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Almost 200 items, with over 35,000 facsimile images from rare texts on diplomatic missions, commercial relations, Ottoman state structures, military and naval history, Ottoman expansionism, piracy, and rulers. [1475-1874]
Items in the collection are written in English, French, German, Ottoman Turkish and more.
Documents collected by the scholar Krikor Guerguerian that are being digitized and in part translated. They include Ottoman materials, his personal works, and materials related to Armenians collected from European and American archives.
This website offers access to the diplomatic reports of Ottoman envoys in Belgium (1849–1914). Includes telegrams and periodic diplomatic reports by Ottoman diplomatic agents (dispatches, dépêches) in Brussels and replies and instructions by their superiors in Istanbul. The collection also contains some letters by Ottoman consuls in Belgium and by Ottoman ambassadors or ministers in other European capitals.