Fonds 72-004 - Judge Joseph Wearing fonds

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Judge Joseph Wearing fonds

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72-004

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  • 1907-1945 (Creation)
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    Joseph Wearing (Judge)

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92 cm of textual records

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Judge Joseph Wearing was born 20 August 1879 in Liverpool, England. He practised law in Peterborough from 1913 until 1930 when he was appointed Senior County Court Judge in London, Ontario. In addition to the practise of law, he wrote and gave addresses on many topics, mostly in the area of international relations, law, and imperialism. Judge Wearing died in London, Ontario, 29 March 1947.

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The fonds remained within the custody of the Wearing family until it was donated to Trent University.

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The fonds consists of rough notes, manuscripts and texts of a number of addresses given by Judge Joseph Wearing on a wide range of subjects dealing with Canadian, imperial, international affairs and the law in society.

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The fonds was donated by Dr. M.P. Wearing, son of Judge Wearing, November 1966.

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The fonds has been arranged into four series: undated, untitled speeches; undated speeches (arranged in alphabetical order by title); dated speeches (arranged in chronological order); and miscellaneous items.

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Box 1

Undated, Untitled Speeches

Folder 1

  1. Comments on Freedom
  2. Historical Reminiscences and Moralizing
  3. Law of Preservation
  4. Place of the Christian Church in Face of a Changing World
  5. Social Consequences of War and Court Cases 6. United Nations

Undated Speeches (Arranged in Alphabetical Order by Title)

Folder 2

  1. Biblical Characters
  2. The Why of Boleshivism
  3. Books that Have Interested Me
  4. Britain Loses Battle But Wins the War
  5. Britain Can Take It

Folder 3

  1. Britannia Semper Suprema
  2. British (?)
  3. British Democracy (Evolution of)
  4. British Empire
  5. British Throne
  6. British Trials
  7. Canada, Economic Outlook for

Folder 4

  1. Canada, Within the Empire
  2. Canada, Foreign Policy and Defence
  3. Canada's Place in the New Order
  4. Canada and the Spirit of St. George
  5. Caveat Judex Oritorius
  6. Christianity
  7. Christianity - Sovereignty of Christ Truth of Christianity

Folder 5

  1. Has Christianity Failed its Purpose
  2. Citizenship
  3. Clergymen - Principles of Evidence for the Guidance of
  4. Confederation - Cornerstones of
  5. Confederation - Fruits of

Box 2

Folder 1

  1. Confederation - Some Things the Fathers did not Anticipate
  2. Crime and Punishment
  3. Crusade (The Tenth)
  4. Delusion (Popular)
  5. Depression Blues
  6. Divine Quest

Folder 2

  1. Economics and Law
  2. Education (The Vital Factor in)
  3. England and Englishmen
  4. There'll Always Be an England
  5. Epicurean and Stoic Philosophy

Folder 3

  1. Ethics of Modern War
  2. Ethics (Professional)
  3. George VI, (King) - Toast to
  4. Germany, Case Against
  5. Germany and War

Folder 4

  1. Getting Acquainted
  2. God No Respecter of Persons
  3. Gospel of Congress (Speech)
  4. Industry - New Outlook in
  5. Intellectual Perfection

Box 3

Folder 1

  1. King (Our King and His People)
  2. King (Toast to the)
  3. Kiwanis
  4. Law and Autos
  5. Law - Evolution of

Folder 2

  1. Law - Is a Profession
  2. Law - Solvent for Peace and Security
  3. Our Leaders
  4. Logic in Everyday Life
  5. Making of a Man

Folder 3

  1. Mason, Ted
  2. Masonic Address
  3. Masonry, Challenge of
  4. Moulding Public Opinion
  5. Murder and Manslaughter

Folder 4

  1. Mussolini
  2. Naturalization
  3. Older People
  4. Breakdown of Pacifism
  5. The Pastor and His Church

Folder 5

  1. Patriotic (Address on Kaiser)
  2. Peace
  3. Police Administration
  4. Police Convention (Address)
  5. Police School

Box 4

Folder 1

  1. Radio Talk with Mr. Colling
  2. Regimentation
  3. Samuel, Sir Herbert
  4. Scripture Texts that Have Made History
  5. Speech at Time at Silver Jubilee of George V

