Posts tagged with "archives"

arrowQueen Elizabeth has tea with cadets
September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016
William and Kate may not have made plans to visit Royal Roads University this time but this property has certainly seen plenty of royalty over the years.
arrowView of Fisgard Lighthouse from Journey's End
September 13, 2016
September 13, 2016
If you’re looking for something to do this Sunday, look no further than Fort Rodd Hill for the Colwood Seaside Heritage Festival!
arrowFrom the Archives: The lagoon and spit
August 31, 2016
August 31, 2016
The lagoon at the shores of Hatley Park can be a peaceful spot to spend a moment’s reflection on a busy day. Like the land around Hatley Park, it also has a rich and varied history.
arrowNelles Cup competitors in 1964
August 4, 2016
August 4, 2016
August 4, 2016
Those looking for challenging running routes around Royal Roads University campus need look no further than the Royal Roads Military College trails map posted outside the gym on campus.
arrowFrom the Archives: Step in time
July 15, 2016
July 15, 2016
How many times have you walked up and down the Neptune stairs in front of Hatley Castle? Like other areas here at Royal Royal Roads University, these steps have also seen changes to their form.
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June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016
Congratulations to all the teams who participated in the President’s Annual Croquet Tournament! Croquet was an extremely popular game in the Edwardian era and the Dunsmuirs were no exception.
arrowAn Archival Moment: The Mews
June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016
The word ‘mews’ is defined as a building that has stables below and living quarters above. The example here at Royal Roads straddles the transitional time period between horse power and motor car.
arrowHatley Park Visitors
May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016
As a university administration building, Hatley Castle is a busy place, but how were the rooms used in the past? Has there been much structural change in castle? Archival answers to some FAQs.
arrowChauffeur Charles Sherwin in Packard Sedan
April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016
As part of the Dunsmuir film project, I had the opportunity recently to spend the day on campus with a fascinating man who spent the first nine years of his life at Hatley Park.
arrowAn Archival Moment: Dunsmuir film project
March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016
The museum and archives at Royal Roads is currently embarking on an exciting project to tell the story of the Dunsmuirs of Hatley Park through a short documentary film.
arrowLena, found in castle
March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016
Some may remember a Crossroads post from several years ago about the mysterious Nurse Lena.
arrowThe Conservatory pre 1937
February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016
In 1944, the Dunsmuir Conservatory, next to the greenhouse, was converted to a state of the art planetarium to train cadets in celestial navigation.

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