From the fur trade to the UBC archives

The title of librarian Laurenda Daniells’ memoir, Royal Blood, refers to her great-grandmother Sally (at left), daughter of an Okanagan chief, who married Scottish-born fur trader Alexander Ross. FULL STORY

THE ORMSBY REVIEW: non-fiction

Autobiography of a WASP

REVIEW: Edges of Empire: A Documentary by Rhodri Jones (Rhodri Windsor-Liscombe) Vancouver: Rarebit Press. 2017. $20.00  /  9780994941237 Reviewed by… FULL STORY

#203 Mack, the life

REVIEW: The Transcontinentalist: Or, The Joys of the Road Manuscript in the Laing Papers at the B.C. Archives, written in… FULL STORY

#202 Al Neil (1924-2017)

Elder statesman of the avante-garde has “gone on before.” November 17th, 2017 “Whatever I’m doing belongs right here in Vancouver.”… FULL STORY

#199 What the Heckman

REVIEW: Heckman’s Canadian Pacific: A Photographic Journey by Ralph Beaumont, foreword by John Geiger Mississauga, Ontario: The Credit Valley Railway… FULL STORY

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