Archief Collectie IAV - Atria , Archivaris Annette Mevis

Since it was founded in 1935, Atria has collected the archives of women and their organisations. It now manages more than 700 different archives of both individuals and groups, which occupy some 1,500 linear metres. The oldest archive dates from 1870 and new ones are still being added. In these archives, you will find diaries, letters, manuscripts, drawings and books of photographs, etc.

Viewing items from the archives

The description of each archive is available online, and more than 30 archives have also been digitalised. If you would like to come and see archival materials, please make an appointment by emailing

Donating archival materials

Atria is always looking for exceptional archives. For further information, please contact the archivist by emailing

List of archives