The Rotterdam City Archives manages 14 miles of archival documents, hundreds of thousands of books, newspapers, magazines, pictures, maps, film and sound recordings. The oldest piece dates from 1201, the latest piece is yesterday's newspaper. Find out how to get started in this vast amount of material.
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You can consult the documents from our collection for free. There are reproduction fees for personal or public usage.
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