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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 ...
    • Adam Grant Horne 

      Simpson, Terry (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1999-03-11)
      Audio recording of Terry Simpson's March 1999 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about his ancestor, Adam Grant Horne.
    • Departure Bay 

      Davidson, Carole (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007-04-12)
      Audio recording of Carole Davidson's April 2007 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the history of Departure Bay.
    • 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 ...
    • Growing up in Nanaimo 

      Dunn, Albert (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2002-01-10)
      Audio recording of Albert Dunn's January 2002 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about growing up in Nanaimo.
    • 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 the Nanaimo Fish and Game Club 

      Barsby, Ted (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2006-04-13)
      Audio recording of Ted Barsby's April 2006 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the history of the Nanaimo Fish and Game Club.
    • History of the Newcastle townsite 

      Meutzner, Christine (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1998-04-09)
      Audio recording of Christine Meutzner's April 1998 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the history of the Newcastle townsite, just north of Nanaimo's city centre. Meutzner, of the Nanaimo Community Archives, ...
    • History of the Wardill family 

      Wardill, Stanley H. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1991-03-14)
      Audio recoding of Stan Wardill's March 1991 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the history of the Wardill family.
    • 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 ...
    • The Hunter family 

      Hunter, Helen (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2004-04-08)
      Audio recording of Helen Hunter's April 2004 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the history of the Hunter family.
    • James Orr Renney 

      Arthur J., Renney (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1993-10-14)
      Audio recording of Arthur Renney's October 1993 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about his father, James Orr Renney.
    • Mah Bing Kee 

      Mah, Dick (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2000-11-01)
      Audio recording of Dick Mah's November 2000 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Mah Bing Kee.
    • Mark Bate remembers Nanaimo 

      Simpson, Terry (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2000-03-09)
      Audio recording of Terry Simpson's March 2000 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Mark Bate, the city's first mayor. Simpson structures his talk as if Mark Bate is leading a walking tour of Nanaimo in the 1870s.
    • May Queens of Nanaimo 

      Mar, Pamela (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2005)
      Audio recording of Pamela Mar reading excerpts from Nanaimo Free Press issues about Nanaimo May Queen celebrations.
    • 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 ...
    • Music in Nanaimo 

      Campbell, Amy (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2008-02-14)
      Audio recording of Amy Campbell's February 2008 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about music in Nanaimo. Campbell's talk is based on her research and her book "Brass Roots: A History of the Nanaimo Concert ...
    • 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.
    • The Nanaimo Bastion 

      Corbett, Mark (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1996)
      Audio recording of Mark Corbett's presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the Nanaimo Bastion.
    • Nanaimo community heritage register update 

      Meutzner, Christine (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2001-03-08)
      Audio recording of Christine Meutzner's March 2001 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about recent nominations to the Nanaimo community heritage register. Meutzner discusses approximately 12 nominations to the ...