Oral History

The Hon. Judith Bell-Oyen 1989, 284 pages

Documenting the life and career of Judith Bell Oyen, daughter of Richard A. Bell, a lawyer. This interview primarily concerns his life. Interview topics include: Bell's childhood; Osgoode Hall Law School; Bell's politics; Bell, Baker partnership; Law Society of Upper Canada; Bell-Oyen's education; Bell-Oyen, articling; Bell-Oyen, early practice; select cases, Bell; Appointment to Supreme Court of Ontario, Bell-Oyen. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes nine audio cassette recordings from a series of six interviews and a transcript with index (284 p.).

Status: Open

Interviewer: Christine Kates

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 284

Archive Details

Archive Link: http://ao.minisisinc.com/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/ARCH_LISTINGS/LISTINGS_DET_REP/REF_FILE%20C%2081-1-0-68?SESSIONSEARCH

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-68

Title: Interviews with Judith Bell-Oyen

Date: May 1988 - May 1989

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 2 files of textual records (includes 9 audio cassettes (ca. 510 minutes))

Restrictions: Closed in part: see notes.

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436538; sound recordings located in container B436663)

Location: Pp. 120-149, 176-210, 244- 284 closed completely until the earlier of the death or the retirement from the bench of Judith Miriam Bell (Oyen) (retirement estimated to be on 7 Feb. 2015); pp. 150-176, 211-244 closed completely until 20 Mar. 2008