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Boxes 1-2

PROJECT FILE FOR BETI SOCIETY STUDY, 1966-1974

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, drafts, research notes, outlines, resumes, and bibliographies related to Frederick Quinn's project to write a history of Beti society in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The history is an unpublished dissertation, entitled "Changes in Beti Society, 1887-1960" (University of California, Los Angeles, 1970). See box 17 for a bound copy of the dissertation.
Box 1

Project correspondence

 

General

 

Tsala, Abbe Theodore, 1968-1971

 

Zoa, Jean, Archbishop of Yaounde, Cameroun, 1967

 

Drafts (incomplete) of "Beti Society in the Nineteenth Century," by Frederick Quinn

 

Notes

 

General

 

Notecards

 

Notebooks

 

Bibliographies

 

Resumes

Box 2

Outlines, chronological and topical

 

Miscellaneous

Boxes 3-9

CHRONOLOGICAL SERIES, 1822-1961

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Photoprints, photocopies, and typewritten transcripts of documents in the British Public Record Office, the Cameroun National Archives, and the Institut de Recherches scientifiques du Cameroun, and photoprints and photocopies of selected pages of French and German publications, collected by Quinn during the 1960s, arranged chronologically by date of document or publication, with undated documents contained in the folders marked undated. A partial list of documents and publications contained in the 1916-1950 folders, prepared by Quinn, is contained in the first folder.
See also: Declassified U.S. Government Records, 2016 January release of records.
Box 3

List (partial) of documents in 1916-1950 folders

 

1822

 

1827-1828

 

1829-1830

 

1832-1833

 

1885

 

1889-1890

 

1892(?)

 

1894-1900

Box 4

1901

 

1903-1908

Box 5

1909-1919

 

1902-1921(?)

 

1922-1923

Box 6

1924-1933

 

1933

Scope and Contents note

Chef de Region Cournaire. "Note sur les coutumes des populations de la region du Nyong et Sanaga," typewritten transcript.
Box 7

1934-1945

Box 8

1946-1951

Box 9

1952-1961

 

Undated

 

General

 

Dugast. "Documents recueillis en pays Mangisa (Documents collected in the Land of the Mangisa)"

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint of typescript.
 

Sheikh al-Islam (Six Months Ago)

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of untitled manuscript in North African Arabic with English translation attached.
 

Talinde. "Quelques fétiches des Ewondo (Fetishes of the Ewondo)"

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint of typescript.
Boxes 10-12

COLLECTED UNPUBLISHED WRITINGS, 1903-1968

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Holographs, typescripts, transcripts, photoprints, photocopies, and carbon copies of unpublished writings in English, French, and Ewondo, for the most part prepared or collected in response to inquiries made by Quinn among the inhabitants of the Yaounde Region of the Cameroun, arranged alphabetically by author or title.
Box 10

Atangana, Charles. "Discussion of the Evolution of the Role of Chief in the Yaounde Region of the Cameroun," 1929, 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typewritten transcript with photocopy and carbon copies in French, with an introductory note entitled, "Charles Atangana and the Ewondo Chiefs: A Document by Frederick Quinn."
 

Atangana Amengue, Henri

 

"Definitions of Forms of Sorcery among the Beti," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Holograph and typescript in French.
 

"Le tam-tam ou 'Nkoul' (The Tom-Tom)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Holograph and typescript with carbon copy in French.
 

Atangana, Abbe Tobie. "Nti Angono Woo (Zee) (The Leopard Named Zee)," circa 193?, 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typewritten transcript in Ewondo with French translation by Abbe Theodore Tsala.
 

"Benediction nuptiale de la jeune fille par ses parents (Nuptial Blessing of a Young Girl by Her Parents)," undated

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in Ewondo and French.
 

Betene (also: Beteyene and Beteyne), Abbe Pierre

 

"Le Chant dans la vie traditionnelle du Beti (Song in the Traditional Life of the Beti)," circa 1967-1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

"D'une generation a une autre: etude des changements survenues dans notre societe depuis 25 ans (From One Generation to the Next: A Study of the Changes Occuring in Our Society Over the Past Twenty-Five Years)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

"Enquete sur les Beti du Sud-Cameroun (An Investigation of Beti Society in the Southern Cameroun)," 1967

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French and Ewondo.
 

