Modern Archives of the Archives du Palais des Rois Bamoun [c1896-1975]

This sub-fonds represents the materials housed as part of the Modern Archives of the Archives du Palais des Rois Bamoun. The following collections are contained within the Modern Archives: Nji Mapon Collection, Nji Ntuoyu Collection, Nji Nghouh Hamza Collection, Nji Ngoutane Collection, Nji Musa Collection, Gibril Aliyu Collection, Nji Ngaput Collection, Nji Yacouba Nchare Collection, Nji Mbouombouo Ousmanou Mantum Collection, Njibrum Ismaila of Njintut Collection, Njoya Ibrahimou Collection, Nji Mama Nsangou Oekekou Collection, and the Palace Collection. Materials range from c 1896-1975 and concern writings on Bamum history, official records, correspondence, journals, and papers on a variety of subjects.

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  • Record Book of People in Bapa (Bangwi Division), 1933

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/3
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 24.4cm x 22.3cm; Dates 1933; Script: Akauku Mfemfe and roman script (French language); Condition: Poor; Comments: On back is letter in French language ...
  • Elaborate Drawings by NJI NGÂPUT

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/7/13
    Leaves: 9; Pages: 17; Measurements: 22.2cm x 17.1cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe (ready “Njoya”) inside King Njoya’s seal and a caption of “Lion” in roman script (English language); Condition: Good; Comments: ...
  • Bamum sketchings and historical notes [c 1940s]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/7/14
    Leaves: 23; Pages: 44; Measurements: various sizes; Dates ca. 1940s; Script: Akauku mfemfe in pencil and various ink colors; some roman script (Bamum language);Arabic script; typed letter in roman script (French); Condition: Good (although torn on some pag ...
  • Famous story of the Rat illustrated and narrated [c 1940s]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/11/5
    Leaves: 1; Pages: divided into 16 panels (photographed in entirety with 16 close up photographs of theindividual panels in correct order); Measurements: 50cm x 64cm; Dates ca. 1940s; Script: Akauku mfemfe in colored pencils and pen; Condition: Good; Commen ...
  • Envelope addressed to NJI MAMA from GBETNKOM Jacob [01 Nov 1931]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/12/84
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 14.6cm x 11.5cm; Dates November 1931; Script: Akauku Mfemfe; Condition: Good; Comments: Envelope with stamps; NJI MAMA’s note says that the letter inside was from ISSA requesting medicine ...
  • Request to PEMBURA regarding NTENTIE; Nji Mama’s adds his notes in Bamum script

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/12/532
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 15cm x 12.5cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Original letter in Akauku Mfemfe in pen with Nji Mama’s notes added later in AkaukuMfemfe in pencil; Condition: Good; Comments: ...
  • Envelope addressed to “Tikonmbaful” Mama in Njintüt, from NGUPAYU Mani Bah in...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/12/641
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 12cm x 9.3cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Roman script (Bamum language); Condition: Good; Comments: Address here is typical: “Yi pua Lewa Tikonmbaful Mama Nzintud (This is the letter ofTikompaful Mama Njintüt) A fa na me Mani ...
  • Some old styles of writing

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/137
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 18.2cm x 15.6cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Rii Nyi Mfù Men, Akauku Nyiet, and Akauku Mfemfe; Condition: Poor; Comments: The blue ball point pen notes on this manuscript were probably added by DayouEmmanuel in the early 1980s ...
  • Manuscript of NJOYA Mohalim Nouredine Mohamed Ben El-Hadj Sin of Manka...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/153
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 25.8cm x 16.1cm; Dates 1971; Script: Akauku Mfemfe and Arabic script; Condition: Very good, with tearing and staining in the upper right hand corner; Comments: The document is decorated and multicolored. Apart from the va ...