Research

The Allard Pierson is part of the Library of the University of Amsterdam. The heritage collections held at the Allard Pierson are available for consultation and research.

Material from the Allard Pierson collections can be consulted in the Reading Room. Various reference libraries are also available at Oude Turfmarkt.

Search portal

The Allard Pierson search portal provides access to various catalogues, image databases, general descriptions of collections, and inventories.

Research Room

Material from the Allard Pierson collections can be consulted in the Reading Room. Frequently consulted reference works are also available in the Reading Room, and in the Rosenthaliana, Book History and Mennonitica period rooms.

Reproductions

Subject to conditions digital photo’s from material of the Allard Pierson can be made.

Educational facilities

House rules

Items from the heritage collections of the Allard Pierson are often rare and valuable. That is why we have drawn up some house rules.