Description of File or Item:

Interview with Charles Opper
Dates of Creation
May 1984
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 3 audio cassettes (ca. 270 minutes))
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Charles Opper (b. 1915), a Toronto-area lawyer who became a judge in 1964. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall; Articling; Opper's practice; becoming a judge; first case as magistrate, Edward John Beattie; select Toronto magistrates; the Charter of Rights; Young Offenders Act. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes three audio cassette recordings from a series of three interviews and a transcript with index (120 p.).

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-1-0-34
File or Item Forms a Part of

This file or item forms a part of the following group of records:

C 81-1 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - General Programme interview files

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File or Item Restriction
Open except for p. 74, paragraph 3, which is closed until his death
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records located in container B436865; sound recordings located in container B436509 Note this information for retrieval of this item.To help you find what you need, also note the File/Item Ref. Code and/or the Creator Ref. shown above.