Foundation Jules Verne Archive and Library

Purpose of the foundation

The Stichting Jules Verne Archief en Bibliotheek (Foundation Jules Verne Archive and Library), formally established on 4 January 2005, aims to “set up, manage and maintain a library, consisting of publications in the broadest sense, that may be of interest to the members of the Dutch Jules Verne Society”.

Logo: Archive

Archive / Library

At this moment (November 2005), the library contains over 2000 items of all kinds. An extensive databse has been created and is constantly updated. It contains among others:

Board of directors

The members of the board of directors of the foundation are:

Frits Roest, president
Cees Moonen, secretary
Gerrit Boers, treasurer

For more information, you can contact the archivist:

Frits Roest
Archivaris Jules Verne Genootschap
Haselweg 18
6721 ME Bennekom
The Netherlands
tel. +31 (0)318-418875

Selection from the archive

On this website, we present a unique, regularly updated selection of items from the Jules Verne archive.

Catalogues

The Jules Verne Archive regularly publishes catalogues of the objects in its collection. So far, the following catalogues have appeared:

  1. Catalogue I: Newspaper and magazine articles, from 1866–2006
  2. Catalogue II: Foreign objects, from 1858–2006