2011 Additions to the Archive

2 February 2012

Here are the latest additions to the archive:

Maureen Cass (2004-2010)

The diary of an Australian, who came to the Netherlands in 2004. During her six year stay she visited many European countries,the Baltic, the Rhine Castles, Alaska and the Holy Lands. In the rare moments Maureen was staying at home, she welcomed visitors from Australia or wherever, who used her home as a stopover in Europe.

‘Riek’ Uittenbogaard (1913-2004)

A collection of private items, business related items, photos and documentation that belonged to a teacher who later became the director at the school for home economics in Waikabubak (Indonesian island Sumba, 1947-1951).Riek was sent by de Zending van de Gereformeerde Kerken in Nederland onder Heidenen en Mohamedanen (the Mission of Reformed Churches in the Netherlands amongst Pagans and Muslims).

Bob & Karen Coster-Unfried (1939-2007)

Private items and documentation that belonged to Karen Coster-Unfried who worked as a teacher for the Colegio Americano de Guatemala (1960-1961). Later she moved to the Netherlands were she taught at the American School of The Hague (1958-1971).

Darin Attard (2010-2011)

A Maltese, who came to the Netherlands in 2010 as a supporting spouse. During his one year stay in the Netherlands he worked for the Expatriate Archive Centre as a volunteer.

If you are of have been an expat, we would love to hear your stories and experiences too. You can enrich our archive by donating your personal letters, email exchanges, diaries of any kind, scrap books, tickets, old documents, photo albums and films etc.

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