Archives & Special Collections

The Library’s collections are periodically augmented by donations or deposits from private persons or institutions. The Library’s mission is to conserve, preserve and enhance these specialised funds.

Maison de la paix Archives institutionnelles

Archives administratives et patrimoniales de l'IHEID, de l’Institut universitaire de hautes études internationales (IUHEI) et de l’Institut universitaire d’études du développement (IUED). 

Digital Collections Digital Collections @ the Library

Historic documents, texts, photographs and images on international relations.

Boris Souvarine Boris Souvarine Papers

Personal archives and research materials of B. Souvarine (1895-1984), a French communist activist, journalist and historian, pioneer of the studies on Stalin and the Soviet regime.

Affaires arbitrales Arbitration Cases

Archives of Professors in International Law at the Graduate Institute.

Ronald Dreyer Ronald Dreyer Rare Books Collection (XVII-XIXth c.)

A collection of old and rare books focused on diplomacy and peace-building, coming from a donation made in the memory of the alumnus Dr Ronald F. Dreyer (1950-2009) by his wife, in 2014.

Capital Market Capital Markets of the World 1850-2000

A unique collection of stock exchange lists covering more than 40 markets in all continents for 150 years.

Afghanistan The Afghanistan Collection

Archives for Afghanistan from Pierre Centlivres – Honorary Professor and former Director of University of Neuchâtel's Ethnology Institute (Switzerland) and his wife, Micheline Centlivres-Demont, ethnologist.

Indochina The Indochina Collection

Archives for Indochina from Alexandre Casella, former war correspondent and Director of Centre Asie (Centre for Asian Studies) in the 1970’s.

Henri-Philippe Cart Fonds Henri-Philippe Cart

Archives personnelles de H.-P. Cart sur l'Afrique du Sud, relatives à la mise sur pied d'une politique suisse visant à renforcer la société civile sud-africaine, encore sous le régime de l'apartheid.

DDC SDC Deposit Library

Publications of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), organ of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in Bern.

International Council on Human Rights Policy International Council on Human Rights Policy

Archives of the International Council on Human Rights Policy.

Alain Monnier Alain Monnier Papers

Archives of A. Monnier, ethnologist from Geneva, specialised in Papuan, Indonesian and Amazonian civilisations.

Christoph Eckenstein Fonds Christoph Eckenstein

Archives de la Fondation créée par C. Eckenstein pour l'étude des relations de la Suisse avec le Tiers-Monde et le soutien des activités de l'IUED. Ce fonds a été transféré aux Archives fédérales suisses.