Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
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...
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...
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...
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...

UBC Press books take top two prizes in the British Columbia Historical Federation Historical...

The British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) is pleased to announce the winners for the Annual Historical Writing Competition. The prizes were awarded on Saturday,...

In the Press — News from conference reaches corners of the province

Stories of award winners and news of the BCHF conference were shared around the province by the press. Read the stories here: Langley Advance....

Historical Writing Competition — Deadline to apply is December 31

Authors and publishers — you have two months to apply for the 2018 Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for Historical Writing.  Our judges are anticipating another great...
Trading beyond the mountains: The British fur trade on the Pacific 1793–1843

1997 – Mackie, Richard Somerset

Mackie, R. (1997). Trading beyond the mountains: The British fur trade on the Pacific 1793–1843. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia Press. During the late...
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...
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...