Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations

Collections - Donations

The Institute collects primary source materials such as manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, photographs and the like, as well as rare books, pamphlets and serials. We usually do not collect press clippings or copies of documents readily available elsewhere (more about the collection profile).  If you would like to discuss a possible donation, please get in touch with one of the following persons.

To support the institute in other ways, you can join the Friends of the IISH.

Africa - Stefano Bellucci
Australia/New Zealand - Huub Sanders
Central Asia - Touraj Atabaki
Economic history - Jacques van Gerwen

Eastern Europe - Gijs Kessler
Germany - Huub Sanders
International organizations - Huub Sanders
Latin America - Rossana Barragán

Middle-East - Touraj Atabaki
Netherlands - Frank de Jong
North America - Frank de Jong

Press Museum - Niels Beugeling
Russia - Gijs Kessler
South Asia - Willem van Schendel

South East Asia - Eef Vermeij
UK - Huub Sanders
Western/Central-Europe - Frank de Jong