Citation
Papers of Alice Werner (MS 380393)

Material Information

Title:
Papers of Alice Werner (MS 380393)
Series Title:
Werner Collection :
Creator:
[s.n.]
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Materials:
Paper ( medium )

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Werner, Alice, 1859-1935 ( LCNAF )
Temporal Coverage:
- 1935
Spatial Coverage:
Africa -- Eastern Africa -- Swahili Coast
Afrika -- Afrika Mashariki -- Kiswahili Pwani
Coordinates:
-9.633997 x 39.778998

Notes

General Note:
Date of Composition is unknown
General Note:
Africa -- Eastern Africa -- Swahili Coast
General Note:
Found with Prof. Tucker’s papers, Africa Dept, SOAS, 7 July 1983

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Holding Location:
Archives and Special Collections
Rights Management:
This item is likely protected by copyright. Its status has yet to be assessed.
Resource Identifier:
MS 380393 ( SOAS manuscript number )
MS 380393a ( SOAS manuscript number )

Full Text
MS 380393

PAPERS AND EXERCISE BOOKS ON AFRICAN LANGUAGES,
SOME BELONGING TO ALICE WERNER

96 pages of notes, on African language structure, written in
various European and African languages. Including an account
of the origins of the Wakauma by Zainani,

Wakaurna text dated 17 Oct 1912

35 pages of text and notes, mainly by Werner on African lan-
guages. Written in various European African Languages,
including Pokomo.

Pokomo text dated 25 Oct 1912

77 pages of handwritten folk tales in various European and
African languages, including Swahili.

Some dated 1888

Exercise book containing Pokomo stories and a Newspaper cut-
ting.

7 Sep 1912

Also 50 pages of typed and handwritten text by Werner in
African languages with English translation. Including the
story of Chali.

5. 100 pages of handwritten and typed notes and text in various
African and European languages. Including folk tales; 2
maps; notes on "Some Bantu tribes and the Tanginyika Terri-
tory"; 2 letters; 3 copies of 2 african songs.

Dated items 1922 and 1926

6.

3 postcards from Alice Werner to A. M. Tucker discussing
African language folklore.




Hard backed exercise book, containing notes and text in vari-
ous European and African languages. With 2 loose leaf pages
entitled 'songs'.

No date

Exercise book with notes in German. Text entitled Linguis-
tiche Studien in Ostafrika by Werner

No date

Exercise book.containing notes in English and various African
languages. Notes include: Karanga Lessons; Value of fol-
klore; African Despotisms.

10. 16 pages of handwritten notes and text in English and African
languages.

Variously dated 24 May 1876 - 31 May 1876