Njibrum Ismaila Collection [c1896-1930]

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 lexicon, and traditional Bamum calendars. The records have been dated c 1896-1930.
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  • Letter from King Njoya concerning taxes [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/97
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 13.4cm x 10cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Good; Comments: Includes the royal stamp of King Njoya. The contents of this letter will need to beverified in the future. Note that oil spill ...
  • Letter from King Njoya, with signature, in early script; enclosed in special...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/98
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1 (folded and enclosed in special document holder, sewn with palm raffia); Measurements: 13.4cm x 10cm; Dates ca. 1902; Script: Early script variant; Condition: Good; Comments: This is an important document which deserves future examinati ...
  • Letter from King Njoya [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/99
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 13.4cm x 10cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Good; Comments: Includes official stamp of King Njoya. Note that oil spilled on this book in the 1980swhile in NFONKAO Ousmanou’s hands and th ...