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).
Letters home (1950-1951), two letter books (1953-1955), correspondence and reports relating to administrative service in Tanganyika (1948-1965).
Deposited with the Oxford Colonial Records Project.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Colonial Records Project.Access Conditions
Bodleian reader's ticket required.Reproduction Restrictions
No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.
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).
Marchant | P J C | b 1923 | District Officer Colonial Service Tanzania
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service
Colonial administrators | Tanzania | Correspondence