Bikoa, Materne and Pierre Betene. "La Musique Traditionnelle en pays Beti (Traditional Music in the Land of the Beti)," 1967, undated

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy and photocopy in French and Ewondo, with an introductory note by Frederick Quinn.
 

Bikoa, Materne. "An Investigation of the Evolution of Beti Society," 1967

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

"Biographie de Charles Atangana Ntsama, Chef superieur des Ewondo (Biography of Charles Atangana Ntsama, Chief Superior of the Ewondo)," circa 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in French.
 

"Chant (Les Ewondo pleurent Atangana Ntsama) (Chant: The Ewondo Weep for Atangana Ntsama)," undated

Scope and Contents note

Carbon copy of typescript in Ewondo and French.
 

Chilver, E. M. and P. M. Kaberry. Draft notes on "The Kingdom of Kom (West Cameroun) in the 19th Century," 1964

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of typescript.
 

"Les croyances des Beti a travers la semantique et les maximes (Religious Beliefs of the Beti as Revealed in Their Semantics and Maxims)," undated

Scope and Contents note

Carbon copy of typescript in French and Ewondo.
 

Ebogo, Abbe Apollinaire

 

"Les Beti (The Beti)," 1967

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French and Ewondo.
 

"Les Beti, supplement aux recherches sociologiques sur les 'Beti de Nnanga' (The Beti: Supplement to the Sociological Research on the Beti of Nnanga)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French with a letter, list of questions, and a list of project expenses attached.
 

"Remarques sur les 'Notes sur les coutumes des populations de la region du Nyong et Sanaga,' par Cournaire (Remarks on the 'Notes on the Customs of the People of the Nyong and Sanaga Region,' by Cournaire)," 1933 December

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

Embolo, Abbe Laurent. "Rapport a l'enquete sur les Betis (Report on the Inquiry about the Beti)," 1967

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

Essomba, Abbe Frederick. "Religion traditionnelle (Traditional Religion)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Mimeograph in French.
 

"Le fétichisme et la guerison en pays Bassa (Fetishism and Herbal Medicine in the Land of the Bassa)," undated

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

Foudda, Max Abe. "Histoire des Betis (Ewondo) (History of the Ewondo Beti)," 1967

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in French and Ewondo.
 

"Genealogie de la tribu Mbid' Ambani (Genealogy of Mbid' Ambani Tribe)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French and Ewondo.
 

"Genealogie generale de la tribu D'Enoa (Genealogy of the D'Enoa Tribe)," undated

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French and Ewondo.
 

"Genealogy of the Nda-Bod Mvog Amougui Mbezele, or Mvog Elomo," undated

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

Laburthe-Tobra, Philippe. "Essai de synthese sur l'histoire des populations dites 'Beti' de la region de Minlaba (sud du Nyong) (Essay on the History of the Beti of the Minlaba Region [South of the Nyong])," 1973

Scope and Contents note

Mimeograph of a communication in French.
 

"Le mariage des Beti et ses differentes sortes (The Variety of Marriages among the Beti)," undated

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French and Ewondo.
 

Mballa Foe, Martin. "Genealogie generale de la tribu Mvog Amougou (Genealogy of the Mvog Amougu Tribe)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in French; notes of an interview with Owono Ndi Cyprien attached.
 

Mvondo, Marcel, II

 

"Une image de l'Afrique precoloniale (A Description of Pre-Colonial Africa)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Carbon copy of typescript in French.
 

"De la poesie camerounaise (Camerounian Poetry)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in French and Ewondo.
 

"Le 'nken' (The Nken Bell)," undated

Scope and Contents note

Carbon copy of typescript in French and Ewondo.
Box 11

Onana, Ambroise Alfred Marzavan

 

"Genealogie des Beti (Genealogy of the Beti)," 1967

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint of holograph in Ewondo; holograph and carbon copy of typescript French translation by Onana.
 

"Genealogie generale de la tribu Mvog-Amugu (Genealogy of the Mvog-Amugu Tribe)," 1967-1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in Ewondo; holograph and typescript with carbon copy French translation by Onana.
 

"Minkana/Paraboles (Proverbs)," 1967-1968?

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in Ewondo and French, and partial holograph in Ewondo and French.
 

