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

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative / Biographical History

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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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

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