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Introduction

This Database of VOC Documents intends to contain the descriptions of all individual documents of the Dutch East India Company (VOC, 1602-1795) all over the world.

The description of the millions of VOC documents will take many years.
Up till now, this database contains about 100,000 descriptions of the records sent from the VOC establishments in Asia and South Africa to the
Board of Directors of the VOC in the Netherlands. These incoming documents from Asia, called Overgekomen Brieven en Paperen (OBP), comprise the most frequently studied series of the National Archives of the Netherlands.

The search options of the database are:

Additionally, you can save your research results in your personal workfolder. These results can be downloaded and printed.