Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
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...
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...
Recording their story: James Tiet and the Tahltan

2007 – Thompson, Judy

Thompson, J. (2007). Recording their story: James Tiet and the Tahltan. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre; Gatineau: Canadian Museum of Civilization; Seattle: University of Washington Press. Recording Their...
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...
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...
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,...
Sojourning sisters: The lives and letters of Jessie and Annie McQueen

2003 – Barman, Jean

Barman, J. (2003). Sojourning sisters: The lives and letters of Jessie and Annie McQueen. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press. Shortly after the completion of the...
Launching history: The saga of Burrard Dry Dock

2002 – Mansbridge, Francis

Mansbridge, F. (2002). Launching history: The saga of Burrard Dry Dock. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing. The saga of Burrard includes stories of some of the...
Circle of Silver

2001 – Parent, Milton

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