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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 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 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Nanaimo's heritage homes and businesses 

      Meutzner, Christine (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1998-11-12)
      Audio recording of Christine Meutzner's November 1998 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the creation and development of Nanaimo's community heritage register by the Nanaimo Community Heritage Commission, ...
    • 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.
    • Ships which were important to Nanaimo 

      Williams, Parker (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007-09-13)
      Audio recording of Parker Williams' September 2007 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about ships that were important to the city of Nanaimo. Because the society is interested in expanding their commemorative ...
    • Tell us your story 58 

      Sholberg, Chris (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-06-24)
    • A window to the past: Early Nanaimo photographs 

      Mar, Pamela (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1995-02-09)
      Audio recording of a presentation given by Pamela Mar to the Nanaimo Historical Society in February 1995 about photographs of early Nanaimo. Mar shares and talks about a series of photos of early Nanaimo scenes dating from ...