Interview with William Creighton

Reference Code: File - C 81-4-0-36
Title: Interview with William Creighton
Date of Creation: Jan. 1996
Physical Description:

1 file of textual records (includes 2 audio cassettes (ca. 180 minutes))

Scope and Content:

File consists of oral history records documenting the life and career of William Creighton (b. 1910), who served as a probation officer post- 1945, later appointed to the position of Lay Family Court Judge (1955). Interview topics include: early work; World War II; probation officer; Lay Family Court Judge; training schools; Ontario Provincial Court, Family Division; role of Children's Aid Society; decentralization of the courts; other judges on the bench. Interview conducted by John Wright. File includes two audio cassette recordings, a transcript with index (50 p.), and a copy of William Creighton's autobiography.

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Forms Part of: C 81-4 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
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Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court (Criminal) Project.

Location and Ordering Information: Textual records are located in container B436763; sound recordings are located in container B436745
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