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Gosteli Foundation

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The archives on the history of the Swiss women’s movement collects resources on the history of women in Switzerland.

Marthe Gosteli

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Born in 1917, the founder of the archives was committed to equality for women throughout her life.


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Archive materials from women’s organisations and associations and from individual women, publications, biographical notes, photographs, film and sound recordings: they all document the diverse work of Swiss women since the late 19th century.


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Here you will find information on the user regulations and learn how to plan a tour of the archives on the history of the Swiss women’s movement.

Support us

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Would you like to ensure that the archives of the many women who have done great things are preserved for future generations? Then why not support the Gosteli Foundation with a donation or by becoming a sponsor.


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We would be delighted to help you in your search for source materials. Make an appointment to come to see us at the archive, or contact us by telephone or e-mail.

Further informations

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