New Amsterdam Stories: Part Three New Amsterdam Stories: Part Three    |   By Veronica Baas
For this final installment of a three part blog series, The John Adams Institute talked with Ellen Fleurbaay, head of Presentation and Participation at the Stadsarchief Amsterdam, to hear about the Amsterdam side of this project.  New Amsterdam Stories is a project carried out by three different partners: the New York City Municipal Archives, the New Netherland […]
December 19, 2016



New Amsterdam Stories: Part Two New Amsterdam Stories: Part Two    |   By Veronica Baas
For this second installment of a three part blog series, The John Adams Institute talked with Dennis J. Maika, Senior Historian with the New Netherland Institute, who is one of the scholars who guides the project. ‘New Amsterdam Stories’ is a collaboration between the New Netherland Institute, the New York City Municipal Archives and the […]
December 12, 2016



New Amsterdam Stories: Part One New Amsterdam Stories: Part One    |   By Russell Shorto
In this first installment of a three part blog series, Russell Shorto writes about his experience with the New Netherland archives. Since the Dutch founded one of the original European colonies in America, and since its capital was none other than a little island called Manhattan, it might be reasonable to suppose that Americans would […]
December 5, 2016