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Temporarily Unavailable

Some collections may be temporarily not available for consultation. This can occur if documents are being reinventorised, receiving conservation treatment, being digitized, due to shortage of stack space, or renovation.

For questions about this material please contact ask@iisg.nl.


The following archival collections are not available for consultation:

• Freundeskreis Carl von Ossietzky - until January 2016
• Hamon, Augustin Frédéric Adolphe – until June 2016
• Hotz, Charles - until March 2016
• Kleine Korrespondenz (from SPD Archives) - available on microfilm only, until January 2016
• Liebknecht, Wilhelm - until January 2016
• Motteler, Julius - invnr 1-3051 available on microfilm only, until January 2016
                                - invnr 3052 - 3066 until January 2016
• Nationaal Arbeids-Secretariaat (NAS) - until February 2016
• Socialist League- until January 2016
• Familie Nepveu - until February 2016
• Geoctroyeerde Colonie van Berbice (Guyana) - until February 2016
• Hope, Thomas - until February 2016
• Negotiatie Essequebo en Demerary - until February 2016
• Plantage Oud Bellevue - until February 2016
• Plantage Klein-Pouderoyen - until February 2016
• Plantages Vossenburg, Wayampibo en Vredesteyn - until February 2016


The following library collections are not available for consultation:

• Kashnor, Leon (Britse sociale geschiedenis) - can be consulted by appointment only.
• Agrarisch Nieuwsblad,
    1940 (ZF 17437) - until December 2015
• Amsterdamsche Courant,
    1689: 24 mei, 14 juni 1690: 3 juni, 11 juli, 22 juli (PM 111) - until December 2015
• De bode : orgaan van den Bond van Nederlandsche Onderwijzers,
    1891-1945 (ZK 49002 + ZF 65828) - until 1 april 2016
    (1892-1925 + 1928-1930 + 1931-1942 are only available on microfilm)
• De fabrieksarbeider,
    1907-1942 (ZF 17079)  - only available on microfilm - until December 2015
    1945-1949  (ZF 30328) - until December 2015
• Grafisch weekblad : orgaan van den Algemeenen Ned. Typografenbond,
    1906-1942  (ZF 17299.x ) - only available on microfilm - until 1 april 2016
    1945- 1955 (ZF 31325) - until 1 april 2016
• Links front. Orgaan van de Arbeiders Theaterbond Holland,
    1934 (PM 7590) - until December 2015
• Mercurius: orgaan van de Vereniging van Handelsbedienden Mercurius enz.
    1887- 1922 + 1926-1940 (ZK 17296) - until 1 april 2016
    1923-1925 (ZF 17153) - until 1 april 2016
• Ons vakbelang. Orgaan van Alg. Ned. Typografenbond.
    1892-1905 (ZF 17266.x, ZK 17512.x) - only available on microfilm - until 1 april 2016
• Onze strijd : orgaan van de Algemene Nederlandse Bond van Handels- en Kantoorbedienden. 
    1906-1940 (ZK 17464.x + ZF 17236.x) - only available on microfilm - until 1 april 2016
• De metaalbewerker orgaan van den Metaalbewerkersbond in Nederland,
    1894-1941 (ZF 17156.x ) - only available on microfilm - until December 2015
    1945-1950 (ZF 30636) - until December 2015
• Vereenigt u,
    1909-1942 (ZF 17280.x) - only available on microfilm - until December 2015
    1945-1950 (ZF 31228) ) - until December 2015
• De vrije socialist: sociaal-anarchistisch orgaan
    1898-1940 (ZF 17473.x ) - only available on microfilm - until June 2016


The following audiovisual collections are not available for consultation until January 2016:

• BG GC5/638-649          Trade unions Indonesia
• BG GC5/422-629          Political exiles Indonesia
• BG GC3/327-330          Vakbonden Nederland
• BG GC6/599-747          Dienstmeisjes Duitsland
• BG GC3/100-189          Anarchists Spain
• BG GC2/518-586          Communisten Nederland
• BG GC1/551-569,571   Vakbonden Nederland       
• BG GC3/379-483          Vakbonden Nederland       
• BG GC6/930-989          Prostituees Nederland
• BG GC6/756-827          Communisten Nederland
• BG GC8/724-738          Marxisten Nederland
• BG GC10/497-505        W. Harich
• BG GB1/134-232          Februaristakers Nederland
• BG GB1/877-890          Socialisten Nederland
• COLL00059                   Oral History Project Azerbaijan
• BG V1/40-67                  Labour Turkey