Archival records from Shrines of Accra: Witchcraft trial records at Nai, Korle and Sakumo We, Accra, Ghana (EAP540)

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  • Shrines of Accra: Witchcraft trial records at Nai, Korle and Sakumo We, Accra...

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1
    A collection of ledgers and folders containing information about trials held at the shrine of the sea goddess, Nae, in Accra, Ghana. The documents include trial records, correspondence, and related papers. The hard copies are stored in the library shelves ...
  • Ban on Drumming [1992-1996]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/1
    Bound ledger of information regarding the Ban on Drumming imposed on Accra before the harvest festival of Homowo by the Ga traditional authorities, including the Nae We Shrine (Accra, Ghana). The ledger also includes inserted loose material such as corresp ...
  • Correspondence [1975-2000]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/2
    An unbound collection of correspondences that relate to informtation regarding specific cases. Correspondences can include such things as attached notes, business cards, letters, complaints, service fees, etc. The correspondances are typically dated and no ...
  • Complain Book [1996-1997]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/3
    Bound ledgers of trials held in the courtyard of the Nae We Shrine (Accra, Ghana), including inserted loose materials such as correspondances and notes. It should be noted that in some case the loose materials that have been inserted in the ledger do not r ...
  • Evidence in Criminal Cases (book) [c 20th century]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/4
    A bound collection of pages in a book with information outlining the manner in which a court offical should go about extracting, gathering, handling, and using evidence in criminal cases. Owner of original material: Nae We Shrine, Accra, Ghana. ...
  • Function and Initiation Cards [1996-1999]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/5
    An unbound collection of various materials, documents and correspondences that are related to specific cases and specific. These materials include invitations, photographs, notes, etc. These materials are likely too large to attach to their corresponding c ...
  • Incoming Letters [1984-2003]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/6
    A number of unbound collections of letters and correspondences regarding specific events, occurrences, and cases that have been sent to Nai Wulomo by outside parties. It appears to be the case that these letters do not all have to do with cases that Nai Wu ...
  • Invitation and State Function Cards [1996-2002]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/7
    An unbound collection of various invitation letters and correspondence, which relate to events that individuals involved with specific cases have been invited to. These events include such things as regional sanitation inspections, birthday parties, case h ...
  • Invitation Letters [1993-1997]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/8
    An unbound collection of letters and correspondences that have been sent by the Nae We arbitration committeee to individuals involved with specific cases so as to invite them to the court so that they may take part in the trial proceedings. These letters i ...
  • Miscellaneous [1982-2002]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/9
    An unbound collection of various materials, documents and correspondences that are related to specific cases. These materials include arrest permits, photographs, formal complaints etc. These materials are likely too large to attach to their corresponding ...
  • Outgoing Letters [1992-2002]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/10
    A number of unbound collectiosn of letters that have been sent by members of the Nae We arbitration committeee to outside parties regarding specific cases. These letters typically include information regarding the nature of the case at hand, the names of t ...
  • Register of Letters [1990-2002]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/11
    A bound register of the letters written by the Nai We arbitration committeee. The register contains information regarding date that the letter was written, the hour that it was dispatched, the case number for which the letter had been written, the officer ...
  • Summons File [2002-2012]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/12
    A number of collections of unbound notices of summons that have been made by the Nae We arbitration committeee. Each notice identifies where the individual has been summoned, the case number, the charges that they have been summoned for, the date and time ...
  • Trial Ledger [1984-2013]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/13
    Bound ledgers of trials held in the courtyard of the Nae We Shrine (Accra, Ghana), including inserted loose materials such as correspondances and notes. It should be noted that in some case the loose materials that have been inserted in the ledger do not r ...
  • Arrest Permit/Arrest Permit Request [1986-1996]

    Collection Ref: EAP540/1/14
    A number of unbound collections containing arrest permit requests and arrest permits. The requests for arrest permits were written by the Nai We arbitration committeee on a standardized form and contain information regarding the individual for whom the per ...