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Maple Ridge, BC Phone 604-809-3603
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British Columbia History is the journal of the British Columbia Historical Federation.
Published in some form since 1923, the publication promotes local history by giving voice to all who are interested in telling of BC's exciting past.
British Columbia History publishes feature-length articles as well as documentary selections, essays, pictorial essays, memoirs, and reviews relating to the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural history of British Columbia.
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Latest Issue Contents
FeaturesEdward Mahon — A Talented Visionary
by Walter VolovsekAlthough it broke him financially, entrepreneur Edward Mahon lived through the upheaval of the century with great dignity and grace and left behind a legacy.The White Sultan of Victoria by Paul G. ChamberlainThe extraordinary adventures of Brigadier Sir James Timothy Whittington Landon KCVO taking him from sleepy Oak Bay to the Sultanate of Oman.A Dane in Canada by Karl JessenThe little-known story of a Danish immigrant who founded a retirement home for elderly Danes and a Scandinavian Businessmen’s club.Emory Creek: Enviromental Legacy Revisited by G. B. LeechEnvironmental history is a relatively new discipline; however, a more inter-disciplinary approach can result in a more in-depth understanding of the past.Sailing without Radar; the Fate of the Vanlene by Vern GiesbrechtThis is the story of how a 10,500-ton freighter sailed across the Pacific without radar, eventually crashing near Barkley Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island.Finding Juan de Fuca in Kefalonia by Alan TwiggWhat Alan Twigg did on his summer vacation: Become the British Columbian to see the first statue erected to honour the first European who likely reached BC waters.RegularsArchives & Archivists by Laura Gloor; edited by Sylvia StopforthThe photographs and words of Charles McLaughlin, an avid outdoorsman, come together with excerpts of his account of a 1912 trip through the Peace River country.Cabinets of Curiosities by Naomi MillerFormer editor Naomi Miller has three items in her family cabinet that date back to the 1800s and harken back to days of black powder and snuff.Every MonthEditor’s NoteYou Never KnowFrom the Book Review Editor’s Desk K. Jane WattOrdinary Folk, Not Much Different from Ourselves Advertising Information
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