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TANAP: Towards A New Age of Partnership

in Archives, Research Projects

The National Archives of South Africa in Cape Town are one of the archives involved in the TANAP project. One of the projects goals  are in the preservation of the archives of the Dutch East India Company or VOC (Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie). This is a great starting point for anyone interested inlearning more about the VOC and research in this field.

This project also has a online or downloadable PDF list of the Cape Inventories pertaining to the VOC Archives.Inventories of the Orphan Chamber of the Cape of Good Hope are also searchable through TANAP.