To Fonds Description
Gary Lautens fonds. - 1930-1999; 1950-1992 predominant. - 8.7
m of textual records and other materials.
Correspondence. - 1950-1992. - 52 cm of textual records, graphic materials
and sound recordings. - Title based on content of series. - Letters are
sometimes addressed to Jackie Lautens and Gary and Jackie Lautens.
Roger Abbott (Air Farce Productions), 1990
Agro, Cooper, Zaffiro & Parente, 1959; re sale of 433 Stinson St.,
Lincoln M. Alexander, 1986
Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (Jane Craig),
Vern Archer, n.d.
Hazen Argue (Senate of Canada), 1982, 1986
Austrian Club, n.d.
F.2 Syed Mumtaz Ali (Canadian Society of Muslims), encl. report, 1991
F.3 Thomas S. Axworthy, encl. reports, 1982-1990
George Bain, 1968
K.A. Baird, 1982
Ida and Jim Baker, 1982
George Balcan, 1984
St. Clair Balfour, 1975, 1982
Gerry Barker, 1984
Arthur and Shirley Barnard, 1991
Sid Baron, 1963, 1968
Douglas G. Bassett (Baton Broadcasting), 1984
John F. Bassett, 1976
Bernard Baskin, 1962
Robert Bateman, 1982, 1988-1989
Dick Beddoes, encl. news clipping, 1961
Jessie (Mortimer) Bentley, 1982
Wallace R. Berry, 1982
Leonard Bertin, 1982
Atin Bhatttacharya, 1990
R.L. Bird (mayor of Burlington, Ont.), 1990
Frank Bliss, 1982
Jo Bliss, 1982
Shirley Bohlender, 1982; photocopy of Lautens reply, 1982
Edwin Bolwell, 1974
Hazel Boneham, 1982
Mark Bonokoski, 1982, 1986
Peter Bosa (Senate of Canada), 1982
Reg Bovaird, 1980, 1982
Boys and Girls Club of Downtown Toronto, 1988
Jean Bradley, 1982
Ed Broadbent, photocopy of l. from Lautens, 1979, encl. questionnaire
Cameron David Brown, n.d.
Buckingham Palace (Victor Chapman, Assistant Press Secretary), 1983
Janet Bush, n.d.
Des Burge, n.d.
F.5 Pierre Berton and Janet Berton, 1966, 1977, n.d.
F.6 James Bessey, 1977-1984
Calgary Sun (John ?), n.d.
Bill and Rosemary Callahan, 1982
Bill Cameron, 1978
Canada's Wonderland, 1982
Canadian Embassy (France), 1973
Canadian Who's Who, 1982
Cannon Associates Inc., n.d.
Herbert Carnegie, note written on Lautens's column; encl. Spider-man comic
book about Carnegie, signed by him, 1990
Floyd Carson; photocopy of Lautens's reply, 1982
Mike Cassidy, 1982
CHML (T.E. Darling), 1962
Jim Charters, 1990
C. Churchill, 1991; encl. audio cassette
Citytv (Chrissie Rejman), 1980?
C. & J. Clark Canada Ltd. (Hugh M. Woods), 1989
Joe Clark, 1982; photocopy of Lautens to, 1979
Ruthie Clark, 1982
Classical Cabaret, 1988
Alice and Paddy Cline, 1981
Julian Clopet, n.d.
Jean Cockburn, 1985 (photocopy of student essay, sent to Lautens with
a brief comment)
Flora Cohen, 1978, 1981
Nathan Cohen, 1964
George A. Cohon, 1981-1982
Jim Coleman see Milt Dunnell
Commission of Inquiry, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, misdated as 2080
Shelly Collard, n.d.
Andrew John Conduit, 1982
Irma Coucill, 1979, 1982
Jim Courtney, 1983
Jim Coutts, 1983
Wilmer Crawford, 1983
Norm Crosby, 1978
Bud Cullen (Federal Court of Canada), 1990
Al Cummings (signed business card), n.d.
Sam L. Cureatz, 1990
Joe Curtin, n.d.
F.8 June Callwood and Trent Frayne, 1975-1987
F.9 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1970-1983; encl. contracts
F.10 Canadian Magazine, 1966-1978
F.11 Ernie Coombs (Mr. Dressup), addressed to the Lautens children; note
on ink sketch of Mr. Dressup with Gary Lautens in his office, 14 January
Barnett (Barney) J. Danson, 1982, 1984, n.d.
Judy Darragh, 1982
Wendy Darroch, n.d.
Dave's on 35, 1991
Geoff Dean, n.d.
Emily Dickenson, 1982; encl. col. photograph
David Dobin, 1990; encl. ls. from John McDermid
Horst Doehler, 1988; encl. tear-sheets
Doubleday & Co. (Ken McCormick), 1963
Murray Dryden, 1989
Dot Dunnell, 1983
Michael Dunnell, 1982
Milt Dunnell, 1958, n.d.; Sonja Jensen to Stephen Lautens, encl. l. from
Dunnell; James (Jim) Coleman to Dunnell, 1989
Gary Dunford, 1989
F.13 Lotta (Lotie) Dempsey, 1980, n.d.
F.14 Keith Davey (Senate of Canada), 1973-1986, also 2 ls. from Dorothy
Davey, 1978, ; 1 l. from Grace Davey, 1981; 1 p.c. from Lautens,
n.d., encl. poster
Jean Eagleson, 1976
Art Eggleton, 1983
Ena's Bike Tours, 1980
Doralen Erb, 1982, n.d.
Eye Research Institute of Ontario, 1986, photocopy from Lautens
Hershell Ezrin, 1984, n.d.
Don Field, 1982
Max Ferguson, 1965
Bill Fox, 1984
Red Fisher, n.d.
Fremdenverkehrsverband für Wien, 1974
R.J. Frewin, 1982
Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies, 1988
Doug Gamble, 1979
George Gamster, 1982
David Garrick, 1982
Barbara Gilmour, 1978
Clyde Gilmour, 1981, 1982
Ginn and Company (Margaret Adelman), 1982
Jane Glassco, 1987
Global Co-operation for a Better World, (George Ignatieff), 1988; encl.
list of Advisory Committee members
Martin Goldfarb, 1981
Laura Goldstein, 1988, encl. photocopy of Govt. of Ontario advertisement
with favourable comments about Hamilton, Ont. by Gary and Jackie Lautens;
ts. about Hamilton by Jackie Lautens
Jerry Goodis, 1982
Janis Goodman, n.d.
Jonathan Goodman, n.d.
Peter Gordon, 1986
Gary Lloyd Gottlieb, 1982; photocopy of Lautens's reply
Howard M. Greenspan, 1982
Maclean's Magazine (Doreen Guthrie), 1982
Richard Gwyn, [1979?]
Sheila Hailey, 1984
William E. Hall, 1982
Alice Hamilton, n.d.
