Rotterdam photographs, prints, drawings, topographic maps, postcards, posters, albums, films and sound recordings.
Search for a specific person or family member.
Search through historical municipal and private archives of Rotterdam
Building plans of premises that were built in Rotterdam and the formerly independent municipalities.
Database of the National Archives of the names of crew members of Dutch East India Company (VOC) vessels during the period 1700-1794.
A large collection of books, magazines, annual reports and other published documents from and about Rotterdam and the surrounding region.
Scans of municipal directories of Rotterdam containing names of companies and individuals covering the period 1808 – 1939.
Search articles about Rotterdam and surroundings in daily and weekly newspapers from the period July 1993 - December 2009 (and order).
Extracts from deeds drawn up by civil-law notaries in the region of Rotterdam between 1585 and 1811 and for Ridderkerk even as late as 1915.
Digitised versions of the Rotterdam Yearbook from 1888 to present contain a wide variety of articles and features about the history of Rotterdam.
All editions of the Rotterdamsch Nieuwsblad that were published between 1929 and 1946 inclusive.
Street names in Rotterdam that still exist or are no longer used, with background information as determined by the mayor and aldermen in Rotterdam and their predecessors.