The Swiss Literary Archives hold the leading collection of 20th- and 21st century Swiss literatures: manuscripts, letters, diaries, reviews, audio and image documents, books and a wide range of personal effects.
The attic at Laubeggstrasse 49 in Bern, which was decorated by Friedrich Dürrenmatt when he was a student, can be rented for overnight stays by guests of Bern’s cultural institutions and private individuals or viewed as part of a guided tour.
This section contains bibliographies on Georges Borgeaud, Blaise Cendrars, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Anna Felder, Jonas Fränkel, Plinio Martini, Grytzko Mascioni, Alberto Nessi, Giovanni Orelli and Andri Peer.
The Literary Archives’ regular publications include the newsletter “Passim”, the journal “Quarto” and the “Bulletin du Cercle d’études internationales Jean Starobinski”. Projects and conferences form the basis for editions and scientific publications.