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dc.contributorDrame, Karamba (owner)en_US
dc.coverage.spatialSedhiou, Senegalen_US
dc.coverage.temporal20th centuryen_US
dc.date.accessioned2019-08-29T16:12:39Z
dc.date.available2019-08-29T16:12:39Z
dc.identifier.citationNgom, Fallou, Castro, Eleni, & Diakité, Ablaye. (2018). African Ajami Library: EAP 1042. Digital Preservation of Mandinka Ajami Materials of Casamance, Senegal. Boston: Boston University Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/27112
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/37540
dc.descriptionThe entire manuscript is available for download as a PDF file(s). Higher-resolution images may be available upon request. For technical assistance, please contact open-help@bu.edu. Fieldwork Team: Dr. Fallou Ngom (Pricipal Investigator; Director, African Studies Center), Ablaye Diakité (Local Project Manager), Mr. Ibrahima Yaffa (General Field Facilitator), and Ibrahima Ngom (photographer). Technical Team: Professor Fallou Ngom (Principal Investigator; Project Director and former Director of the African Studies Center at Boston University)), and Eleni Castro (Technical Lead, BU Libraries). This collection of Mandinka Ajami materials is copied as part of the African Studies Center’s African Ajami Library. This is a joint project between BU and the West African Research Center (WARC), funded by the British Library/Arcadia Endangered Archives Programme. Access Condition and Copyright: These materials are subject to copyright and are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License, which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are fully cited using the information below. For use, distribution or reproduction beyond these terms, contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu). Citation: Materials in this web edition should be cited as: Ngom, Fallou, Castro, Eleni, & Diakité, Ablaye. (2018). African Ajami Library: EAP 1042. Digital Preservation of Mandinka Ajami Materials of Casamance, Senegal. Boston: Boston University Libraries: http://hdl.handle.net/2144/27112. For Inquiries: please contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu). For technical assistance, please contact open-help@bu.edu.en_US
dc.descriptionProvenance / Custodial history: The owner received the letters from his friends and family members.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe collection contains several personal notes and correspondences written in Mandinka Ajami between family members and friends who were living in different parts of the world. One letter was written by a friend who was living in France and another one by a relative who was living in Saudi Arabia. Another letter came from a family member from Dakar (the capital of Senegal) who was wondering how the family back home in Casamance was doing. Another letter was sent by a daughter to her father. Before the widespread availability of cellphones, Mandinka Ajami was the primary means of written communication between Mandinka people within Senegal and in the diaspora.en_US
dc.format.extentUnbound manuscript. 32 pages.en_US
dc.format.mediumPaperen_US
dc.languageMandinka Ajami
dc.language.isomnk
dc.rightsThese materials are subject to copyright and are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License, which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. For use, distribution or reproduction beyond these terms, contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu).en_US
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
dc.subjectSedhiou, Senegalen_US
dc.subjectManuscripten_US
dc.subjectMandinka Languageen_US
dc.subjectAjami scripten_US
dc.subjectCorrespondenceen_US
dc.subjectPersonal lettersen_US
dc.subjectFamilyen_US
dc.subjectDiaspora communitiesen_US
dc.titleLeetaroolu: Collection of Lettersen_US
dc.typeManuscripten_US
dc.rights.holderAfrican Studies Center, Boston Universityen_US


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These materials are subject to copyright and are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License, which permits non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. For use, distribution or reproduction beyond these terms, contact Professor Fallou Ngom (fngom@bu.edu).
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