Andreas Staehelin

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Andreas Staehelin (born November 20, 1926 in Zurich ; † November 20, 2002 in Basel ; reformed ; resident in Basel) was a Swiss historian .

life and work

Andreas Staehelin, son of the psychiatrist John Eugen Staehelin , studied history and German literature from 1945–1951. During this time he joined the Swiss Zofinger Association . In 1951 he received his doctorate with a dissertation on Peter Ochs . After several years of academic activity, archival internships in Munich and Paris and an assistant at the Basel University Library, he became an adjunct at the Basel-Stadt State Archives in 1961 . In the same year he completed his habilitation for Swiss history at the University of Basel. 1967–1991 he was state archivist for the canton of Basel-Stadt . In 1970 he also became an associate professor at the University of Basel. 1970–1973 he was head of the Historical and Antiquarian Society in Basel; 1978–1983 he presided over the General History Research Society of Switzerland. 1973–1991 he was the biennial editor of the Basler Zeitschrift für Geschichte und Altertumskunde .

Andreas Staehelin was married to the English language specialist and high school teacher Adelheid Wackernagel, a daughter of Hans Georg Wackernagel .

Works (selection)

  • Peter Ochs as historian (= Basel contributions to historical science ; Volume 43). Helbing & Lichtenhahn, Basel 1952, DNB 454817517 (Dissertation University of Basel, Faculty of Philosophy and History, [1952], 276 pages).
  • History of the University of Basel 1632–1818 , 2 volumes, Basel 1957
  • History of the University of Basel 1818–1835 , Basel 1959
  • Professors at the University of Basel from five centuries. Portraits and Appreciations , Basel 1960 (editor)
  • Helvetik , in: Handbuch der Schweizergeschichte, Volume 2, Zurich 1977, pp. 785–839
  • The Wildt'sche Haus in Basel. (Swiss Art Guide, No. 583). Ed. Society for Swiss Art History GSK. Bern 1995, ISBN 3-85782-583-9 . (With Brigitte Meles)
  • The history of the Basel State Archives. From the beginnings to the Rudolf Wackernagel era , Basel 2007 (posthumous), ISBN 978-3-7245-1488-6


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Schweizerischer Zofingerverein, Schweizerischer Altzofingerverein (Ed.): List of Members 1997. Zofingen 1997, p. 25. (Available in the Swiss National Library , call number SWR 1338.)