Noord-Holland Archives and Libraries
Haarlem is the capital city of the province of Noord-Holland and thus the provincial archive is found in this city, see: Noord-Hollands Archief The Noord-Hollands Archief collects, preserves and makes available the documentary heritage of the province of Noord-Holland, the Kennemerland region (in particular the municipalities of Aalsmeer, Beverwijk, Bloemendaal, Haarlemmerliede en Spaarnwoude, Haarlemmermeer, Heemskerk, Heemstede, Uitgeest, Uithoorn, Velsen and Zandvoort), and of the provincial capital Haarlem.
At present only parts of this website are in English. If you can not find the information you are looking for, or if you do not understand any of the content, please contact the archive.They will do their best to answer all your queries.
Their mailaddress is: Postbus 3006
2001 DA Haarlem
If you prefer to e-mail them you can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Stadsarchief Amsterdam page describes the city archives of Amsterdam with one of the largest collections in the world including material from Dutch colonies.