Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
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...
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...
British Columbia: A natural history

1996 – Cannings, Richard and Sydney G. Cannings

Cannings, R. and S. Cannings. (1996). British Columbia: A natural history. Vancouver, B.C.: Greystone Books. This award-winning book provides a review of the province's physical and natural...

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,...

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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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!...