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The family of award-winner writer and McMaster alumnus Gary Lautens with a column written by Lautens that was displayed for more than 30 years outside Honest Ed’s. Left to right:  Jane (daughter); James (grandson, son of Stephen and Rhea); Richard (son); Stephen (son); Jackie (wife); Rhea (Stephen’s wife); Chelsea (granddaughter, daughter of Jackie; currently a Mac student).
Posted on July 26, 2016 - 15:54

An oversized column written by distinguished McMaster alumnus Gary Lautens that once adorned the walls of Toronto’s Honest Ed’s department store, was recently donated to McMaster University Library.

This flower, thought to be a buttercup, was discovered pressed between the pages of a rare 18th century botanical textbook, likely placed there by an early female botanist.
Posted on July 15, 2016 - 13:54

While examining a rare botanical textbook contained in McMaster’s William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections, visiting scholar Anna K. Sagal made an unexpected discovery.

Students from Arts and Science 3BB3: Technology and Society II work with map expert Gord Beck, Maps Specialist, Maps, Data, GIS (second from the right) on an experiential learning project featuring a number of the rare maps contained in McMaster’s Lloyd Reed Maps Collection.
Posted on June 28, 2016 - 16:12

A new digital exhibit and experiential learning project is using rare maps from the Lloyd Reeds Map Collection to help students better understand the art and craft of mapmaking.

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