Inventories – historic monuments preservation

The Federal Archives of Historic Monuments (FAHM) house inventories from the fields of architectural and art history, protection of built heritage and landscapes. Architects’ plans, photographs and documentation offer an insight into the creation and maintenance of inventories.

Historische Wege
Historical routes in Loch and Schluchen, canton of St. Gallen, June 2002

Content and scope

Collection principles

  • Archives of federal inventories
  • Archives of inventories of related institutions, where these are of national interest

Recherche und Zugang

  • Information about the inventories can be found in the HelveticArchives database.
  • Archival documents can be viewed in the Prints and Drawings Department by prior appointment.

Last modification 25.10.2021

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