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Collection consists of three scrapbooks pertaining to prominent British and Canadian (pre-Confederation) jurists from the 1500s to the 1800s, created and/or accumulated by an unknown source. The scrapbooks contain prints and other illustrations, biographies relating to these jurists, as well as a number of Quebec court documents.

Fonds consists of records relating to the personal life, and legal and business career, of Cyril F.H. Carson. Records in the fonds document his association with the Law Society of Upper Canada as Treasurer and later a life bencher, his work as a partner in the law firm of Tilley, Carson and Findlay, and his role as a director for a number of Canadian companies. Records also relate to his service as a lecturer in the Bar Admission Course, various Law Society matters, and the organization of personal and business trips. The fonds includes correspondence, invoices, case materials, docket ledgers, memoranda, lecture notes, notices, minutes of meetings, reports, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, a draft memoir written by Carson, and other textual material. Also included are photographs depicting Carson at various events, his trips by boat to England, Osgoode Hall Law School class of 1921 reunions, Canadian Bar Association dinners, business meetings and corporate dinners, and with friends during social gatherings. Several artifacts relating to Carson are also included with the fonds. The fonds also includes newspaper clippings, a photograph, a case notebook, and a sketch relating to William Norman Tilley, a senior partner at the firm of Tilley & Carson.

Fonds consists of a bench book maintained by Justice James Buchanan Macaulay during the trial for treason of suspects who were alleged to have participated in the December 1837 Duncombe Revolt.

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Records maintained by Mary Constance McLean, relating to her legal career and that of her father, John Joseph Hunt.

Fonds consists of three letter books maintained by Newton Wesley Rowell while an articling student with the firm of Fraser and Fraser in London, Ontario. The volumes document Rowell's travels to Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Washington State, Oregon, Montana and Idaho to collect debts on behalf of the firm's client, Molson's Bank, who were attempting to recover the debts of two bankrupt London, Ontario, farm implement distributors.

Fonds consists of records relating to the legal career of Stanley Biggs.

Collection consists of records pertaining to William Douglas Bell, an Osgoode Hall Law School student killed during the First World War in Courcelette, France, on September 15th, 1916.

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