Historical Writing Competition

Historical Writing Competition
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...
The Good Company: An affectionate history of the Union Steamships

1994 – Henry, Tom

Henry, T. (1994). The Good Company: An affectionate history of the Union Steamships. Madeira Park, B.C.: Harbour Publishing. If British Columbia has a favourite transportation saga, it...
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.┬áHantsport, N.S.: Lancelot Press.  
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...
Salmon, the decline of the west coast fishery

1991 – Meggs, Geoff

Meggs, G. (1991). Salmon, the decline of the west coast fishery.┬áVancouver, B.C.:┬áDouglas & Mcintyre.  
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...
Robert Brown and the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition

1989 – Hayman, John

Hayman, J. (1989). Robert Brown and the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition. Vancouver, B.C.: University of British Columbia Press. Robert Brown, a twenty-one-year-old Scotsman, arrived on...
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...
Three Dollar Dreams

1987 – Bowen, Lynn

Bowen, L. (1987). Three Dollar Dreams. Lantzville, B.C.: Oolichan Books. The book is about the history of coal mining and coal miners on Vancouver Island.
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,...