First of all, whatever your area of interest may be, you will be able to consult and cross-reference the online catalogues of our principal institutions for national heritage: http://www.vallesiana.ch/. It is the gate to all digital research on the Valais, its society, the land and its history... it is a good starting point for research on your roots.
For more precise information on Valais emigration, whether you are interested in the history of your family or that of emigration from the Valais in general, you will find the basic information below.
My family historyYou are searching for your roots? You are wondering how to undertake research to find out more about the history of your family? You would like to know what genealogical resources you will need to find your ancestors? You have come to the right place. More...
History of Emigration from the ValaisYou like history and are interested in the Valais emigration? You would like to know the circumstances under which your ancestors lived and understand the reasons for their departure? You would like to know which sources and books contain information about the issues related to emigration from the Valais? Here, you will find all the tips you need to guide your research.