Papers of W.J. Marquand

Scope and Content

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

Administrative / Biographical History

W.J. Marquand (b 1917) served as District Officer, British Solomon IslandsProtectorate from 1946 and High Commissioner, Fiji, 1950-1953. He held thepost of Assistant Secretary, Uganda from 1953 and was appointed Senior AssistantSecretary in 1961.

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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 769 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Related Material

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