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Bibliography

There are many books that chronicle the history and memories of Britannia Beach. These were of great value in the creation of this online exhibit. The BC Museum of Mining makes all of these books available.

Books

Danielson, Vivian and Whyte, James eds. Mining Explained. (Don Mills, Ontario: The Northern Miner, 1998)

Ramsey, Bruce. Britannia: Story of a Mine. (Victoria, BC: Trafford Publishing, 2004 second ed.) This is the definitive history of Britannia Mines.

Town, Florida Ann. Before the Road Came. (Port Coquitlam, BC: Bookus Press, 2004)

Town, Florida Ann. The Lively Ghost of Howe Sound ((Port Coquitlam, BC: Bookus Press, 2000)

Other Sources

Archives: BC Museum of Mining, Britannia Beach, BC

Archives: BC Archives, Victoria, BC

Various in-house publications from the BC Museum of Mining, including the Tour Manual and in house brochures

InfoMine Dictionary, www.infomine.com/dictionary

Interview with Jim Greer, conducted by Farrah Rooney and Michael Chorko, January 17, 2006

Interview with Marilyn Robb, conducted by Farrah Rooney and Michael Chorko, February 9, 2006

Interview with Alan McNair, conducted by Farrah Rooney and Michael Chorko, February 9, 2006

Interview with Elizabeth Mitchell, conducted by Farrah Rooney and Michael Chorko, February 10, 2006

Interview with Will Trythall, conducted by Farrah Rooney and Michael Chorko, February 10, 2006

Interview with Doris Blundell, conducted by Farrah Rooney, March 9, 2006

Interview with John Lovering, conducted by Farrah Rooney, March 10, 2006

Ball mills.1936. BCMM 13484 BCMM 13489. A worker standing on the half constructed Mill. 1922. Courtesy of Andrew Deiters BCMM: 984.79.26 Celebrating May Day at Britannia Beach. c. 1930 BCMM :12431 The dock at Britannia Beach. 1948. The Mill at the BC Museum of Mining Ball mills used for grinding ore. c. 1936. BCMM: 12915 1928 Britannia Mines Baseball team