Fonds MsC-20 - Iron (periodical) fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Iron (periodical) fonds

General material designation

  • Textual records

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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1967-1971 (Creation)
    Iron (periodical)

Physical description area

Physical description

13.5 cm of textual records

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Administrative history

Iron was a literary magazine founded in 1966 by a number of students associated with the Simon Fraser University English Department, many of them studying under the poet Robin Blaser. Principals included Brian Fawcett, Brett Enemark, Neap Hoover, Alden Gouden and Sharon Thesen. Fourteen issues were published between 1966 and 1972 plus another six published in a second series that ended in 1978.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of correspondence, typescripts, submissions, subscription and business records, and other material.

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Finding aids

Printed inventory and history of the magazine (by Brian Fawcett) available.

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BCAUL control number: SFL--2364

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created May 15, 2014, LZ

Language of description

  • English

Script of description


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