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Armstrong, Eleanor Wakefield and Nancy Phillips papers
MC 41  
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Description
This collection focuses on materials conerning Sacramento natives Eleanor Wakefield Armstrong (1914-2002) and her daughter, Nancy Phillips. The collections is comprised primarily of school records and ephemera documenting Eleanor Wakefield's studies and extracurricular activities at Sutter Junior High School and Sacramento High School. Nancy Phillips' papers include additional music programs, school newsletters, a yearbook and class portrait, and rosters from the Sacramento Rotary.
Background
Eleanor Wakefield Armstrong was born in Sacramento on July 11, 1914, to William and Mabel Wakefield. She attended Sutter Junior High School (1928-1930) and Sacramento High School (1930-1932). Eleanor married George F. Lloyd, a truck driver from Woodland, in 1936, and in 1950 was remarried to Eugene R. Armstrong, who worked for Capital Nursery. eleanor resided in Sacramento all her life and passed away on March 7, 2002. Her daughter, Nancy (Carol Lloyd) Phillips, was born in 1942 and attended local schools, including Hollywood Park Junior High School, California Junior High School and McClatchy High School. She went on to study government at Mills College. Nancy worked for Sacramento Public Library as a librarian at the Central Library location for many years and served as president of the Genealogical Association of Sacramento.
Extent
1 Linear Feet (2 Archival Boxes)
Availability
Collection is open for research.