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.
'The History of Adamawa...' by Hauptmann Karl Strumpell
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 2294
- Dates of Creation1956
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description88 ff.
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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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