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1961 election of benchers
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-25 · File · 1961
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of records pertaining to the 1961 Law Society bencher election. Records include a list of candidates, correspondence sent and received by Howland concerning support for other bencher candidates and himself, and correspondence sent and received by Howland regarding congratulations from other lawyers on his election as bencher.

1966 election of benchers
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-26 · File · 1966, 1969
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of a list of candidates for the Law Society's 1966 bencher election and correspondence sent and received by Howland pertaining to congratulations on his election as a bencher. Also included are similar pieces of correspondence pertaining to Howland's 1969 election as bencher and correspondence sent and received by Howland pertaining to support for other bencher candidates.

Bar admission course
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-17 · File · 1962, 1964-1965
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of blank forms pertaining to the Land Titles Act, Howland's 1964 notes for his lecture given as part of the Bar Admission Course's real estate section, a copy of a letter sent from Colin D. Hadfield to W.C. Yates pertaining to the Boundaries Act, the Certification of Titles Act and the Land Titles Act, as well as a public notice from Ontario's Department of Insurance regarding the Mortgage Brokers Registration Act of 1960. Also included in the file is a copy of the Osgoode Hall Law School calendar for 1964-65.

CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-11(1) · File · 1959-1962
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of records pertaining to a subcommittee appointed by the Attorney-General in 1960 to study and report on amendments to the Ontario Devolution of Estates Act, on which Howland served as a member with Justice George Gale, L.R. MacTavish, John Willis and H. Allan Leal. The records in this file include correspondence, copies of the Devolution of Estates Act, support materials, notes, draft amendments and reports. Also included in the file are Howland's lecture notes from his Real Estate course for the Bar Admission course in 1959, which pertain to the Devolution of Estates Act.

CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-11(2) · File · 1962-1964, 1970
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of correspondence, lecture notes and draft amendments pertaining to Howland's involvement with amendments to the Ontario Mortgages Act in 1964. These records also pertain to a 1964 lecture given by Howland to students of the Real Estate Section of the Bar Admission course on the subject of conveyancing under the Devolution of Estate Act and the sale of infants' lands.

Articles - taxation, etc.
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-15(1) · File · 1950-1962
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of journal articles collected by Howland pertaining to tax law. Included in the file are copies of "Lex: the lawyers' magazine" (Apr. 1958), "Lectures of professional conduct and etiquette" by Thomas G. Lund (1950), and "The vanishing capital gain" by H. Heward Stikeman.

CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-19 · File · 1967, 1972, 1984
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of correspondence received by Howland From W.L. Cowing from the Canada Law Book Company regarding developing a publication on mortgages. Also included in the file is a copy of a 12 April 1984 letter sent by Justice John D. Arnup to Law Society Treasurer Laura L. Legge regarding space in Osgoode Hall owned by the Crown.

Canadian Judicial Centre
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-51 · File · 1990
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of a memorandum from the Canadian Judicial Centre regarding videos of a presentation by law professor Jamie Cameron on a comparison of American and Canadian constitutional law, as well as outline summaries of Cameron's lectures on American constitutional law and the Charter, accompanied by a bibliography of related cases.

Congratulations - Treasurer
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-28(1) · File · 1968
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of letters of congratulations sent to Howland by legal colleagues on the occasion of his election as Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada in May 1968, as well as copies of Howland's replies to those letters.

Congratulations - Treasurer
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-28(2) · File · 1968
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of letters of congratulations sent to Howland by legal colleagues on the occasion of his election as Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada in May 1968, as well as copies of Howland's replies to those letters.

Congratulations - Treasurer
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-28(3) · File · 1968
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of letters of congratulations sent to Howland by legal colleagues on the occasion of his election as Treasurer of the Law Society of Upper Canada in May 1968, as well as copies of Howland's replies to those letters.

Correspondence
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-30 · File · 1967-1969
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of correspondence received by Howland in his capacity as a Law Society bencher and then as Treasurer, pertaining to a variety of subjects. Correspondents include Patrick Furlong, Brian Bucknall, A.A. Wishart, Andrew Lawson, and John H. Lytle. Also included are correspondence pertaining to and programme from the unveiling of a plaque commemorating William Pearce Howland on 16 August 1967.

CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-44 · File · 1982-1990
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of a variety of records accumulated by Howland while Chief Justice of Ontario. These records include a guest list for a 1990 staff party, an agenda for a May 1989 meeting of the Supreme Court of Ontario regarding the Courts of Justice Amendment Act, a schedule for 1990 winter and spring sittings for judges of the Ontario Court of Appeal, an preliminary itinerary and seating plan for a 1989 luncheon in honour of the Queen Mother, correspondence praising Howland's Opening of the Courts speech in January 1989 and pertaining to his York University honourary degree, notes from a meeting with Chief Justice Burger on 21 September 1985, and the reasons for judgment in the appeal of Anthony Gratt v. Her Majesty the Queen (1982).

Dean Leal
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-92 · File · 1966
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of correspondence and memoranda relating to the resignation of Allan Leal as Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School, as well as the appointment of Alan W. Mewett as Acting Dean.

Divorce and the law
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-47 · File · 1978, 1986
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of the following articles accumulated by Howland pertaining to divorce and the law in Canada: "Domestic contracts and rights after death" by James C. MacDonald, "The pre-trial conference - maximizing the chances of settlement" by Gertrude Speigel, and "A comparison of the support provisions under the Family Law Act, 1986, and the Divorce Act, 1985" by D. Roger Timms. Also included in the file are panel discussion questions as well as a copy of Bill 59, an act to reform the law respecting property rights and support obligations between married persons and in other family relationships.

Drafts of speeches
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-22 · File · 1969, [ca. 1973]
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of handwritten notes created and used by Howland for speeches made on the occasion of Bora Laskin's appointment as Chief Justice of Canada in December 1973 and for a speech made on 17 January 1969 for an unidentified event where he introduced president of the Ontario Bar Association J.J. Saucier, editor of the Canadian Bar Review Ronald Merriam, and Dean Maxwell Cohen of the Faculty of Law at McGill University.

Law Society
CA ON00311 PF30-PF30-1-PF30-1-1-994001-1-6 · File · 1950-1963
Part of William G.C. Howland fonds

File consists of a variety of publications issued by the Law Society, including the Law Students' Handbook 1951-1952; a 1953 programme for "Hell to pay", a mock trial by Kenneth Jarvis; a letter sent to Law Society members on behalf of the Law Society Foundation, appealing for donations for a bursary fund for law students; and a list of benchers for election in 1956. Also included in the file is a copy of a letter sent by Howland to W. Earl Smith on 2 Feb. 1950 regarding Howland's receipt of a cheque for his services as a lecturer in Mortgages between 1949 and 1950, as well as a handwritten letter on Osgoode Hall Law School letterhead dated 20 June 1963 sent to Howland by Osgoode dean Allan Leal.