The collection consists of 23 bound volumes of transcripts of interviews with lawyers, judges, sheriffs, court reporters and clerks relating to the practice of law in southern Alberta. The interviews were conducted by Susie Sparks and James H Gray. Those interviewed were: the Honourable Gordon H. Allen, Q.C., "Barney" Barnett and Tom Malcolm, R.H. Barron, Q.C., W.F. Bowker, Q.C., E.M. Bredin, Q.C., Chester V. Burns, Q.C., R.L. Fenerty, Q.C., Spencer Cumming, Q.C., J.H. Gray, Dr. Ruth Gorman, Rollie Jardine, A.W. MacDonald, M.E. Jones, Q.C., A.W. Henricks, Q.C., the Honourable J.H. Laycraft, the Honourable W.G.N. Egbert, E.W.N. Macdonald, Q.C., the Honourable L.D. MacLean, the Honourable E.C. Manning, R.A. MacKimmie, Q.C., the Honourable R. Martland, Q.C., Marie McCaffary, D.P. McDonald, Q.C., the Honourable J.V.H. Milvain, Q.C., D.P. McLaws, Q.C., Archdeacon Cecil Swanson, Judge F. Thurgood, E. Kush, Q.C., A. Gilchrist, Mrs. Harry Nolan, Mrs. Orrin Might, Ruth Patterson, R.G. Black, Q.C., J.M. Pritchard, Q.C., J.J. Saucier, Q.C., Arthur R. Smith and Peter S. Vallance.