Description of File or Item:

Interview with Reuben Bromstein
Dates of Creation
Nov. 1997
Physical Description
2 files of textual records (includes 4 audio cassettes (ca. 240 minutes))
Scope and Content

Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Reuben Bromstein (b. 1929), who was a Toronto-area lawyer later appointed as a judge in 1983. Interview topics include: communist upbringing; Central Technical High School; York University; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; early practice; appointment as judge; Provincial Court, Civil Division; Chief Judge Doug Turner; disintegration of Civil Division; experience as a judge. Interviewer is unknown. File includes four audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (221 p.).


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

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-46
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
Closed until 7 Nov. 2027 or 17 Nov. 2012 if interviewee dies after 15 years from interview
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B436852; sound recordings are located in container B436796 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.