New Westminster, BC: The Literary Society of Columbian College, 1911 / 1912. Paperback. Two separate prewar editions (Vol. 8 No. 6 - May 1911 and Vol. 9 No. 4. - Feb. 1912) of the Lux Columbiana student magazine, both predating the earliest copies [1913/14] found online in the New Westminster Archives pamphlet collection. Saddle stapled printed wraps, 8vo (9-1/4 inches tall), pp. 1-, [ix - ads] ; 32, table of contents, frontis of Kanaka Falls, BC in 1912 issue, both issues illustrated throughout with line drawings and photo reproductions. Volumes covers spotted and toned w. light wear and soil, 1912 issue w. vertical crease to front cover, text unmarked throughout. Issued monthly during the school year, each issue includes short works by the students and staff as well as reports on various college activities including debates, social activities and sports. Many ads from local businesses in both volumes. Very Good. Item #3488
"Columbian College (Methodist), located in New Westminster, was incorporated in 1893 and was the first institution of higher education in B.C. ... Columbian College was closed in 1936." memorybc dot ca.
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