'Rimi (Nyaturu) Box 5: Testimonies and notes, Wahi I-XXXVD'.

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Manuscript notes taken on various subjects following interviews with people, (detailed list in box). Topics include spread of Islam, religious movements, omens, bees and honey, house building, beer, crafts, artefacts, econom, divorce and family relationships, genealogies, sacrifice of wild animals, ornaments. Summary of Dung'unyi Research 1963. Notes and report of seven weeks spent in Singida District (Oct-Nov 1963) researching the Dung'unyi area/village. Printed books in the Girimi language including catechisms, Gospels of Luke and John, Christian materials produced by the British and Foreign Bible Society, Pentecostal Church etc., adult literacy primers, some in Swahili. Bibliographies, Nyaturu word lists and notes on languages, correspondence concerning research c.1969-1966.

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