Description of File or Item:

Interviews with William Reid Donkin [Bill Donkin]
Dates of Creation
Oct. 1998
Physical Description
1 file of textual records (includes 4 audio cassettes (ca. 210 minutes))
Scope and Content

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of Bill Donkin (1927-2008), a laywer who became Master of the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1980. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; junior, White, Bristol; lawyer in St. Thomas, 1954-1958; legal aid; Master, Supreme Court of Ontario, 1980; select cases. Interviewer unknown. File includes four audio cassette recordings from a series of two interviews and a transcript with index (136 p.).


Interview conducted as part of the Legal Aid Project and the Masters Project.

File/Item Ref. Code
C 81-4-0-86
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 B436854; sound recordings are located in container B436802 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.