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    • 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.
    • Nanaimo 1875 

      Royle, Anne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1992-01-09)
      Audio recording of Anne Royle's presentation in 1992 to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which she reads excerpts from the city's newspaper, The Nanaimo Free Press, from the year 1875. Royle highlights several frequently ...
    • Nanaimo 1900: The Boer War captures our citizens' imagination 

      Royle, Anne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1993-03-11)
      Audio recording of Anne Royle's presentation in 1993 to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which she reads excerpts from the city's newspaper, The Nanaimo Free Press, from the year 1900. The Boer War in South Africa is ...
    • 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 heritage 

      Sholberg, Chris; Fuller, Gord (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2008-09-11)
      Audio recording of Chris Sholberg's presentation in 2008 to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about the City of Nanaimo's Heritage Conservation Program and about the Nanaimo Neighbourhood Network. Sholberg, ...
    • Nanaimo mining history 

      Paterson, Thomas William (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2001-10-11)
      Audio recording of T.W. Paterson's presentation in 2001 to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about the current state of coal mines in the Nanaimo area. Having explored former mining sites all over Vancouver ...
    • Nanaimo school board spending, 1880-1890 

      Brown, Helen H. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2002-11-14)
      Audio recording of Dr. Helen Brown's November 2002 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about school board consumption in Nanaimo at the end of the 19th century. Brown, a history professor at Malaspina ...
    • Nanaimo school records 

      Brown, Helen H. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2000-04-13)
      Audio recording of Dr. Helen Brown's April 2000 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the importance and value of Nanaimo's early school records. Between 1890 and 1900, Nanaimo experienced rapid population ...
    • Nanaimo shipwrecks 

      Hill-Turner, David (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2009-05-21)
      Audio recording of David Hill-Turner's May 2009 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the early shipping industry of Nanaimo and about shipwrecks associated with the city. In the first part of his presentation, ...
    • Nanaimo's early boosters 

      Meutzner, Christine (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1994-05-12)
      Audio recording of Christine Meutzner's May 1994 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Nanaimo's early "boosters" - a group of community-minded businessmen and property owners who at the end of the 19th ...
    • 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, ...
    • Nanaimo's Italian community 

      Bowen, Lynne (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2006-09-14)
      Audio recording of Lynne Bowen's presentation in 2006 to the Nanaimo Historical Society about Italian immigration to Nanaimo and other parts of British Columbia. Bowen, an author and historian, outlines how after Italy's ...
    • Old time miner 

      Mills, Harry (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1991-09-12)
      Audio recording of Harry Mills' presentation about coal mining to the Nanaimo Historical Society in 1991. Mills, a longtime South End resident and the son of a miner, speaks about his experiences working in Nanaimo's mines ...
    • The overland telegraph system 

      Halkett, Gavin (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1998-03-12)
      Audio recording of Gavin Halkett's March 1998 presidential address to the Nanaimo Historical Society about early telegraph systems. Halkett beings his talk with an explanation of how a telegraph works. He then goes on to ...
    • 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.