Here is an overview of the new sources, websites, and news about archives announced last month.
- Population registers (family cards) of The Hague and Loosduinen for the period 1913-1939 are now available in better quality at the website of the The Hague City Archives. The index was corrected and new full-color scans were made. Scans including people born less than 100 years ago are not shown.
- Census records and population registers of Boxtel between 1810 and 1938 are now available at the Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum website.
- The records of the hospital in Grave (1291-1965) have been digitized and are available at the Brabants Historisch Informatie Centrum website.
- An index of church membership records of Steenwijk is now available at the Steenwijk archives website.
- 319 films of Zeeland have been added to the Zeeuws Archief website.
- Transcriptions of church records of various places in Goeree-Overflakkee (Sommelsdijk, Middelharnis, Ooltgensplaat, Oude Tonge) have been published at Hogenda. Click Bronnen and then go to the place of interest.
- Registration cards of people sent to the pauper colonies between 1896 and 1901 are now available via the Drents Archief and WieWasWie. The cards include photos. At the Drents Archief, click on “uitgebreid zoeken” and filter for “signalementskaarten.” At WieWasWie, search for the person of interest and then filter for Organization “Drents Archief” and Document type “Vestiging en vertrek.”
Archives, libraries, and societies
- Archives in the Netherlands have reopened, most by appointment only. Check the website of the archives for regulations regarding distancing, times, and other measures.
- The Breda City Archives are closed for renovation. [Source: Stadsarchief Breda]
- The Holland Society of New York opened its membership to include all direct descendants of New Netherland residents. It is no longer restricted to the male line only. [Source: Facebook]
- The Peace Palace Library published a research guide for treaties.
- The archives of the Historisch Archief Haarlemmermeer are being transferred to the Noord-Hollands Archief. There is a (Dutch) page with an overview of genealogical records for Haarlemmermeer.