Reserve Archives Collection [c 1895-1965]

Digital images of records created and accumulated by the Royal Bamum Palace 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). Materials range from c 1896-1965 and consist of writings on Bamum history, official records and correspondence of the Royal Palace of Bamum Kings, and a range of writings of artistic and scientific scope, such as calendars, maps, and manuals on medicine and love. Document bags and ephemera have also been photographed. The Reserve Archives collection is located in the office of late Sultan Seidou Njimolouh Njoya.

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  • Book of Jacob, with signature of ownership by Yeyap Jacob, Foumban

    File Ref: EAP051/1/2/215
    Leaves: 2; Pages: 4; Measurements: 13cm x 17cm; Dates: Unknown; Script: Roman script (Bamum language) printed with roman script (Bamum) notes in pencil; Condition: Good; Comments: References in handwritten section, in Bamum (roman script) to missionaries B ...
  • Leather book cover [1912-1919]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/2/417
    Leaves: 2 (front and back); Pages:; Measurements: 20.5cm x 25.5cm; Dates: 1912-1919; Script:; Condition: Fair; added to the original document are marking in French in black ink made at some point prior to the commencement of work by the Bamum Scripts and A ...