Barbara Hamilton, 1985
Harbourfront Corporation (Roméo LeBlanc), 1984
HarbourPoint Developments, 1988
Tom Harpur, n.d.
Gus Harris, 1987, 1988
Dorothea Harvard, 1982
Bob Hesketh, 1963, 1981
Ruth A. Hindmarsh, 1971
Tomson Highway, 1991
John Hochban, n.d.
Doris Hopper, 1982
Lorraine Howiers (?), n.d.
Hiram Hull, 1950
Mel G. Hurtig, 1987
F.19 Hamilton Spectator (Thomas E. Nichols, John D. Muir),
1958-1982, encl. "Gab Bag" column
F.20 Paul Hanover, 1962-1988; photocopy of Lautens's replies, 1981, 1988
F.21 Mike Hogan, 1991; encl. photocopies of letters from Hogan to others
International Protestant Church, Saigon, Viet Nam, 1968
J. Kirby Inwood, 1990
Christian Jaekl, 1973
Jarvis Collegiate (Ann E. Shilton), 1982, n.d.
Douglas Jay, 1985; Ruth and Douglas Jay, 1987
Perry Jensen, 1991; photocopy of Lautens's reply
Lynn Johnston, 1991; see also Box 15, F.10; Box 16; Box 17, F.1
Robert V.A. Jones, 1982
Journal de Montréal (Raymond Tardif), 1990; photocopy
of Lautens's replies
Ken Joseph, 1980; encl. Royal Bank Letter and McGill News
on Stephen Leacock
F.24 Norman Jewison, 1986; encl. l. from Bud Yorkin
F.25 Mendelson Joe, 1986-1990
Bob Kaplan, 1985
Stuart Keate, 1981
Andra Kelly, 1981, n.d.
Terry Kelly, 1989
Gorman Kennedy, 1963
Mark D. Kennedy, 1982
June Kent, 1982
Jim Kernaghan, 1982
J.B. (Jack) Kinsella, 1982; photocopy of Lautens's reply
Leonard Kubas, 1982
Betty Kyl-Hetu, 1982
W.E. Lamont, 1978
Bill Latimer, 1986
Mel and Marilyn Lastman, Harry Rosen, Emmett Kelly, 1985
Gerhardt Lautenschlaeger, n.d.; encl. photocopy of letter
Nette Lawson, n.d.
Norma Lawson, 1983
Cloris Leachman, 1973; encl. photocopy of Lautens's column about her
League for Human Rights of B'Nai Brith Canada, 1988; encl. photocopy of
Lautens's response to a third party
Eppie Lederer (aka Ann Landers), 1981
Joy and Derrick Lloyd, 1982
Lutkenhaus, Almuth, 1979
Bill and Jean Lyons, n.d.
Bill Lyttle, 1981?
F.28 Ted and Irene Lane (parents-in-law), 1973-1988; includes ls. from
Gary and Jackie Lautens, the Lautens children, Bill McVean, C.N. Ainsworth
F.29 Loblaw Companies Ltd., 1988-1989; encl. photocopies of Lautens's
replies, includes Dave Nichol
F.1 Greeting cards from Jackie Lautens, 1986, mostly n.d.
F.2 Greeting cards from Lautens's parents, n.d.
F.3 Bertha (mother), 1957, 1970
F.4 Birthday cards, 1982, to Lautens from various friends and co-workers
at the Toronto Star. Includes a sing-a-gram sound recording,
1 col. photograph of Lautens being sung to.
F.5 Stephen, Richard, Jane (children), 1969, 1984, mostly undated; Sirje
Jarvell (daughter-in-law), 1990
F.6 Trevor (brother), 1964, 1982, 1991
F.7 Christmas cards from the family, 1961-1991; most of the cards feature
Makepeace family, 1991
Ed Mannion, 1982
Sam Markle, n.d.
R. Marlowe, 1975
Pat Marsden, 1982
Paul Martin, 1980
Judy Matthew and Katherine Walton, 1991
Maxim's Ltd., Paris, 1978
Monty Mazin, 1984
Metropolitan Toronto, 1982
Metropolitan Toronto Zoo, n.d.
Allison Miller, 1988; photocopy of Lautens's reply
Frank Miller, 1990
Lulu Moneypenny, 1982
Frank Moritsugu, 1982
D.B. Morrow, 1991
Fran Moscall, n.d.
Marjorie J. Mundy, 1982
John Munroe, 1982, 1985
Lily and John Munro, 1985, n.d.
T.L. Murtha, n.d.
Ralph Mutton, n.d.
Ken McAdam, 1984
Fiona McCall, 1982
Mark McCondach, 1980
Ken McCuaig, n.d.
Donald S. Macdonald, 1988
Mary McGrath, n.d.
Roy MacGregor, 1985, 1987
B.J. MacKinnon, 1985
Roy McLaren, 1984
Bruce McLeod, 1987
Philip R. McLeod, 1987
A.L. McPetrie, 1982
Bryn MacPherson, 1991
Catherine McVean, n.d.
F.10 Agnes and Victor Mikheev, 1981-1982, n.d.
F.11 Ed Mirvish, 1987-1991
Nationwide Syndication, Inc., 1980
C. Knowlton Nash, 1982
Elizabeth Ann Nault, 1992; encl. col. photograph
Tom Nease, 1982
Newspaper Marketing Bureau Inc., 1991
Peter C. Newman, 1969, 1978, 1982, n.d.
Al Nickleson, 1982, 1987
Ralph Nichols, 1986
Ben Nobleman, 1982; photocopy of Lautens's reply
Judy Nyman, 1984
Al Oakie, n.d.
David Off, n.d.
Clifford Olson, 1983
Ontario Psychological Foundation, 1986
Patricia Orwen, n.d.
Richard O'Hagan, 1987
Gil Ostrom, 1982-1984
F.O. Oxley, 1982
F.14 Terrence J. O'Malley, 1984-1990; Barbara and Terrence O'Malley,
F.15 Jack Parr, 1960
Sydney Paikin, 1964
Betsy Palmer, n.d.
John Palmer (mayor of Orillia), 1990
Bert Pearl (of the "Happy Gang"), 1965; encl. ls. from two radio listeners
Joan Pelech, 1982
John Carl Pelech (Pelech, Otto & Powell), 1991
Janet L. Penfold, 1982
Jean-Pierre Phillipe, 1986
Lynn Pickering, 1982
Jean E. Pigott, 1979
Sam and Winnie Posner, 1982
Les Prince, 1982
Printemps (department store), Paris, 1987
Dan Proudfoot, 1982
Jim Proudfoot, 1990
Juliet Prowse, 1971
Al Purdy, 1990
F.16 Dan Parker, 1956-1965, encl. photograph and columns by Parker of
the New York Mirror. Also a note from Jackie Lautens indicating
that Parker was a mentor to Lautens.
