Oral History

The Hon. Sydney Robins 1997, 455 pages

Documenting the life and career of Sydney Robins (b. 1923), a Toronto-area lawyer who was appointed to the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1976, and later appointed to the Court of Appeal (1981). Interview topics include: University of Toronto; Osgoode Hall Law School; Harvard Law School; Osgoode Hall, lecturer in torts; articling; sole practitioner; Law Society of Upper Canada; select cases as counsel; labour law; appointment to Supreme Court of Ontario; select cases; appointment to Court of Appeal; select cases in Court of Appeal. Interview conducted by Christine J. N. Kates. File includes 12 audio cassette recordings from a series of six interviews and a transcript with index (457 p.).

Status: Open

Occupation: Judge, Judge, Lawyer

Number of pages: 455

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065209

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-132

Title: Interviews with Sydney Robins

Date: Apr. 1997 - July 1997

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 3 files of textual records (includes 12 audio cassettes (ca. 690 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436764; sound recordings located in container B436745)