqu'en 1718, pp.271-321 [on 1618-1718] in vol.31 of Maximilian-Samson-Friedrich Schöll, Cours d'histoire des Etats Europeens, depuis le bouleversement de l'empire romain d'Occident jusqu'en 1789, 1832, in French, GB
Switzerland pp.223-230, in vol.2 of S. Maunder, The history of the world: comprising a general history, 1856, GB
Specialist Encyclopedias Article : Schweizerische Eisenbahnen, from Röll, Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens (Encyclopedia of Railroads) 2nd ed. 1912-1923, in German
Parliamentary Debates Schweizerisches Bundesarchiv, Digitalisierte Bundesratsprotokolle 1848-1882
Historic Tour Guides J.G. Ebel, Manuel du voyageur en Suisse, vol.1, 1805, vol.2, 1805, vol.3, 1805, in French, GB
Cook's Tourist Handbook to Switzerland (1879), posted on Internet Archive
Baedeker, Switzerland, 1863, GB, 1873, IA, 1877, IA, 1887, IA, 1889, IA 1891, IA 1893, IA, 1897, IA, 1907, IA, 1922, IA
Roscoe, The Tourist in Switzerland and Italy (1830), posted on Internet Archive
Muddock, The 'J.E.M.' Guide to Switzerland, 1884, posted on Internet Archive
Travelogues W. Coxe, Travels in Switzerland, vol.1, 1789, vol.2, 1789, vol.3, 1789, GB
H.M. Williams, A tour in Switzerland, 1798, GB
L. Simond, Switzerland; or, a journal of a tour and residence in that country in the years 1817, 1818 and 1819, vol.1, vol.2, 1823, GB
W. Beattie, Switzerland, vol.1, 1838, vol.2, 1838, GB
Exhibition Catalogues Official Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations 1851, GB; Switzerland pp.309-314
Official Catalogue of the New York Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations 1853, GB; Switzerland pp.159-165
Exposition Universelle Paris 1855, Catalogue Officiel, 1855, IA, Switzerland participating
Katalog der schweizerischen Industrie-Ausstellung in Bern 1857, GB
Official catalogue of the industrial department, London Exhibition 1862, GB; Switzerland pp.412-418
W. Hamm, Illustrirter Katalog der Londoner Industrie-Ausstellung von 1862, vol.2, 1864, GB; Switzerland entries
Official Catalogue : Dublin International Exhibition of Arts and Manufactures 1865 1865, BSB; Switzerland p.108
W. Hamm, Illustrirter Katalog der Pariser Industrie-Ausstellung von 1867, 1868, GB; 3 Switzerland entries
Katalog für die schweizerische Abtheilung der Wiener Welt-ausstellung 1873 IA
Institutions Archives Swiss Federal Archive, site in German/French/Italian
Stadtarchiv Schaffhausen : Archive der Schweiz
Archives Online, several Swiss (and no foreign) archives participating, site in German
Association of Swiss Archivists; site in German/French/Italian/Romansch
Musea Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum
Schweizer Geschichte : Kleine Auswahl historischer Museen
Museums Switzerland : List of Historical Museums
Monuments Tentative List : Switzerland, World Heritage List, scroll down for Switzerland; from UNESCO World Heritage
Switzerland Index, from Showcaves
Schweizerisches Steindenkmäler-Inventar (SSDI)
Category : Monuments and Memorials in Switzerland, from Wikipedia
Gesellschaft für Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte, Die Kunstdenkm?er der Schweiz
Libraries Libraries in Switzerland, from LibDex
Handbuch der Historischen Buchbestände der Schweiz
National Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW; Coat of Arms, from International Civic Heraldry; National Anthem from David's National Anthem Reference Page
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of Malta, from World Currency Museum, from Banknote World
World Coin Catalogue : Switzerland
Search Coin Archives for Switzerland
Stamps Rare Switzerland Stamps, from Sandafayre Stamp Gallery
Others

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Bibliographies general Search ISBN Database
on Switzerland survey of bibliographies
bibliographic database Bibliographie der Schweizergeschichte 1975-
general bibliographies Bibliographie zur Schweizergeschichte 1786-1851 1851, GB
