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Articles Vol. 1:, 1976 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 361/1/1

Scope and Contents

1 Stamps of the Cameroons trace the Country’s History

2 Johann-Albrechtshohe First Day Cover 1904

3 ‘Arrived after Departure of Steamer’ and ‘Sch.l3’ Cachets

4 ‘Cameroons Occupation Francaise’ Stamp Booklet

5 Photo of Governor Ebermaier in Kamerun World War I

6 Ebolowa or what?

7 Cancellers of Occupied Kamerun

8 German New Guinea and Klink’s Invention: An Intrusion into British Papua

9 Kamerun-French Equatorial Africa: Franco-German Border Agreements

10 The Anglo-French Campaign in North Kamerun: the Capture of Garu

11 Seasonal Greetings from Kamerun/Cameroons

12 Kamerun/DSW Africa View Card

13 The Campaign in North Kamerun in World War I

14 The Occupation of Togo August 1914

15 Invalid Use of a British Stamp in the Cameroons

16 The Trials and Tribulations of a Tinto, Cameroons Postmaster

17 Three Centenaries of Colonial Rivalry in 1884 [German South West Africa, German New Guinea and British Papua]

18 British Cameroons Prior to World War II: Kamerun Fears and Fervours

19 The Great War in East Africa: The Grand Finale

20 The Post Office Stones of St Helena

21 Southern Nigeria Gigcanoe

22 DSWA Comic Postcard (Giraffe)

23 RMS ‘St Helena’; Have Post Office, Will Travel

24 An Early World War I GSWA Campaign Card

25 Saxony View Cards: Kamerun Vorlaufers?

26 German Togo Runner Mail: Sansane-Mangu to Sumbu

27 A Re-write of Brig. A.B. Clough and the Cameroons Campaign

28 Nigeria Parachute Mail 1936? Cover to Mr Stanhope White, Maidugari Cover

29 The Cameroons Connection: Mail Routes & Postal Censorship in World War II

30 Spanish Comic Postcard re German Colonies [World War I German Propaganda]

31 Algeciras Conference Labels

32 The Great War in West Africa: SS ‘Appam’

33 Bavarian Stamps used in the German Colonies: A Kamerun Example

34 Just a Line from Prees Heath: Mail from Encampments in Two World Wars

35 A Re-write of Brig. A.B. Clough and the Cameroons Campaign

36 Unusual Paquebot Use of a Kamerun Postcard: Freetown 7.12.1903

37 Enigmatic Variations on the ‘Valdivia’ Provisionals Theme; Kamerun 1898

38 West Africa Airways Corporation/Nigeria Airways Air Mail Express Service

39 The First Packet Mail Service to the West Coast of Africa1852/53

40 The Post of Northern Nigeria: The Zana/Zaria Mystery

41 Aeroplane Crashes in the Gambia: ‘Star Leader’ and others

42 Misdirected/Redirected West Coast Mail

43 Ecclesiastical Memories of West Africa [Archbishop C.J. Patterson]

44 Foreign Postmarks on Kamerun Stamps [co-authored with M.P. Bratzel]

45 The Niger-Benue River Route for Mail to and from North Kamerun

46 SS ‘Eduard Woermann’ of the Woermann Line

47 Deutsche Lufthansa’s Zeppelin Mail Flights through the Gambia

48 Gold Shipments out of China?

49 Rev. Johannes Flierl, Lutheran Missionary at Finschhafen

50 A Disney Quest in the Gambia [by Mickey the Coaster]

51 A Kamerun-Calabar Connection?

52 Deutsche Lufthansa Mail Service to and from the Gambia 1934-1939

53 Returned to Sender: a 1944 Cover to an Officer of the West Africa Force in India

54 Censorship [World War II]

55 Postage Paid: the Gambia

56 Two Sides to a 1895 Niger Coast Postcard to Germany [Fire at Calabar]

57 Some Oddments of Recent Gambia Postal History

58 A Yoruba Postman of the 19 Century

59 World War II in West Africa: Prisoner of War Postal Censorship-Italians

60 Base Censorship in West Africa during World War I

61 Notes on Postal Censorship in West Africa during World War I

62 Boyd Alexander’s Last Journey Pt.I: N. Nigeria Poste Restante Maidugari Cover

63 Boyd Alexander’s Last Journey Pt.II: a Kamerun Redirected Cover Returned

64 Postal Communication Between British and Enemy Occupied Territory

65 The South African Air Force in West Africa in World War II

66 Nigerian Manuscript Postal Marking ‘SABS’ [Stamps Affixed by Sender]

67 German West African Trade Prior to the Annexation of Togo and Kamerun in 1884

68 An Unfranked 1906 Kamerun Cover

69 Klink’s Erfndung: Die Botenpost zwischen Morobe und Joma

70 West African Airmails carried by French Aeromaritime Service

71 Further Notes on Postal Censorship in West Africa in World War II

72 Memel: A Lost German Possession and its Post Office 75 Years On

73 Pidgin English in Kamerun

74 Mahin: A Nearly German Possession

75 ‘P.O.C.’ [Posted Out of Course] Another Manuscript Postal Marking on Nigerian Mail


  • Creation: 1976 - 1996

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1 file(s) (1 file with 75 articles) : paper

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Finding aid date

2014-11-28 14:10:38+00:00

Includes index.

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