|Netherlands Institute for War Documentation|
The task of the NIOD is: to collect, keep, make accessible and available archives and collections about the Second World War in the Netherlands and in the Dutch East Indies; to conduct academic research; and to provide information to government bodies, private individuals and organisations that issue allowances.
The NIOD has more than 2,000 metres of archival material: more than 350 archives ranging from the archives of the administration of the German occupying forces, Jewish, Nazi and illegal organisations to documents about prison camps in the Netherlands. The NIOD collection contains not only important parts of the original camp administrations from the prison camps in Amersfoort, Vught and Westerbork, but also diaries and other documents from and about these camps. Important parts of the original camp archives are also kept by the War Aftercare Department of the Netherlands Red Cross.