A Guide to Dutch Manuscripts Relating to New Netherland is a catalog of primary source material located in repositories throughout the United States. The purposes of the Guide are to 1) describe relevant documents and collections and 2) provide researchers with their location. Originally compiled in 1977 and 1978 by Dr. Charles Gehring, the Guide was updated in 2010-2012.
o Dr. Gehring's original Guide can be found here in PDF format.
o An updated version (unfortunately the links to the library catalog no longer work) of the Guide that incorporates recent findings, with hyperlinks to available online translations, transcriptions, and manuscript images is available here.
Arent van Curler & the Flatts
History, Archaeology & Art illuminate a Life on the Hudson
A Tour of New Netherland
Wander a lost world stretching from Connecticut to Delaware
Kiliaen van Rensselaer
A biography by Janny Venema
De Hooges Memorandum Book
A chronicle of Rensselaerswijck, c. 1648–1656
What Was New Netherland?
An introduction to the people and places of Dutch North America
For over three decades, 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
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. More
By supporting NNI you help increase awareness of the 17th century Dutch colony of New Netherland and its legacy in America.