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All NNP/NNRC translated volumes are now available on the Online Publications page


Illustrating the Manhattan Purchase

Explore the many fanciful depictions of the fabled event


In the latest episode of our podcast "New Netherland Praatjes," historian Peter Van Cleave talks about about nineteenth-century scholar Francis Adrian van der Kemp and Van der Kemp's much-maligned attempt to translate the records of New Netherland ca. 1820. 

Interested in baking traditional Dutch cookies this holiday season? Try this recipe from food historian Peter G. Rose.

About the New Netherland Institute

For a quarter century NNI has helped cast light on America's Dutch roots. In 2010, it partnered with the New York State Office of Cultural Education to establish the New Netherland Research Center, with matching funds from the State of the Netherlands. NNI is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. More

The New Netherland Research Center

Housed in the New York State Library, the NNRC offers students, educators, scholars and researchers a vast collection of early documents and reference works on America's Dutch era. Directed by Dr. Charles Gehring. More


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