archival cluster of TANAP
- maintaining and protecting the
information in the VOC
- improving accessibility and thereby
the use of the VOC archives.
Activities involving physical preservation
are carried out within the framework of this primary purpose
and are aimed at conservation of the information in the archives.
VOC archives in their original
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within the archival
framework are based on the results
of a fact-finding mission to the repositories in
Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, South Africa and the Netherlands.
By VOC archives, one in principle
means only documents drafted or received by one of the units
of the VOC organization.
This boundary is sometimes vague, because many diverse archives
became mixed over the centuries.