"Les rites fétichistes anciens des Ewondo (Fetish Rites of the Ewondo)," 1967-1968?

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint of holograph in Ewondo; holograph and typescript with carbon copy French translations by Onana.
 

"Open Letter to Pope John XXIII from the Diocesan Clergy of Yaounde, Cameroun," 1960 October 6

Scope and Contents note

Carbon copy of typescript.
Box 12

"Principaux instruments de musiques des Beti (Principal Musical Instruments of the Beti)," undated

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

"La procedure du mariage au sein de certaines familles cotieres du Cameroun - La dot (The Marriage Customs of Certain Coastal Families of the Cameroun - The Dowry)," undated

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

"Situation sociale de la femme chez les Beti (The Social Status of Women among the Beti)," undated

Scope and Contents note

Carbon copy of typescript (incomplete) in French and Ewondo.
 

The, M. S. de. "Influences des femmes sur l'evolution des structures sociales chez les Beti du Sud-Cameroun (The Influence of Women on the Evolution of the Social Structure of the Beti of the Southern Cameroun)," 1965 March

Scope and Contents note

Typewritten transcript with carbon copy of a thesis presented to the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, VIe Section, University of Paris.
 

Tjamag, Louis. "Le foot-ball au Cameroun (Soccer in the Cameroun)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

Tsala, Abbe Theodore

 

"Benedictions et maledictions (Benedictions and Maledictions)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in French and Ewondo.
 

Description of Beti society, 1968

Scope and Contents note

Untitled typescript with carbon copy beginning "Geographie et Populations (Geography and People)...," in French and Ewondo.
 

"Charles Atangana Ntsama"

Scope and Contents note

Carbon copy of typescript in French.
 

"Curriculum vitae de l'abbe Theodore Tsala Etono (Biography of Abbe Theodore Tsala Etono)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

"Le gouvernement des Beti (The Government of the Beti)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

"Interdits (Interdictions)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French and Ewondo.
 

"Monseigneur Francois Xavier Vogt," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in French.
 

"La mort de Zibi Ngomo et les sacrifices humains (The Death of Zibi Ngomo and Human Sacrifices)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript in French.
 

"Les noms des jours (The Names of Days)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in French and Ewondo.
 

"Organization Judiciaire (Organization of the Judiciary)," undated

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in French and Ewondo.
 

"Les parents et les enfants: Bebonde ai bon (Parents and Children)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copies in French and Ewondo.
 

"Principales valeurs sociales des Beti (Principal Social Values of the Beti)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in French.
 

"Regles de vie sacerdotale (Rules of Priestly Life)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copies in French.
 

"Des vedettes de l'evangelisation du Cameroun (Prominent Figures in the Evangelizing of the Cameroun)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Typescript with carbon copy in French and Ewondo.
 

Vieter, P. "Erinnerungen aus Kamerun, 1890-1903 (Recollections of the Cameroun, 1890-1903)," circa 1903

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of typewritten transcript in German.
 

Vincent, Jeanne-Francoise and Abbe Theodore Tsala. "Mort, revenants et sorciers d'apres les proverbes des Beti du Sud-Cameroun (Death, Ghosts, and Witches, Based on Proverbs of the Beti of the Southern Cameroun)," 1968

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of typescript in French.
 

Wars among Beti Tribes, circa 1968

Scope and Contents note

Untitled typescript with carbon copy in French.
 

Miscellaneous

Scope and Contents note

Partial manuscripts in French and Ewondo.
Box 13

ORAL INTERVIEWS, 1967-1968

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten and typewritten transcripts, notes, and correspondence related to oral interviews conducted, for the most part, among Beti tribal elders by Quinn, arranged alphabetically by name of interviewee.
Box 13

Atangana, Francois. Near Mbalmayo, 1967 May 2

 

Atangana Amengue, Henri. Mfou, 1968 April 5, 18, May 26

 

Ateba, Albert and Philibert, 1968 April 19

 

Betayene, Jean Faustin. Yaounde, 1968?

Scope and Contents note

"Conversation Concerning Colonial Occupation and the Independence Movement in Cameroun History."
 

