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    • Selected accounts of the early attempts to explore the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Strait of Georgia 

      Barraclough, William (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1969-08-02)
      Audio recording made in 1969 of William Barraclough reading a script of a presentation he originally gave to the Nanaimo Historical Society in 1957 about early exploration of the both the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the ...
    • Some highlights of Vancouver's voyage on the Pacific Coast 

      Jordan, Mabel E. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1969-11-18)
      Audio recording of Mabel E. Jordan's November 1969 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Captain George Vancouver. Jordan, the president of the British Columbia Historical Association, gives biographical ...
    • Early penal systems in Nanaimo 

      Philpott, William E. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1970)
      Audio recording of presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society
    • The Hudson's Bay Company's steamship Beaver of 1835 

      Barraclough, William (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1970)
      Audio recording of William Barraclough's 1970 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he presents the research he has conducted regarding the Hudson's Bay Company steamship, the Beaver. Mr. Barraclough ...
    • History of Nanaimo and its people 

      Johnson, Patricia Mary (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1970)
      Audio recording of presentation to the British Columbia Historical Association
    • Cowichan Valley 

      Norcross, E. Blanche (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1970)
      Audio recording of presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society
    • History of oceanography of the Pacific coast 

      Tully, John P. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1970)
      Audio recording of presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society
    • People of the cedar 

      Radcliffe, D. N. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1970)
      Audio recording of D.N. Radcliffe's 1970 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about his research about canoe making by the First Nations of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Mr. Radcliffe explains ...
    • Queen Charlotte Islands 

      Purdy, Reginald H. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1970)
      Audio recording of Rev. Reginald Harris Purdy's 1970 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about life on the Queen Charlotte Islands, now known as Haida Gwaii. Topics covered include: naming of ...
    • Interview with Benjamin Harrison 

      Harrison, Benjamin (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1970-02-18)
      Audio recording and transcript of William Barraclough's February 1970 interview with Benjamin Harrison. Harrison gives details about his experience at the Pacific Biological Station, where in 1908 he was hired as the first ...
    • Interview with Edmund Waller 

      Waller, Edmund H. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1970-02-27)
      Audio recording and transcript of William Barraclough's February 1970 interview with Edmund Waller of Nanaimo. Waller gives details about his life including his experience surviving the sinking of the Islander off the ...
    • St. Ann's Convent and Academy in Nanaimo 

      Mary Luca, Sister (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1971)
      Audio recording of presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Life and times of Dr. John Sebastian Helmcken 

      Helmcken, Ainslie James (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1972)
      Audio recording of Ainslie Helmcken's 1972 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society regarding his grandfather, Dr. John Sebastian Helmcken, who was an early medical doctor in Victoria, British Columbia. Mr. Helmcken's ...
    • Interviews with May Woodman 

      Woodman, May (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1972)
      Audio interviews with May Woodman
    • Civic government, past, present, and future 

      Hall, Gertrude L. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1973)
      Audio recording of presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society
    • Future of Nanaimo 

      Ney, Frank James (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1973)
      First segment (19 min.) is an audio recording of Mayor Frank J. Ney’s February 1973 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about his predictions about Nanaimo’s future. Ney shares his thoughts on the city’s continued ...