The material is composed of numerous files and folders of information about: non-indictable assaults; non-indictable wounding; robbery; crimes of violence in the metropolis; young offenders; judicial conferences; the University of Cambridge Advanced Course in Criminology; a Scottish Committee of Criminal Statistics; the Magistrates Association, and its Treatment of Offenders Committee; information on results of probation collected by Van Dulken and McClintock; a typescript copy of Crimes of violence: an enquiry by the Cambridge Institute of Criminology into crimes of violence against the person in London; departmental sub-committee minutes; a seminar on long term imprisonment; the Prison Officer Association; crime among immigrants; material relating to probation; Scottish material; appendices to The dangerous offender; and material relating to Crimes against the person.
Records of the F. H. McClintock Probation Studies
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 237 Coll-790
- Dates of Creation1958-1962
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description7 boxes. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.
- LocationMSS 2581-2588
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Frederick Hemming McClintock was born in 1926. In 1960 he was Assistant Director of Research at the University of Cambridge, Institute of Criminology. While there he worked on research for the later Crimes of violence: an enquiry by the Cambridge Institute of Criminology into crimes of violence against the person in London published by Macmillan in 1963. He became Professor of Criminology at Edinburgh University in 1974, a post from which he retired in 1993. He was Dean of the Faculty of Law from 1982-1985. McClintock was a council member of the Scottish Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (SACRO) and of the Scottish Association of Victim Support Schemes (SAVSS), and was a member of the Perks Committee on Criminal Statistics. SACRO holds an annual McClintock Lecture. Frederick Hemming (Derick) McClintock, Professor Emeritus of Criminology, died in Edinburgh on 22 May 1994.
Conditions Governing Access
Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.
Material received from Professor F. H. McClintock, Faculty of Law, Edinburgh University, June 1987, Accession no. E87.66.
The biographical/administrative history was compiled using the following material: (1) Obituary. University of Edinburgh journal. Vol. 36. 1993-1994. p.264. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Graduates' Association, 1994.
Compiled by Graeme D Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Division.
Other Finding Aids
Important finding aids generally are: the alphabetical Index to Manuscripts held at Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections and Archives, consisting of typed slips in sheaf binders and to which additions were made until 1987; and the Index to Accessions Since 1987.
Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.
Edinburgh University Library (Law Library) holds a copy of Crimes of violence : an enquiry by the Cambridge Institute of Criminology into crimes of violence against the person in London, McClintock, F. H. (et al.). at shelfmark KC 1 McC.