Description of File or Item:

Interviews with Arthur Klein
Dates of Creation
Mar. 1996 - June 1996
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 8 audio cassettes (ca. 420 minutes)
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Arthur Otto Klein (b. 1909), a Toronto-area lawyer who joined the Attorney General's Department in 1939, later becoming the Chief Magistrate of Ontario (1964-). Interview topics include: articling; early practice; Attorney General's Department; World War II; Crown Attorney's Office, Toronto, 1945; select cases; Chief Magistrate for Ontario, 1964; Commissioner, Toronto Police, 1964-1968; judges in 1968, Toronto; Ontario Magistrates Association. Interviewer unknown. File includes eight audio cassette recordings from a series of four interviews and a transcript with index (244 p.).


Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court (Criminal) Project.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-38
File or Item Forms a Part of

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

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Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B436763; 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.