Dorothy Rath Fonds consist of records relating to Dorothy Rath as Layton’s friend. Records include correspondence between Rath and Layton, photographs of Dorothy Rath, Irving Layton, and friends, audio recordings of Layton’s public readings, video clips of Layton’s television appearances and book readings, newspaper clippings relating to Layton’s works, and promotional and publicity material regarding Layton’s appearances. The Dorothy Rath Fonds is part of the Irving Layton Collection.
The fonds is divided into 8 series:
F007/A Audio recordings
F007/F Promotional Material
F007/H Video recordings
Recording of Irving Layton reading Fortunate Exile.
Material consists of photos, negatives, and slides of Irving Layton at public readings, Irving Layton with Rath and friends at restaurants in Toronto, photos of Layton’s home in Montreal, Layton at book launches, and with his son Max.