Medieval manuscripts in Dutch Collections
Medieval manuscripts in Dutch Collections

Stadsarchief en Atheneumbibliotheek

Klooster 12
7411 NH Deventer
Phone: +31 (0)570 69 38 87

P.O. Box 351
7400 AJ Deventer
The Netherlands
Visiting hours:
Monday: 13.00-17.00
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 11.00-17.00
Thursday: 11.00-20.00
Saturday: 11.00-15.00
Stadarchief en Atheneumbibliotheek Deventer
How to reach us?

The walk from the Deventer train station takes about 10 minutes.

Number of manuscripts in the collection(s)

124 manuscripts, of which 7 have miniatures


All manuscripts are registered in PICA according to the manuscript format. Some are described in the database but are currently missing

Printed catalogues
  • J.C. van Slee, Catalogus der handschriften berustende op de Athenaeum-bibliotheek te Deventer. Deventer 1892.
  • L. Wierda, in samenw. met Ina Kok, Middeleeuwse handschriften uit het klooster Diepenveen. Tentoonstellingscatalogus, Deventer 2000.

Contact Person

Ina Kok, Head of the Manuscript and Early printed Books Department (

Phone: +31 (0)570 69 37 29 or +31 (0)20 692 85 32

Procedure for ordering manuscripts

Please address to, at least a week in advance

Copyright information

Copyright must be requested from this institution

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