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British Columbia Historical Textbooks

The University of Victoria Libraries has a unique collection of textbooks used in British Columbia’s public schools since the province joined confederation in 1871. This historical textbooks collection includes books on a variety of school subjects including science, math, health, English and language arts, foreign languages, history, and social studies. With their large readership these textbooks have touched the lives of many citizens for nearly a century and a half. School textbooks pro...



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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Brown, Harman, & Jeanneret
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by John Butt
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Penguin Books, cover to cover 144 pages.
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Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Printed and Published by L.K. Cameron, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Ontario Department of Education, cover to cover 65 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
G.P. Putman's Sons, Illustrations, second edition, An Account of Our Common Heritage from the Dawn of Civilization to the Coming of the Greeks, Twenty-third Impression, 2 fold out pages, cover to cover 268 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by K.A. Waites, Miss K.H. McQueen and Mr. Thomas Pattison
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The Vancouver Board of School Trustees, cover to cover 164 pages.
Topics: University of Victoria, British Columbia Historical Text-books, Historical Text.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Lawson, Maria, 1852-1945; Young, Rosalind Watson
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History section written by Maria Lawson . Geography section written by Rosalind Watson Young . Intended for use by school teachers , the book includes review questions for students . Topics include : the geography , exploration , fur-trade , settlement and formation of British Columbia .
Topics: British Columbia, Description, Travel, Juvenile, literature, History, Geography, Elementary
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Mathurin Dondo
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Toronto; The Copp Clark Company, Limited 1930, Fraser and Squair Grammar Series, Part 1, 150 pages.
Topics: French, Historical Text, Historical-textbook, Language, Primary, School text-book.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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Practice Compendium Number for fourth and fifith year pupils, grades 4 and 5. Containing copies for study, grades standards, and space for recording the pupil's progress in handwriting. Published by The Clarke & Stuart Co., Ltd., Vancouver B.C., diagrams, figures, volume 4, 52 pages.
Topics: Writing, eduction, elementary school book, historical text
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by H.S. Hall, M..A., and S.R. Knoght, B.A., M.B., CH.B
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Gray, Williams. and Arbuthnot, May Hill
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Smith, J. Hamblin (James Hamblin), 1829-1901; Kirkland, Thomas, 1835-1898, Scott, William, 1845
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Exercises in algebra. For fith book, Public school leaving, and primary classes, Teachers' Edition, 100 pages. School Helps Series
Topics: Teachers Teaching text-book, school exercise text-book, primary
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by George Eliot
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E.P. Dutton and Company J.M Dent & Sons, The Kings Treasures of Literature, First published in this Edition, 1923, Reprinted 1925, 1926, 1927, 1929; cover to cover 262 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts, University of Victoria
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by H.S. Hall
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MacMillan and Co. Limited, cover to cover 140 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
Revised & reset in newest type, Collin's Clear-type Press; London & Glasgow
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts
London and Glasgow, Collins' Clear-Type Press, numerous illustrations, includes sections; List of abbreviations, abbreviations explained and foreign words and phrases, alphabetically arranged, with English translations.
Topics: dictionary, english dictionary
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by M. Belle Ricker
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The Copp Clark Co. Limited, The Provinces of Canada Series, A Social Studies Series, cover to cover 182 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Smith, J. Hamblin
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by West, Alfred S. (Alfred Slater), 1846-1932
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Cambridge : University Press, 1895, umediated, text.
Topic: English language and Grammar
London; Blackie & Son, Limited, Workbook with exercises with Part 1-3, Answers at end of book for all parts, 632 pages.
Topics: Historical Text, Historical Text-book, Arithmetic
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London, John Murray, Albemarle Street, W., reprinted September 1925,  Printed by Great Britain by Billing and Sons, Ltd., Guildford and Esher, 128 pages.
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Topics: Historical Texts, Historical Textbook, English grammar, English exercise.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by W.H. Fraser and J. Squair
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Toronto: Rose Publishing Company, (Ltd.), 430 pages, school text book.
Topics: School nature study, lessons
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Mabel Burns McKinley
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by J.W. Chafe
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The Ryerson Press, Assisted by Sybil Shack, The Guidebook Series in Social Studies, cover to cover 156 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by William Gray and Elmer W. Reid
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1940 Edition, authorized for use in the schools of British Columbia
With appendices containing foreign phrases and worse in English use pronunciation of proper names, abbreviations, British and metric weights and measures, Cassel and Company, Ltd., London, Toronto, Melbourne and Sydney, ninth edition, March 1934, printed in Great Britain by The Greycain Book Manufacturing Company Limited, Watford, 518 pages
Topics: english school dictionary, dictionary, englsih dictionary
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Stendhal
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Authorized by the Department of Education for British Columbia
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by Lorne Pierce
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Board of Education Phusical Training Series No. 15
Canadian series of School-books, Fifth Edition, Authorized by the Councils of Public Instructions for the Provinces of Ontario. Quebec, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, Toronto: Canadian Publishing Company (Limited) 1880, world country maps, printed by Hunter, Rose & Co., Toronto, Historical Text.
