Nji Mapon Collection [c 1900-1929]

Digital images of three manuscripts inherited by Nji Mapon, the daughter of King Njoya. The original manuscripts are dated c 1900-1929, and were produced as part of the Palace administration.
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  • Njibrum Ismaila Collection [c1896-1930]

    Collection Ref: EAP051/1/1/10
    Digital images of records created and received by Njibrum Ismaila, a secretary to King Ibrahim Njoya. The records include correspondence with King Njoya, writings on King Njoya’s teachings, writings on Christianity, accounts of Bamum history, Shümom lexico ...
  • Nji Ibrahimou Njoya Collection [c 1940s-1950s]

    Collection Ref: EAP051/1/1/11
    Digital images of illustrations and plans created by Nji Ibrahimou Njoya, a trusted advisor of King Ibrahim Njoya, and a master artist. The records consist of building sketches and an illustrated version of the story of the rat. ...
  • Nji Mama Nsangou Collection [1910-1946]

    Collection Ref: EAP051/1/1/12
    Digital images of records collected by Nji Mama Nsangou, cousin and trusted advisor to King Ibrahim Njoya. The records consist of writings on Bamum history, manuals of sorcery and medicine, inventories, records of savings organizations, and correspondence ...
  • Official Bamoun Palace Collection [c 1912-1975]

    Collection Ref: EAP051/1/1/13
    Digital images of records created and accumulated since the late nineteenth and early twentieth century under the direction of Sultan Ibrahim Njoya (r. 1889-1933), Sultan Seidou Njimolouh (r. 1933-1992), and the current Sultan Ibrahim Mbombo Njoya (r. 1992 ...
  • Registrar of judgment by King Njoya [ 1913-1929]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/1/1
    Leaves: 145; Pages: 289; Measurements: 28cm x 21cm; Dates 1913-1929; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Poor; Comments: The register appears to have been written by many secretaries as indicated by the various styles of hand writing. ...
  • List of Persons (Census) [1902-1912]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/1/2
    Leaves: 17; Pages: 32; Measurements: 27cm x 20cm; Dates ca. 1902-1912; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Brittle and decomposing paper; edges torn throughout; Comments: Acquired from Nji Mapon, heir of Mapon, daughter of King Njoya. The place and year of th ...
  • Book of the History of Bamum Kings originating in Rifum, including a chapter...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/1/3
    Leaves: 26; Pages: 51; Measurements: 22cm x 16cm; Dates ca.1900; Script: several early variants, prior to Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Poor; pages decomposing and brittle; Comments: The artistic work in the center of pages reproduce Bamum script characters in ...
  • Leather document bag [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/1
    Leaves:; Pages:; Measurements: 20cm x 14cm; Dates early twentieth century; Script:; Condition: Fair (two images of bag, front and back); Comments. ...
  • Leather cover of book (front and back) with two inserts: note on the book and...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/2
    Leaves: book covers plus two inserts; Pages:; Measurements: 16cm x 12cm (book covers); Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet with earlier variations and printed roman script (German); Condition: Good; Comments. ...
  • Christian book for Bamum people [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/3
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 13.4cm x 10cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Fair; Comments: Note that oil spilled on this book in the 1980s while in NFONKAO Ousmanou’s handsand this renders the pages blurry. Therefore, ...
  • Christian book for Bamum people [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/4
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 13.4cm x 10cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Fair; Comments: Note that oil spilled on this book in the 1980s while in NFONKAO Ousmanou’s handsand this renders the pages blurry. Therefore, ...
  • Christian book for Bamum people [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/5
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 13.4cm x 10cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Fair; Comments: Note that oil spilled on this book in the 1980s while in NFONKAO Ousmanou’s handsand this renders the pages blurry. Therefore, ...
  • Christian book for Bamum people [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/6
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 13.4cm x 10cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Fair; Comments: Note that oil spilled on this book in the 1980s while in NFONKAO Ousmanou’s handsand this renders the pages blurry. Therefore, ...
  • Christian book for Bamum people [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/7
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 13.4cm x 10cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Fair; Comments: Note that oil spilled on this book in the 1980s while in NFONKAO Ousmanou’s handsand this renders the pages blurry. Therefore, ...
  • Christian book for Bamum people [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/8
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 13.4cm x 10cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Fair; Comments: Note that oil spilled on this book in the 1980s while in NFONKAO Ousmanou’s handsand this renders the pages blurry. Therefore, ...