The National Archives of Cameroon in Yaoundé and Buea

@article{Maderspacher2009TheNA,
  title={The National Archives of Cameroon in Yaound{\'e} and Buea},
  author={Alois Maderspacher},
  journal={History in Africa},
  year={2009},
  volume={36},
  pages={453 - 460}
}
Even in learned journals on African and imperial history, few references have been made to the records contained in the archives in Cameroon, West Africa. Kamerun was a German colony (Schutzgebiet) from 1884-1916/19. In 1911, the Germans took over New Cameroon (Neu Kamerun), 295,000 km2 of land of French Equatorial Africa, ceded during the second Morocco Crisis. After World War I this transaction was reversed and the German colony was separated into French and British League of Nations Mandates… 
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