Papers of Margaret Ritchie, b.1923, lecturer in social administration and social work, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Tapes and spools with various labels undated;
  • Itemisation of some spools 1968-1969;
  • Folder of notes, including prisoners' details, conference notes, hearing reports etc 1950-1970;
  • Reports and papers 1968-1971.

Administrative / Biographical History

Margaret Ritchie was born in  1923  and gained her MA from the  University of Glasgow in  1945  . She joined the University of Glasgow as a member of staff in 1964, as a research assistant in the Social Study department. She became a lecturer in 1967, and from  1971  she was a lecturer in the newly formed department of Social Administration and Social Work. Margaret's area of specialisation was focused upon criminology. Miss Ritchie left the department in  1976  .


The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received

Access Information

Closed under Data Protction Act 1998. Applications to use the material for bona fide academic research purposes should sent to the University Archivist.

Audio tapes currently undergoing digitisation as part of the NLS project, Unlocking Our Sound Heritage, Aug 2019.

Acquisition Information


Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

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Custodial History



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Related Material

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Location of Originals

This material is original


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Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names


Fonds level description created by Andrew Thomson, Hub Project Archivist, 18 November 2004

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