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Guide to the Caroline Wenzel Collection, 1914-1969
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Correspondence, greeting cards, clippings, notes, speeches, receipts, State Library School materials, Pony Express information, photographs, notes on historic buildings, Caroline Wenzel School materials, tax receipts; Arthur, Florine, Jennie, George, Robert and Wenzel family materials.
Caroline Wenzel was born in San Francisco, the daughter of George F. and Jennie Wenzel. She graduated from the California State Library School in 1914 and joined the California State Library the same year. Her memberships and offices included a charter membership in the Sacramento Historic Landmarks Commission, a trusteeship with the California Historical Society, and a board seat on the California Historical Foundation, College of the Pacific. She was employed at the State Library 37 years, 22 years as head of the California Section.
Please credit California State Library.