Nanaimo Historical Society Transcripts

The Nanaimo Historical Society started recording interviews and presentations in 1958.  Transcripts, some with audio recording, of selected recordings are available here.  


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Page Link Interviewee / Speaker Audio Recording
Family History Yates, Captain Arthur
Wardill family since 1887 Wardill, Judge Stanley
History of Oceanography of the Pacific Coast Tully, John P. 3-01_tully__cd_19.mp3
Jewelry Store Thorneycroft, Harold
Coal Mining Thatcher, Lew
Coal Mines, Railways, etc. Swanson, Robert 01_swanson__cd_40.mp3
Stevens and Manson family histories Stevens, Gib & Stella
Italians in Nanaimo Sedola, Gino
Logging on the BC Coast Schon, Don
History of Soccer Sandland, Arthur “Bud”
Brierly Hill & the Princess Royal Sale, Don
Interview & Address Ney, Frank 01_frank_ney_interview__cd_23.mp3
Wallace Street McGirr, Flora
Manson Family Manson, William 01_manson__cd_25.mp3
Interview, Address & Eulogy Maffeo, Peter 6-01_maffeo__cd_17.mp3
Family History Lewis, William
Nanaimo Concert Band Lewis, John
Family History Kneen, Joseph
Hudson’s Bay Company Karr, Clarence
K. Grant, Early Doctor Johnson, Patricia 01_johnson__cd_29.mp3