F.17 Lester B. Pearson, 1955
Bob Rae, 1982-1990
Leonard T. Rambeau, 1986
Bert Raphael, 1981
Reader's Digest, 1986-1987
Peter Rehak, 1981
Paul Rekai, 1982-1983
Douglas Richardson, 1984
John Roberts, 1984
Betty and John Robertson, 1984, n.d.; encl. column by Robertson written
Richard R. Robertson, 1982
Carol Robinson, 1982
Riggins family, n.d.
Douglas Roche, 1985
Richard Rohmer, 1982
Vic Roschkov, n.d.; encl. undated column by Lautens
Harry Hosen, 1990
F.19 Ronald Regan, 1983
Carmine Santuallo (assistant to Ed Sullivan), 1971
Joe Sartor, 1984
Ralph J. Sazio, 1979-80 (cards from when Sazio was with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
football club, includes colour images of the teams with facsimile signatures),
Kevin Scanlon, 1985
Jack Scott, n.d.
David Scott-Atkinson, 1982, encl. offprint
Jim Service, n.d.
Mitchell Sharp (Minister of Finance), 1967
Barbara Shelley, 1980, encl. reprint
Leslie Shuber, n.d.
Gordon Sinclair, 1969, 1978
Doug Sloane, 1988
Bruce A. Smith, 1982
Marlene Smith, 1981
Southern Ontario Newspaper Guild, 1982
Allen Spraggett, 1979, 1982-83
Harriet Sprague, 1986
Boris Spremo, photocopy from Lautens, 1986
St. Andrew's Presbyterian church, 1985; encl. newsletter
St. Catharines Standard (Jock), 1982
F.21 Shaw Festival, 1983-1985
F.22 Nell Sim (Lautens's aunt), 1958, 1976, n.d.
F.23 Stuart Smith (Leader of the Opposition, Ontario), 1977-1982; and
Paddy Smith, 1978, 1981
Gene Taylor, 1981
Charles Templeton, n.d.
Phil Thatcher, n.d.
Douglas P. Thomas, 1986
Gilbert R. Thomas, 1982
J. Walter Thompson, 1984
Walter B. Tilden, 1991
Alex Tilley, 1991
Today Magazine, 1982
Harry J. Tompkins, 1982
Alan Tonks, n.d.
Toronto Young Players, 1983
Toronto 96 (Paul Henderson), 1989
Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club (Peter Bavasi), 1981
Toronto Company of Les Miserables, 1989
Toronto Men's Press Club (Steve Douglas), 1964
Toronto Sun (Doug Creighton), 1982
Toronto Truck Theatre, 1982
Gordon V. Torrance (Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Police), 1982
Ian and Inge Turnbull, 1978-1979 (cards of Toronto Maple Leafs)
John N. and Gilles Turner, 1985 (card contains colour image of them)
John N. Turner, 1983
E.P. Taylor (Windfields Farm), 1977; encl. Lautens column "E.P. Taylor
Owes Me 10 cents", 2 ten cent coins
Riki Turofsky, n.d.
Toronto, University of, 1986
F.1 Toronto Star, 1957-1991; several notes are written on columns
F.2 Toronto Star, 1982-1987, re Lautens's cars
F.3 Jocko Thomas, [1984-1991], n.d.
F.4 Pierre Elliot Trudeau, 1982, 1991
F.5 United Church Observer (A.C. Forrest), 1977
Vancouver Sun (Earl T. Smith), 1963; reply from Lautens
J. Bryan Vaughan, 1987, n.d.
Miriam Waddington, 1986
Ron Wallace, 1982
Robert S. Welsh, 1985
Bruce West, 1973
Roy Whitsed, 1981
Aubrey Wice, 1982
Oskar Wictora, n.d.
Lorne Wignall, 1988
Brian Williams (CBC), 1989
Pat Wilson, 1987
D. George Wilson, 1981; encl. Lautens's column
Ronald R. Woods, 1982
Helen Worthington, n.d.
Peter Worthington, 1982-1984, n.d.
Priscilla Wright, n.d.
F.8 Women's Canadian Club of Toronto, 1988-1989, encl. program, tickets
F.9 Writers' Development Trust, 1988; encl. news clipping
Annette Yeager, 1987 (photocopy of letter concerning her by Lautens)
York Region Celebrity Banquet, 1988
Frank Young, 1980
Paul B. Young, 1982
Robert Young, 1979
Scott Young, 1962, 1982
F.11 Fan mail, A-L, 1978-1991
F.12 Fan mail, M-Z, 1978-1991
F.13 Fan mail, Leonard Lafleur, 1991, encl. his short stories
F.14 Fan mail, schoolchildren, 1972-1981
F.15 Illegible signatures and first names, 1969-1986, 5 ls. One is from
Lautens addressed to "John".
F.16 Other: Photocopies of Stephen Leacock letters that were owned by
Lautens, also some of Leacock's writings
Newspaper columns, articles and tear-sheets. - 1951-1994. - 2 m of textual
records, graphic materials and realia. - Title based on content of series.
- Note: Files contain some typescripts including killed columns, proofs,
reprints, news clippings about Lautens as well as some notes from his
colleagues at the newspapers. Column tss. not matched with their newspaper
tear-sheets are at the end of the series in Box 14. Most news clippings
about Lautens are in Series 5, Box 29. Several reprints are in Series
3, Box 21.
F.1-3 Hamilton Spectator news and sports articles, 1951-1953,
n.d., signed and unsigned
F.4 Hamilton Spectator news and sports articles, 1952-1961, n.d.
F.5 Hamilton Spectator, unsigned articles, n.d.
F.6 Hamilton Spectator, sports column "The Gab Bag"; tear-sheets
have been pasted into a scrapbook, only one column is dated 1955; also
one proof, photocopy of one column dated 1956
Hamilton Spectator sports articles, October 1956-January 1958,
also program and press pass pasted into a scrapbook. Oversize, located
next to Box 4.
Hamilton Spectator sports articles, March 1958-September 1958,
also programs, telex, proof of a "Gab Bag" column, articles mentioning
Lautens pasted into a scrapbook. Oversize, located next to Box 4.
F.7 Hamilton Spectator, sports column "The Gab Bag", n.d., 1957,
F.8 Framed "Gab Bag" column, n.d. about Ted Williams, with comments written
on top of it by Dan Parker
F.9 Ts. and proofs of an article about Samuel Ryckman Manson, 1958
F.10 Cut (metal typesetting plate) for the "Gab Bag" title heading, one
by Lautens, one by Mrs. Gary
F.11 Cut for Lautens's "Gab Bag" portrait, also Mrs. Gary
F.12 Unidentified artwork
F.1 Hamilton Spectator, sports column "The Gab Bag", 1 October
1958-31 December 1958
F.2 Gab Bag, 2 January 1959-29 June 1959
F.3 Gab Bag, 2 July 1959-31 December 1959
F.4 Gab Bag, 2 January 1960-27 June 1960
F.5 Gab Bag, 5 July 1960-24 December 1960
F.6 Gab Bag, 3 January 1961-30 June 1961
F.7 Gab Bag, 4 July 1961-29 December 1961; on 15 December the column's
name was changed to "Gary Lautens"
F.8 Gary Lautens, 3 January 1962-30 June 1962. The column now begins to
be more of a general interest column though sports are still included.