Folder 2

  1. Spirit of Our Fathers' Speech
  2. Streshmann, Dr. Gustav
  3. Toast to His Majesty
  4. Tollpuddle Martyrs

Folder 3

  1. Utopia in Our Generation
  2. Victoria Tragedy
  3. Vision Beautiful
  4. Wallace Store, Address to Employees of
  5. War, Comments on

Dated Speeches (Arranged in Chronological Order)

Box 5

Folder1

  1. 1907 - World With a Purpose (Sermon delivered at Parry Sound)
  2. 28 Jan. 1908 - Municipal Government By Commission
  3. 21 August 1915 - Socialism
  4. 1917 - Romance of Labour Organization (Speech delivered to Labour Meeting, Peterborough)
  5. 21 May 1919 - Speech to Nurses
  6. 25 May 1919 - Educational Day

Folder 2

  1. 7 August 1926 - Constitution of Canada, Re. Governor-General
  2. Feb. 1928 - Speech at Banquet to L.V. O'Connor
  3. March 1929 - Liberalism (Address delivered to Liberal Ladies)
  4. 4 March 1929 - Realism, Idealism as Applied to Masonry (Address delivered to Corinthian and Royal Arthur Lodges)
  5. July, 1929 - Rise of Labour in S.R. (Speech delivered to Kiwanis Club in Montreal)
  6. 10 October, 1929 - Hypothesis of the Teacher (Delivered to Teachers Convention)

Folder 3

  1. Winter 1929-30 - Faith, Hope, and Charity (Address delivered to Otonabee Lodge and Royal Arthur)
  2. 1933 - Problem of Education and Modern Youth (Speech to Kiwanis Club - Hamilton)
  3. 21 May, 1934 - Women, Naturalization
  4. 5 September, 1934 - Independence of Judges (Sir William Mullock)
  5. 21 September 1934 - Success, Requisites for
  6. 1 April 1935 - Notes of Speech delivered at Hotel London at Banquet in honour of John Anderson

Folder 4

  1. 1936 - The British Throne in its Present Significance to the People of the United States
  2. 15 February 1936 - Frontier College

Folder 5

  1. October, 1936 League of Nations
  2. 14 July, 1937 - Things the Fathers of Confederation did not Anticipate
  3. 1940 - Canada's Place in the New Order
  4. 30 November, 1940 - St. Andrew's Speech
  5. 1941 - Can Britain Take It?
  6. 26 April 1941 - Salute to Britain delivered to Current Topic Club - Ladies Night
  7. May, 1941 - Salute to Britain - Ladies Night Current Topic Club

Box 6

Folder 1

  1. 10 September 1941 - Speech Delivered at Chatham
  2. 4 June 1941 - Torch Speech
  3. 19 November 1941 - Masons Scottish Reunion Banquet 24 November 1941 - London's Ministerial Association
  4. 1942 or 1943 - Address Delivered to Ministerial Association
  5. 22 May 1942 - Empire Day Speech

Folder 2

  1. November 1942 - Speech Delivered to Scottish Tribe
  2. Easter 1943 - Place of Arms in Modern World
  3. 13 February 1943 - British Empire - Is it Worth Fighting For?
  4. 23 September 1943 - Speech to Underwriters
  5. 25 October 1943 - Speech Delivered to Rotary Victory Loan Campaign

Folder 3

  1. 26 November 1943 - Address to Foremen
  2. 1944 - Address on Balkans - delivered to C.T.C.
  3. 7 March 1944 - Drunkedness
  4. 23 June 1944 - Canada Within the Empire

Folder 4

  1. St. George's Day 1944 - Speech delivered to St. George's Society, Hotel London
  2. 13 February 1945 - Address to S.S. Teachers at St. Marks Church
  3. 20 February, 1945 - Canada
  4. 7 May, 1945 - V-E Day Speech

Miscellaneous

Folder 5

  1. Booklet - The Birth and Growth of Canada - An Historical Record of Its Territorial Changes, Before and After Confederation, Published by the Bank of Montreal, 1917
  2. Rough notebook
  3. Newspaper and magazine clippings

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