Literary estates and archives in Romansh

Manuscript frontispiece of the poetry album by P. Alexander Lozza, who was educated in Genoa and so initially wrote in Italian.

Since 1991 the Swiss Literary Archives have amassed an important collection of materials representing the various groupings within the world of Romansh literature and documenting their work during the 20th century. Relevant materials are added to the collection on an ongoing basis. Reflecting the wide-ranging activities of the various generations of authors, the Romansh literary estates and archives also include numerous letters and other archival records that link this small cultural group to the rest of Switzerland and the wider world.

The collections in focus

In the following list you will find holdings in Romansh for which additional information is available or that are the subject of ongoing or completed research projects or publications. This list is updated regularly.

All collections in the Romansh language

** = entire fond (as far as surviving or known)
* = partial fond

Holding descriptions

A description of the holdings of the following authors can be found in HelveticArchives (archives whose inventories are only available on request or are currently being processed):

Last modification 04.04.2024

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