Historisch Centrum Overijssel

  • Overijssel Historical Center


Eikenstraat 20
8021 WX


+(31) (0)38 - 426 63 00

Records Management and Collecting Policies

The archives of the Historisch Centrum Overijssel stem from government agencies in Overijssel and Zwolle or private collections such as the City of Zwolle, provincial government, courts, notaries, land registry, public works, taxes and civil registry. Or even businesses, agricultural cooperatives, trade unions, foundations, churches, families and societies.

Archival and Other Holdings

The Historisch Centrum Overijssel manages nearly 20 kilometers of archives, 15,000 charters (official documents on parchment), over 15,000 maps, prints, posters and drawings and about 150,000 photographs.

Finding Aids, Guides, and Publication

The online search engine of the Historisch Centrum Overijssel can be found here.

Opening Times

The Historisch Centrum Overijssel is open from Tuesday to Thursday from 9am to 5pm and on Friday from 9am to 1pm. The reading room is open on Tuesday and Wednesday from 9am to 5pm and on Thursday from 9am to 9pm.

Reproduction Services

It is possible to make reproductions of photocopied files, or make prints of microfilm and microfiche. The staff at the information deks can make reproductions of original records for you. Not all materials can be reproduced because of its.

Since early 2014, it is possible to create your own digital reproductions, there are several scanners available to convert the materials to a digital file.