Ton Koot

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Ton Koot (1907–1986) was secretary of the Amsterdam Rijksmuseum. He was vice-president of the Amsterdam Tourist Office and a prolific author. The Ton Kootpenning has been awarded since 1972 for services to the preservation of heritage and commitment to monument protection. [1]


Selected publications

Before 1940 the subject of his publications was Scouting and camping, later the history and attractions of Amsterdam. [2]



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  1. Ton Kootpenning voor Prof. Dr. Vincent van Rossem. De Erfgoedstem, 1 February 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2017.
  2. 10112: Collectie Ton Koot. Gemeente Amsterdam Stadsarchief. Retrieved 7 August 2017.