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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Leaves:; Pages:; Measurements: 20cm x 14cm; Dates early twentieth century; Script:; Condition: Fair (two images of bag, front and back); Comments. ...
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. ...
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, ...
Leaves:; Pages: Front and back images; Measurements: 6.5cm x 4cm; Dates Early twentieth century; Script: the designs on the bookmark might be inspired by Bamum script characters; Condition: Good; Comments. ...