Special collections

These archives are only available for consultation in the Special Collections study room by prior appointment (at least a week in advance via +31 (0)70 3339777 or

Archives from the Special Collections will be weighed if deemed necessary. In this case a sticker will be attached stating the measured weight. By signing for the archive you agree to the measured weight. When you hand in the archives to the archivist he/she will check if the measured weight corresponds to the initially registered weight. In the case of a discrepancy which cannot be explained the RKD has the right to check the visitor’s working material. The safety care coordinator will be informed if there is any indication that something is missing from the consulted archive. If this is the case then we may check the video images for evidence.