Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
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.  

Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Awards announced

These prestigious awards celebrate publications from the previous year that contributed significantly to the historical literature of British Columbia.

BCHF conference preview: Awards gala

Find out who will win the Lieutenant Governor's medal for historical writing at our Awards Gala on...
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...

Interview with Kyle Kusch

Take a virtual trip to Nakusp through this interview with Arrow Lake Historical Society's Kyle Kusch. Kyle walks us through the stories...
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...
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.
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!...
Seven Shillings a year: The history of Vancouver Island

1986 – Lillard, Charles

Lillard, C. (1986). Seven Shillings a year: The history of Vancouver Island. Ganges, BC: Horsdal & Schubart. This groundbreaking work, the first-ever history of Vancouver Island,...