The picture shows three men working in the Bernese Telegraph Office in 1900. On a raised wooden table stand the telegraph apparatuses, around which the three men sit on raised chairs.

All questions

Each question of month answers one of the more unusual queries the Swiss National Library receives every day, in all fields and all national languages as well as English.

Tips for research

Here is a list of useful research resources based on the most common questions in specific subject areas (genealogy, biography, place names, law, etc.).

Bibliographies

The Swiss National Library maintains two bibliographies: the Swiss Book, which is the Swiss national bibliography; and the Bibliography on Swiss History (BHS), which covers the whole of Swiss history from prehistoric times to the present day.

https://www.nb.admin.ch/content/snl/en/home/research.html