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    • Pacific Biological Station: 100th anniversary 

      Miller, Gordon (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2008-05-15)
      Audio recording of Gordon Miller's May 2008 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the history of the Pacific Biological Station, which is celebrating its centennial in 2008. Miller, Nanaimo Historical Society ...
    • Pacific home children 

      Baker, Sydney (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2002-05-09)
      Audio recording of Syd Baker's presentation in 2002 to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about British Home Children. Baker outlines his own experience as a child growing up in Dr. Barnardo's Homes, where ...
    • Polio pioneer 

      Miller, Gordon (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2009-03-12)
      Audio recording of Gordon Miller's March 2009 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the development of the polio vaccine. After finding a card indicating that he was a “Polio Pioneer,” Miller researched the ...
    • Shack Island 

      Matson, Ruth (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2006-05-18)
      Audio recording of Ruth Matson's May 2006 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Shack Island, BC.
    • 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 ...
    • Social history, personal history: Vancouver's Chinatown project 

      Lim, Imogene (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1999-11-04)
      Audio recording of Dr. Imogene Lim's November 1999 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about a Vancouver Chinatown excavation project, which was the first urban historical archaeology ever conducted in the city. ...
    • Stanley Park inhabitants 

      Barman, Jean (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2006-02-09)
      Audio recording of Jean Barman's February 2006 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about people in and around Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC.
    • The story of Protection Island 

      Williams, Parker (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1996-10-10)
      Audio recording of Parker Williams' presentation about the history of Protection Island to the Nanaimo Historical Society in 1996. Williams, a longtime Protection Island resident, begins his talk with an explanation of how ...
    • Thin red line: the cable connection 

      Hughes, Valentine (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2003-04-10)
      Audio recording of Valentine Hughes' April 2003 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the cable that connected the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC to the British Empire.
    • Tofino and Clayoquot 

      Horsfield, Margaret (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2009-09-10)
      Audio recording of Margaret Horsfield's September 2009 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the history of Tofino and Clayoquot Sound, BC.
    • Treasures in Nanaimo's attics and basements 

      Bowen, Lynne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2000-09-14)
      Audio recording of Lynne Bowen's presentation in 2000 to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which she talks about the value of historical documents, letters, and other papers that have a tendency to be overlooked or even ...
    • Triangle Island 

      Watt, Alison (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2005-09-08)
      Audio recording of Alison Watt's September 2005 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Triangle Island, BC.
    • Veronica Milner and her garden 

      Cadwaladr, Margaret (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2003-09-11)
      Audio recording of Margaret Cadwaladr's September 2003 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Veronica Milner and her 70 acre estate in Qualicum Beach, B.C. Cadwaladr, who authored a book about Veronica Milner ...
    • A walk around downtown Nanaimo 

      Berry, Gerald G. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1996-09-12)
      Audio recording of Jerry Berry's presentation in 1996 to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he describes a walk through Nanaimo's downtown as he remembers it from earlier days. Born in 1929, many of Berry's memories ...
    • 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 ...
    • Writing and researching local history 

      Peterson, Jan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1998-02-12)
      Audio recording of Jan Peterson's February 1998 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about her experience with researching, writing, and publishing local history books about the Alberni Valley. Peterson begins ...