Visiting archives

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IntroductionArchives in the Netherlands are public and accessible for free. The employees are available to ask questions, but they do not do the research for you. Most of them understand English, but it is wise to bring someone along who speak Dutch to interpret the documents for you. Some archives have a genealogical correspondent who will do … [Read more...]

Types of archives

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In the Netherlands there are different types of archives:National archives Provincial archives Local archives: Regional archives Municipal archives This articles explains the differences between the archives and where to go for your research. … [Read more...]