Binzi, Benoit. Near Yaounde, 1968 May 14, 26

 

Bissome Dza, Paul (Bisso Mezda, Gotefried), 1968 March 18, 26

 

Brunchweg, Henri, 1968 June 1

Scope and Contents note

Notes on conversation.
 

Essomba, Abbe Frederick. Mbalmayo, 1968 March 14

 

Fonda, Max Abe. Mkolbewa, 1967 December 23, 1968 January 6

 

Mballa Foe, Martin and Owona Nde Cyprian. Mbalmayo, 1968 March 14-15

 

Mbida, Mr. and Mrs. Andre Marie. 1968 July 28

 

Mbida, Mbelle, 1968 February 15

 

Mebe, Pierre, 1967-1968

Scope and Contents note

April?, May 10, June 30, July 7, 12, 14, 20, 22, August 6, November 1, 8, 16, and December 21, 1967; February 8, 22, 1968.
 

Messie Alogo. Mfou, 1968 April 4, 12

 

Okah Mbana Fabian, Fouda Ngono Jean, Ayissi Nsimi Laurant, Ahanda Ayissi Etienne, and Alima Etoundi Charles. Ngondemezap, 1968 March 18

 

Onana Mbida, Hubert. Ngomedzap, 1968 March 19, August 5-7

 

Ondoua Awoumou, Laurent. Near Mbalmayo, 1968 March 14, 31

 

Owono, Joseph, 1968 July 8

 

Tsala, Abbe Theodore. Mvolye, 1968

Scope and Contents note

February 13, 15, 17, 22, 24, March? 2, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 7, 22, 24, May 1, 5, 14, 30, June 6, July 6, 10, 14, and August 1, 1968.
 

Ze, Daniel, 1968 April 13

 

Ze, Marie-Jean, 1968 April 4

 

Zoa, Archbishop Jean. Yaounde, 1967 November 30

Boxes 13-16

PUBLISHED MATTER, 1893-1970

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Transcripts, photoprints, photocopies, offprints, resumes, and translations of periodical literature, books, and other printed matter in English, French, German, and Ewondo, collected by Quinn, in part from the London Library of the Royal Geographic Society, arranged alphabetically by author or title.
Box 13

Alexandre, Pierre. "Proto-histoire du groupe beti-bulu-fang: essai de synthese provisoire (Proto-History of the Beti-Bulu-Fang Group: An Essay)," 1962-1963

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Atangana, Charles

 

"Aken So (le rite So) chez les Yaoundes-Banes (The 'So' Rite among the Yaoundes-Banes)," Anthropos, 1942

Scope and Contents note

Typewritten transcript in French and Ewondo.
 

"Lebenslauf Karl Atangana/Curriculum Vitae de Charles Atangana (Life of Charles Atangana)," selection from Heepe (ed.), Yaounde-Text, 1919

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy in German; typescript transcript in French.
 

"Avec Charles Atangana: Une page d'histoire camerounaise (With Charles Atangana: A Page from Camerounian History)," L'Effort Camerounais, 1958 May 10

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Binet, Jacques

 

"Budgets familiaux des planteurs de cacao au Cameroun (Family Budgets of Cacao Planters in the Cameroun)," 1956

Scope and Contents note

In L'Homme d'outre-mer (The Man Over-Seas) series of the Conseil superieur de la Recherche sociologique outre-mer (Council on Over Seas Sociological Research). Photocopy.
 

"Groupes socio-professionnels au Cameroun (Socio-Professional Groups in the Cameroun)," Cahiers Internationaux de Sociologie, XXIV, 1958

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Bot Ba Njock, Henri Marcel. "Preeminences sociales et systeme politico-religieux dans la societe traditionnelle Bulu et Fang (Social Preeminence and the Political-Religious System in the Traditional Society of the Bulu and Fang)," Journal de la Societe des Africanistes, 1961

Scope and Contents note

Offprint.
 

Buell, Raymond Leslie. The Native Problem in Africa, 1928

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of selected pages.
 

Chilver, E. M. "Nineteenth Century Trade in the Bamenda Grass-fields, Southern Camerouns," Afrika und Ubersee, XLV, 1961

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Chilver, E. M. and P. M. Kaberry

 

"From Tribute to Tax in a Tikar Chiefdom," Africa, XXX, 1960

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint.
 

