Description of File or Item:

Interview with John Sampson
Dates of Creation
Sept. 2002
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 2 audio cassettes (ca. 120 minutes))
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of John Sampson (b. 1922), former Crown Attorney for Kingston (1960-1986). Interview topics include: early career; appointment as Crown Attorney (1962); Crown attorneys system; Deputy Attorneys General; Attorneys General; the role of Crown Attorney; inquests; American Association of Prosecutors; American District Attorneys Association; impact of Charter of Rights and Freedoms on role of Crown. Interview conducted by Cynthia Smith. File includes two audio cassette recordings, a transcript with index (58 p.), and a copy of a release form.


Interview conducted as part of the Attorney General Project.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-104
File or Item Forms a Part of

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

C 81-4 Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files

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File or Item Restriction
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B437272; sound recordings are located in container B436900 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.