The Koenigs Collection: Archival sources

  • in the archives of the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Foundation
    -Board of Trustees Minute Books 1939-1950 and 1951-1965: manuscript originals.
    Complete transcription (in Dutch) of the minutes 1939-1950 and a selective transcription of the minutes 1951-1965. [Curatorium1939-1965.pdf, 430KB]
    Relevant passages regarding the Koenigs Collection are available in English translation. [enCuratorium1939-1965.pdf, 82KB]
    -Inventory book
  • in the old archives of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Correspondence about the Koenigs Collection, 1933-1949. Integrally accessible as a PDF document through the Inventory List Correspondence Koenigs Collection 1933- 1949 [enarchief1933-1949.pdf, 147KB]
  • in the Rotterdam City Archives, inv. no. GAR 181/789 in the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam
  • in the National Archives of the Netherlands, The Hague (archives of the Stichting Nederlandsch Kunstbezit)
  • in the Utrecht City Archives (archives of the Van Beuningen family, 1595-1984) in the Netherlands Institute for Art History (RKD), The Hague
  • with the descendants of F.W. Koenigs, including Jan van der Waals’s research archive
  • in the Bundesarchiv, Koblenz
  • in the Germanisches Nationalmuseum in Nuremberg (notebooks in the Nachlass Hans Posse)
  • in the Nationalbibliothek, Munich (Erhard Göpel archive)
  • in the National Archives, Washington (Nazi archives)
  • in the Fondation Custodia, Paris (Frits Lugt archives)

On the website of the claimant C.F. Koenigs (Franz Koenigs Official Site) there are various documents that were to a file (Rode Boek) accompanying her claim of 2001. There is also a selection of relevant documents from the Bundesarchiv in Koblenz.