Resources: Stadsarchief Amsterdam

City: Amsterdam | Province: North Holland |Country: Netherlands

  Notarial records of Amsterdam City Archives

With archives stretching over 32 kilometers long, the Stadsarchief (Amsterdam City Archives) collects and protects documents of historical relevance for the city of Amsterdam while organizing intriguing activities and temporary exhibitions.


Last Will of Petrus Stuyvesant (1639)

Read an English translation of the will Stuyvesant created in Amsterdam before his ocean voyage to New Netherland.

Notarial Archives

Explore the archives of the Amsterdam City Notaries: tens of thousands of thick books and collections of millions of documents containing mostly unknown details about Amsterdammers and their international networks.

Deposition of Govert Loockermans (1651)

Read an English translation of the deposition Loockermans made regarding the sale of his land in Manhattan.