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    • An account of James Miller Brown 

      Brown, Audrey Alexandra (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1971)
      Audio recording of Audrey Alexandra Brown's 1971 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which she gives a detailed account of her paternal grandfather, James Miller Brown. Miss Brown gives background information ...
    • Dr. Klein Grant 

      Johnson, Patricia Mary (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1968)
      Audio recording of Patricia M. Johnson's November 19, 1968, presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which she gives details about her research into early Nanaimo physician, Dr. Klein Grant, whose headstone she ...
    • History of the Harrison family in Nanaimo 

      Harrison, Victor Birch (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1968)
      Audio recording of two interviews with Victor Birch Harrison: the first from an unknown date, and the second from September 16, 1968. Mr. Harrison describes living in Departure Bay during the 1890s, where his family had ...
    • History of Wallace Street 

      McGirr, Flora (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1971)
      Audio recording of Mrs. Flora McGirr's 1971 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which she gives a tour of Wallace Street from the days of her childhood. She discusses the Pioneer Cemetery, homes and businesses ...
    • Memoirs of Nanaimo (Kneen) 

      Kneen, Joseph (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1969)
      Audio recording of 1967 interview with long-time Nanaimo resident Joseph Kneen. Mr. Kneen gives details about his early years in England, his arrival in Nanaimo in 1907 as a young man, and his job at the Western Fuel ...
    • My life in Nanaimo (Lewis) 

      Lewis, William (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1962)
      Audio recording of William Lewis' 1962 interview with members of the Nanaimo Historical Society. Mr. Lewis recounts his family's arrival in Nanaimo in 1872, and his experiences living there.
    • Nanaimo harbour, past, present and future 

      Dunham, John (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1967)
      Audio recording of John Dunham's 1967 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about the past, present, and future of the Nanaimo harbour. Mr. Dunham details the harbour's history, from its role ...
    • Railways and mines in the Nanaimo area 

      Swanson, Robert E. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1965)
      Audio recording of Robert E. Swanson's 1965 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about early coal mining, railways, and locomotives in the Nanaimo area.
    • Tell us your story 58 

      Sholberg, Chris (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-06-24)