Description of File or Item:

Interviews with Wishart Spence
Dates of Creation
Oct. 1985 - Sept. 1986
Physical Description
2 files of textual records (includes 10 audio cassettes (ca. 660 minutes))
Scope and Content

Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Wishart Spence (1904-1998), a Toronto lawyer who lectured at Osgoode Hall from 1930-1946, later joining the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1950, and the Supreme Court of Canada (1963-1978). Interview topics include: Osgoode Hall Law School; early law practice; Supreme Court of Ontario; High Court of Justice, 1950; Supreme Court of Canada; Truscott Case; select cases; opinions on Chief Justices of SCC. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes 10 audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews and a transcript with index (220 p.).

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-1-0-46
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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Location and Ordering Information
Textual records located in container B436610; sound recordings located in container B436510 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.