Documentation regarding the Holocaust from archives in the Netherlands, 1930-1950

Language of Description
1 Jan 1930 - 31 Dec 1950
Level of Description
Record group
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Latin

Extent and Medium

680 microfilm reels

Archival History

The documentation gathered in the archives in the Netherlands is mainly from the National Institute for War Documentation (NIOD) and the Amsterdam Municipal Archives, as well as Het Nationaal Archief (the National Archives) and smaller archives throughout the Netherlands.

Scope and Content

The documentation deals with persecution of the Jews of the Netherlands, anti-Jewish orders and directives, the German authorities in the Netherlands during the war, Jews in camps in the Netherlands and the East, the Joodse Raad (Jewish Council) of Amsterdam, Jewish education, Jewish children, Jewish property, social welfare, Jewish culture, rescue, the Amsterdam police, betrayal of Jews, the Dutch government-in-exile, testimonies, trials of war criminals, reparations and restoration of Jewish property.

Finding Aids

  • Description of 85% of the files are available on IDEA ALM system at Yad Vashem Archives reading room

Existence and Location of Originals

  • National Institute for War Documentation (NIOD) The Amsterdam Municipal Archives Het Nationaal Archief other various small archives in the Netherlands

Existence and Location of Copies

  • YV archives

Archivist Note

JL according to the RG description in the YV system

Dates of Descriptions