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    • 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 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 in Nanaimo. Grant ...
    • Fort Rupert 

      Barraclough, Ed (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1994)
      Audio recording of two short 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 of the development ...
    • Founding of Malaspina College 

      MacMillan, Roy (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1994-10-13)
      Audio recording of Dr. Roy MacMillan's October 1994 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the founding of Malaspina College in Nanaimo, B.C. With Malaspina soon to celebrate its 25th anniversary, MacMillan, ...
    • Full moon, flood tide: Echo Bay 

      Proctor, Bill; Maximchuck, Yvonne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2003-10-14)
      Audio recording of Bill Proctor and Yvonne Maximchuck's October 2003 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Echo Bay, BC.
    • History at Malaspina University-College 

      Dunae, Patrick A. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1997-11-13)
      Audio recording of Dr. Patrick Dunae's November 1997 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the history department at Malaspina University-College. Dunae gives an overview of the department including: the ...
    • History of Ladysmith 

      Knight, Ray (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1977-10)
      Audio recording of Ray Knight's October 1977 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the history of Ladysmith, BC.
    • History of Newcastle Island 

      Merilees, Bill (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1997-10-09)
      Audio recording of Bill Merilees' October 1997 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the history of Newcastle Island. Merilees explains how the island was depicted on early maps of the area, and he also ...
    • History of Port Alberni 

      Peterson, Jan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2001-02-08)
      Audio recording of Jan Peterson's February 2001 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the history of Port Alberni. Peterson, an author of multiple books about the Alberni Valley, focuses her talk on the ...
    • 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, ...
    • Honouring air crash sites 

      Rankin, Paul (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2004-11-04)
      Audio recording of Paul Rankin's November 2004 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about military air crashes on Vancouver Island during the Second World War. Rankin describes a project he has been working on ...
    • John Muir 

      Ashby, Daryl (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2006-05-17)
      Audio recording of Daryl Ashby's May 2006 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about John Muir.
    • The Judge's wife 

      Wilson, Louise (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2004-02-12)
      Audio recording of Louise Wilson's February 2004 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Eunice Harrison, who was Judge Eli Harrison's wife.
    • Letters from the war 

      Davies, Stephen (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2002-02-14)
      Audio recording of Dr. Stephen Davies' February 2002 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the Canadian Letters and Images Project. Davies, a history professor and director of the project at Malaspina ...
    • Life in the Gulf Islands in the 1930s 

      Porter, Cyril Robert (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2005-11-10)
      Audio recording of Cy Porter's November 2005 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society based on his 2004 book, "Between the Isles: Life in the Canadian Gulf Islands." Porter shares several anecdotes about living in ...
    • Life in Tofino in the 1920s 

      Guppy, Tony (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2001-09-13)
      Audio recording of Tony Guppy's September 2001 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about his childhood in Tofino, BC, in the 1920s.
    • Making of a coal town: Nanaimo, 1852-1858 

      Mackie, Richard S. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2005-05-19)
      Audio recording of Dr. Richard Mackie's May 2005 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the early history of Nanaimo. Mackie's talk focuses on the period of 1852 to 1858, during which the Hudson's Bay Company ...
    • Malaspina University-College: Past, present, and future 

      Ross, Patrick (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007-10-11)
      Audio recording of Dr. Patrick Ross' October 2007 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Malaspina University-College. Ross, Malaspina University-College's Vice-President, Student Services, outlines a history ...
    • Melvin Swartout: west coast missionary 

      Manley, Jim (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2003-11-13)
      Audio recording of Jim Manley's November 2003 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Melvin Swartout, a missionary who worked on Vancouver Island, BC.
    • Memories of bookstores and authors 

      Howell, Thora (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2003-05-15)
      Audio recording of Thora Howell's May 2003 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about a bookstore she owned in Nanaimo BC, and the authors she encountered.