Oral History

Mr. William (W.B.) Common 1980, 200 pages

Documenting the life and career of W.B. Common (b. 1898), a Toronto lawyer who entered the Attorney General's office in 1926. Interview topics include: Attorney General's Office; Prohibition; select cases; select Royal Commissions; opinions on Attorney Generals from 1923- retirement. Interview conducted by Archie Campbell. File includes 11 audio cassettes from multiple interviews and a transcript with index (223 p.).

Date Started: 29/10/1979

Date Completed: 02/01/1980

Status: Open

Interviewer: Archie Campbell

Occupation: Lawyer

Number of pages: 200

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065089

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-11

Title: Interviews with W.B. Common

Date: Oct. 1979 - Feb. 1980

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 2 files of textual records (includes 11 audio cassettes (ca. 735 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436478; sound recordings located in container B436510)

Location: Container B436510 houses tapes 1-6; container B436509 houses tape 7. See file C 81-5-0- 4 for other textual documentation pertaining to the life and career of W. Estey.