Posts tagged with "From the Archives"

arrowJourney's End with view to ocean
September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017
If you’re looking for something to do this Sunday, September 17, look no further than Fort Rodd Hill for the Colwood Seaside Festival!
arrowEsquimalt Lagoon
August 17, 2017
August 17, 2017
The area around Royal Roads University undoubtedly looked very different 150 years ago, and the influx of settlers to the area following the gold rush in the late 1850s brought industrial development.
arrow1965 Flag raising
July 27, 2017
July 27, 2017
Canada's sesquicentennial gave many people the opportunity to wave the Canadian flag with pride. With that in mind, a timely donation to the archives came recently from ex-cadet 7342 John Brewster.
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July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017
From time to time, the archives at Royal Roads University gets some fun and unusual donations, and last week was no exception.
arrowCroquet at Burleith
June 19, 2017
June 19, 2017
With the president’s annual croquet tournament underway, it is a good time to look to the archives to address the hotly disputed question of mallet stance.
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June 8, 2017
June 8, 2017
Much is known about the fabulously wealthy Dunsmuir family and their grand Hatley Park estate, but the stories of the people that maintained that estate are often less well known.
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April 24, 2017
April 24, 2017
Captain Peers, March 17, 1927 - April 14, 2017, was Commandant at Royal Roads Military College from 1970 to 1976.
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April 20, 2017
April 20, 2017
In the museum at Royal Roads, we have a small collection of Dunsmuir family artifacts. Among them are three letters from a school in Piedmont, California, which Dola attended at age 17.
arrowCommandant's House
March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017
The two large houses within the garden walls were built in early 1941 and were among the first new structures to be built when the navy moved in to Hatley Park.
arrowSo long, Sequoia
February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017
The 43 year old sequoia at the east end of the library was removed this week after a heavy snowfall snapped the trunk.
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February 9, 2017
February 9, 2017
There has been a lot of snow on campus this week, an unusual sight in Victoria, but certainly not unprecedented.
arrowThe Original Hatley Park?
January 11, 2017
January 11, 2017
Royal Roads University is part of Hatley Park, a National Historic Site, but where did the name Hatley Park come from?

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