Official Bamoun Palace Collection [c 1912-1975]

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-present). The records consist of official Bamum Palace Records, Bamum histories and customs, lexicons, writings on Islam and Muslim prayers, communal savings records, correspondence concerning Nji Musa’s exile in western Cameroon, medicinal formulas, and notes on trade. The material predominantly dates from c 1912-1953, with a small subset of material dating from 1954-1975.
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  • Names of Warriors spanning from King Nsangou to King Njoya (continued)

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/166
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 21cm x 16.7cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku mfemfe; Condition: Good; stapled; Comments: This document has been used by the Bamum palace to settle disputes concerninglineage claims, most recently (2006) involving a disput ...
  • Lexicon Shümom-Shüpamom [28 May 1905]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/167
    Leaves: 2; Pages: 4; Measurements: 21cm x 14cm; Dates ca. 1975; Script: Akauku Mfemfe in blue and red pen; Condition: Good; Comments: Written on the reverse of some literature from the Eglise Evangelique du CamerounRegion Synodale Bamoun ...
  • Photocopy of Bamum script section of panel from drawn historical scene...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/168
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 29.7cm x 21cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe; Condition: Good; Comments: See APRB 1383 for copy of original ...
  • Historical scene depicting the battle between the Hausa and the Fulani during...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/169
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 30cm x 20.3cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe; Condition: Good; Comments: this is a reproduction, not original ...
  • Names of Pà ndà njine

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/170
    Leaves: 2; Pages: 4; Measurements: 21cm x 16.7cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku mfemfe; Condition: Good; stapled; Comments: This document has been used by the Bamum palace to settle disputes concerninglineage claims, most recently (2006) involving a disput ...
  • Names of Pà ndà njine continued

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/171
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 21cm x 16cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku mfemfe; Condition: Good; stapled; Comments: This document has been used by the Bamum palace to settle disputes concerninglineage claims, most recently (2006) involving a dispute ...
  • Names of Pà ndà njine continued

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/172
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 21cm x 16.4cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku mfemfe; Condition: Good; stapled; Comments: This document has been used by the Bamum palace to settle disputes concerninglineage claims, most recently (2006) involving a disput ...
  • Histories of various palace lineages and records of warriors [c 1940]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/173
    Leaves: 4; Pages: 8; Measurements: 21cm x 16.7cm; Dates ca. 1940s; Script: Akauku Mfemfe; Condition: Good; Comments: This document has been known and employed in disputes in the palace for severaldecades. It was at some point removed from the palace withou ...