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    • Alexandro Malaspina: The man and explorer 

      Black, John A. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2005-10-13)
      Audio recording of Dr. John Black's October 2005 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about the 18th century navigator, explorer, and philosopher, Alexandro Malaspina. Black, chair of the Malaspina University-College ...
    • Black diamond city 

      Peterson, Jan (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2002-10-10)
      Audio recording of Jan Peterson's October 2002 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about her upcoming book "Black Diamond City." Peterson, an author and historian, introduces her soon to be published book about ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 president of the ...
    • 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.
    • 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 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 from the diary ...
    • 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 ...