Fonds F3332 - Barker/Trenholm family fonds

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Barker/Trenholm family fonds


  • [ca. 1880s-1940s] (Creation)

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ca. 2 cm of textual records. -- ca. 100 photographs

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Biographical history

Harry Graham Barker, 1894-1959, was born in Carman, Manitoba and attented Manitoba Agricultural College in 1914-1915. He served as a gunner in the First World War in the 78th Depot Battery. His family had moved to Okotoks, Alberta in 1906 and after some years Harry moved to Turner Valley to work. His sister Anna Barker, 1900-1998, married H. J. Trenholm. Hinson Joseph Trenholm, 1896-1951, was born in Port Elgin, New Brunswick. He served in the First World War, in the 1st Depot Battalion, Nova Scotia Regiment, and returned to Canada in 1919. He later moved to Alberta where he worked in the gas plant in Turner Valley.


Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift of Norma Hamilton, 2011.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of military and family correspondence, ca. 1920s-1950s, greeting cards, and photographs of farming, Banff and Barker/Trenholm family.

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The material is in English.

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Thursday, May 02, 2019




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