Description of File or Item:

Interviews with David Vanek
Dates of Creation
July 1994 - Aug. 1994
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 6 audio cassettes (ca. 300 minutes))
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of David Vanek (b. 1915), a lawyer who was appointed Magistrate in 1968, and became a Provincial Court Judge later that year. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; articling; Osgoode Hall Law School; lecturer, Osgoode Hall; World War II; appointment as Magistrate; change from Magistrate to Provincial Court Judge; select cases; Judges of the Provincial Court, 1968; Provincial Judges Association; Criminal Justice in Ontario, report, 1987. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes six audio cassette recordings from a series of three interviews and a transcript with index (155 p.).


Interview conducted as part of the Criminal Lawyers Project.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-2-0-55
File or Item Forms a Part of

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

C 81-2 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Topical Programme interview files

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Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B437131; sound recordings are located in container B436746 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.