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    • Chinese Heritage Week proclamation 

      Reid, Bill; Veitch, Elwood; Strachan, Bruce; Mar, Jacque (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1988-05-13)
      Audio recording of the speeches made at the celebration of the bicentenary of the Chinese at Nootka celebration where Chinese Heritage Week was proclaimed. Speaking at the ceremony were Bill Reid, Minister of Tourism, ...
    • Coal mine underground maps 

      Lindsay, Shari (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2005-04-14)
      Audio recording of Shari Lindsay's April 2005 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the atlas she's created featuring the underground workings of coal mines in the Nanaimo area, from Cassidy to Lantzville. ...
    • Comox logging 

      Mackie, Richard S. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1999)
      Audio recording of Richard Mackie's 1999 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the logging industry in Comox, BC.
    • Cougar Annie's garden 

      Horsfield, Margaret (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2001-05-10)
      Audio recording of Margaret Horsfield's May 2001 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Ada Annie Lawson, better known as Cougar Annie, and her famous garden.
    • Cowichan Lake 

      Bowen, Lynne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1996-11-14)
      Audio recording of Lynne Bowen's November 1996 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about her 1995 book, "Those Lake People: Stories of Cowichan Lake." Bowen reads several excerpts from her book to illustrate ...
    • 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.
    • The doctor's diaries: Thomas Giordani Wright 

      Bell, Ed; Royle, Anne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1991-04-11)
      Audio recording of Ed Bell and Anne Royle's April 1991 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the 19th century diaries of Thomas Giordani Wright. The diaries, which were found in Nanaimo, cover the years 1826 ...
    • Dr. Jacque Mar 

      Mar, Pamela; Mar, Jacque (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2010)
      In advance of his 98th birthday in 2010, Dr. Jacque Mar collaborated with his wife, Pamela Mar, to record some memories and stories about his life.
    • Early exploration of Nanaimo and the Vancouver Island area 

      Paterson, Daphne; Leynard, Arthur P. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1994-09-08)
      Audio recording and transcript of Daphne Paterson and Arthur Leynard's September 1994 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about archeology, place naming, and surveys in the Nanaimo region. Paterson, a former ...
    • Enigma of aboriginal mixed race families in 19th Century Nanaimo 

      Barman, Jean (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2000-02-10)
      Audio recording of Jean Barman's February 2000 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about mixed race marriage and families in 19th Century Nanaimo.
    • An enterprising life: The story of photographer Leonard Frank 

      Leonoff, Cyril E. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1991-11-14)
      Audio recording of author Cyril Leonoff's November 1991 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Leonard Frank, a early 20th century professional photographer in British Columbia. Leonoff's talk is based on his ...
    • Ernest "Smokey" Smith, VC 

      Pettit, Brian J. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2008-03-06)
      Audio recording of Brian Pettit's March 2008 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Ernest "Smokey" Smith, VC, who was Canada's last living recipient of the Victoria Cross, the Commonwealth's highest award ...
    • Excerpts from the diary of a Nanaimo woman in July and August of 1913 

      Smith, Lila (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1995-03-09)
      Audio recording and transcript of Lila Smith's March 1995 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which she reads excerpts from the diary of a Nanaimo woman from the summer of 1913. Smith reads multiple extracts ...
    • Extension 

      Greenaway, Aimee; Blackstaff, Shirley (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2010-04-08)
      Audio recording of Aimee Greenaway and Shirley Blackstaff's April 2010 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the coal mining community of Extension.
    • The Fairbridge Farm scheme 

      Dunae, Patrick A. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1992-03-12)
      Audio recording of Dr. Patrick Dunae's March 1992 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the Prince of Wales Fairbridge Farm School in Cowichan Station, near Duncan, where between 1935 and 1951, almost 450 ...
    • Family portraits 

      Grant Powell, Carol (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1998-05-14)
      Audio recording and transcript of Carol Grant Powell's May 1998 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about her experience using family portrait photographs in her research about mid-nineteenth century childhood ...
    • The five cent chocolate bar war 

      Williams, Parker (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2004-03-11)
      Audio recording of Parker Williams' March 2004 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the five cent chocolate bar war, which was a protest started by children in Ladysmith, B.C. in 1947 after the cost of ...
    • Food memories 

      Royle, Anne; Williams, Florence (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2001-01-11)
      Audio recording of Anne Royle and Florence Williams' January 2001 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about food.
    • Fort Rupert 

      Barraclough, Ed (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1994)
      Audio recording and transcript of two brief presentations given by Ed Barraclough to the Nanaimo Historical Society in 1994 about Fort Rupert. In the first presentation, given in October 1994, Barraclough gives a history ...
    • Forty years of medicine in Nanaimo: Memories 

      McKerricher, Don (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1992-04-09)
      Audio recording of Dr. Don McKerricher's April 1992 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about his life and experience as an eye specialist in Nanaimo.