Oral History

The Hon. Mabel Van Camp 1989, 571 pages

Documenting the life and career of Mabel Van Camp (b. 1920), a lawyer who was appointed to the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1971, making her the first female judge in Canada. Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall Law School; articling; early practice; Women's Law Association of Canada; appointment, Supreme Court of Ontario; early experience in Supreme Court of Ontario; select cases. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes 26 audio cassette recordings from a series of 13 interviews and 2 volumes of transcript with index (571 p.), with correspondence and a copy of a release form.

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 571

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065137

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-60

Title: Interviews with Mabel Van Camp

Date: Apr. 1987 - June 1989

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 4 files of textual records (includes 26 audio cassettes (ca. 1410 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436853; sound recordings located in container B436529)