Papers of Mary Marquand

Scope and Content

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

Administrative / Biographical History

Mary Marquand was the wife of W.J. Marquand (b 1917), colonial officer andadministrator. W.J. Marquand 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.

Access Information

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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. 768 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

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