"Traditional Government in Bafut, West Cameroun," The Nigerian Field, XXVIII, undated

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Dark, Philip. "Notes on the Eton of the Southern French Cameroons," Man, LV, 1955

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
Box 14

Dominik, Hans

 

Vom Atantik zum Tschadsee: Kriegs-und Forschungs-fahrten in Kamerun (From the Atlantic to Lake Chad: Voyages of War and Discovery in Cameroun), 1908

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint of selected pages with French translation.
 

Kamerun: sechs Kriegs-und Friendensjahre in den deutschen Tropen (Cameroun: Six Years of War and Peace in the German Tropics), 1901

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint of selected pages with English translation.
 

Dankelmann (ed.). Mittheilungen von Forschungsreisenden und Gelehrten aus den Deutschen Schutzgebieten (Information from Explorers and Scholars in the German Protectorates) , 1889-1890

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of selected pages.
 

Dussercle, Roger. Du Kilima-Ndjaro au Cameroun: Monseigneur F.-X. Vogt (1870-1943) (From Kilimanjaro to the Cameroun: Monseigneur F.-X. Vogt [1870-1943]), 1950

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint of selected pages.
 

Franqueville, A. "Naissance et analyse d'un paysage urbain: Yaounde (Birth and Analysis of an Urban Landscape: Yaounde)," 1967

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of typescript.
 

Haberer. D. "Jaunde (The Ewondo)," Kamerun, undated

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint of selected pages.
 

Heepe, M. (ed.). "Jaunde-Texte von Karl Atangana und Paul Messi (Ewondo Texts of Charles Atangana and Paul Messi)" in Abhandlungen des Hamburgischen Kolonialinstituts (Transactions of the Hamburg Colonial Institute), 1919

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint in German and Ewondo; manuscript and typescript with carbon copies of French translation.
Box 15

Institute Geographique National (Yaounde) Service Geographique (Brazzaville). Map of Yaounde, Republique du Cameroun, 1960

 

Kaberry, Phyllis M.

 

"Retainers and Royal Households in the Cameroons Grassfields," Cahiers d'Etudes Africaines, 10, 196?

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

"Traditional Politics in Nsaw," Africa, XXIX, 1959

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Kaberry, P. M. and E. M. Chilver. "An Outline of the Traditional Political System of Bali-Nyonga, Southern Cameroons," Africa, XXXI, 1961

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Morgan, C. Durch Kamerun von Sud nach Nord. Reisen und Forschungen im Hinterlande 1889 bis 1891 (Across the Cameroun from South to North. Travels and Studies in the Interior from 1889 to 1891), 1893

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint of selected pages; typescript French translation.
 

Nekes, Hermann

 

"Jaunde und seine Bewohner (Sudkamerun) (Yaounde and Its Inhabitants [Southern Cameroun])," Koloniale Rundschau, 8, 1912

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint with English translation.
 

"Totemistische manistische Anschauungen der Jaunde in ihren Kultfeiern und Geheimbunden (Some Views about Death-Worship and Totemic Symbols in Ewondo Cult Rites and Secret Societies)," Koloniale Rundschau, 9, 1913

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint with French and English resumes.
 

Vier Jahre im Kameruner Hinterland (Four Years in the Cameroun Hinterland), 1912

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint.
 

Passarge, S. "Die Geschichte der Erforschung und Eroberung Kameruns (History of the Exploration and Conquest of the Cameroun)," Beitschrift fur Kolonialpolitik, Kolonialrecht und Kolonialwirtschaft (Note on Colonial Policy, Colonial Law, and Colonial Economy) edited by the Deutschen Kolonialgesellschaft (German Colonial Society), 1908

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint with French translation.
 

Pogge von Strandmann, H. "The German Role in Africa and German Imperialism: A Review Article," African Affairs, 69, 1970

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

"Die politische Organisation der Eingeborenen und ihre Verwendung fur Verwaltung und Rechtsprechung im Schutzgebiet Kamerun (The Political Organization of the Natives and Its Use for General Administration and the Administration of Justice in the Cameroun Protectorate)," Amtsblatt fur das Schutzgebiet Kameroun (Official Gazette for the Cameroun Protectorate), 1910

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Puttkamer, Jesko von. Gouverneursjahre in Kamerun (The Governor's Years in the Cameroun), 1912

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint with French resume.
 

