Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
Robert Brown and the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition

1989 – Hayman, John

Hayman, J. (1989). Robert Brown and the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia Press. Robert Brown, a twenty-one-year-old Scotsman, arrived on...
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...
Three Dollar Dreams

1987 – Bowen, Lynn

Bowen, L. (1987). Three Dollar Dreams. Lantzville, B.C.: Oolichan Books. The book is about the history of coal mining and coal miners on Vancouver Island.
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,...
Old Silverton 1891–1930.

1985 – Norris, John

Norris, J. (1985). Old Silverton 1891–1930. Silverton, B.C.: Silverton Historical Society. History of Silverton, British Columbia 1891-1930. Illustrated with photos and maps.
Gunboat frontier: British maritime authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846–1890.

1984 – Gough, Barry M.

Gough, B. (1984). Gunboat frontier: British maritime authority and Northwest Coast Indians, 1846–1890. Vancouver, B.C.: UBC Press Gunboat Frontier presents a fresh and different interpretation of...
Discovering Deroche: From Nicomen to Lake Errock by Daphne Sleigh

1983 – Sleigh, Daphne

Sleigh, D. (1983). Discovering Deroche: From Nicomen to Lake Errock. Deroche, B.C.: D. Sleigh. History of community of Deroche in the Fraser Valley, British Columbia.