The Royal Library is the Dutch National Library based in The Hague, founded in 1798. It contains diaries, memoirs and various publications of and about Willem Oltmans. This archive is available online.
The National Archives, based in The Hague, is the largest public archive in the Netherlands. For almost a thousand years, history of the Netherlands has been stored in 125 kilometers of documents, maps and pictures. It functions in a formal sense as a general government archive for the Netherlands and as a government archive in south holland.
This archive includes parts of the archives of foreign affairs, photographs, pieces about Willem Oltmans etc. This archive is available online.
Beeld en Geluid
The Netherlands Institute for Visual and Sound (Beeld en Geluid) is an audiovisual archive with museum functions located in Hilversum. It contains various footage, including television shows in which Willem Oltmans was a guest, documentaries and interviews. This archive is available online.
The Pressmuseum was merged with the Dutch Institute of Sound and Vision in 2017. The former location is closed on June 19, 2017 and moved to the building of Beeld en Geluid in Hilversum.
Correspondence between Willem Oltmans and his publisher Wim Hazeu, a number of typoscripts and various documentation related to his diaries. This archive is available online.
John F. Kennedy Library
The library and its museum were initiated in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter in the presence of members of the Kennedy family.
There is a memo prepared by Willem Oltmans for Kennedy’s Security Advisor W.W. Rostow, report of a meeting between Luns and John F. Kennedy, and correspondence about Soviet relations. This archive is available online.
Books about Willem Oltmans
Willem Oltmans Stichting
The “Willem Oltmans Foundation” manages the literary legacy of the journalist and writer Willem Leonard Oltmans (Houses, June 10, 1925 – Amsterdam, September 30, 2004). The main activity of the foundation is to publish, in close collaboration with the publisher Papieren Tijger, the diaries (“Memoires”) by Willem Oltmans
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