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New online access to the Federal Archives

Research, digitisation, downloads and advice: online access to the Federal Archives brings all these services together on a single web portal www.recherche.bar.admin.ch. From today, it is available to all users. In the medium term, the Federal Archives plan to make all documents available in digital form.

The new online access to the Federal Archives brings a number of services together on a single web portal: obtaining information, conducting research, viewing documents, placing digitisation orders and submitting requests to consult records. In particular, users can now order and download digital dossiers direct online.

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