Oral History

The Hon. John Morden 1986, 180 pages

or oral history records documenting the life and career of John Morden (b. 1934), a Toronto-area lawyer who was appointed to the High Court of Justice in 1973. Interview topics include: family background; early childhood and schooling; University of Toronto; University of Toronto Law School; early practice; appointment, High Court of Justice, 1973; appointment to Court of Appeal, 1978; Rules Committee. Interview conducted by Maureen Hyland. File includes nine audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews, a transcript with index (180 p.), and a photograph portrait of John Morden.

Date Started: 11/12/1985

Status: Please contact Osgoode Society for more information

Interviewer: Maureen Hyland

Occupation: Judge

Number of pages: 180

Read more about: Ontario Court of Appeal

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065124

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-47

Title: Interviews with John Morden

Date: Dec. 1985 - May 1986

Description: Textual records, Graphic materials, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 1 file of textual records (includes 1 photograph : black & white print; 9 audio cassettes (ca. 630 minutes))

Restrictions: Partially closed: pp. 121- 177 (and oral equivalent) are closed until his death; otherwise open without restrictions

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436611; sound recordings located in container B436662)

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