Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
By snowshoe, buckboard and steamer: Women of the frontier

1998 – Bridge, Kathryn

Bridge, K. (1998). By snowshoe, buckboard and steamer: Women of the frontier. Victoria, B.C.: Sono Nis Press. The lives of four pioneer women in nineteenth-century British Columbia...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Taku, the heart of North America's last great wilderness

1993 – Mitcham, Allison

Mitcham, A. (1993). Taku, the heart of North America's last great wilderness. Hantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press.  
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...
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...
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...
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...