Provisional Inventory of the Archives of the VOC Establishments Malabar, Coromandel, Surat and Bengal and Legal Successors (so - called "Dutch Records") (1647 - ) 1664 - 1825 ( - 1852)
Lennart Bes
©2002
Nationaal Archief, The Hague
This inventory is written inEnglish.
Fonds specifications
Title:
Provisional Inventory of the Archives of the VOC Establishments Malabar, Coromandel, Surat and Bengal and Legal Successors (so - called "Dutch Records")
Period
(1647 - ) 1664 - 1825 ( - 1852)
Fonds Code:
-
Extent:
64 lin. m.
Repository:
Tamil Nadu Archives Chennai
Record Creator (origination):
VOC Establishment Malabar and legal successors;
VOC Establishment Coromandel and legal successors;
VOC Establishment Surat and legal successors;
VOC Establishment Bengal and legal successors
Abstract:
The records comprise the remnants of the administration of the VOC factories in Cochin, Nagapatnam/Pulicat, Surat and Chinsura/Hooghly, headquarters of the establishments of Malabar, Coromandel, Surat and Bengal respectively, and their legal successors. They cover the period 1643 - 1852. The archives of Cochin are relatively complete and include the records of the orphan chamber. With regard to Surat and Chinsura/Hooghly, only fragments of the administration have survived. Hardly anything remains of the records of Nagapatnam/Pulicat.