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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of the F. H. McClintock

Identifier: Coll-790
Scope and Contents The McClintock collection of material is made up of two major tranches, both received from the Faculty (later School) of Law, the first arriving in 1987 and the second in 2011. These are: Material at MSS 2581-2588 - McClintock Probation Studies - This is composed of numerous files and folders of information about: non-indictable assaults; non-indictable wounding; robbery; crimes of violence in the...
Dates: 1958-1962

Res.1.2 Female resident, age unknown, married, corporation tenant, male interviewer, 10 November 1960

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/2
Scope and Contents Topics discussed include: Resident/police relations; youth; hire purchase; class distinction.Resident/police relations: INTVEE recounts an incident in which her son was arrested for stealing and fears he will go to prison, she told him in Saughton it was much nicer - there's television and concert parties. She feels the police treated her son badly because he was dressed roughly and that they do not discriminate between honest working class and criminals. They do nothing to stop...
Dates: Other: 10 November 1960

Res.1.16 Male resident, 67 yrs, married, corporation tenant, and his son, 20yrs, unmarried, male interviewer, 15 February 1961

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/1/16
Scope and Contents Accommodation: INTVEE lives with his wife and two children, 20 and 19 yrs, on the top floor of a three storey block in Granton. It is a three apartment house built in 1938. It could have more cupboard space, the heating arrangement is fine. The son sleeps in the living room. INTVER comments that the house has a more middle class appearance than other houses - a tile fireplace in the living room, decorated with contemporary paper, large carpet on the floor, large radiogramme and a television....
Dates: Other: 15 February 1961

Res.6.12 Married couple, ages unknown, owner occupiers, female interviewer, 13 February 1962

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S3/4/2/6/12
Scope and Contents When INTVER arrives the INTVEEs are watching the news on the television about the American orbital flight. Female INTVEE is concerned her eldest will not get into Trinity Academy and will have to go to Ainslie Park. She says they have steadily reduced the number of Wardie children going to Trinity. She has seen precocious teenage girls swearing, smoking and making out in the street and has hear stories of teenage teddy boys with black leather jackets and bullying ways. She is not afraid that...
Dates: Other: 13 February 1962

Teenage Gangs, 1950

 File — Box JS4
Identifier: Coll-1966/1/2/7
Scope and Contents Papers relating to research into teenage gangs. Includes field notes and typed copy report of a survey of Wapping carried out by students at the London School of Economics and titled "Youth in a Dockland Community". John Spencer acted as advisor on the project which aimed to determine whether there were any demonstrable causes of club attachment and whether thers was any relationship between such attachment and delinquency. Also includes papers relating to the Boys Barge Club; proposal to do...
Dates: 1950