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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  • Early Bamum script characters identifying name of “Nji” [early twentieth...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/93
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 13.4cm x 10cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: script previous to Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Good; Comments: Note that oil spilled on this book in the 1980s while in NFONKAO Ousmanou’s handsand this renders the pages ...
  • Some teachings of King Njoya [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/94
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 28cm x 21cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Good; Comments: Note that oil spilled on this book in the 1980s while in NFONKAO Ousmanou’s handsand this renders the pages blurry. Therefore, t ...
  • Lexicon in Shüpamom [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/95
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 28cm x 21cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Good; Comments: The contents of this entry will need to be verified in the future. Note that oil spilled onthis book in the 1980s while in NFONK ...
  • Bamum calendar with schematics [early twentieth century]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/10/96
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 4 (folded); Measurements: 21cm x 28cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Good; Comments: Note that oil spilled on this book in the 1980s while in NFONKAO Ousmanou’s handsand this renders the pages blurry. The ...