Description of File or Item:

Interviews with Samuel Lerner
Dates of Creation
Apr. 1990 - Oct. 1990
Physical Description
2 files of textual records (includes 7 audio cassettes (ca. 330 minutes))
Scope and Content

Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Samuel Lerner, senior partner of the firm Lerner & Associates in London, Ontario. Interview topics include: family background; Jewish community in London; early military training; early work; education at Western University; Depression; Osgoode Hall, 1936-1939; Lerner & Lerner, London; World War II; effect of War on practice; Bencher, LSUC, 1979; committees; legal aid; Advocates' Society; Deputy Judge, Small Claims Court, 1979-; community service; clubs. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes seven audio cassette recordings from a series of four interviews, a transcript (177 p.) and a copy of a release form.


Interview conducted as part of the joint General and Regional Programme of 1990-1991.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-1-0-92
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 B436852; sound recordings located in container B436723 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.