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Finding Aid - William M. Wright fonds (PF2)

William M. Wright fonds

1742, 1913-1915
14 cm of textual records

Biographical Sketch
William McKay Wright was born in Renfrew, Ontario, on November 27th, 1890. He entered Osgoode Hall Law School in 1913, but discontinued his studies in 1915 to serve overseas with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War. He resumed his training at the Inns of Court at the conclusion of the war. Called to the Bar of Ontario in 1919, he subsequently established a practice in Windsor, Ontario. Wright died in Windsor on May 18th, 1975.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of lecture notes taken by William M. Wright, a student at Osgoode Hall Law School from 1913 to 1915. The notes provide a partial record of the content of courses offered at the law school during the period. They cover all areas of the curriculum, indicate texts used and cases examined. In two instances, printed lecture notes prepared by the law school accompany the notes. Also included in the fonds is a 1742 legal document acquired by Wright.
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Reference code / Title / Date
985206-001 Assignment of an Exchequer order. -- 19 Nov. 1742

PF2-1 Lecture notes

14 cm of textual records (11 v.)

Scope and Content
Series consists of volumes of lecture notes taken by William M. Wright while a student at Osgoode Hall Law School between 1913 and 1915. Course instructors include Newman Hoyles, Bradford, Harold Foster, John D. Falconbridge, and John King.
Reference code / Title / Date
983001-1-1 Contract. -- 1913
983001-1-2 Common law and jurisprudence. -- 1913-1914
983001-1-3 Practise. – 1913
983001-1-4 Real property. – 1913
983001-1-5 Contract. -- 1914
983001-1-6 Torts. -- 1914
983001-1-7 Evidence and equity. – 1914
983001-1-8 Criminal law. -- 1914-1915
983001-1-9 Contract vol. II. – 1915
983001-1-10 Personal property. – 1915
983001-1-11 Supplementary notes. -- 1913-1915
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