Posts tagged with "From the Archives"

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April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019
In April, 1953, Crown Prince Akihito began his first overseas tour from Japan. His trip began with a stay in Victoria and a visit to Royal Roads.
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April 1, 2019
April 1, 2019
April Fool’s Day is traditionally a chance to play some pranks on family, friends and co-workers. This activity was not confined to the first day of April for cadets at Royal Roads Military College.
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January 21, 2019
January 21, 2019
Robert Burns is Scotland’s best known poet and lyricist and was born in Ayrshire on January 25, 1759. His birthplace, Burns Cottage, has has a little known connection with Hatley Park.
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December 13, 2018
December 13, 2018
What's on your plate this holiday season? The archives explores Christmas food at the Dunsmuir's Hatley Park and at Royal Roads Military College.
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November 6, 2018
November 6, 2018
Remembrance Day is commemorated every year on November 11. A cenotaph installed in the Italian Garden in 1972 honours former Royal Roads cadets who lost their lives.
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October 18, 2018
October 18, 2018
This year marks the centenary of the end of World War I. In the early 1920s, Dunsmuir sisters, Dola and Muriel, and Edward Molyneux, took time to tour the ruins of Europe in the aftermath of the war.
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September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018
Events photographed from multiple angles not only gives us opportunity to understand the occasion from a broader perspective, but can also provide insight into the medium of photography.
arrowWomen at leisire at Hatley Park
July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018
Long summer days are here and for many that means taking some vacation time, relaxing and finally finding time for leisure activities. The Dunsmuirs enjoyed a variety of leisure activities.
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June 6, 2018
June 6, 2018
William Packe was the long serving Butler to the Dunsmuir family. Read about his service with the Dunsmuirs from 1907 to 1937.
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March 14, 2018
March 14, 2018
Much of the enduring design of the Japanese garden at Hatley Park is thanks to the work of two gardeners: Isaburo Kishida and Tadashi Noda. Who were these men?
arrowImage foreground is a set of horses pulling a wagon with with a teamester guiding them, beside the teamster is a chinese labourer. The image background is a hillside with hatley castle
January 25, 2018
January 25, 2018
Learn about a typical day for a Chinese labourer at Hatley Park.
arrowMap of Chinese Camp: A square structure with a water pipe leading away from it
January 10, 2018
January 10, 2018
If you have been following the Forgotten Labour series you might have been wondering where all these labourers lived? Find out in this short piece on the Hatley Park Chinese Camp.

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