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  • Geneva Conventions

    Crime, criminal justice, Legislation, Public order and security

    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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  • Carl Durheim’s police photographs of stateless persons

    Crime, criminal justice, Culture, media, information society, sport, Population, Social security, Tourism, 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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  • Rousseau Online: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Collection complète des oeuvres

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Education and science

    rousseauonline.ch gives access to the complete works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) in their first reference edition, in 17 volumes and almost 10'000 pages, published in G...

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  • Archives holdings metadata

    Education and science

    The Archives Portal Europe provides access to information on archival material from the following Swiss archives via its website and API as well as information on archival insti...

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  • Digitized rare books in the Basel University Library

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Education and science, Geography, Mobility and Transport, Politics

    Over 6.000 prints (books, maps or music prints) from the Basel University Library from the 15th to the 19th century, including a lot of early prints from the 16th century.

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  • Latin abbreviations contained in Adriano Cappelli’s Lexicon Abbreviaturarum

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    This collection contains the data of the most commonly used reference work on latin abbreviations, Cappelli’s Lexicon Abbreviaturarum (Cappelli, Adriano: Lexicon Abbreviaturarum...

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  • Historical maps in the collection of the Basel University Library

    Culture, media, information society, sport, Geography

    This collection of maps from the Basel University Library includes more than 500 digitized maps, ranging from the 16th until the end of the 18th century. Some highlights include...

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  • Historic Prints from the Zentralbibliothek Solothurn

    Culture, media, information society, sport

    Around 1200 historic prints from the Zentralbibliothek Solothurn collection at Wikimedia Commons. A diversity of facets of Solothurn history can be found in them, from documenta...

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