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Patricia Aldridge Marshall Letters Edit


2015 004


  • 1962 – 1963 (Creation)


  • 1 Files (Whole)

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  • Biographical / Historical

    Dr. Patricia Aldridge began teaching in the University of Hong Kong's Department of Zoology as an assistant lecturer in February 1962. She was a native of the United Kingdom. Her hometown was Barking, a suburb of London. She received her BSc from the University of Manchester and her PhD from the University of London in late 1962.

    By January of 1963, Dr. Aldridge was known as Dr. Marshall. Her husband, Alan T. Marshall, was also a lecturer in the Department of Zoology. In 1967 they both resigned from HKU and moved to Australia.

  • Content Description

    26 letters written by Patricia Aldridge Marshall during her time as a lecturer of Zoology at Hong Kong University. These letters mostly detail Marshall's daily life in Hong Kong and provide insight into the life of an expat in the early 1960s. Marshall touches briefly on the topics of wet markets, Hong Kong wildlife, refugees from Mainland China, and contact between people in Hong Kong and people in Mainland China.

  • Preferred Citation

    Letter [#], Patricia Aldridge Marshall Letters, Accession 2015-004, University Archives, University of Hong Kong.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open to researchers.