F.9 Gary Lautens, 4 July 1962-3 December 1962. On 5 December 1962 Lautens
moved to the Toronto Daily Star as a staff writer. Articles,
Toronto Star, 5 December 1962-31 December 1962
F.1 Toronto Star, articles, 2 January 1963-29 January 1963. Lautens
begins writing a column, once again titled "Gary Lautens", 30 January
1963-21 June 1963. Also includes Boy Wonder Now Frets Over Quarters,
his column of 8 May 1963, cut up and pasted into a small booklet.
F.2 Gary Lautens, 2 January 1963-11 June 1963. Similar to F.1, tear-sheets
F.3 Gary Lautens, 2 July 1963-23 December 1963
F.4 Gary Lautens, 12 July 1963-31 December 1963. Similar to F.3, tear-sheets
F.5 Gary Lautens, 2 January 1964-28 March 1964
F.6 Gary Lautens, 3 January 1964-23 July 1964, scattered tear-sheets
F.7 Gary Lautens, 1 April 1964-31 December 1964
F.8 Gary Lautens, 29 July 1964-27 November 1964, scattered tear-sheets
F.9 Gary Lautens, 5 January 1965-30 June 1965
F.10 Gary Lautens, 29 January 1965-8 November 1965, scattered tear-sheets
F.1 Gary Lautens, 2 July1965-24 December 1965
F.2 Gary Lautens, 5 January 1965-20 December 1965, scattered tear-sheets
F.3 Gary Lautens, 6 January 1966-30 June 1966
F.4 Gary Lautens, 5 January 1966-1 June 1966; similar to F.3
F.5 Gary Lautens, 4 July 1966-23 December 1966
F.6 Gary Lautens, 2 June 1966-23 December 1966; similar to F.5
F.7 Gary Lautens, 5 January 1967-30 June 1967
F.8 Gary Lautens, 25 May 1967-22 December 1967, scattered tear-sheets
F.9 Gary Lautens, 3 July 1967-29 December 1967
F.10 Gary Lautens, 4 January 1967-29 December 1967, scattered tear-sheets
F.1 Gary Lautens, 2 January 1968-28 June 1968
F.2 Gary Lautens, 20 June 1968-28 November 1968, scattered tear-sheets
F.3 Gary Lautens, 2 July 1968-24 December 1968
F.4 Gary Lautens, 3 January 1968-18 June 1968
F.5 "Gary Lautens", column in Canadian Panorama (a section of
the Star Weekly), 11 October 1968-28 December 1968
F.6 Gary Lautens, 2 January 1969-30 June 1969
F.7 Gary Lautens, 2 July 1969-31 December 1969
F.8 Gary Lautens, Canadian Panorama, 4 January 1969-12 July 1969
F.9 Gary Lautens, Canadian Panorama, 19 July 1969-27 December
F.10 Gary Lautens, 2 January 1970-30 June 1970
F.11 Gary Lautens, 2 July 1970-15 December 1970; includes some columns
for Star Week
F.1 Gary Lautens, Canadian Panorama, 3 January 1970-9 May 1970
F.2 Gary Lautens, Canadian Panorama, 9 May 1970-22 August 1970
F.3 Gary Lautens, Canadian Panorama, 22 August 1970-26 December
F.4 Gary Lautens, 4 January 1971-31 May 1971; includes some columns for
F.5 Gary Lautens, 1 June 1971-24 December 1971
F.6 Gary Lautens, Canadian Panorama, 2 January 1971-20 March
F.7 Gary Lautens, Canadian Panorama, 20 March-29 May 1971
F.8 Gary Lautens, Canadian Panorama, 29 May 1971-4 September
F.9 Gary Lautens, 1 January 1972-28 June 1972; includes some tear-sheets
from the Montreal Gazette
F.10 Gary Lautens, 3 July 1972-22 December 1972
F.1 Gary Lautens, 1 January 1973-29 June 1973
F.2 Gary Lautens, 2 July 1973-24 December 1973
F.3 Gary Lautens, 4 January 1974-16 May 1974
F.4 Gary Lautens, 4 June 1974-20 December 1974
F.5 Gary Lautens, 6 January 1975-20 June 1975
F.6 Gary Lautens, 1 July 1975-19 December 1975
F.7 Gary Lautens, 5 January 1976-30 June 1976
F.8 Gary Lautens, 1 July 1976-24 December 1976
F.1 Gary Lautens, 4 January 1977-30 June 1977
F.2 Gary Lautens, 4 July 1977-31 December 1977
F.3 Gary Lautens, 4 January 1978-29 June 1978
F.4 Gary Lautens, 1 July 1978-22 December 1978
F.5 Gary Lautens, 3 January 1979-31 May 1979. Note: beginning on 29 May
and lasting until the end of June, the column name is changed to "Europe
on the Lautens Plan".
F.6 Gary Lautens, 1 June 1979-21 December 1979
F.7 Gary Lautens, 3 January 1980-29 May 1970
F.8 Gary Lautens, 2 June 1980-23 December 1980
F.1 Gary Lautens, 6 January 1981-29 May 1981
F.2 Gary Lautens, 1 June 1981-24 December 1981
F.3 Gary Lautens, January 1981-11 February 1982. Lautens last column gives
a brief summary of his writing career and announces his appointment as
Executive Managing Editor of the Toronto Star.
F.4 Lautens resumes writing his column on an occasional basis. April 1982-December
1982. Name varies: "Gary Lautens" and "Editor's Notebook".
F.5 Gary Lautens, 13 August 1983
F.6 Undated columns from the 1980s
F.7 Gary Lautens, 1984. In 1984 he was appointed Editor Emeritus and began
writing more columns.
F.8 Gary Lautens, 1985
F.9 Gary Lautens, 1986
F.10 Gary Lautens, 1987
F.11 Gary Lautens, 1988
F.1 Gary Lautens, 1989
F.2 Gary Lautens, 1990
F.3 Gary Lautens, 1991
F.4 Gary Lautens, January 1991
F.5 Gary Lautens, 1992-1994, reprints of earlier columns
F.6 Syndicated columns by Lautens in other newspapers: Boston Globe,
Des Moines Register, Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, 1966, 1982
F.7 Toronto Star, football columns, 1965, tear-sheets and mimeos
F.8-12 Toronto Star columns, various dates, tear-sheets and photocopies
of tear-sheets, many presumably duplicates
F.1 Ts. extracts from columns about the family dog, 1958-1960
F.2 Ts. columns, 1965
F.3 Ts. columns, one dated 1966
F.4 Ts. columns re family trip to Europe, May 1971
F.5 Ts. columns re trip to the Soviet Union, 1974
F.6-8 Ts. columns, 1984-1987?, includes some correspondence
F.9-12 Ts. columns, n.d.