Topic: School Geography
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Norman Foerster and J.M. Steadman
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Printed and published by L.K. Cameron, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Printed by order of The Legislative assembly of Ontario, Ontario Department of Education, Public School Manuals, cover to cover 60 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Alexander T. Cringan
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Canada Publishing Company Limited, Complete in Three Books, cover to cover 44 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Eva March Tappan
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The Children's Hour
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London: MacMillan and Co., and New York, Toronto: The Copp Clark Co. Limited, Reprinted, Introduction on Plane Trigonometry.
Topic: Trigonometry school text-book
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by H. Foster Newey
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Being a few practical hints for art students and teachers
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Authorized by the Department of Education for British Columbia
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Mary Geisler Phillips, Mabel O'Donnell
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The Alice and Jerry Books, Reading Foundation Series, Illustrated by Dorothy Dodd
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Charles F. Banfield, Part II., Grades VII.-IX., Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, authorized for use in the Elementary and Junior High schools of British Columbia, prepared by the Departments of Education of Alberta and British Columbia 1925, Revised by Department of Education of British Columbia 1938, cover to cover 112.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by W.H. Van Der Smissen & W.H. Fraser
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A Teacher's Manual
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Wrigley Printing Company Limited, Prepared for use in the Schools of British Columbia by the Department of Education, 134 pages.
Topics: Historical Texts, Historical Textbook, Shakespeare.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by W.L. MacDonald and F.C. Walker
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Toronto and London; J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd., Revised Edition for British Columbia 1930, Notes for Part 1 and Part 2, biographical notes, 326 pages.
Topics: Historical Text, Historical Text-books, Poetry.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Pat O'Cotter
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Frank J. Cotter, 103 pages.
Topics: Historical Texts, Historical Textbook, Poetry.
Intended for use by teachers to prepare their students for Provincial examinations . Includes sample examination papers . Also includes definitions of mathematical , physical and political geography terms , and tables set up for quick reference .
Topics: Geography, Study, Teaching, Secondary, Jevenile, Literature, Textbooks, Examinations
W.J. Gage and Company Limited, Edited by John A. Lester, illustrated by Susanne Suba, cover to cover 396 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
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An Account of our common heritage from teh Dawn of Civilation to the coming of the Greeks. Illustrated
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Smith, J. Hamblin (James Hamblin), 1829-1901
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by no author
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For Canadian Schools, Prescribed for usin the Public Schools of British Columbia
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Gray, William S. and Arbuthnot, May Hill
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basic reader 1 (2)
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by E.H. Reid & A.E.C. Martin
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J.M. Dent & Sons, Ltd., Contents, Part #1-#6, 120 Suggestive Lessons, cover to cover 190 pages.
Topics: British Columbia Historical Textbooks, University of Victoria
Part 1 – Synthetic Geometry, Part 2 – Analytical Geometry, Second Edition, Revised and Amplified
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Authorized by the Department of Education for British Columbia
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Mrs. J.H. Worchester, Jr.
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The Bible Institute Colportage Ass'n, Chicago, Woman's Presbyterian Board of Missions of the Northwest, cover to cover 132 pages.
Topics: British Columbia Historical Textbooks, University of Victoria
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by B. Ifor Evans
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Penguin Books, cover to cover 180 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Agnes Florence
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The Provinces of Canada Series, cover to cover 166 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by McLeod, Norman
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Toronto :  Copp Clark, 1941, 270 pages : illustrations ;  21 cm, "Authorized for Saskatchewan", Includes bibliographical references and index, BC Historical School Textbooks
Topics: English language, Grammar, Study and teaching.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Fred Davis Aldrich & Irving Laysander Foster
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Arranged for beginners in preparatory schools and colleges, Authors of "Foundations of French", from International Modern Languages series, Ginn and Company, 1903.
Topic: French text-book
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by H.E. Berthon
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MacMillian and Co., Limited 1937, with an introduction on the structure of French verse and explanatory notes, 382 pages.
Topics: Historical Text, Historical Text-book, French Poetry, Poetry.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Albert Schinz and Helen Maxwell King
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Bartholomew, J. G. (John George), 1860-1920
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Royal atlas for Canadian schools, London: T. Nelson and sons,[1912?], 1 atlas (48, 23 pages):color illustrations, color maps; 29 cm, cartographic image, Relief shown by hachures, includes index, BC Historical School Textbooks
Topics: Atlases Canada, Geography Study and teaching, maps, world atlases
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Home Economics Circular No. 1, Revised, Authorized by the Minister of Education