Welcome the Regionaal Archief Alkmaar to The Commons!

We are very happy to welcome the Regionaal Archief Alkmaar to the Flickr Commons!


The Regionaal Archief Alkmaar, or Alkmaar Regional Archive is a historical archive in the province of North-Holland, in the Netherlands. They have a large collection of online and physical photos, maps, books, papers, archives and genealogical data. The institution is more than a hundred years old and has a mission to increase public access to its collection and awareness about the rich history of its region.

The Regionaal Archief Alkmaar also helps individuals, organizations and public institutions with their genealogical inquiries and research on historical subjects.

Kaart van de Polder Heerhugowaard
Gemaal aan de Huygendijk
Station Alkmaar
Margarinefabriek Kinheim

All the Regionaal Archief’s photos on Flickr are available under a public domain license and its team is planning to share more albums in the future! Meanwhile, be sure to check out its collection and contribute your knowledge through constructive comments on their photostream.

To learn more about the Regionaal Archief Alkmaar, visit their website (Dutch)