F.13 Killed column, 26 April 1978
F.14 Killed columns with note from Lautens: "Columns written but never
run for one reason or another. Some my decisions, some the decision of
editors on the base of 'taste'".
F.15 Killed columns
F.16 Killed and/or possibly killed columns
F.17 Columns notes and ideas, including some correspondence which inspired
F.18 Index to family columns, 1980-1992
Oversize: 7 promotional posters for Lautens's columns: Europe on the Lautens
Plan (columns in Box 11, F.5), Europe on Five, Smiles from Austria, From
Russia with Lautens, Good News '87. Location: Map Cabinet 49
Books, speeches, broadcast scripts and other writings, reprints. - 1964-1995.
- 1.1 m of textual records, graphic materials, and sound recordings. -
Title based on content of series.
Books: (Order is chronological)
Laughing with Lautens (1964)
F.1 Introduction, ts., 5 pages
F.2 News clips of the columns used in the book
F.3 Correspondence concerning the book, includes John Munro, Peter O'Sullvian,
Ken McCormick of Doubleday, Thomas E. Nicols; contract with Ryerson Press,
Eaton's book catalogue, photograph of Lautens
F.4 Reviews, press release, press notices
Take My Family--Please (1980)
F.5-6 Photocopies of columns used in the book, notes
F.7 Draft table of contents
F.8 Correspondence with Madison Press and John Wiley and Sons, 1980-1982
F.9 Correspondence with Lynn Johnston, the illustrator, 1980-1983, encl.
F.10 Correspondence about the book, 1980-1982
F.11 Promotional events, Name the Book contest, 1980
F.12 Promotional events, interviews, tours, speeches, correspondence,
schedules, news clippings, 1980
F.13 Promotional printed materials. See also Box 16.
F.14 Promotional photographs: 2 b&w photographs of Lautens, 2 b&w
photographs of Lautens with his family
F.15 News clippings containing reviews
F.16 Press mentions and best-seller lists news clippings
F.17 News clippings re the paperback edition
F.18 Reprints: Woman's Day (extract), 1982
F.19 Leacock award correspondence, 1981
F.20 Leacock award dinner, 1981
F.21 Leacock award speech, 20 June 1981, tss., various versions
F.22 Leacock award, news clippings about
F.23 Toronto Star lunch, 19 June 1981, speech ts., 2 p., b&w
photograph of Lautens with Martin Goodman
29 b&w illustrations by Lynn Johnston, mounted on cardboard; 1 colour
dust-jacket; 1 mounted front cover.
Oversize: One promotional poster and one book cover. Location: Map Cabinet
No Sex Please-We're Married (1983)
F.1 Correspondence with McClelland and Stewart, Lynn Johnston, and others
1983-1984; royalty reports, 1985
F.2 Promotional, audio cassette of interview by Betty Kennedy, November
F.3 Speech (promotional?), ts., 3 p.
F.4 Promotional materials, includes framed cover
F.5 Advertisements, reviews, best-seller lists news clippings
F.6 Leacock Award correspondence, 1984, includes John Craig Eaton, Keith
F.7 Leacock Award dinner, program, tickets, 7 b&w photographs
F.8 Leacock Award, speeches
F.9 Leacock Award, news clippings
How Pierre and I Saved the Civilized World (1984)
F.10 Photocopy of ts. and columns used
F.11 Photocopy of ts. and columns used, including introduction
F.12 Proofs, 3 p.
F.13 Correspondence with Metheun Publications, royalty statements, 1984-1987
F.14 Correspondence about the book: Ian D. Sinclair (Senate of Canada),
John Munro, Hershell Ezrin, 1984
F.15 Lautens's speech, probably for book launch, ts./ms. (3 versions);
completely different speech, ts., 9 p.
F.16 4 b&w photographs of Lautens with Pierre Trudeau, presumably
at the book launch, 2 contact sheets, negatives
F.17 Reviews, best-seller lists, advertisement news clippings
F.18 Methuen catalogue
Unpublished book (1984)
F.19 Tss. and photocopies of tss. for a book being put together in 1984
which was not published
F.20 Tss., photocopies of tss. and columns for the unpublished book
Peace, Mrs. Packard and the Meaning of Life (1993)
F.1 Bound book proposal by the estate of Gary Lautens
F.2 Correspondence, Key Porter Books Ltd., 1993; includes corrections
to galley proofs
F.3-5 Photocopies of columns
F.6 Photocopies of columns marked "drafts"
F.7 Final draft, 10 June 1993
F.8 Introduction by Jackie Lautens, table of contents
F.10 News clippings: press mentions, advertisements, best-seller lists
The Best of Gary Lautens (1995)
F.12-3 Proofs, 22 December 1944
F.1 Proofs, 22 December 1994
F.2 Proofs, 23 December 1994
F.3 Correspondence, Key Porter Books Ltd., 1994-1995
F.4 Reviews and press notices, news clippings
"The Lawsens", scripts prepared for CBC television by Lautens and Kate
and Ted Lonsdale, with producer Lorraine Thomson. The series was never
F.5 Correspondence with Lorraine Thomson, 1985-1988
F.6-7 Various scripts for the series, 1985-1986
"Front Page Challenge"
F.8 1 script, 1972-1973 (dates vary) autographed by Farley Mowat. Lautens
is listed as the writer
F.1 Script proposal by Lautens and Ben Wicks, n.d.
F.2 CKEY, 29 radio scripts, n.d.
F.3 CKEY, 16 radio scripts, n.d.
F.4 Keith Davey, 27 May 1981, Ottawa, Ont., ms. notes
F.5 Keith Davey, 12 February 1983, Toronto, Ont., programs, tickets, ms.
notes, day of issue Canadian constitution stamp sheets, signed by Pierre
Trudeau, 16 April 1982
F.6 Keith Davey, April 1986, 20 years in the Senate of Canada, ms. and
F.7 Keith Davey, 12 April 1986, 60th birthday party, Elora, Ont., ms.
and ts. notes, Davey fact sheet, possibly notes for another birthday party
F.8 Keith Davey, n.d. but 1991, 25 years in the Senate of Canada, ts.,
16 col. photographs of Lautens and his family with Keith Davey, Jean Chrétien,
F.9 Keith Davey, introduction to, specific occasion not known, n.d., ts.
F.10 Doug and Liz Davey's wedding, n.d, ts.
F.11 Lotta Dempsey, n.d, 1986, 1989, last occasion being her memorial,
F.12 Sondra Gottlieb, n.d., ms.
F.13 W.P. Kinsella, 23 May1987, Leacock dinner for, ts., program
F.14 Stephen Leacock, 1984 or later, ts.
