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Papers of W.J. Marquand

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MSS. Pac. s. 98

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Community development in the British Solomon Islands Protectorate with particular reference to the Marching Rule movement on the island of Malaita: report by Marquand as an Administrative Officer (photocopied typescript).


  • Creation: 1949-1950


69 ff.

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MSS. Pac. s. 98

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3137

Biographical / Historical

W.J. Marquand (b 1917) 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. 769 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by W.J. Marquand in [September] 1980.

Related Materials

Photocopied typescript and manuscript of Him now; a Solomon Islands honeymoon, reminiscences of life as the wife of a colonial officer, 1946, by Mary Marquand, with part of a re-write, 1949-1950 (ref. MSS. Pac. s. 99).

Papers of W.J. Marquand
Paul Davidson
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom