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What is the procedure for doing archive research in the reading room?

Everything you need to know about your first visit to the reading room can be found in ‘Visiting the reading room’.
If you don’t know whether what you are looking for is in the Nationaal Archief, take a good look round this website first. Under ‘Q and A’ you will find FAQs and research guides on many different subjects. If you are still not sure, please feel free to ask us a question using the ‘Contact form’ button at the bottom of the screen. This will save you a wasted trip. is a website of the National Archives of The Netherlands in cooperation with the Society for the National Archives and Spaarnestad Photo.
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