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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  • Registrar of judgment by King Njoya [ 1913-1929]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/1/1
    Leaves: 145; Pages: 289; Measurements: 28cm x 21cm; Dates 1913-1929; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Poor; Comments: The register appears to have been written by many secretaries as indicated by the various styles of hand writing. ...
  • List of Persons (Census) [1902-1912]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/1/2
    Leaves: 17; Pages: 32; Measurements: 27cm x 20cm; Dates ca. 1902-1912; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Brittle and decomposing paper; edges torn throughout; Comments: Acquired from Nji Mapon, heir of Mapon, daughter of King Njoya. The place and year of th ...
  • List of People

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/2/6
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 24cm x 17 cm; Dates unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe; Condition: Poor; Comments: Twenty names are listed, with no other information available ...
  • Register of Judgments from 1912 to 1919

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/4/1
    Leaves: 46; Pages: 92; Measurements: 28cm x 21cm; Dates 1912-1919; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Good; Comments: Author unknown ...
  • Shümom word list and various designs

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/14
    Leaves: 11; Pages: 22 (with many blank pages numbered here); Measurements: 17.7cm x 10.8cm; Dates; Script: Akauku Nyiet and roman script (for German language); Condition: Poor; Comments: Originally a German address book, this was subsequently turned into a ...
  • List of People

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/21
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 19cm x 16cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe and Arabic numerals; Condition: Fair (torn in original form); Comments: ...
  • List of Medicinal Herbs and some little animals

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/23
    Leaves: 2; Pages: 3; Measurements: 11.4cm x 10.5cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe on printed paper in roman script type (French language); Condition: Poor; Comments: ...
  • Lists of People and amounts of money contributed

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/30
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 11.2cm x 10.4cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Nyiet in pen and pencil; Condition: Good; Comments: ...
  • List of People who must contribute money

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/37
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 16.2cm x 9.8cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe, Akauku Nyiet, and Arabic script; Condition: Fair; Comments: ...
  • List of People contributing money along with information regarding Fonmu and...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/41
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 17cm x 13cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe and Arabic script; Condition: Very Poor (ripped); Comments: ...
  • List of good fellow warriors

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/45
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 20.7cm x 16.3cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe and Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Fair (torn edges); Comments: ...
  • List of Names of People

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/46
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 14.8cm x 8.3cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe and Arabic numerals; Condition: Fair; Comments: ...
  • List of People and Arabic script

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/47
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 19cm x 14cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Arabic script and Akauku Mfemfe; Condition: Fair; Comments: Arabic script not yet identified ...
  • List of Names of various People

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/65
    Leaves: 2; Pages: 4; Measurements: 21cm x 16cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe and Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Fair; Comments: ...
  • List of Names of People

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/5/72
    Leaves: 2; Pages: 3; Measurements: 17.4cm x 13.3cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe; Condition: Fair; Comments: ...