Rechte, Otto. "Das abia-Glucksspiel der Jaunde und die Darstellungen auf den Spielmarken (The 'Abia' Game of the Ewondo with a Description of the Game Pieces)," Mitteilungen aus dem Museum fur Volkerkunde im Hamburg (Communication of the Folklore Museum in Hamburg), IX, 1924

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint.
 

Rubin, Harry R. Germans in the Cameroons, 1884-1914: A Case Study in Modern Imperialism, 1938

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Schnee, Heinrich (ed.). Deutsches Kolonial-Lexikon (German Colonial Encyclopedia), 1920

Scope and Contents note

Photoprints of selected articles.
 

Skolaster, Hermann. Die Pallottiner in Kamerun. 25 Jahre Missions-arbeit (The Pallotine Fathers in the Cameroun. Twenty-five Years of Missionary Work), 1924

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint.
Box 16

Tessmann, Gunther. Die Pangwe, Volkerkundliche Monographie eines West-afrikanischen Negerstammes (The Pangwe Ethnological Monograph of a West African Tribe), 1913

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint with French translation.
 

Tsala, Abbe Theodore

 

"L'abbe Tobie Atangana, l'un des huit premiers pretres camerounais (Abbe Tobie Atangana, One of the First Eight Cameroun Priests)," Spiritus, 8, 1961

Scope and Contents note

Typewritten transcript.
 

"L'opinion d'un pretre camerounais sur la dot (The Opinion of a Camerounian Priest on the Dowry)," 1953

Scope and Contents note

Typewritten transcript with carbon copy.
 

"La vie de Ze Mendouga (The Life of Ze Mendouga)," Esse, undated

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Zenker, G. Yaunde. Mittheilungen von Forschungsreisenden und Gelehrten aus den Deutschen Schutzgebieten (Information from Explorers and Scholars in the German Protectorates), 1895

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint with English translation.
 

Zimmermann, Oscar. Durch Bucsh und Steppe, 1892-1902 (Through Bush and Savannah, 1892-1902), 1909

Scope and Contents note

Photoprint of selected pages with French translation.
 

Zoa, Abbe Jean. Pour un nationalisme chretien (For a Christian Nationalism), 1957

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlet.
 

Miscellaneous

Boxes 17-18

INCREMENT, 1929-2005

 

Writings by Quinn, 1969-1973, 1980

Box 17

"Abbia Stones" and "Eight Beti Songs," African Arts, Vol. 4, No. 4, 1971

 

"An African Reaction to World War I: The Beti of Cameroon," Cahiers D'Etudes Africaines, XIII, 1973

Scope and Contents note

Offprint, two copies.
 

"The Beti and the Germans (1887-1916)," Afrika und Ubersee, LVI, 1973

Scope and Contents note

Offprint, two copies.
 

"Changes in Beti Society, 1887-1960," 1970

Scope and Contents note

Quinn's doctoral dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles. Bound typescript.
 

"Charles Atangana and Ewondo Chiefs: A Document," Abbia: Cameroon Cultural Review, 23, 1969

Scope and Contents note

Offprint. Introduction by Quinn is in English; document by CHarles Atangana is in French.
 

"Charles Atangana of Yaounde," Journal of Africa History, 21, 1980

Scope and Contents note

Offprint.
 

Published matter, 1973, 1981-1997, 2002

 

Bois, Pierre. "Le chant de chantefable chez les Evuzok du Sud-Cameroun," L'Ethnographie, No. 89 (1), 1983

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Essomba, Joseph-Marie. "Le fer dans le développement des sociétés traditionnelles du Sud Cameroun (Iron and Development in Traditional Societies in Southern Cameroon)," Revue ouest africaine d'archeologie (West African Journal of Archaeology), 16, 1986

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Fouda, Basile J. "Philosophical Dialogue and the Problem of Evil amongst the Beti (Southern Cameroun)," Journal of African Religion and Philosophy, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1990

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Guyer, Jane I.

 

Family and Farm in Southern Cameroon, 1984

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of selected pages.
 

"Feeding Yaoundé, Capital of Cameroon," chapter 3 of Feeding African Cities: Studies in Regional Social History, 1987

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

"The Value of Beti Bridewealth," chapter 5 of Money Matters: Instability, Values and Social Payments in the Modern History of West African Communities, 1995

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Heichler, Lucian. "Into Africa," American Diplomacy, 2002

Scope and Contents note

Printout from website.
 

