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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  • 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 ...
  • "Lists of names and amounts owed, along with the transliteration of...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/9/113
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 22cm x 16.8cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku mfemfe in pencil; Condition: Fair; Comments: Written on paper from a school exercise book. ...
  • "Lists of names of people and Jangui contributions, along with Qur'...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/9/116
    Leaves: 5; Pages: 10 (several pages photographed as a single image); Measurements: 22cm x 16.8cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku mfemfe in blue ink (ball point pen) and pencil; Condition: Fair; Comments: Written on paper from a school exercise book. ...
  • List of individuals along with their children

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/11
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 7cm x 15cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe and Arabic script (partly in talismanic form); Condition: Good; Comments: No indication is given as to the actual identities of the individuals or their status. ...
  • "List of individuals along with the number of the King’s wives, as well...

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/70
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 15.3cm x 10cm; Dates The court note is dated 16 March 1931; Script: Akauku Mfemfe and roman script (English language); Condition: Poor; Comments: The “king” referred to here might be “Mfon Musa” was made a claim on the th ...
  • List of various individuals

    File Ref: EAP051/1/1/13/116
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 8.7cm x 7cm; Dates Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe and Arabic script; Condition: Poor; Comments: As is often the case, the Arabic numerals represented here at the “Eastern” Arabic numerals, as in the Qur'an, as opposed to ...