Description of File or Item:

Interviews with Mabel Van Camp
Dates of Creation
Apr. 1987 - June 1989
Physical Description
4 files of textual records (includes 26 audio cassettes (ca. 1410 minutes))
Scope and Content

Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Mabel Van Camp (b. 1920), a lawyer who was appointed to the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1971, making her the first female judge in Canada. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; early practice; Women's Law Association of Canada; appointment, Supreme Court of Ontario; early experience in Supreme Court of Ontario; select cases. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes 26 audio cassette recordings from a series of 13 interviews and 2 volumes of transcript with index (571 p.), with correspondence and a copy of a release form.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-1-0-60
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
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records located in container B436853; sound recordings located in container B436529 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.