Houseman, Michael. "Social Structure Is Where the Hearth Is: A 'Woman's Place' in Beti Society," Africa: Journal of the International African Institute, Vol. 58, No. 1, 1988

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Laburthe-Tolra, Philippe

 

"Christianisme et ouverture au monde: Le cas du Cameroun, 1845-1915," Revue française d'histoire d'outre-mer, Vol. LXXV, No. 279, 1988

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

"Intentions missionnaires et perception africaine: Quelques données Camerounaises," Civilisations, Vol. XLI, No. 1-2, 1993

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Les seigneurs de la forêt: Essai sur le passé historique, l'organisation sociale et les normes éthiques des anciens Bëti du Cameroun , 1981

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of selected pages.
 

"Un tsógó chez les Eton," Cahiers d'Etudes africaines, 59, 1973

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Laburthe-Tolra, Philippe and Christiane Falgayrettes-Leveau. Fang: [exposition, Paris, Musée Dapper, 21 novembre 1991-15 avril 1992], 1991

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of selected pages.
 

Morgen, Curt von. A travers le Cameroun du Sud au Nord: Voyages et explorations l'arrière-pays de 1889 à 1891, 1982

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of selected pages.
 

Ngono, Basile. "La représentation de la maladie en Afrique noire: Le cas des Beti du Cameroun," Ethique, 2002

Scope and Contents note

Printout from website.
 

Yana, Simon David. "Statuts et rôles féminins au Cameroun: Réalités d'hier, images d'aujourd'hui," Politique africaine, 65, 1997

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy.
 

Miscellaneous

Scope and Contents note

Includes photocopies of exerpts from unidentified published matter, as well as printouts from websites of biographical statements of individuals associated with Cameroon.
 

Photographs, 1929-2005, undated

 

Hubert Onana, undated

Scope and Contents note

Beti headman ( mie dzala) and cocoa planter. Onana knew Charles Atangana and many Beti chiefs of the German and French periods. The stocking cap he is wearing in some of the photos was a symbol of authority.
 

Abbé Théodore Tsala, undated

Scope and Contents note

Beti scholar and clergyman who published works on Beti folklore, history, and language.
 

Scenes from Cameroon, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes depictions of unidentified individuals and buildings.
 

Photos used for published works, 1929, 1950s-1960s, 2005

Scope and Contents note

Includes typed list of descriptions/captions written by Quinn.
Box 18

Negatives and miscellany, 1968, 1986, undated

Microfilm cabinet

MICROFILM SERIES, undated

Scope and Contents note

Microfilm (negative) strips (3 reels and 1 envelope) of handwritten and typewritten archival documents, unpublished writings, periodical literature, and portions of books in English, French, German, and Ewondo, dealing with African history, and in part, reproduced in other series of this collection.
Tape cabinet

SOUND RECORDINGS, undated

Scope and Contents note

Four sound tape reels of Beti tribal chants.
Memorabilia cabinet

MEMORABILIA, undated

Scope and Contents note

Thin piece of colored market cloth (in expanding folder), portraying standing figure of Charles Atangana, used by the Beti.
Photo file

PHOTOGRAPHS, 1968, undated

Scope and Contents note

38 prints and 1 postcard. See also: Increment, Photographs (boxes 17-18).
Envelope A

3 photos of Ahmadou Ahidjo, President of the Cameroun, with Frederick Quinn; 1 photo of Charles Atangana; 1 photo of Felix Essomba; 33 photos and 1 postcard depicting everyday scenes in the lives of the inhabitants of the Cameroun, 1968, undated

Box 18

DECLASSIFIED U.S. GOVERNMENT RECORDS, 1938-1954

Scope and Contents note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government, released in full or in part. Includes some interfiled, unclassified government records. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover, thereunder chronologically by date of creation.
Box 18

2016 January release of records, 1938-1954

Scope and Contents note

Photoprints of documents that originated with the French Colonial administration and U.N. trusteeship, but were apparently copied in the Cameroun National Archives after Cameroun independence, 1960-1961. These documents originally were in the Chronological Series.