An indispensable part of the IHLIA collection consists of archives from private individuals and organizations that play or have played a major role in the struggle for homosexual/lesbian emancipation.
Without IHLIA, this part of the cultural heritage would have been lost forever.
Archives at the IISH
A number of individuals, organizations and thematic archives are accommodated in the International Institute of Social History (IISH) in Amsterdam
The Schorer Library
Lawyer J.A. Schorer was the Netherlands’ first gay activist
The Van Leeuwen Library