Fonds reflects the life, education, and career of Percy Trenholm; the career and experience of Charles Trenholm; and photographs taken by Susan Trenholm. Fonds contains three sous-fonds and multiple series. The Percy Reginald Trenholm sous-fonds consists of his life and career, including his army discharge certificate, two soldiers pay books, educational certificates (Port Elgin Superior School and New Brunswick Electrical Trade Qualification), a receipt for a night spent as a Private in Brighton, England, and his mothers documentation of his wartime experience; correspondence including incoming postal cards (from people he met overseas during WWII, family, and friends), incoming letter from Pattie (his friend from Crew Green, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK whom he met in WWI) to Leola Trenholm after Percy’s death, 2 incoming letters to Leola Trenholm after Percy’s death offering condolences, and outgoing letters to the Sackville Tribune-Post newspaper editor; newspaper clippings relating to his time as Mayor of Sackville; and photographs from his life, military service, time in office, career, of friends, of family and of fellow service members. Notes and identification can be found on the verso of some photographs. The Charles Trenholm sous-fonds consists of a series of photographs of Charles moulding at the Enterprise Foundry taken by Ron Silversides in 1986 and photographs documenting the Enterprise Fawcett Foundry (where he had worked) burning in 2012. The Susan Trenholm sous-fonds consists of 2 photographs that she took of the Anderson house as it was being prepared for the move in 1989. There are also artifacts related to Percy Reginald Trenholm’s military service.
Fonds contains three sous-fonds:
Percy Reginald Trenholm sous-fonds.
Series 1: Life and Career; 1933, 1942-1946, 1953.
Series 2: Correspondence, Incoming (Postal Cards) and Outgoing (Letters to the Editor); 1942-1946, 1966, 1984, 1985.
Series 3: Mayor of Sackville; 1972-1980.
Series 4: Photographs; 1933, 1939, 1940, 1942-1946, 1953, 1979.
Charles Trenholm sous-fonds.
Series 1: Photographs of Charles Trenholm moulding at the Enterprise Foundry; 1986.
Series 2: Photographs of the Enterprise Fawcett Foundry Ltd. fire; 2012.
Susan Trenholm sous-fonds.
Series 1: Photographs of the Anderson Octagonal house; 1989.