The links on the left frame lead to the results of TANAP research and to new instruments that give easier access to the VOC archives. The results of capacity building and preservation projects are reported elsewhere.

  • News keeps you updated about TANAP and VOC issues.
  • Events reports about happenings related to TANAP, like conferences.
  • Documents provides you with transcriptions of series of VOC documents including a search facility and an introduction. In the short run these transcriptions are limited to records from Cape of Good Hope.
  • Inventories holds a list of finding aids of all record groups in the Netherlands, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Malaysia and the United Kingdom that jointly make up the archives of the Dutch East India Company.You can browse the individual inventories or search in all inventories together.
  • Database of VOC documents is the gateway to your research. The database contains descriptions of VOC documents and the place where you can find them. The search options include a virtual reconstruction of the archives of the main establishments.
  • Tanap research informs you about research in the framework of TANAP as well as the Ph.D. candidates and their supervisors at universities in Asia , Africa and Europe.


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