Max Frisch Archive

Main content

The Max Frisch Archive preserves, digitizes and mediates Max Frisch's literary legacy.


  • Around 100 metres of archival holdings
  • Roughly 80-metre reference library


  • Correspondence
  • Typescripts
  • Notebooks
  • Architectural holdings
  • Newspaper and journal articles
  • Theatre documentation
  • AV media

Relevance of research and Public

Max Frisch (1911–1991) is one of Switzerland's most important authors and famous all over the world for his writing style and timeless themes. However, he also made his mark as a critical citizen and intellectual. The extensive holdings in the Max Frisch Archive enhance our knowledge of the author, resulting in new research projects and new forms of mediation. The holdings are accessible for academic, literary and publishing projects.

Current activities, projects

Use of the archive / online presence


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