BOOKS ON CHILLIWACK HISTORY
This is a list of history books on Chilliwack and surrounding areas. Many of these books are available at the local Museum or Archives. This list is a work in progress and if you have any additional book names to contribute please contact us.
50 Years of Military Presence in the Fraser Valley: 1942 – 1991 Base Chilliwack, Ronald WR Denman, 1992
Backroads of British Columbia – Liz & Jack Bryan, c1975
The Bull Farm Story: 1944 – 2004 – Gordon & Barbara Souter, c2004
Canadian Forces Base Chilliwack: Base Information Book 1988/1989, c1988
CFB Chilliwack 50th Anniversary Souvenir Edition 1942 – 1992, 3rd to 12th April 1992,
1 Combat Engineer Regiment; and Chilliwack Tattoo 50th Anniversary
Chilliwack…Adventure Outdoors – Stephan Baker, c2006
The Chilliwack Story – Ron Denman, Editor – Chilliwack Museum and Archives, c2007
The Chilliwacks and Their Neighbours – Oliver N. Wells, c1987
The Fraser Valley – Bob Herger and Rick Antonson, c1981
Chilliwack’s Chinatowns: a history – Chad Reimer, 2011
Disaster on Mount Slesse: The Story of Western Canada’s Worst Air Crash – Betty O’Keefe & Ian Macdonald, c2006
Edenbank: The History of a Canadian Pioneer Farm – Oliver N. Wells, edited by Marie & Dick Weeden, c2003
Floodland and Forest: Memories of the Chilliwack Valley – Imbert Orchard, c1983, Sound Heritage Series #37
In Prayer, and Song, and Deed: Carman United Church 1898 – 1998, c1998
Indian Territory 1858: Tribal Areas Chilliwack, Sumas, Pilalt, Nooksack – Compiled by Oliver N. Wells, c1966 – map - from Chilliwack Museum
Land Beneath the Lake (Sumas Lake) – MSA Museum
Memories of Sardis: The First 100 years – 1860 to 1960 – Chilliwack Museum and Archives, c2013
Mostly Mennonite: Stories of Jacob and Mary Harder – Ernie Harder, c2009
Oh Dem Golden Slippers – Elaine Mitten, c1993
Remembering the Sacred Time of Elders: 25th Annual Gathering of First Nations Elders: Silver Anniversary Souvenir Book – Coqualeetza Cultural Education Centre, c2001; Also, Coqualeetza Cultural Education Centre Newsletter March 2011
Ryder Lake: The Place, The People – Beatrice M. Mazurenko, c2009
Salish Weaving: Primitive and Modern – Oliver N. Wells, c1969
Vedder Crossing British Columbia: A community history – Sharon Lawrence, c2005
How Deep is the Lake: A Century at Chilliwack Lake - Shelley O’Callaghan, c?
Chilliwack Pioneer Ladies - Charles Henry Evans, c?
Remembering CFB Chilliwack: A Photo Retrospective - The Chilliwack Times, c2008
Five Corners: The Story of Chilliwack - Bruce Ramsey, c?
You Are Asked To Witness: The Sto:lo in Canada's Pacific Coast History - Sto:lo Heritage Trust, Chilliwack, c1999
Being Ts'elxwéyeqw: First Peoples’ Voices and History from the Chilliwack-Fraser Valley, British Columbia, c2018