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  • Serigne Bassirou Mbacke (2012-06-12)
    The materials are the first volume of the Murid internal biography of Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba translated into Wolof using Ajami. The orginal biography was written by Serigne Bassirou Mbacke (1895-1966), a disciple and a son ...
  • Serigne Mbaye Diakhate (2011-11-30)
    This manuscript is a handwritten copy of the original. The original is believed to have been written between 1902 and 1954 by Serigne Mbaye Diakhate. Most of the manuscript is written with black ink, with red ink used for ...
  • Serigne Dame Ndiaye (2011-11-30)
    The materials copied include (1) a eulogy dedicated to Cheikh Massamba Mbacke, the youngest brother of Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba who is said to have vocalized most of the writings of Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba, (2) a eulogy dedicated ...
  • Serigne Moussa Ka (2011-11-30)
    This material deals with the history of the construction of the mosque of Touba. It discusses the planning, division of labor, challenges, and role of key Murid figures (Serigne Mbacke Bousso, Mame Thierno, Cheikh Ibrahima ...
  • Serigne Moussa Ka (2011-11-30)
    Serigne Mbaye Nguirane copied the manuscripts from the originals written by Serigne Moussa Ka over forty years ago. Red and black ink are used in the manuscript. The red ink is used for vowels and to highlight key words ...
  • Serigne Mor Kayre (2012-06-12)
    The material consists of Wolof Ajami poems (Wolofal) by Serigne Mor Kayre (1869-1951). The material is written in black ink. There are also insertions of Arabic words and phrases, including in openings and closings. The ...
  • Serigne Mbaye Diakhate (2011-11-30)
    This manuscript is an original handwritten by Serigne Mbaye Diakhate. It is believed to have been written between 1902 and 1954. Black, red, green, and purple inks are used throughout the manuscript. Key words and vocalization ...

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