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Fonds C 81

Osgoode Society fonds


About these records

Title
Osgoode Society fonds
Dates of Creation
[1965]-2011, predominant 1978-2011
Physical Description

9.22 metres of textual records

4 photographs : black and white prints

3 photographs : colour prints

2100 audio cassettes

1 videocassette

Scope and Content

Fonds consists primarily of oral history interviews of lawyers, judges and others in the legal profession, relating to various aspects of legal history in Ontario and Canada. These interviews comprise the sole activity of the Osgoode Society's Oral History Programme. Most interview documentation consists of audio cassette recordings with accompanying transcripts, although one interview on videocassette is also included.

Fonds also includes photographs of interviewees and textual research materials pertaining to several individuals involved in the Canadian legal profession, such as copies of articles, speeches and news clippings.

Fonds has been arranged into five series.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Osgoode Society is an organization that studies, researches and promotes public interest in the history of the law, the legal profession and the judiciary in Ontario and Canada.

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Osgoode Society

Restrictions on Access
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Terms For Use and Reproduction
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was donated to the Archives of Ontario by the Osgoode Society in a number of accessions in 1980, from 1982-1988, in 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2008, 2009 and 2013.
Availability of Other Formats

Some of the films are available on DVD and CD. Please see individual series descriptions for further information.
Notes

Title is based on contents of fonds.

Osgoode Society's annual reports were considered as the definitive source of information when identifying within which oral history programme and sub-programme an interview was conducted. The interviews were categorized into their respective series based on the information in these reports.

Accruals

Future accruals are possible.

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
C 81-1 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - General Programme interview files
C 81-2 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Topical Programme interview files
C 81-3 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Regional Programme interview files
C 81-4 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
C 81-5 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme research files