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VOC LINKS


Sources

  • Scans of VOC records free to download; already 3.2 million available
    The Dutch National Archives is scanning the records of the VOC that were sent from the VOC-establishments in South Africa and Asia to the Netherlands. These were copies to inform the board of directors of the VOC, the Heeren XVII
  • Atlas of Mutual Heritage (English and Dutch)
    The Atlas of Mutual Heritage is an expanding data-bank containing a survey of former Dutch settlements in the East and West, and illustrative material of these settlements (maps, paintings, drawings, prints and photos).
  • Uitgevaren voor de Kamers (Dutch)
    700.000 servants of the VOC sailing to Asia: names, place of origin, profession, ship, date of departure and return, death, payments and personal information mentioned in the Scheepssoldijboeken 1700-1794. The results are linked to Dutch Asiatic Shipping
  • VOC Sea Voyagers (English)
    700.000 servants of the VOC sailing to Asia: names, place of origin, profession, ship, date of departure and return, death, payments and personal information mentioned in the Scheepssoldijboeken 1700-1794. The results are linked to Dutch Asiatic Shipping
  • The VOC Site (Dutch)
    Database of 2000 VOC ships with additional data plus extensive information about the history of the VOC, establishments, governors-general, publications, dozens of links and a glossarium on ships, navigation and the VOC.
  • VOC Glossarium (Dutch)
    Search on-line the explanation of uncommon expressions used in VOC documents.
  • Dutch Asiatic Shipping (English)
    4700 ships sailing to Asia and 3400 ships returning to the Netherlands 1695-1795. Names of ships and master, place and date of departure and return, place and date of arrival and departure in Cape and Asia, type of ship and many other details.
  • Dutch Asiatic Shipping (Dutch)
    4700 ships sailing to Asia and 3400 ships returning to the Netherlands 1695-1795. Names of ships and master, place and date of departure and return, place and date of arrival and departure in Cape and Asia, type of ship and many other details.

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