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Document Details


Title: Helen Van Cleave Park
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Marin County Free Library. Civic Center Branch. Anne T. Kent California Room
Collection: Carla Ehat Oral History Program for the Anne T. Kent California Room
Description: Helen was co-author, with Jack Mason, of two important books on the history of Marin County: Early Marin (1971) and The Making of Marin (1975). Helen is a former interior decorator who came to Marin in 1930 and bought two aces of land on which she built her home. She describes research techniques for gathering historical data from county archives and libraries.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/hparkft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1983 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Park, Helen Van Cleve, 1899-1989
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1899
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Writer
Age at speaking: 84
Document location: Mill Valley, CA
Document date: 02-Sep-1983
Interviewer: Ehat, Carla; Martinelli, Genevieve Cochrane, 1899-1996
Locations discussed: California; Marin County, CA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: California; California--History; Community; Local history; Marin County (Calif.)--History; Marin County, CA; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029616-32847