F.15 Richard Lautens (son) and Sirje Jarvell's wedding, 6 April 1991,
photocopy of ms. notes
F.16 Jim and Susie Lawson's wedding, n.d., ts.
F.17 Bruce McLeod, n.d., photocopy of ts.
F.18 Roy McMurtry, tribute dinner, 17 June 1985, Simeon Park, program,
ms. notes, ts.
F.19 Terry O'Malley, 1983?, ts. carbon
F.20 Jack Pelech, n.d., ts.
F.20a Paul Rekai, 1990; printed tribute program
F.21 Gordon Sinclair, n.d., ms. notes to accompany a slide presentation;
program of Gordon Sinclair tribute dinner, 1981; news clipping with comment
by Lautens, 1984
F.22 Veronica Tennant, 1989, ts., note from Tennant: "for your files and
my treasures"; signed program
F.23 Mike Walton, 1991, ts., news clipping
F.24 Ron Weston, n.d., ts.
F.25 Speech (?) re three leaders' wives: Mila Mulroney, Lucille Broadbent,
and Gellis Turner, takes the form of a song by them
Topics and places:
F.26 partly about Burlington, Ont., n.d., ms. notes
F.26a Canadian Football Hall of Fame induction, 1988, ms. notes, tss.,
program, ticket, media notice, 1 col. photograph of Lautens with the four
F.27 East York Civic Centre, 1990, ts. fax, program
F.28 Hamilton, Ont., Gallery of Distinction, 1984., ts., program
F.29 Journalism, n.d., ms., ts.
F.30 Liberal Party function, n.d., ts.
F.31 Loblaws, n.d., ts.
F.32 Sports, n.d., ts.
F.33 Sports writing, n.d., ts.
F.34 Toronto Star dinner, February 1988, ts.
F.35 Toronto Star luncheon, n.d., ts.
F.36 Uses for [one of his] Books, n.d., ms. notes
F.37 Value of an Education, n.d., ms. notes
F.38 Speech (?), possibly an article, re Hamilton, Ont., n.d., photocopy
Books by others, blurbs and introductions for:
F.39 Christmas with Stephen Leacock, ts., 1987
F.40 City Sermons: Preaching from a Downtown Church, n.d., ts.
F.41 Roschkov Editorial Cartoons, ts. carbon, 1979
F.42 Book by Bernard A Warren about the Lautenslater family, presumably
unpublished, photocopy of tss., correspondence, 1986
F.43 The Great Toronto Mystery (1982), Lautens contributed one
chapter, ts., news clippings, two copies of the book
F.44 Athlete biographies, n.d., ts. carbon
F.45 "Report on the Farrar Seminar of Newspaper Design", n.d., ts. carbon
F.46 Biographical sketch, spoof, n.d., ts. carbon
F.47 Article about Duncan Macpherson, photocopy of ts., n.d.
F.48 Miscellaneous, 3 items
Works by others:
F.49 "A Bite of the Big Apple," dinner theatre with Lautens as the narrator,
1981, program, script
F.50 Patrick Douglas, broadsheet, "The Peacemaker", n.d.; "Alex" and "No
Place on Earth", photocopies
Reprints and some original articles in periodicals and other publications:
F.1 Byliner, 1980; Baptist Program, 1976; C.J.O.
News, 1966; Christian Reader, 1968
F.2 Ferment, 1967, 1968; Free China Review, 1967
F.3 Gossip!, 1970; Hamilton This Month, 1991; Huron
Church News, 1991; Kelly's Klarion, 1965
F.4 Maple Leaf Monthly Newsletter, 1991; Professional Engineer
and Engineering Digest, 1966; Queen's Alumni Review, 1986;
Reflex, 1965; Ryersonian, 1966
F.5 Star Weekly, 1965-1966 (5 issues)
F.6 TV Guide, 1977-1978
F.7 Touchdown, 1961-1962 (4 issues)
F.8 United Church Observer, 1988; Wilson Heights Lodge Reporter,
1998; Wine Press, 1980
F.9 John Munro campaign literature, 1963
F.10 Programs: Advertising and Sales Club of Hamilton, 1962; Appreciation
Gala, Lincoln Alexander, 1991; Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 1960; Newspaper Guild,
47th International Convention, 1980
Appointment calendars and notebooks, awards, personal and financial documents,
programs and invitations, reports, photographs. - 1942-1996. - 1.9 m of
textual records and graphic materials. - Title based on content of series.
Appointment calendars and notebooks:
F.1 2 notebooks, 1956-1968
F.26 Address books, cards
F.27 Address book with notes
F.28 Card, addresses and phone messages
Awards and trophies:
F.1 Western Ontario newspapers awards for sport feature writing: 5 certificates
and trophies, 1959-1963. Also correspondence, programs, 1 b&w photograph,
1959; engraved tag, 28 April 1979. Trophies are in Box 25.
F.2 National newspaper awards, photocopy of certificate for sports writing,
Dow football press award, 1962 (oversize); location Map Cabinet 49
Sports trophies are in Box 26
Personal and financial documents:
F.3 Certificates issued by: World Trade Centre Toronto, 1991; Borough
of East York, 1990; United Church of Canada, 1951, 1960; B'Nai B'rith,
1959, 1962; Air France Concorde, 1978
Mounted certificate, Toronto Sky Dome naming committee, 1987, signed by
David Peterson. Location: after F.3.
F.4 Educational certificates and diplomas: Hamilton Central Collegiate
Institute, 1942-1946. Lautens's university degree is described in Series
7, McMaster University and located in Map Cabinet 49 as an oversize item.
Halton County Board of Education certificates, 1974-1975
F.5 Four passports, issued 1960, 1971, 1983, 1988; international vaccination
certificate; Man and His World "passport" with photograph, 1976
F.6 Travel itineraries, expense forms, correspondence, 1968-1989
F.7 Yankee stadium press pass, 1955; Hamilton Spectator press
card with photograph, n.d. but 1950s; Toronto Blue Jays press pass, n.d.
F.8 Curriculum vitae, various, one dated 1983
F.9 Psychological and fitness appraisals, 1982
F.10 Business cards
F.11 Income tax returns, 1964, 1967, 1984; bank book, 1947-1957
F.12 ACTRA contracts, 1981-1983; CHCH contract, 1982
Writing award trophies matching the certificates in Box 24, F.1
Sports trophies: 1976 Y Gang; 1979 Celebrity tennis challenge doubles,
Invitations and programs: Note: Additional items of this type are filed
with speeches in Box 20; newspaper award programs are in Box 24, F.1
F.1 Various events, n.d.; includes Canada's Famous Flying Fathers
F.2 1968 birthday invitation
F.3 Paul Hanover 25th anniversary, 1970, with Canadian silver dollar;
Charles Minto (Scotty) Davey, 1971; ACTRA dinner, 1979
F.4 Various government functions in Ottawa 1982-1984; an evening with
Pierre Trudeau in Toronto, 1983
F.5-6 Various functions, 1980s
F.7-14 Various Toronto Star functions, reports, agreements, phone
Photographs: Additional photographs are located in Series 1 (correspondence),
Series 3 (books), Series 7 (McMaster University), Series 8 (condolences)
F.15 2 b&w photographs of Lautens as a young sports reporter; 1 b&w
photograph of Lautens with a sports trophy; 3 b&w photographs of Lautens's
sports teams (YMCA volleyball team; Hamilton Spectator football
team, also negative; unidentified team, framed with inscription from Lou
C.); 1 b&w photograph of Lautens with Herb Elliott. Note: for oversize
framed photographs see Box 28.
