Interviews with Arthur Downes

Reference Code: File - C 81-4-0-125
Title: Interviews with Arthur Downes
Date of Creation: Apr. 2004 - Oct. 2004
Physical Description:

2 files of textual records (includes 9 audio cassettes (ca. 425 minutes))

Scope and Content:

Files consist of oral history records documenting the life and career of Arthur Downes (b. 1927), Justice of the Peace (1978-). Interview topics include: early life, education and career; Justice of the Peace (1978-); bail courts (1980); levels of Justices of the Peace; Provincial Offences Act (1979); kinds of cases; non-presiding work; Justice of the Peace Association; lawyers as Justices of the Peace. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes eight audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews, a transcript with index (238 p.), and a copy of a release form.


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Forms Part of: C 81-4 - Osgoode Society Oral History Programme - Special Projects interview files
Restrictions on Access:

Open provided that judgement is applied on the part of Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History and Archives of Ontario with respect to the access request

Notes:

Interview conducted as part of the Justice of the Peace Project.

Location and Ordering Information: Textual records are located in container B437268; sound recordings are located in container B437267
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