Interviews with Walter Bell

Reference Code: File - C 81-4-0-50
Title: Interviews with Walter Bell
Date of Creation: June 1998 - July 1998
Physical Description:

2 files of textual records (includes 5 audio cassettes (ca. 300 minutes))

Forms Part of: C 81-4 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
Scope and Content:

Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Walter Bell (b. 1923), a Toronto-area lawyer who appointed a judge in 1981. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; World War II; University of Toronto Law School; move to British Columbia, 1948-1949; articling; partner, Poole, Bell, & Porter, 1958-1959; appointment to bench, 1981; early days on the court in London; Charter of Rights; Young Offenders Act; court reform. Interviewer unknown. File includes five audio cassette recordings from a series of three interviews and a transcript with index (220 p.).

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Interview conducted as part of the Provincial Court Project.

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Location and Ordering Information: Textual records are located in container B436903; sound recordings are located in container B436796