Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
Plants of the Haida Gwaii

2004 – Turner, Nancy

Turner, N. (2004). Plants of the Haida Gwaii. Winlaw, B.C.: Sono Nis Press. Plants of Haida Gwaii, written with the cooperation and collaboration of the Haida,...
Sojourning sisters: The lives and letters of Jessie and Annie McQueen

2003 – Barman, Jean

Barman, J. (2003). Sojourning sisters: The lives and letters of Jessie and Annie McQueen. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press. Shortly after the completion of the...
Launching history: The saga of Burrard Dry Dock

2002 – Mansbridge, Francis

Mansbridge, F. (2002). Launching history: The saga of Burrard Dry Dock. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing. The saga of Burrard includes stories of some of the...
Circle of Silver

2001 – Parent, Milton

Parent, M. (2001). Circle of Silver. Nakusp, BC: Arrow Lakes Historical Society.  
Island timber: A social history of the Comox Logging Company, Vancouver Island

2000 – Mackie, Richard Somerset

Mackie, R. (2000). Island timber: A social history of the Comox Logging Company, Vancouver Island. Victoria, B.C.: Sono Nis Press. Logging history, up close and personal!...
Lions Gate

1999 – D’Acres, Lilia and Donald Luxton

D’Acres, Lilia and Donald Luxton. (1999). Lions Gate. Burnaby, B.C.: Talonbooks. In addition to celebrating this bridge and its grand design,Lions Gate sets out to reveal these...
By snowshoe, buckboard and steamer: Women of the frontier

1998 – Bridge, Kathryn

Bridge, K. (1998). By snowshoe, buckboard and steamer: Women of the frontier. Victoria, B.C.: Sono Nis Press. The lives of four pioneer women in nineteenth-century British Columbia...
Trading beyond the mountains: The British fur trade on the Pacific 1793–1843

1997 – Mackie, Richard Somerset

Mackie, R. (1997). Trading beyond the mountains: The British fur trade on the Pacific 1793–1843. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia Press. During the late...
British Columbia: A natural history

1996 – Cannings, Richard and Sydney G. Cannings

Cannings, R. and S. Cannings. (1996). British Columbia: A natural history. Vancouver, B.C.: Greystone Books. This award-winning book provides a review of the province's physical and natural...
Atlin: The story of British Columbia's last gold rush

1995 – Dickinson, Christine Frances and Diane Solie Smith

Dickinson, C. & D.S. Smith. (1995). Atlin: The story of British Columbia's last gold rush. Atlin, B.C.: Atlin Historical Society. This book traces the history of...