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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  • 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. ...
  • Historical notes [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/101
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 10cm x 6cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Fair; Comments: This document has not been fully examined in order to understand its contents. Notethat oil spilled on this collection in the 198 ...
  • Akauku mfemfe syllabary written out with numerals, along with some names ...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/103
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 13.4cm x 10cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Mfemfe; Condition: Good; Comments: The order here is not in its modern form and not complete by comparative examples. ...