Archival records from Bamum script and archives project: saving Africa's written heritage (EAP051)

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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 ...
  • Short history of Sakue, granddaughter of King Ngapna

    File Ref: EAP051/1/2/67
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 8cm x 12cm; Dates: Unknown; Script: Akauku Mfemfe script in pencil; Condition: Good; Comments: possibly referring to a letter written by Ngapna to Fifen ...
  • Charge of theft of money signed by King Njoya [26 Jan 1920]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/2/195
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 14.5cm x 17cm; Dates: 26 January 1920; Script: Akauku Mfemfe in pencil and blue pencil; Condition: Good; Comments: Includes a large signature of King Njoya, made like an official stamp, over the body of the letter ...
  • Writings of Usman DAN FODIO in Hausa language

    File Ref: EAP051/1/2/233
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 1; Measurements: 15cm x 17cm; Dates: Unknown; Script: Arabic script in black native ink; Condition: Good; added to the original document is a numeral in pencil made at some point prior to the commencement of work by the Bamum Scripts and ...
  • History of Kings and Queens following Nchare Yen and other stories [c 1907-1908]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/2/494
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 14cm x 17.5cm; Dates: ca. 1907-1908; Script: Bima and Lerewa in native black ink; Condition: Good; added to the original document are markings in the French language in pencil made at some point prior to the commencement ...
  • List of Bamum men sent to prison at Dschang [08 Apr 1905]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/2/959
    Leaves: 1; Pages: 2; Measurements: 24cm x 21cm; Dates: 1925; Script: Akauku Nyiet in purple ink, with numerals subsequently added in black ink; slight Arabic script; Condition: Fair (taped); added to the original document are markings made at some point pr ...