Description of File or Item:

Interviews with David Main
Dates of Creation
Jan. 1999 - Mar. 1999
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 6 audio cassettes (ca. 330 minutes))
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of David Main (b. 1940), a lawyer who served as a judge in Family Court in 1975 and was later appointed to the Jarvis Street Court. Interview topics include: University of Toronto Law School; articling; early practice; academic life in New Zealand; Chief Judge Ted Andrews; Jarvis Street Court; select cases; Young Offenders Act; sentencing. Interviewer is unknown. File includes six audio cassette recordings from a series of three interviews and a transcript with index (218 p.).


Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court Project.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-54
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 1 Mar. 2029
Location and Ordering Information
Textual records are located in container B436851; 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.