A Journal for Family Research

covering the NY families of Robbins, Hyde and Littlejohn

Regarding Episode 87, C.H. Robbins:

I very much appreciate the expert direction of Chris Kretz, project leader and producer of this podcast project. Please visit the history project's site to preview the breadth of history the organization has covered to date.

In addition to the links Chris Kretz included for further research about the Smithtown and Meadowbrook horse & polo clubs, as well as, Tod Robbins' stories, I'm adding a few more supplemental pieces to the interview below:

C.H. Robbins property in relation to The Taylor Estate and Nicoll's Bay

from a 1915 map of E. Islip, Great River Overview.

Son Tod's dedication to father Clarence

Silent, White & Beautiful © 1921, which undoubtably references his short story, "Spurs".

Regarding Clarence's early riding career in Brooklyn:

see Past and Present: The Riding and Driving Club of Brooklyn at Brownstoner.com