The Swiss Federal Archives (SFA) are the Confederation's service and competence centre for lasting information management. They appraise, secure, describe and provide access to archive-worthy records of the Swiss Confederation.

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11 datasets found

  • Swiss Archives - Archive database of the Swiss Federal Archives

    Administration

    Metadata of the fonds in the Swiss Federal Archives. Currently the metadata of 3.44 million files and 221’000 documents are available online (15 February 2018). Including over 1...

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  • Carl Durheim’s police photographs of stateless persons

    Crime, criminal justice, Culture, media, information society, sport, Population, Social security, Work and income

    In 1852 and 1853 Carl Durheim, a pioneering photographer from Bern, was commissioned by the Confederation to photograph hundreds of stateless persons and travellers who had been...

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  • Data inventory of the Federal Administration Data

    Administration, Statistical basis, Legislation, Politics

    The Federal Council’s Open Government Data Strategy for Switzerland 2014–2018 aims to facilitate access to official data. One of the measures in the strategy is the creation of ...

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  • The Stapfer-Enquête: schooling in Switzerland 1799

    Education and science, Population

    Database containing the results of the Stapfer-Enquête: The Stapfer-Enquête is a unique survey of the school situation in the Helvetic Republic dating from 1799. It was initiate...

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  • Official Compilation of Federal Legislation (BS / AS) 1948-1998

    Legislation

    The data comprise the Official Compilation (AS) including the Revised Compilation (BS). The AS is the organ of publication for enactments of the Confederation that have entered ...

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  • Fonds overview: Federal State since 1848

    Administration

    The fonds overview of the Swiss Federal Archives’ database guides users within the holdings of the Federal State since 1848 (main department E). It offers an easy starting point...

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  • Results of the opendata.admin.ch survey

    Administration

    Between 22 February and 17 March 2014, users were asked for their views on the opendata.admin.ch pilot portal. The results are now available to download. The file “Resultate...

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  • Geneva Conventions

    Legislation, Public order and security, Politics

    The first Geneva Convention “for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field”, was signed 150 years ago, on 22 August 1864. The original document fro...

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  • Federal consultations 1960-1991

    Legislation

    Metadata on consultation procedures completed between 1960 and 1991. The list links to the overview of consultation procedures completed since 1992, which is maintained online b...

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  • Historical photograph collection “Active service in the First World War”

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Education and science, Public order and security

    The “Active service in the First World War” (1914-1918) photograph collection comprises 5,125 digitised glass plate negatives and their metadata from the fonds “National Defence...

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  • State financial statements / federal budget: receipts and expenditure of the ...

    Administration, Statistical basis, Finances

    In the state financial statements, the Federal Council details the receipts of the federal administration for the previous year and accounts for its expenditure. The Federal...

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