NIOD’s archives and collections about war, the Second World War in the Netherlands and the Dutch East Indies, the Holocaust and other genocides in the 20th and 21st century are accessible for all interested parties. Digitally or in our reading room. 


Archives search engine providing access to more than 400 archives held by NIOD.

Imagebase WW2

This national imagebase contains more than 175,000 images about the Second World War.


NIOD’s library holds nearly 75,000 titles about war, the Holocaust and genocide.

Web projects

Resistance literature

Literature published illegally or clandestinely in the Netherlands during the Second World War.

Contemporary antisemitism

NWO project The dynamics of contemporary antisemitism in the Netherlands.

Youth magazines 1883-1950

A digital collection of nine youth magazines published between 1883 and 1950.