pp.445-527 in L. Schelbert, Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, Lanham Md : Scarecrow 2007 [G]
annual bibliographies
specialist bibliographies
serial publications Publikationen, Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Geschichte
Publizierte Bände, Helvetia Sacra
Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum, Publikationen
Züricher Beiträge zur Reformationsgeschichte
Universität Bern, Historisches Institut, Publikationen
Gesellschaft für Schweizerische Kunstgeschichte, Publikationen
Publikationen, Schweizer Gesellschaft für Geschichte der Pharmazie
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Schweiz, Gesamtgeschichte, from BibScout
Schweiz, from Computatio
De Scriptoribus Historiae Helveticae, pp.651-659 in B.G. Struve, Selecta bibliotheca historica 1705, GB
De Scriptoribus Historiae Helveticae, pp.1303-1316 in vol.2 of B.G. Struve, C.G. Buder, Bibliotheca Historica Selecta, 1740, GB
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Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; Gallica
on Switzerland Swiss Electronic Library
Helvetic Archives, at the Swiss National Library
Thesis Servers Dissertationen-Server Univ. Zurich; links to other Swiss Univ.' Dissertation Servers
Online Journals Links Swiss Electronic Academic Library Service (SEALS) : Retrodigitized Journals : Sammlung Geschichte und Geographie
full text online Archiv für Schweizerische Geschichte, in German, GB
Historische und Antiquarische Gesellschaft zu Basel, Beiträe zur Vaterländischen Geschichte, in German, GB
Revue Militaire Suisse, in French, GB
SEALS : Jahrbuch für schweizerische Geschichte 1876-1920
SEALS : Archiv für schweizerische Geschichte 1843-1875; Anzeiger für schweizerische Geschichte und Alterthumskunde, Anzeiger für schweizerische Geschichte 1873-1920; SEALS : Zeitschrift für Schweizerische Geschichte 1921-1950; SEALS : Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Geschichte 1951-
SEALS : Zeitschrift für Schweizerische Kirchengeschichte 1907-2003; SEALS : Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Religions- und Kulturgeschichte 2004-
contents online Zeitschrift f? schweizerische Geschichte (ZSG) 1921-1950, posted by S. Jenks
General Accounts Charles Dandliker, History of Switzerland, The History of Nations Volume XIII. NY : Colliers (1907) 1916, pp.327-594, revised by Elbert J. Benton [G]
Wolfgang von Wartburg, Geschichte der Schweiz (History of Switzerland), München : Oldenbourg 1951, 264 pp. [G]
Joseph Hürbin, Handbuch der Schweizer Geschichte (Handbook of Swiss History), 2 vols., Stans : Hans von Matt 1900/1903, in German [G]
John Wilson, A History of Switzerland, NY : Cosimo Classics (1832) 2007, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 949.4 W 746h
Economic History Basilio M. Biucchi, Die Industrielle Revolution in der Schweiz 1700-1850 (the Industrial Revolution in Switzerland), pp.43-62 in : C.M. Cipolla (ed.), Die Entwicklung der Industriellen Gesellschaften (The Development of Industrial Societies), Stuttgart : Fischer 1977 (in German) [G]
History by Canton Anton Castell, Geschichte des Landes Schwyz, Einsiedeln, Benzinger 1983 ; in German [G]
Wolfg. Friedrich von Mülinen, Berns Geschichte 1191-1891, Bern : Schmid, Francke & Co. 1891; in German [G]
Leonhard von Muralt, Zürich im Schweizerbund 1351-1951, Zürich 1951; in German [G]
Anton Largiader, Geschichte von Stadt und Landschaft Zürich, 2 vol., Zürich : Eugen Rentsch 1945; in German [G]
Friedrich Pieth, Bündnergeschichte, Chur : F. Schuler 1945; in German [G]
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John B. Roney and Martin I. Klauber (ed.), The Identity of Geneva. The Christian Commonwealth 1564-1864, Westport CT : Greenwood 1998, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 274.9451 R772i
Specific Topics
Historical Dictionaries Leo Schelbert, Historical Dictionary of Switzerland, Lanham Md.: Scarecrow 2007 [G]