Margaret Ormsby Prize for the Best Essay in British Columbia History1997-
Administered by the Society for the Promotion of British Columbia History, there are four awards presented every year for the best undergraduate essay on any aspect of BC history. One award is made to each of the provincial university colleges: Malaspina University-College, University College of the Cariboo, University College of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, and Okanagan University College. The awards are named for Dr. Margaret A. Ormsby the author of British Columbia: A History, the first modern attempt to explain the development of British Columbia to British Columbians. There is a cash award.
The Society for the Promotion of British Columbia History
Address/Adresse: Endowment Fund for the Promotion of British Columbia History
c/o The Vancouver Foundation
555 West Hastings Street
Box 12132, Harbour Centre
|Year/Année||Author/Auteur||Winning work/Oeuvre primée|
|1997||Jessica Pauls||Emily Carr
||1997||George Richard||Price Ellison
||1997||Carol Grant Powell||The Horne Family Portrait||1998||Teresa Hampel||A Land of Freedom and Humanity?
||1998||Carol Baird||Sandbags and Rubber Boots
||1998||Dorothy Barenscott||The Ethnography of George Hunt||1999||Charlene Smith||?
||1999||Erin Ashbee||A Discussion of the Changes in British Columbia's Funeral Culture at the Turn of the Century
||1999||Stan Wiebe||Dispossession of the Sumas Lands||2000||Leanne Dyck||Goal Symbiosis
||2000||Anne Doré||Good Neighbours
||2000||Jean Foote||The Honourable Thomas Humphreys
||2000||Wendy Robertson||You Start the Work, and I'll Fill in the Blanks|