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Papers of Mary Marquand

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MSS. Pac. s. 99

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Photocopied typescript and manuscript of Him now; a Solomon Islands honeymoon, reminiscences of life as the wife of a colonial officer, 1946, with part of a re-write, 1949-1950.


  • Creation: 1946-1950


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Pac. s. 99].

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MSS. Pac. s. 99

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3136

Biographical / Historical

Mary Marquand was the wife of W.J. Marquand (b 1917), colonial officer and administrator. W.J. Marquand served as District Officer, British Solomon Islands Protectorate from 1946 and High Commissioner, Fiji, 1950-1953. He held the post of Assistant Secretary, Uganda from 1953 and was appointed Senior Assistant Secretary in 1961.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 768 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

W.J. Marquand sent a typed copy of his wife's reminiscences to the library for photocopying in May 1981.

Related Materials

Report on community development in the British Solomon Islands by W.J. Marquand, 1949-1950 (ref. MSS. Pac. s. 98).

Papers of Mary Marquand
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom