Oral History

The Hon. David Vanek 1994, 163 pages

Documenting the life and career of David Vanek (b. 1915), a lawyer who was appointed Magistrate in 1968, and became a Provincial Court Judge later that year. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; articling; Osgoode Hall Law School; lecturer, Osgoode Hall; World War II; appointment as Magistrate; change from Magistrate to Provincial Court Judge; select cases; Judges of the Provincial Court, 1968; Provincial Judges Association; Criminal Justice in Ontario, report, 1987. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes six audio cassette recordings from a series of three interviews and a transcript with index (155 p.).

Date Started: 07/07/1994

Status: Open

Interviewer: Christine J.N. Kates

Occupation: Judge

Number of pages: 163

Read more about: Ontario Court of Justice

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065271

Archive Code: C 81-2-0-55

Title: Interviews with David Vanek

Date: July 1994 - Aug. 1994

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 6 audio cassettes (ca. 300 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B437131; sound recordings are located in container B436746)

Location: Interview conducted as part of the Criminal Lawyers Project.