Oral History

Mr. Charles Roach 1989, 179 pages

Documenting the life and career of Charles Roach (b. 1933), senior partner of Roach & Smith in Toronto. Interview topics include: family background: University of Saskatchewan; Civil Rights Movement; University of Toronto Law School; articling; Call to the Bar; Assistant Metro Toronto Solicitor; early sole practice; civil rights lawyer; select cases; Litton Industries case; Citizens Independent Review of Police Activities. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes seven audio cassette recordings from a series of four interviews and a transcript with index (179 p.).

Date Started: 23/11/1989

Status: Open

Interviewer: Christine J.N. Kates

Number of pages: 179

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Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065158

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-81

Title: Interviews with Charles Roach

Date: Nov. 1989 - Dec. 1989

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 7 audio cassettes (ca. 420 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436738; sound recordings located in container B436726)