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Papers of P. J. C. Marchant

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MSS.Afr.s.1701

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Letters home (1950-1951), two letter books (1953-1955), correspondence and reports relating to administrative service in Tanganyika (1948-1965).

Dates

  • 1948-1965

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1701

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3126

Biographical / Historical

P. J. C. Marchant was born in 1923 and educated at Pontypridd Intermediate School and the University of Wales. He was on military service between 1942 and 1946 (lieutenant).

In 1950 Marchant entered the Colonial Service in Tanganyika as a cadet; he subsequently held the posts of district officer (1952) and assistant secretary (1964-1966).

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1098 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Colonial Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Colonial Records Project.
Title
Papers of P. J. C. Marchant
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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