Interviews with Colin Bennett

Reference Code: File - C 81-1-0-26
Title: Interviews with Colin Bennett
Date of Creation: June 1983 - Oct. 1984
Physical Description:

2 files of textual records (includes 6 audio cassettes (ca. 495 minutes))

Scope and Content:

Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Colin E. Bennett (b. 1908), a Toronto- area lawyer who was appointed as a judge in the County Court in 1957. Interview topics include: his childhood years; University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall; early practice; his first election; his appointment as a judge; select cases; his involvement with the Law Society of Upper Canada as Under-Treasurer. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes six audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews and two volumes of transcript with indexes (154 p.) and photocopies of articles and meeting minutes related to C. Bennett.

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Forms Part of: C 81-1 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - General Programme interview files
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Location and Ordering Information: Please request the reference copy for 1st interview of Judge Colin Bennet on SMI_01414. The 2nd interview is on SMI_01447, the 3rd interview is on SMI_01448 and SMI_01449, the 4th interview is on SMI_01450 and the 5th interview is on SMI_01451. Textual records located in container B436629; sound recordings located in container B436509