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Document Details


Title: Catharine Pixley Robson
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: Catherine is the granddaughter of William Pixley, who was the brother of Frank Pixley, an early California pioneer and creator of the San Francisco periodical, The Argonaut (1877-1958). Catherine discusses early residents in Corte Madera, including Captain John Van Reynegon. and early Marin and Corte Madera land holders including the Pixleys, Reeds, William Colemans, Forbes, McCues and Chapmans. Catherine also describes her grandparents’ life at their Owl’s Wood farm in Corte Madera.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/cpixleyrobsonft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Robson, Catharine Pixley, 1909-1986
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1909
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 66
Document date: 10-Sep-1975
Interviewer: Ehat, Carla; Kent, Anne
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: OHI0029618-32849