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.
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).
The papers were donated to the library by W.J. Marquand in [September] 1980.Access Conditions
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Listed as no. 769 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).Related Units of Description
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).
Marquand | W.J. | fl 1946-1950 | colonial administrative officer
Great Britain | Colonies | Solomon Islands | Administration
Solomon Islands | History | 20th century
Community development | Solomon Islands | History | 20th century