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