BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

A history of British Columbia : part one, being a survey of events from the earliest times down to the union of the crown colony of British Columbia with the Dominion of Canada [by] E. O. S. Scholefield ; part two, being a history, mainly political and economic, of the province since confederation up… Scholefield, E. O. S. (Ethelbert Olaf Stuart), 1875-1919

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"Half title, and title of three portrait sections of unnumbered plates: Sixty years of progress, British Columbia. Binder's title: British Columbia, sixty years of progress. Portraits accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress. Chapter headings of pt. 1: Early Pacific explorations. - Russian explorations and establishments. - Later Spanish and English voyages. - Later Spanish and English voyages (continued). - The Nootka affair .-Capt. George Vancouver. - Overland expeditions. - The era of the fur trader. - The Oregon boundary. - Changing headquarters. - Governor Blanshard's plight. - Representative government established. - The awakening of Victoria. - The founding of British Columbia. - Fraser River in 1858. - Gold in Cariboo. - The two colonies, 1859 to 1864. - Union and confederation. Chapter headings of pt. 2: A t the time of confederation. - Political conditions and early legislation. - Federal and other matters. - The Edgar incident. - The Carnarvon terms. - The dry dock and financial muddle. - Lord Dufferin's visit. - The story of the C.P.R. - The Dunsmuirs. - The Settlement Act. - A settled state of affairs. - A period of transition. - Stable government and prosperity. - Railway and industrial development. - Economic phases of the province. - The history of Kamloops (by M. S. Wade, M.D.) - Development of the Okanagan (by J. A. MacKelvie) - The Advisory Board." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 175

"Half-title, and title of three portrait sections of unnumbered plates: Sixty years of progress, British Columbia. Binder's title: British Columbia, sixty years of progress. Portraits accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress. Edition limited to 350 signed numbered copies."-- Strathern, G. M., & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 263-264.

"Half title and title of portrait section: Sixty years of progress, British Columbia. Binder's title: British Columbia, sixty years of progress. Portraits accompanied by guard sheets and descriptive letterpress. Limited edition of 350 signed and numbered copies. Partial contents: The Dunsmuirs. - A period of political transition. - Stable government and prosperity [McBride administration]. - Railway and industrial development. - Economic phases of the province. - The history of Kamloops, by M.S. Wade. - Development of the Okanagan, by J.A. MacKelvie. - Addenda - a chronology of the most important events from 1825 to 1909."-- Edwards, M. H., Lort, J. C. R., & Carmichael, W. J. (1975). A bibliography of British Columbia: Years of growth, 1900-1950. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 252.

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