Netherlands Archives Hands Over Digitized Dutch Colonial Maps Of Guyana

Posted by admin on Apr 16, 2010

The National Archives of the Netherlands yesterday presented the Walter Rodney National Archives of Guyana with digital copies of Dutch colonial maps of Guyana at the National Archives building on Homestretch Avenue.

The handing over is part of a collaboration between the two countries aimed at expanding history and moving the local archives into the 21st century, Culture, Youth and Sport Minister Dr Frank Anthony said.

Making the presentation to Dr Anthony was Dr Roelof Hol, Director of the Mutual Cultural Heritage National Archives of the Netherlands.

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