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Books

Books about British Columbia's Nicola Valley.

The Nicola Valley Museum Archives Association has a wide selection of souvenirs and books representative of the Nicola Valley and area.
Listed are some of the books available for purchase.

 

Merritt & the Nicola Valley: An Illustrated HistoryBook Cover Image

Researched and written by members of the Nicola Valley Museum Archives Association.

Over 230 photographs, sketches and newspaper advertisements illustrate this history of Merritt and the Nicola Valley – the heart of south western British Columbia. The photographs and illustrations are tied together by accounts of the pioneers and life in the Nicola Valley, beginning with the Interior Salish Indians and the fur traders. Coal mining, ranching and logging are also amply illustrated as well as transportation, recreation, sports, culture and the valley communities.
© 1998. 120 pages, 231 b&w illustrations, bibliography and index. 11" x 8 1/2" paperback. Laminated two-color cover.
ISBN 0-929069-11-0 — $10.00 + $10.00 for shipping and handling.


The Thompson Indians Of British Columbia

by James Alexander Teit.Thompson Indians book cover

Teit was a hunter, traveler, writer and anthropologist with a great interest in Native Groups of this area. Contains 409 pages including previously unpublished corrections, additions and comments by the author.
ISBN 0-920-755-02-X -- $35.00 + $10.00 for shipping and handling.

Teit Times Vol. 1: A Year in the Life of James A. Teit - 1910.

Travel with Teit to parts of British Columbia and Washington State as he carries on his work as an anthropologist, big game guide, hunter, writer and champion for Native Rights, etc.
$10.00 + $5.00 for shipping and handling.

Nicola Valley Historical Quarterly Vol. 2 No. 2 "Commemorating: James Alexander Teit".

This 12 page publication includes six pages about James Teit.
$2.25 + $2.00 for shipping and handling.