Fonds consists of personal papers, books, manuscripts, photographic materials, audio recordings and electronic records arranged into five series, which relate to Mr. Fawcett's personal life, his creative works and his relationships with members of the literary community.
Item is a audio cassette recording labelled : "Tristrams Book". Readers: Bill Schermbrucker, Alban Goulden, Jon Furberg, Penny Connell, and Brian Fawcett. Taped: June 23, 1980. Broadcasted: CFRO June 30, 1980 at Classical Joint in Vancouver, B.C. Music by: Al Neil. Topics: Poetry and story recitals.
Item is an audio cassette recording labelled: Brian Fawcett. Taped: with Brian Fawcett, Sharon Fawcett, Pierre Coupey, Bill Shermbrucker. Topics: Brian Fawcett learning from poets such as Barry McKinnon, Duncan, Pierre Coupey; "Creatures of State", origin of the book and meaning of "state". Taped: November 5, 1977. See also transcript of interview 19188.8.131.520.
Item is an audio cassette recording labelled: Evelyn Lau. Evelyn Lau is interviewed by Brain Fawcett. Topics: Writing, being a poetry writer, influences on her as a prose writer. Taped: March 26, 1993.
Audio recording is an interview by Brian Fawcett with Barry McKinnon in Prince George. They discuss the early beginnings of New Star Press & The Georgia Strait. Includes background on the political and literary goals of 1970-80's small presses in Vancouver, including the Vancouver Community Press, Western Voice Newspaper, and The Grape. They also talk about the influence of working class & Marxist ideology on small presses in Vancouver. Second side of tape is a philosophical discussion of post-modernist theories of truth and a discussion of 17th-18th century philosophers.
Subseries consists of awards, school records, teaching materials, legal agreements and miscellaneous textual material dating from 1951 to 1995, which relate to Mr. Fawcett's personal life, his work and his writing.