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S&O Railway postmark
S&O Railway
AP 7 / 00
RY-175

SS Aberdeen ticket stamp
JUN / 9 / 1906
Steamer 'Selma'
Steamer "Selma"
MAY 29 1913
Paquebot postmark
Paquebot
Received at Victoria
NO 6 / 14
Powell River POCON postmark
Powell River POCON
VIII 30 1977
Victoria to Seattle via seaplane postmark
Victoria to Seattle
VIA SEA PLANE
Mount Lehman POCON postmark
Mount Lehman POCON
2018-03-02

Newsletter Editors

From To Editor
1992 2014 Bill Topping
2014 2021 Andrew Scott, Editor
Tracy Cooper, Associate Editor
2021 Morris Beattie, Editor
Tracy Cooper, Associate Editor

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BC Postal History Monograph No 4a
British Columbia Postal History Newsletter Index for Issues 1 - 120

Morris Beattie
File size: 0.6 MB

This index was distributed with the British Columbia Postal History Newsletter, Vol. 31, No. 1, Mar. 2022.


BC Postal History Monograph No 1
The Lost Children Revisited

Tracy Cooper
File size: 0.2 MB


Brief History of Activities of the Vancouver Postal Censorship Station 1939-1945
Compiled by G. H. Clarke, District Director of Postal Services
File size: 1.1 MB

This document was assembled in September 1945. It provides a contemporary summary of all the numerous activities of the Censorship Station, as well as a history of censored mail through Vancouver during World War II.

It is Supplement #2 to the British Columbia Postal History Newsletter, and was distributed with the Vol. 24, No. 4, Dec. 2015, issue.


B.C. Postal History Monograph #3
British Columbia Post Offices - Topping and Robinson
1991 Edition
Rarity Factor E Update

Tracy Cooper
File size: 0.1 MB

Distributed with British Columbia Postal History Newsletter, Vol. 25, No. 1, Mar. 2016.


Andy Morod and the Nootka Sound Region
Gray Scrimgeour
File size: 1.7 MB

British Columbia Postal History Newsletter Supplement No. 4. Distributed with the Mar. 2019 issue of the newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 1.


B.C. Postal History Monograph #5
A Correspondence from End of Track, B.C.

Brian Copeland
File size: 0.9 MB

In newsletter #107 (September 2018, pp. 1077-1081), Tracy Cooper wrote about the End of Track story. At the time, eight BC End of Track postmarks had been reported. Recently, six additional envelopes bearing End of Track strikes dated from July through September 1885 have surfaced. Four contained letters that add to the overall story. This monograph discusses these letters and additional relevant material.

This monograph was distributed with the British Columbia Postal History Newsletter, Vol. 31, No. 1, Mar. 2022.


► NEW ◄
B.C. Postal History Monograph #6
The Maitland-Dougall Family of Duncan, BC

Bruce Pollock
File size: 2.7 MB

Presents the story of a remarkable family in the Cowichan Valley of British Columbia: James St. Leger Maitland-Dugall, his wife Winifred (née McKinstry Watson), and their two sons, William and Hamish. Many of the covers illustrating the monograph are ex Gerald Wellburn.

This monograph was distributed with the British Columbia Postal History Newsletter, Vol. 31, No. 2, June 2022.


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