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FACULTY OF LAW. - COMMON LAW SECTION FONDS. - - 1953-2009 - 27,75 m of textual records . - 876 multimedia documents

Reference Number: 23

Administrative history

In 1957, the University establishes a Common Law Section academically separate from the Section de droit civil within the Faculty of Law. Since 1962, the Section has its own dean. The Section offers a number of programs in addition to LL.L.: a special LL.L.-LL.B. program, a Masters in Law, a Diploma Specialized in Legal Studies and a Doctorate.

Scope and content

The fonds contain files which document the functions of the Common Law Section. It includes minutes of: Section council (1957-1962, 1966-1990), Faculty council (1978-1993), Executive Council (1972-1983), Teaching Staff Committee (1970-1981, 1994-1999, 2001-2004) and Support Staff Committee (1985-1986). It also includes an annual report (1970), requests to the Senate (1966-1988), requests to the Board of Governors (1982-1986) and by-laws (1971-1972). It contains Common Law yearbooks (1986-1988, 1996, 1998), material on Moot Courts, files relating to the Human Rights Research and Education Center, files on the Legal Aid Center and on the University of Ottawa Student Legal Aid Society. Timetables (1967-1972, 1985), course outlines ([1980], 1986-1987), statistics (1973-1998), exam questionnaires (1957-1970, 1973-1985), correspondence, miscellaneous publications including: Ottawa Law Review (1966-1982) and student newspaper: Caveat (1969-1981, 1988-1989) can also be found. The fonds also regroups an important collection of negatives and slides of the composite pictures of the graduate (1957-1958, 1961, 1963-1972, 1975, 1980, 1982-1986, 1989-1992) as well as the individual photographs of those composite pictures and a few audiocassettes.

Immediate source of acquisition: Administrative transfer.

Languages: French and English.

Restrictions: Documents containing confidential and personal information are restricted to consultation and reproduction.The records are submitted to the Copyright's Act.

Finding aids: Records lists and Jetté, S. and Prévost, M., Simple Numerical Register of Record Group 24: Canadian and Foreign Law Research Centre: 1963-1977. -Ottawa: University of Ottawa Archives, 1984, 23 p.

Associated material: Faculté de Common Law (ED 751-1500), Saint Paul University Archives, 175 Main St., Ottawa, Ont., K1S 1C3.

Accessions: More accruals are expected.




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FONDS FACULTÉ DE DROIT - SECTION DE COMMON LAW. - - 1953-2009 - 27,75 m de documents textuels. - 876 documents multimédias

Numéro de fond: 23

Portée et contenu

Le fonds contient des documents portant sur les fonctions de la Section de Common Law. Il comprend des procès-verbaux : du Conseil de la Section (1957-1962, 1966-1990), du Conseil de la Faculté (1978-1993), du Comité exécutif (1972-1983), du Comité du personnel enseignant (1970-1981, 1994-1999, 2001-2004), du Comité du personnel de soutien (1985-1986). Il contient également un rapport annuel (1970), des demandes au Sénat (1966-1988), des demandes au Bureau des Gouverneurs (1982-1986) et des règlements (1971-1972). Il contient également des albums de finissants : Common Law yearbooks (1986-1988, 1996, 1998), des documents sur le Moot Court, des dossiers portant sur le Human Rights Research and Education Center, des dossiers sur le centre : Legal Aid ainsi que des dossiers sur le University of Ottawa Student Legal Aid Society. On y retrouve également des horaires de cours (1967-1972, 1985), des syllabus ([1980], 1986-1987), des statistiques (1973-1998), des questionnaires d'examens (1957-1970, 1973-1985), de la correspondance, diverses publications dont : Ottawa Law Review (1966-1982) et le journal étudiant : Caveat (1969-1981, 1988-1989). Le fonds regroupe une importante collection de négatifs et de diapositives des mosaïques des diplômés (1957-1958, 1961, 1963-1972, 1975, 1980, 1982-1986, 1989-1992) ainsi que les photos individuelles de ces mosaïques et quelques cassettes audio.

Source immédiate d'acquisition: Transfert administratif.

Langues: Français et anglais

Restrictions: Les documents contenant des informations personnelles et confidentielles sont restreints à la consultation et à la reproduction.Les documents sont soumis à la Loi sur les droits d'auteur.

Instruments de recherche: Inventaire des documents textuels https://web32.uottawa.ca/documents/dsweb/Get/Document-205753/Fonds23%20-%20%28tex%29%20Common%20Law-NOUVEAU.doc ; inventaire des documents multimédias.

Documents connexes: Faculté de Common Law (ED 751-1500), Archives de l'Université Saint-Paul, 175 rue Main, Ottawa Ont., K1S 1C3; Common Law (JE 386), Archives Deschâtelets, 175 rue Main, Ottawa, Ont., K1S 1C3.

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