Posts tagged with "from the archives"

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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.
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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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November 1, 2017
November 1, 2017
In 1911, there were 127 Chinese labourers working and living at Hatley Park. From cooks, house boys, dishwashers, farm hands, stable hands and gardeners, they supported the property into the 1930s.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.