F.16 B&w portraits: 9, n.d. (8 of these are identical); 12 (4 different
poses) taken by Richard Lautens, 25 January 1992; 1 by John Mahler, 20
January 1992; 2 contact sheets; 1 col. (snapshot), n.d. Note: for oversize
framed photographs see Box 28.
Lautens with celebrities:
F.17 Tony Bennett and others, , 1 b&w photograph, autographed
F.18 Jack Lemmon, 17 May 1978; Craig Russell, 12 December 1978; Second
City cast, John Candy, Andrea Martin, Joe Flaherty, Dave Thomas, Eugene
Levy, and Catherine O'Hara, director, George Bloomfield, autographed,
2 b&w photographs
F.19 Orianna Fallaci (?), 1 October 1981, 3 b&w photographs
F.20 Peter Gzowski with a charity hockey team
Lautens with his family; family without Lautens:
F.21 7 col. photographs, 7 b&w images, 1973-1996, n.d.
Lautens with others:
F.22 Norma Chamberlain (Lautens's first girlfriend), 23 February 1983,
5 b&w photographs, news clipping re their reunion
F.23 9 col, 7 b&w photographs, 1991, mostly n.d.
F.24 Kingfish Levinski and Rocky Marciano, 1 b&w photograph autographed
by Levinski, n.d.; Jackie Collura, 1 b&w autographed photograph, 1943;
Giselle Mackenzie, 1 b&w photograph, n.d.; New York Ranger hockey
team, 1942-1943, 2 identical b&w photographs autographed by Ott Heller;
Angelo Rocco, 1 b&w photograph, n.d.; Gwen Verdon
F.25 4 col, 4 b&w photographs, 1 col negative, n.d.
F.26 1 b&w photograph of house and children, 1947; 2 b&w photographs
with inscriptions: "the old home" and "memories of Sandringham", n.d.,
6 b&w negatives
Framed b&w portrait, 1955
Framed Vickers and Benson advertisement, b&w, Lautens with others
One of the Richard Lautens's portraits (Box 27, F.16) enlarged and mounted
Mounted b&w photographs taken at CHFI radio
Framed b&w portrait of Lautens holding a light-bulb, Toronto Star
promotional photograph, "The Light Touch", 1967. Location: Map Cabinet
Press mentions of and interviews with Lautens, realia and artwork. - 1949-1992.
- 1.1 m of textual records, graphic materials, and realia. - Title based
on content of series.
F.1 News clippings, various newspapers, n.d. Note: F.1-11 contain clippings
mainly from the Toronto Star
F.2 News clippings, various newspapers, 1949, 1969-1981
F.3 News clippings, various newspapers, 1982
F.4 News clippings, various newspapers, 1983
F.5 News clippings, various newspapers, 1984
F.6 News clippings, various newspapers, 1985
F.7 News clippings, various newspapers, 1986
F.8 News clippings, various newspapers, 1987
F.9 News clippings, various newspapers, 1988
F.10 News clippings, various newspapers, 1989
F.11 News clippings, various newspapers, 1990-1991
F.12 News clippings, various newspapers, 1992. See also Series 8, Box
F.13 Hamilton Spectator, 1958, 1960, n.d.
F.14 News clippings re Lautens at radio stations CHML and CHAM, 1965-1968
F.15 News clippings re Hamilton-Tiger Cats, plus 1959 program containing
Lautens's photograph. There is a note by Jackie Lautens indicating that
Lautens was very involved with the public ownership committee.
F.16 Periodicals with mentions of Lautens
F.17 Interviews with and articles about Lautens: Ryersonian,
26 January 1979; Ryerson Magazine, February 1980; Toronto
Life, December 1967; United Church Observer, October 1970;
quotations about snow from Toronto Star; brief biographical sketches
Article about Lautens:
Framed issue of Toronto Star, 8 May 1981, front page
Framed issue of Toronto Star, 8 May 1981, p. A10
Location: Map Cabinet 49
Team Canada pennant, ashtray with golfer
Toronto Star 100th anniversary promotional items; Schenley Awards
desk set, 1960; letter-opener presented by Oakville Civitan Club, 1975;
pins and badges; metal letter "G"; hockey puck signed by the Hamilton
Tiger-Cubs; decorative knife; cuts (metal typesetting plates) and other
Framed portrait drawing of Lautens, n.d., signed Irma Coucill, Ca. 1966.
Framed portrait drawing of Lautens, n.d., signed E. Pawczuk, done for
Hamilton Gallery of Distinction, 1999. See Series 8, Box 42.
Framed portrait done in felt and stitches by Jackie Lautens, 1972
Caricature of Lautens by John Cruz, 1992, a copy of his 1979 caricature
Sound recordings and moving images. - 1939-1983. - 24 cm of sound recordings
and moving images. - Title based on content of series.
2 audio cassettes from unknown speaker to Gary Lautens. One cassette concerns
Ed Mirvish. The other contains ideas re morning commuters. N.d.
1 audio cassette from Ray Densham to Iris M. Owen, n.d. but probably 1980.
Audio cassette includes voice of Oscar Wilde from BBC archives; also photocopy
of Lautens column about this.
6 audio reels, each labelled "Lautens" followed by a day of the week.
The reels labelled Wednesday and Friday are blank. The following reels
have been converted by McMaster University to audio cassettes.
Monday, 4 minutes, 34 seconds: Gary Lautens talking about Lorne Wrigglesworth,
a McMaster athlete
Tuesday, 5 minutes, 52 seconds: Lautens family conversation at home
Thursday, 5 minutes, 19 seconds: Lautens family, reading of "The Night
Saturday, 5 minutes, 53 seconds: Lautens family conversation at home
1 audio reel, labelled "Lautens"; converted to audio cassette
Side A: 45 minutes: Lautens, Hamilton Spectator, reporting on
Canadian Football League, includes interviews
Side B: 31 minutes: Lautens, Hamilton Spectator, reporting on
Canadian Football League, includes interviews
1 audio reel, labelled A by archivist; converted to audio cassette
Lautens family conversation at home, 14 minutes, 17 seconds
1 audio disc. "Raindrops for the Rainmaker: an edited celebration of the
Senator Keith Davey Roast, Sheraton Centre, Toronto, February 12, 1983".
