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'The History of Adamawa...' by Hauptmann Karl Strumpell

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MSS. Afr. s. 2294

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The History of Adamawa compiled from verbal information by Strumpell, Hamburg, 1912, English translation; contains pencil endorsement by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene, This is a copy of the document I found in Resident's Library, Maiduguri, typed for me by Levi Ohorego, 1956.


  • 1956


88 ff.

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MSS. Afr. s. 2294

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CMD ID 4398

Biographical / Historical

Hauptmann K. Strumpell, originally from Bavaria, worked in the German colonial administration in Togoland before his transfer in 1906 to North Cameroon as Imperial Resident of Adamawa, where he developed an admiration for Fulbe culture.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene on 26th June 1995.
'The History of Adamawa...' by Hauptmann Karl Strumpell
Paul Davidson
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