Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
British Columbia: A new historical atlas

2012 – Hayes, Derek

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

Book, Fernie at War wins Community History Award

Victoria author Wayne Norton was awarded the community history award, a $500 prize, for his book, Fernie at War: 1914-1919, published by Caitlin Press. In his new book, Fernie...

Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Awards announced

These prestigious awards celebrate publications from the previous year that contributed significantly to the historical literature of British Columbia.
Otter skins, Boston ships and China goods

1992 – Gibson, James

Gibson, J. (1992). Otter skins, Boston ships and China goods. Seattle: University of Washington Press. James Gibson's thoroughly researched and highly detailed study is the first...
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.
Recording their story: James Tiet and the Tahltan

2007 – Thompson, Judy

Thompson, J. (2007). Recording their story: James Tiet and the Tahltan. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Gatineau: Canadian Museum of Civilization; Seattle: University of Washington Press. Recording Their...

Interview with Kyle Kusch

Take a virtual trip to Nakusp through this interview with Arrow Lake Historical Society's Kyle Kusch. Kyle walks us through the stories...

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,...