The jacket contains a quote from Lautens. Location: Next to Box 33.
Note: All of the films in this box have been converted by McMaster University
to two DVDs, labelled "Gary Lautens Box 34 Disc 1" and "Disc
2". They had previously been converted to two mini DV cassettes;
film numbers 1-5 on one cassette and film numbers 6-14 on the second cassette.
All conversions are located in this box along with the original films.
Family movies (8 mm):
1 film reel, in metal container, labelled No. 1, Winter 1958-59-summer
1 film reel, in metal container, labelled No. 2, Stephen 2nd birthday,
Christmas, Florida (March), Jane, Fall and Christmas,1961-1962
1 film reel, in cardboard container, labelled No. 3, new baby Jane
1 film reel, in cardboard container, labelled No. 4, Jackie, July 1939,
aged 15 months
1 film reel, in metal container, labelled No. 5, Mother's Day, Jane's
1st birthday, Algonquin, Santa's Village, Ottawa, Quebec, Gaspe, 1963
1 film reel, in cardboard container, labelled No. 6, Mount Tremblant,
Stephen, March 1963
1 film reel, in cardboard container, labelled no. 7, Stephen, Hamilton
1 film reel, in metal container, labelled No. 8, Florida, March, Lac des
Chats, August, Christmas, 1964
1 film reel, in cardboard container, labelled No. 9, 1965
1 film reel, in cardboard container, labelled No. 10, 1965
1 film reel, in cardboard container, labelled No. 11, 1966
1 film reel, in cardboard container, labelled No. 12, 1966
1 film reel, in cardboard container, labelled No. 13, partly Sarah, 1970-1971
1 film reel, in cardboard container, labelled No. 14, n.d.
1 video cassette (Beta format), Lautens on Breakfast television, Citytv,
14 November 1989. Converted to VHS format by McMaster University. Lautens
is on the program showing off his legs. He is introduced at running time,
10 minutes; re-appears at 28 through 33 minutes. Cassette is 2 hours in
McMaster University. - 1930-1991. - 1 m of textual records, graphic materials
and realia. - Title based on content of series.
F.1 Correspondence, 1949-1990
F.2 Chester New: letter from New to Hamilton Spectator, 1930;
holograph copy of George Pitcher to New, n.d.; 2 b&w photographs of
New; new clips about New, 1936-1951; photocopy of Courier article
that Lautens wrote about New, 1982
F.3 Photocopy of ts. article, n.d. published in McMaster University
F.4 Ms. notes, ts. of speech given by Lautens at Alumni weekend, 1990
F.5 Ts. of speech given by Lautens to student journalists with holograph
explanatory note by Jackie Lautens, 1991
F.6 Various McMaster publications containing articles by Lautens, 1952-1987
F.7 Silhouette news clippings, 1949-1950, 1960, n.d., containing
articles by Lautens
F.8 Hamilton Spectator "Gab Bag" columns about McMaster, 1958,
F.9 McMaster News, mentions of Lautens, 1964-1984
F.10 Various McMaster publications containing mentions of Lautens, 1989-2000,
F.11 McMaster Silhouette, mentions of Lautens, 1949-1986, n.d.
F.12 McMaster publications, no mention of Lautens
F.13 Invitations and programs, 1950-1987, includes Commencement 1950,
and ts. notes
F.14 Photographs: 2 b&w photographs of Lautens; 4 b&w photographs
of initiation, n.d.
F.15 Photographs: 3 graduation photographs of friends of Lautens, 2 identical
negatives of Lautens with his parents at graduation, 1950
Lautens's McMaster degree, framed, 1950, oversize. Location: Map cabinet
Photographs: framed graduation portrait, b&w, 1950; graduating class
in arts and science, 1950, b&w
Realia: 2 china plates with McMaster crest, display stand
Realia: McMaster centennial paperweight, 1987
Awards: framed McMaster "M", 1983; framed Lifetime Leadership Achievement
Artwork: Celebrate 90. McMaster's Centennial Campaign. By sculptor Graham
Condolences and memorials. - 1992-1999. - 83 cm of textual records and
graphic materials. - Title based on content of series.
F.1-6 Bound memorial books. F.1 contains entries by Bob Rae and Veronica
Tennant; F.2, Ed Mirvish; F.3, Alan Tonks
F.7 2 colour photographs of people writing condolences at the Toronto
Star building; 2 colour photographs of the Lautens family
F.8 Condolence letters encl. donations, prayers, etc.
F.9 Condolence letters encl. published tributes
F.10 Condolence letter encl. book
F.1 Funeral arrangements
F.2 46 condolences from acquaintances
F.3 9 condolences from friends, first names only
F.4 Friends, A-H, includes James Bessey, Pierre Berton, Robert Bateman
F.5 Friends, J-P, includes Lynn Johnston, Bill McVean, Terry O'Malley
F.6 Friends, R-Z, includes Charles Templeton
F.7 Professional friends and other notables
F.8 Relatives; includes Trevor Lautens's column
F.9 50 condolences, Emanuel College employees
F.10 46 condolences, Immigration and Refugee Board, includes Austin Clarke
F.11 12 condolences, Lac des Chats neighbours
F.12 15 condolences, St. Andrews United Church members
F.13 25 condolences, includes Toronto Star employees
F.14 condolences sent with flowers
F.15 Condolences that included photocopies of letters by Lautens: to Claude
N.R. Stewart, ; to W.H. Latimer, 1992; to Jeanette Goldham, 1992;
to Ruth Ness, n.d. (original). Also col. photograph of Lautens, 1990
F.1-6 50 cards per file
F.7-9 100 letters per file
F.10 65 letters
Later condolences and correspondence about Lautens:
F.1 March-December 1992
F.3-4 September-October 1993; F.4 contains requests for books by Lautens
F.5 November 1993
F.6 1994-1997; includes one letter from Lautens to Jack Amos, 1990
F.8 Toronto and area, 1992-1993; also Save the Children with 4 col. photographs
F.9-10 McMaster scholarship, letters from donors, February-April 1992
F.11 McMaster scholarship, letters from donors, lists, February-July 1992
F.12 McMaster campus memorial site, 1992-1993; 3 col. photographs, also
1 col. photograph of condolence signing room, news clippings
F.13 Hamilton, Gore Park bench
F.14 Hamilton Gallery of Distinction
"Gary Lautens, 1928-1992, Hamilton-Humanitarian", coil-bound
Induction invitation and dinner program
Correspondence from June Callwood, Keith Davey, Knowlton Nash, George
Gamester, Ed Mirvish, Jack McNie in support of Lautens's induction
Plaque and crest mounted on wood. Location: behind F.14
F.1 Published obituaries and tributes, 1992
F.2 Published tributes, 1993
F.3-4 Posthumous press mentions, 1993-1999
F.5 Posthumous columns, news clippings, 1993-1994