Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
Seven Shillings a year: The history of Vancouver Island

1986 – Lillard, Charles

Lillard, C. (1986). Seven Shillings a year: The history of Vancouver Island. Ganges, BC: Horsdal & Schubart. This groundbreaking work, the first-ever history of Vancouver Island,...
Stoney Creek Woman : The story of Mary John

1988 – Waite, Peter B.

Waite, P., Larry MacKenzie and Bridget Moran (1988). Stoney Creek Woman : The story of Mary John. Vancouver, B.C.: Tillacum Library. Biography of Mary John, a Native...
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...

Media celebrates 2017 BCHF award winners

We are pleased to share the following media stories recognizing some of our 2017 BCHF award winners: "Top of province garners top prize," BC BookLook,...
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!...
Taku, the heart of North America's last great wilderness

1993 – Mitcham, Allison

Mitcham, A. (1993). Taku, the heart of North America's last great wilderness. Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press.  
Historical Atlas of Vancouver

2005 – Hayes, Derek

Hayes, D. (2005). Historical Atlas of Vancouver.  Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre. Gathered together in a single volume for the first time, here are the...

Shortlist Announced for 2019 BCHF Historical Writing Competition

The British Columbia Historical Federation is pleased to announce the shortlist for the Annual Historical Writing Competition. Congratulations to all the finalists.
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...
Michael Layland is interviewed by Mark Forsythe

Interview with Michael Layland

BC Historical Federation Vice-President Mark Forsythe caught up with the 2019 Lieutenant-Governor's Medal for Historical Writing prize winning author Michael Layland to...