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  • An interview with Martha Kenny and Hiram Gough 

    Kenny, Martha A.; Gough, Hiram (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1962)
    Audio interview with Martha Kenny and Hiram Gough
  • My life in Nanaimo (Lewis) 

    Lewis, William (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1962)
    Audio recording of William Lewis' 1962 interview with members of the Nanaimo Historical Society. Mr. Lewis recounts his family's arrival in Nanaimo in 1872, and his experiences living there.
  • An interview with Joseph Muir 

    Muir, Joseph (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1963)
    Audio interview with Joseph Muir
  • Railways and mines in the Nanaimo area 

    Swanson, Robert E. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1965)
    Audio recording of Robert E. Swanson's 1965 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about early coal mining, railways, and locomotives in the Nanaimo area.
  • Address delivered at Victoria (Viscount Amory) 

    Amory, Derick Heathcoat (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1966)
    Audio recording of the March 11, 1966 address by the Right Honourable Viscount Amory, Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, to W.A.C. Bennett, the Premier of British Columbia, in Victoria, B.C. Viscount Amory was the guest ...
  • An interview with W.R. Manson 

    Manson, William R.; Bate, Dayrell M. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1966)
    First segment of the audio recording (17 min.) is William Barraclough interviewing long time Nanaimo resident, William R. Manson on March 15, 1966. Mr. Manson gives details about how several members of his family left the ...
  • Early history of British Columbia 

    Nesbitt, James K. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1967)
    Audio recording of James K. Nesbitt's 1967 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society on the early history of British Columbia. His talk includes details about the joining of the Colony of Vancouver Island and mainland ...
  • Hotels and pubs of Nanaimo 

    McGirr, Flora (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1967)
    Audio recording of presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society
  • Nanaimo harbour, past, present and future 

    Dunham, John (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1967)
    Audio recording of John Dunham's 1967 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about the past, present, and future of the Nanaimo harbour. Mr. Dunham details the harbour's history, from its role ...
  • An interview with P.J. Piper 

    Piper, Philip J. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1968)
    Audio interview with P.J. Piper. An appeal over CHUB Radio to secure recreation property.
  • The Brother XII affair 

    Harrison, Victor B. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1968)
    Audio recording of Victor Birch Harrison's 1968 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he talks about Brother XII and the Aquarian Foundation. Mr. Harrison gives background information about Brother XII, ...
  • My life in Nanaimo (Hardcastle) 

    Hardcastle, John W. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1968)
    Audio recording of John (Jack) W. Hardcastle's 1968 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which he reflects on his life as a marine artist. Mr. Hardcastle gives details about his early years growing up in ...
  • Pete Maffeo interview, tribute address, and eulogies 

    Maffeo, Peter; Emmott, Alan; Gordon, Dawson; McGregor, William C.; Burns, D. Haig; Cook, John K.; Parker, John C.; MacDonald, A.W. "Bus"; Ney, Frank J. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1968)
    Audio recording of William Barraclough interviewing Mr. Peter Maffeo, mayor of Nanaimo, on November 29, 1963. Mr. Maffeo talks about his early days in Nanaimo, his schooling, his jobs, and his participation in the civic ...
  • History of the Harrison family in Nanaimo 

    Harrison, Victor B. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1968)
    Audio recording of two interviews with Victor Birch Harrison: the first from an unknown date, and the second from September 16, 1968. Mr. Harrison describes living in Departure Bay during the 1890s, where his family had ...
  • John Charles McGregor and excerpts from his diary 

    McGregor, John Charles (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1968)
    Audio recording about John Charles McGregor by William Barraclough of the Nanaimo Historical Society. Barraclough gives a brief history of McGregor and his family and then reads excerpts from McGregor's diary which are the ...
  • Dr. Klein Grant 

    Johnson, Patricia Mary (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1968)
    Audio recording of Patricia M. Johnson's November 19, 1968, presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society in which she gives details about her research into early Nanaimo physician, Dr. Klein Grant, whose headstone she ...
  • Hand logging of the British Columbia coast 

    Schon, Don (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1969)
    Audio recording of Don Schon's 1969 presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society about hand logging on the coast of British Columbia from its beginnings in the 1860s until the last hand logging license was issued in 1965. ...
  • Early school days of Nanaimo 

    Parker, John C. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1969)
    Audio recording of presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society
  • J.C. Bryant, early resident in Nanaimo 

    Barraclough, William (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1969)
    Audio recording of presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society
  • Captain George Vancouver 

    Jordan, M. E. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1969)
    Audio recording of presentation to the Nanaimo Historical Society