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Ethiopian Kitabe Leather Amulet

Object is one cylinder shaped red leather amulet case with wooden block inside that is half covered in black leather. The leather has been imprinted with three feathers each feather measuring 1.5 cm in length. The case has leather stitching where the amulet would be fastened to a chain for wearing around the neck. The kitabe was worn by an individual and contained religious texts, in particular texts written in Ge'ez, a liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.

Ethiopian Kitabe Leather Amulet

Object is one rectangular leather amulet case with wooden block inside. The leather has been imprinted with a cross hatch design measuring 4.5 cm. The case has leather stitching where the amulet would be fastened to a chain for wearing around the neck. The kitabe was worn by an individual and contained religious texts, in particular texts written in Ge'ez, a liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.

Robert N. Thompson fonds

  • CA TWU RNT
  • Fonds
  • 1914; 1916; 1933-1999

The fonds consists of correspondence, speeches, articles, notes, minutes, photographs, scrapbooks and other records relating to Thompson's personal life, his involvement with various organizations, his military career and work in Ethiopia, his political career as MP and national leader of the Social Credit Party of Canada, and his work as an educator.

Note that in addition to these textual records, the RNT Fonds is also comprised of the following:

  1. A large number of artifacts, many of which are on display in the RNT building on the TWU campus
  2. Audio and video cassettes, filed in the database with Coll. 02, the A/V collection; also physically filed with other A/V materials
  3. Scrapbooks containing news clippings and personal memorabilia sorted in chronological order (from 1960 to 1996)
  4. Scrapbooks containing political cartoons clipped from newspapers, sorted in chronological order (1963-1996)
  5. Photographs

Thompson, Robert N.

Photograph Collection

  • CA TWU Coll. 08
  • Collection
  • 1947; 1950-2018

The collection consists of over 8000 photographs documenting the history of Trinity Western University; included are images of administrators, faculty, staff, students, campus grounds and buildings, events, guest speakers, and aerial views of the campus.

TWU Archives

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