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Spencer, John Carrington, 1915-1978 (Professor of Social Administration)



  • Existence: 1915 - 1978

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Spencer Memorial Fund

 File — Box SW 73
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/14
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the memorial fund for Professor John Spencer. Includes black and white photograph of Spencer.

Dates: 1918-1957

Papers of Professor John Spencer

Identifier: Coll-1966
Scope and Contents Material created and collected by John Spencer, Professor of Social Administration at Edinburgh University, throughout his career. Includes teaching material, correspondence, research material, committee and conference papers.John Spencer was appointed Professor of Social Administration in 1967 and became head of the school of Social Study in 1968. He had previously held posts at London School of Economics, Manchester University and the University of Toronto.  In the 1950s he was...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1978

U2 Urquhart, Kenneth, 1954-1957

 File — Box SW 56
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/8/1/930
Scope and Contents

Cert. Social Study 1955. File contains: Enrolment form, application form, placement reports, correspondence, photograph. Includes a letter making reference to Dr Spencer's housing estate project in 1955.

Title of thesis: "A Survey of Some American Methods of Treating Juvenile Delinquents with British Comparisons" [NB a copy of this does not survive in the file]. Although the thesis was accepted, Kenneth graduated with a Certificate.

Dates: 1954-1957

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