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.
Occupation: Judge, Judge
Number of pages: 571
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