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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 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 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.
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
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Norman Foerster and J.M. Steadman
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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
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
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
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.
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.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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Toronto : Macmillans in Canada ; Ryerson Press, 1935, x, 411 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm, text txt rdacontent, unmediated rdamedia, volume nc rdacarrier, "28th printing, March, 1950", A series of 6 books were published, "Authorized in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland"--Title page, BC Historical School Textbooks.
Topics: Reading comprehension, Readers (Elementary), English literature, Literature Collections, Readers...
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 Smith, J. Hamblin (James Hamblin), 1829-1901; Kirkland, Thomas, 1835-1898, Scott, William, 1845
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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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.
Topics: Historical Texts, Historical Textbook, English grammar, English exercise.
Revised & reset in newest type, Collin's Clear-type Press; London & Glasgow
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts
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 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
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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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.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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Book five. Toronto: W.J. Gage & Co., Limited. Thomas Nelson & Sons, Limited. 6th printing, 1941. 12 mo., 352 pp. Includes, stories, poems and illustrations, with 25 black and white drawings, by Walter J. Phillips, also, some fantasy illustrations. Color plates include reproduction from the paintings of Tom Thomson, Innis Fripp, C.W. Jefferys, W. Langdon Kihn and Cayley Robinson.   “Authorized for use in the Public Schools of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.”...
Topics: Readers (Primary), Readers (Elementary) and Readers (Publications).
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Bain, Alexander
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London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1877, a manual, fourth edition, 340 pages.
Topics: English compostion, Educational manual, school text-book
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
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Gertrude Alice Kay
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Illustrated by Gertrude Alce Kay
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Gray, Williams. and Arbuthnot, May Hill
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basic reader 1 (1)
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Albert Schinz and Helen Maxwell King
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Smith, J. Hamblin
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Bartholomew, J. G., 1860-1920 (John George)
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Item is an atlas . (48 , 23 pages : colour maps : 29 cm) Atlas contains physical and political maps . Includes index . Atlas has bookplate : Provincial Library & Archives , Victoria B.C. , Splendor Sine Occasu . A New Series of physical and political maps.
Topics: Atlas, Geography, Study, Teaching, Secondary, Elementary, Maps
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Kelty, Mary G.
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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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 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 Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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Thomas nelson and Sons, Ltd., cover to cover 116 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
Designed for use in Business Colleges, Academies. Etc.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Gerald S. Craig, Ruth Lippenberger Roche, John Gabriel Navarra
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Science Today and Tomorrow, Illustrations by Courtney All, C.C. Beall, Foster Caddell, Jr., Cheslie D'Andrea, Matthew Kalmenoff, Christie McFall, John Polgreen, Edward A. Schmitz, Fred Scott-Wood, and Teco Slagroom, photographs from Yerkes observatory and Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Lincoln P. Goodhue
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Ideal School Supply Company, cover to cover 88 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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London: Oxford University Press, 1924, 31 pages: 42 maps ; 36 cm, Second edition revised and enlarged.
Topics: Historical geography, Maps, Europe
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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Authorized by the Minister of Education, Home economics Circular No. 1, Revised.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by J. Allen Harris and William Ure
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McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., Second Edition, Seventh Impression, Department of Education, Victoria BC, 136 pages
Topics: Historical Text, History, Chemistry, Historical Text-books
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by J.C. Robertson and Adam Carruthers
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Authorized for use in New Brunswick, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by J.C. Robertson and Adam Curruthers
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Charles M. Purin
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D.C. Health and Company, Peter Hagboldt, Editor, The University of Wisconsin Extension Division, adding 101 words and 26 idioms of frequent occurrence to the 875 words and 147 idioms used in the first five readers on the elementary level. Total: 976 words and 173 idioms.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Steel, James H.; Mustard, Thorton.
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The Copp Clark Co. Limited; Toronto, Canadian Edition, 1936, Revised Edition 1943,
Topics: English, Text-book, Grammar
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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The Royal School Series, Book 05 (a) (From 1603 to Modern Times), illustrated by the great Historical Paintings of John Pettie, C.W. Cope, Benjamin West, Seymour Lucas, E.M. Ward, Sir John Gilbert, Adophe Yvon, Sir George Hayter, B.R. Haydon, G.W. Joy, De Neuvill, Etc.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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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.
Board of Education Phusical Training Series No. 15
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Henderson, G.E.; Groves, W.E.
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"School Helps" Series, For Fourth Book Classes, Teachers's Edition, The Educational Publishing Company, Toronto , 1897, 116 pages.
Topics: School, School text-book, teachers edition
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Wrong, Martin & Sage
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Toronto: The Ryerson Press; Illustrated by C.W. Jefferys, Authorized by the department of Education for Manitoba; History of Canada; 377 pages
Topics: Canada, History, education for grades 7 and 8.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Milton Bradley
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Milton Bradley Co., A manual of color instruction for Primary and Upgraded Schools, including pupils' text-book, 78 pages.
Topics: Historical Texts, Historical Textbook, Teachers manual.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Alexander, William John, 1855-1944
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Toronto: W.J. Gage & Company, Limited, [1922]. 220 pages, 15 unnumbered leaves of plates: illustrations; 19 cm. "Authorized for use in the schools of Saskatchewan. Authorized for use in the schools of Alberta. Authorized for use in the schools of British Columbia". BC Historical School Textbooks.
Topic: English language. Textbook. Composition and exercises
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Mary Eleanor Ross
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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
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Ousley, Odille
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No date, Ginn and Company: Toronto, Enrichment Series, The Ginn Basic Readers by David H. Russell and Others, 68 pages.
Topics: Historical text, Second Pre-primer reading series
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by W.J. Gage & Company, Limited
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"Book is based on the excellent Geographies written by Alex. Everett Frye. The maps have been prepared under the supervision of G.M. Dawson, C.M.G., LL.D, FF.R.S., Head of the Geologcial Survey of Canada."--Page iv "Authorized by the Board of Educaiton for use in the Schools of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia."
Topics: Geography, Textbooks
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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Victoria, B.C. : Printed by Charles F. Banfield, printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 193, text rdacontent, unmediated rdamedia, volume, "Authorized for use in the Elementary Schools of British Columbia.", Includes bibliographical references (pages 12-13), BC Historical School Textbooks.
Topic: English language Orthography and spelling Study and teaching (Elementary)
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Ira Dilworth
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The Copp Clark Company Limited, Prefatory Note by G.G. Sedgewick, cover to cover 378 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Gordon H. Guest
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by H. Foster Newey
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Being a few practical hints for art students and teachers
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
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
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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 John Ruskin
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Illustrated by Friz Kredel, Introduction by May Lamberton Becker
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by W.J. Orchard
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Edna McGuire
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Mary R. Sinclair
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British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Franc-Nohain
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Evans Brothers, Limited, illustrations, Dessins de Pinchon, cover to cover 68 pages.
Topics: Historical Textbooks, Historical Texts.
British Columbia Historical Textbooks
by Russel, David H.
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The Ginn Basic Readers - Revised Edition
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