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You can use online access to the Federal Archives to search for and order archived documents and consult them online.

 

recherche.bar.admin.ch allows you to search through, order and consult almost all fonds of the Federal Archives online. An overview of the archived documents can be found in the web portal under fonds. The Amtsdruckschriften platform provides direct access to official publications that have been digitised. Detailed information on these and other search options can be found under search engines & portals.

Tips and advice

If you need assistance with your research in the fonds of the Federal Archives, you can find tips on frequently requested research areas under topics. If this section does not answer your question, experts from the Federal Archives will be happy to advise you live via chat in online access.

Last modification 25.11.2019

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