Websites in our database
This is a selection of the websites you will find in the database.
The list consists of all the current databases in the customized google search engine. In some cases there is a specific database name besides the general description. This is because only a certain part of the database is being searched by the search engine.
- Atlas of Dutch Brazil maps the mutual heritage of The Netherlands and Brazil
- Atlas of Mutual Heritage offers maps, drawings, prints and paintings of locations related to the Dutch East India Company (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie, VOC) and the West-Indische Compagnie (WIC)
- Cultural Heritage Connections offers Dutch and foreign partners access to knowledge and expertise concerning international heritage projects. The database contains all kinds of detailed information on MCH projects, sites, countries and experts.
- Gahetna.nl represents the rich and extensive collection of records of the National Archive of the Netherlands. More than 110 kilometres of documents, 14 million photographs and almost 300,000 historical maps are available through the website.
- Historici.nl is the website for anyone who is seriously interested in Dutch history. Here you will a wide range of historical sources, an overview of the most important news and events.
- The image database of maps and atlases of the University of Amsterdam library and Royal Dutch Geographical Society
- Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KILTV) is specialized in collecting information and advancing research on the present and former Dutch colonies and their surroundings since 1851.
- MoWIC aims are the research on and the conservation of the cultural heritage of the former Geoctroyeerde West-Indische Compagnie (1621-1675) and of the Tweede West-Indische Compagnie (1675-1792), together known by the name Dutch West India Company, the WIC.
- The New Netherland Institute (NNI) focuses on America’s Dutch history.
- The Memory of the Netherlands is an image library making the online collections of museums, archives and libraries available.
- Indonesia independency 1947 – 1953
- Pioneer photography from the Dutch Indies
- Moluccan history and culture in pictures
- The Dutch East Indies in photographs, 1860-1940
- Colonial World Fairs
- Atlantic World
- Travel reports of sea heroes and adventurers of the 16th and 17th century
- Description of the Dutch Caribbean
- This site provides access to the raw data and documentation which contains information on the slave trade from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
- In 2000, the National Archive launched the Towards a New Age of Partnership (TANAP) programme with archival services in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India and South Africa. The main objective of TANAP was to promote international cooperation regarding proper management of mutual cultural heritage.
- The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database has information on more than 35,000 slave voyages that forcibly embarked over 12 million Africans for transport to the Americas between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries.
- The VOCsite is built around an extensive database on about 2000 ships that sailed for the Dutch East India Company (VOC).
- This database contains information concerning sea-voyagers upon ships between 1700 and 1795 who sailed to the Orient.
- The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam is an independent centre of knowledge and expertise in the areas of international and intercultural cooperation.
- In 2009 the Netherlands and New York celebrated 400 years Dutch-America relations. Henry Hudson 400 collected information on the celebration as well as on the history between the two countries.
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This website is part of, and is managed by, The Netherlands Institute for Heritage.
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