Oral History

Mrs. Gretta Wong Grant 1990, 120 pages

Documenting the life and career of Gretta Grant (b. 1921), a lawyer who was the first Chinese woman in Canada to be called to the bar and who formerly served as Legal Aid Director in London, Ontario. Interview topics include: University of Western Ontario; Osgoode Hall; articling; discrimination in Toronto; call to the bar; Assistant City Solicitor, London; Legal Aid, Area Director, London, Stratford, and Woodstock, 1967; Middlesex Bar Association, first woman president. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes three audio cassette recordings, a transcript with index (120 p.), and a copy one item of correspondence outlining how the oral history would be preserved and accessed through the Osgoode Society Oral History Programme.

Date Started: 30/11/1990

Date Completed: 30/11/1990

Status: Please contact Osgoode Society for more information

Interviewer: Christine J.N. Kates

Number of pages: 120

Read more about: Women Lawyers

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065190

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-113

Title: Interview with Gretta Grant

Date: Nov. 1990

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 3 audio cassettes (ca. 180 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436851; sound recordings located in container B436723)

Location: Interview conducted as part of the joint General and Regional Programme of 1990-1991.