Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition

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,...

Winners of British Columbia Historical Federation Historical Writing Competition

The award celebrates books that make significant contributions to the historical literature of British Columbia (British Columbia, May 2016) The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF)...
Carlo Gentile Gold Rush Photographer by Ron Greene

2015 – Greene, Ronald A.

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

2014 – Forsythe, Mark and Greg Dickson

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

2013 – Drew, Ralph

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

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...
he Chuck Davis history of metropolitan Vancouver

2011 – Davis, Chuck

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

2010 – Olsen, Sylvia

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...
Encyclopedia of raincoast place names: A complete reference to coastal British Columbia

2009 – Scott, Andrew

Scott, A. (2009). Encyclopedia of raincoast place names: A complete reference to coastal British Columbia. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing. In 1909 Captain John T. Walbran...
Tragedy at Second Narrows: The story of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge

2008 – Jamieson, Eric

Jamieson, E. (2008). Tragedy at Second Narrows: The story of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing. Tragedy at Second Narrows unravels one of...