Oral History

Mr. Eric Silk 1993, 52 pages

Documenting the life and career of Eric Hamilton Silk (b. 1908), a Toronto-area lawyer who was appointed the Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police. Interview topics include: assistant law, 1935; first Legislative Counsel, 1935; Conference of Commissioners on Uniformity; move to Attorney General's Department; move from Legislative Counsel's office, 1947. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes two audio cassette recordings and a transcript with index (51 p.).

Status: Open

Interviewer: Christine J.N. Kates

Number of pages: 52

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065265

Archive Code: C 81-2-0-49

Title: Interview with Eric Silk

Date: Dec. 1993

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 2 audio cassettes (ca. 120 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records are located in container B436855; sound recordings are located in container B436720)

Location: Interview was conducted as part of the Lay Benchers Project.

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