The NL was founded 125 years ago. What was Switzerland like back then? What were the issues on people’s minds? What were the trends and fashions of the day? In 2020, we’re taking a look back, and this month’s subject is Monte Verità.
The book marking 125 years of the Swiss National Library is full of surprising information about the diversity of our holdings and offerings. Find out what makes the National Library unique, learn about the history of our institution, and join in the celebrations!
Durant près de 25 ans, Daniel de Roulet a publié dix romans qui explorent le thème de l’énergie nucléaire civile et militaire. Depuis 2014, une publication numérique offre aux lectrices et aux lecteurs des parcours inédits dans cette immense fresque.
The image documents in the National Library’s Prints and Drawings Department include prints from the 17th to the 20th centuries, photographs, postcards and posters as well as editions/portfolios and books containing original graphic works.
The Swiss National Sound Archives in Lugano collect sound recordings and preserve them for posterity. They have been archiving Switzerland’s audio heritage and making it available to anyone with an interest since 1987.
The NL was founded 125 years ago. What was Switzerland like back then? What were the issues on people’s minds? What were the prevailing trends? Our topic for June is the deep divides between the social classes and the explosive atmosphere among the labour force in around 1895.
Ihre Aufnahmen erlauben einen spannenden Einblick in die Schweiz, wie sie Mitte des letzten Jahrhunderts ausgesehen hat: Am Wendepunkt vom noch mehrheitlich landwirtschaftlich geprägten «Heimatland» hin zu einer mehr und mehr von Industrie-, Verkehrs- und Wohnbauten vereinnahmten Landschaft.
Seven chapters offer a brief overview of the development of the poster and Swiss poster art, which for many years exerted a global influence.
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