Guide to the Aidan Southall and Marshall Clinard material relating to nutrition and crime in Kampala, Uganda, 1950s-1960s
NAA.2013-25

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.2013-25
Creators:
Clinard, Marshall B., 1911-2010
Southall, Aidan, 1920-2009
Dates:
1950s-1960s
Languages:
Multiple languages
Primarily English. The surveys contain translations of questions in Luganda and Swahili.
Physical Description:
18.8 linear feet
(45 document boxes)
13 sound recordings
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
Aidan Southall (1920-2009) was a social anthropologist whose research focused on rural and urban settings in East Africa. Marshall Barron Clinard (1911-2010) was a sociological criminologist who conducted research in a number of countries, including Sweden, India, Switzerland, and Uganda. This collection, consisting mostly of questionnaires, represents Southall and Clinard's research on nutrition and crime in Kampala, Uganda.

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
This collection, consisting mostly of questionnaires, represents Aidan Southall and Marshall Clinard's research on nutrition and crime in Kampala, Uganda. Southall conducted his research during the 1950s in dense low income areas in Kampala. His surveys also include a small sample of urban chiefs, Asian and European households, and domestic servants. Clinard used Southall's work as a foundation for his own research in Kampala in 1968-1969 on urban crime. Surveys from Clinard's research are present in the collection, as well as crime statistics that he collected.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
The collection is unarranged.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Aidan Southall (1920-2009) was a social anthropologist whose research focused on rural and urban settings in East Africa. He received his B.A. (1942) and M.A. (1957) from Cambridge University and earned his Ph.D. at the London School of Economics (1952). In 1957, he became the first professor of social anthropology and sociology at Makerere University College in Uganda, where he stayed until 1964. He was later a professor of anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (1969-1990).
Marshall Barron Clinard (1911-2010) was a sociological criminologist, educated at Stanford University (B.A., 1932; M.A., 1934) and the University of Chicago (Ph.D., 1941). He conducted research in a number of countries, including Sweden, India, Switzerland, and Uganda. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison from 1946 to 1979.

Administration
Processing Information note
The collection was rehoused in archival folders and boxes. Files are unarranged.
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lorain Wang
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
These papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Aidan Southall in 1992.

Bibliography
Bibliography
Southall, Aidan and Peter Gutkind. 1957. Townsmen in the Making. East African Studies, no. 9.
Clinard, Marshall and Daniel Abbot. 1973. Crime in Developing Countries: A Comparative Perspective. Wiley: New York.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
This collection is restricted to on site access only. Contact Reference staff for more information.
Conditions Governing Use note
Contact repository for terms of use.

Related Archival Materials note
Aidan Southall's correspondence can be found in the papers of Harold Schneider and Marvin Harris.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Crime Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kampala (Uganda) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nutrition Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Questionnaires Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Urban anthropology Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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