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Unique material

Atria was founded in 1935 and was then called the IAV. The Atria collection is one of the oldest collections on women and gender worldwide. The collection contains archives, egodocuments, magazines, biographical clippings, books, brochures, reports, theses, Oral History interviews, images and audio items, objects and documentation. More and more of this unique collection, is also accessible digitally!

Library and archive

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Friday: 11.00 – 17.00.

By appointment you can visit the library. You make a reservation via
We request that you register at the information desk with your name and contact details.

When you first visit, Atria’s information specialists will familiarise you with both the library and the archive. If you need help with collecting information, you can contact the information desk by phone + 31 20 3031 500 or by emailing Our information specialists are always glad to help you!

My account

By registering on the collection website of Atria you have some advantages, such as:

  • save favorites and view them later in your own account environment
  • view the status of any Copy Requests
  • book reservation
  • as a logged-in user with a subscription, you can also renew your books
  • change contact details
  • You can register by clicking on the profile icon in the top right corner next to the language flags.

Membership: become a subscriber?

Do you want to become a subscriber to Atria? Then go to 'Library membership' and fill out the form.

View archive documents

The inventory and description of all archives are accessible digitally. More than 30 archives have been fully digitized. Do you want to consult an archive? Go to 'consulting an archive' and fill out the form.

Request a copy or scan

If conditions permit it, you can order scans of magazine and articles along with sheet music and archive items, for 60 cents per page (a minimum charge of € 3). Requesting scans is only for your own private use, with acknowledgment of the source (author’s name, etc.) and if the digital copy is not distributed or stored.  

At the library, you can make A4 or A3 photocopies or scans yourself for 15 cents per page. 

You can request a copy by filling out the form attached to the collection item. On your account page, you can check the status of your request. 


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