Stadtarchiv Zürich

About the library

The Library of the City Archives is a reference library only. The publications may be consulted during the opening hours in the reading room of the archives.

Main focus of collection

  • Literature and sources on the history and traditions of the Canton of Zurich
  • Zurich biographies and family history
  • Literature on Swiss history and politics
  • Collections of the laws and regulations of the federal government, canton and city of Zurich
  • Literature on the archival and other historical auxiliary sciences
  • Inventories of archives and related institutions
  • Annual reports of state, political, economic, social and cultural institutions