REID, R.L.




Lawyer and historian Robie Lewis Reid (1866-1945) of Vancouver was one of the mainstays of the B.C. Historical Quarterly, serving on its advisory board for many years since its inception in 1937. Also a member of the B.C. Historical Association since its organization in 1922, he was a noteworthy bibliophile who published British Columbia: A Bibliograhpical Sketch. Reid bequeathed his library of 9,000 books and 4,000 historical pamphlets to the University of British Columbia.

BOOKS:

The Assay Office and the Proposed Mint at New Westminster (Victoria: Charles F. Banfield, 1926). Printed by the authority of the Legislative Assembly.

British Columbia: A Bibliograhpical Sketch (n.p. 1929?).

Alfred Waddington (Ottawa: Royal Society of Canada, 1932).

[BCBW 2004] "1900-1945"