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Written documents and picture material supplementing the holdings of the Zentralarchiv (Central Archive). Autographs, photos, printed materials and press clippings relating to art works and exhibitions of the collections
1. Autograph collection (3,000 individuals)
2. Documentation about art of the 19th and 20th centuries (20,000 artists)
3. Documentation about objects from the National Museums' collections which were removed during the war, lost and/or returned
4. Special collection on the collection of modern art in the former Kronprinzen-Palais and on the National Socialist "Degenerate Art" campaign of 1937
5. Special collection on "Proletarian Art - ASSO"
6. Documentation about the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (National Museums in Berlin)
7. Photography collection (historic pictures of the exteriors and interiors of the museums)
8. Poster collection
9. Private individuals (including museum staff since 1830, 2,100 files)