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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.
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.
W.J. Marquand sent a typed copy of his wife's reminiscences to the library for photocopying in May 1981.Access Conditions
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Listed as no. 768 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).Related Units of Description
Report on community development in the British Solomon Islands by W.J. Marquand, 1949-1950 (ref. MSS. Pac. s. 98).
Marquand | Mary | fl 1946-1950 | wife of colonial officer
Marquand | W.J. | fl 1946-1950 | colonial officer
Colonial administrators' wives | Solomon Islands | Biography
Great Britain | Colonies | Solomon Islands | Administration
Solomon Islands | History | 20th century