Images, photographs, graphics
ETH Library has a wide variety of important analogue and digital image holdings, including photographs, graphics and paintings.
- Paintings and assemblages; murals which are part of "Art in Architecture"
- Portraits of professors, cycle on the history of technology and industry in Switzerland, landscapes and cityscapes, abstract art from the 1970s
- The digitized images can be searched for via E-Pics Art Inventory (external link)
Collection of Astronomical Instruments
- Historical collection of instruments from the former Eidgenössische Sternwarte in Zurich
- Geodesic surveying instruments, astronomical, optical and timing devices, mathematical models
- The approximately 300 objects are searchable as 360° views on E-Pics Collection of Astronomical Instruments (external link)
Earth Science Collections
- 3D scans of fossils, minerals and rocks from Switzerland and all over the world in the Earth Science Collection (external link)
- Searches via E-Pics Earth Science Collection (external link)
ETH Zurich's Collection of Prints and Drawings
- Switzerland's largest collection of printed works and drawings from the 15th century to the present
- Focus areas: old masters and Swiss prints from the 20th century
- Searches via Graphische Sammlung Online (external link)
- More than three million historical photographs, postcards, aerial pictures, portraits and much more in the Image Archive. Digitized images can be searched for via the Knowledge Portal and E-Pics Image Archive Online (external link).
- Digitized images of plants, insects and habitats by nature photographer Albert Krebs can be searched for via E-Pics Animals, Plants and Biotopes (external link).
Max Frisch Archive
- Max Frisch's personal papers: photographs, paintings and drawings in the Max Frisch Archive (external link)
- Digitized plant, insect and habitat photographs by leading nature photographers such as Albert Krebs and Hans R. Reinhard can be searched for on the platform E-Pics Animals, Plants and Biotopes (external link). Original petal analyses by Hans R. Reinhard can be searched for on the platform e-manuscripta (external link).
- Digitized, graphic, individual pages from valuable books and journals from the second half of the 15th century to the early 20th century
- Searches via the Knowledge Portal and E-Pics Rare Books (external link)
Thomas Mann Archive
- Thomas Mann’'s personal papers: photographs, paintings and drawings in the Thomas Mann Archive (external link)