Past Winners of the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing

Book Prize Winners

Carlo Gentile Gold Rush Photographer by Ron Greene

Greene, R. (2015). Carlo Gentile, Gold Rush Photographer, 1863-1866. Victoria, B.C.: Green Frogg Press. Ron Greene's book follows Carlo Gentile, a photographer in Victoria from October 1863 until...
From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War

Forsyth, M. and Greg Dickson. (2014). From the West Coast to the Western Front: British Columbians and the Great War. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour...
Forest & Fjord, the History of Belcarra

Drew, R. (2013). Forest & Fjord, the History of Belcarra. Belcarra, BC: Ralph Drew. Forest & Fjord, the History of Belcarra by Ralph Drew covers the history...
British Columbia: A new historical atlas

Hayes, D. (2012). British Columbia: A new historical atlas. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2012. Over 900 maps tell the story of the planners, schemers, gold...
he Chuck Davis history of metropolitan Vancouver

Davis, C. (2011). The Chuck Davis history of metropolitan Vancouver. Vancouve, BC: Harbour Publishing. In his ambitious magnum opus, The Chuck Davis History of Metropolitan...
Working with wool: a Coast Salish legacy and the Cowichan sweater

Olsen, S. (2010). Working with wool: a Coast Salish legacy and the Cowichan sweater. Winlaw, BC: Sono Nis Press. Cowichan sweaters, with their distinctive bands of design...