Fonds F 1322

Joseph Sedgwick fonds


About these records

Title
Joseph Sedgwick fonds
Dates of Creation
1926-1973, predominant 1946-1973
Physical Description

3 metres of textual records

17 photographs

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of the office records of lawyer Joseph Sedgwick. Fonds includes correspondence, subject files, litigation files and estate files. The main case represented in the files is the Bank Romande. Other cases represented include: the Conn Smythe and Harold Ballard tax evasion cases; the Gouzenko v. Macleans libel case; Roman v. Trudeau and Green; the Department of Justice re: RCMP drowning; the Dionne Quintuplets guardianship; and the IWA strike in Newfoundland.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Joseph Sedgwick (1898-1981) was a Toronto civil litigation lawyer who served as a solicitor in the Ontario Department of the Attorney General between 1929 and 1937.

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Sedgwick, Joseph, 1898-1981

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario in 1982 from Joseph Sedgwick's son, Hugh Sedgwick.
Notes

Title based on contents of the fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Number: 15325. Reference Code MU7485-7505

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