Swiss Literary Archives

The Swiss Literary Archives (SLA ) of the Swiss National Library in Bern collects literary advantages and discounts in the four Swiss national languages ​​German, French, Italian and Romansh.

The archive was opened in 1991 and is housed in the building of the Swiss National Library (NL). The foundation dates back to the testament of who died in 1990 writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt, wherein said his estate in Switzerland had bequeathed under the condition that a national literature archive is created.

The Swiss Literary Archives today some 100 post- and Vorlässe and over 120 sub- fonds and collections (in addition to the estate of Dürrenmatt's ), such as by: