Oral History

The Hon. Wishart Spence 1986, 220 pages

Documenting the life and career of Wishart Spence (1904-1998), a Toronto lawyer who lectured at Osgoode Hall from 1930-1946, later joining the Supreme Court of Ontario in 1950, and the Supreme Court of Canada (1963-1978). Interview topics include: Osgoode Hall Law School; early law practice; Supreme Court of Ontario; High Court of Justice, 1950; Supreme Court of Canada; Truscott Case; select cases; opinions on Chief Justices of SCC. Interview conducted by Christine J.N. Kates. File includes 10 audio cassette recordings from a series of five interviews and a transcript with index (220 p.).

Date Started: 16/10/1985

Status: Open

Interviewer: Christine J.N. Kates

Occupation: Judge, Judge

Number of pages: 220

Read more about: Supreme Court of Canada

Archive Details

Archive Link: https://aims.archives.gov.on.ca/scripts/mwimain.dll/144/DESCRIPTION_WEB/WEB_DESC_DET?SESSIONSEARCH&exp=sisn%2065123

Archive Code: C 81-1-0-46

Title: Interviews with Wishart Spence

Date: Oct. 1985 - Sept. 1986

Description: Textual records, Sound recordings

Physical Description: 2 files of textual records (includes 10 audio cassettes (ca. 660 minutes))

Restrictions: None

Container Info: (Textual records located in container B436610; sound recordings located in container B436510)