Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
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...
High water: Living with the Fraser Floods

2006 – Watt, K. Jane

Watt, K.J. (2006). High water: Living with the Fraser Floods. Abbotsford, B.C.: Dairy Industry Historical Society of BC. This comprehensive book looks at the flood history of...
Aboriginal people and politics: The Indian land question in British Columbia, 1849-1989

1990 – Tennant, Paul

Tennant, P. (1990). Aboriginal people and politics: The Indian land question in British Columbia, 1849-1989. Vancouver, B.C.: University of Brititish Columbia Press This book presents the...
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...
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,...
Circle of Silver

2001 – Parent, Milton

Parent, M. (2001). Circle of Silver. Nakusp, BC: Arrow Lakes Historical Society.  
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...
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...

Winners of the 36th annual BCHF Historical Writing Competition announced

The award celebrates books that make significant contributions to the historical literature of British Columbia. The prizes were awarded...
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.