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Address PO Box 21187
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. Published quarterly,
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
The Spring issue's cover is
Split Salmon, by leading Northwest Coast artist, Lyle Wilson.1993, Acrylic on rag matboard, 11 x 13 ½ inches. Read the story on page 5. Collection of the Artist. photographer: Jenn WaltonLyle Wilson and the miyaby Andrea ListerLyle Wilson`s art has ancient origins in the Haisla artistic traditions and also honours how the miya (salmon) have sustained the Haisla people for generations. Farming, Fort Langley, 1867by K. Jane Watt“The weather here has now changed at last and is now all we can desire to make hay,” writes fifty-year old Ovid Allard from Fort Langley in the midsummer of 1867. How the Japanese Orange Came to BCby Ann-Lee SwitzerWho brought the first Japanese orange — also known as mikan or mandarin orange — to British Columbia, and when? Ranching at the Tranquille Sanatoriumby Wayne NortonOn the north shore of Kamloops Lake, one ranch has the distinction of having played a role in BC’s medical history. Dorothy Britton: Home Economistby Mary Leah de Zwart and Linda PeteratConsumer acceptance of processed food, in particular fruits and vegetables of the Okanagan Valley, came from Britton’s grassroots work between the food industry and the home. The Stanley Park Breweryby Bill WilsonThe Stanley Park Brewery has achieved a near-mythical status among those interested in Vancouver history but left many unanswered questions for brewery historians. Behind the Scenes at James Inglis Reid Limitedby M. Anne WynessThe delicious, smoky smell created by the curing and smoking element of the food production at James Inglis Reid Ltd. is remembered by many who shopped there. Archives & Archivistsby Brad Nichols; edited by Sylvia StopforthThe Last Retort. The Whistler Museum and Archives has digitized the newspaper that was the voice of the squatter ski bum — the Whistler Answer. Cabinets of Curiositiesby Andrea ListerAndrea Lister, grand-niece of champion plowman David B. Reid, tells the tale of how her grandfather’s winning horse plow returned to win again.Book ReviewsEmbracing the works of new writers and scholars relating to British Columbia's history. Advertising Information
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Issue Space Material IssuedWinter October 1 November 20 December 5 2012 Closing Dates Issue Space Material IssuedSpring December 1 March 1 March 15Summer April 1 June 1 June 15Fall July 1 September 1 September 15Winter October 1 November 20 December 5 2013 Closing Dates