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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.
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 papers were donated to the library by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene on 26th June 1995.Access Conditions
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Strumpell | K. | fl 1912 | Hauptmann colonial administrator
Adamawa (Emirate) | History