- 1918-1953 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
2 boxes and 1 framed document
Name of creator
James Chalmers McRuer, born in Oxford Country, Ont., in 1890, was a distinguished educator, lawyer and judge. He was the Chief Justice of the High Court of Justice for Ontario between 1945-64 and served on a number of high-profile Royal Commissions. He died in 1985.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift from the Esate of Chief Justice James C. McRuer.
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Scope and content
This collection consists of two war diaries from 1918, as well as notes for a planned trip to Europe and England. It also contains memorabilia and slides of the 1953 Coronation of Elizabeth II, attended by McRuer and his wife.
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Conditions governing access
Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request
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