Mitteilungen des historischen Vereins des Kantons Schwyz

The «Mitteilungen des Historischen Vereins des Kantons Schwyz» are the annual journal of the «Historischer Verein des Kantons Schwyz» (Historical Society of the Canton of Schwyz, or HVS), which has been published since 1882. Its articles focus on different historical themes associated with the Canton of Schwyz as well as bulletins from cantonal institutions and the HVS's annual reports. The journal is complemented by a bibliography detailing the literature on the canton that has appeared during the previous year.

The HVS is the central point for research of the history of the Canton of Schwyz. It is active in the field of publication and maintains close links with the cantonal public records office, working together with local historical associations to provide a connection between them and historiography work at cantonal level. It also organises series of lectures and excursions.


Current as well as previous issues are available from:

  • Historischer Verein des Kantons Schwyz
  • c/o Staatsarchiv des Kantons Schwyz
  • Postfach 2201
  • 6431 Schwyz
  • Tel.: +41 41 819 20 65

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