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Webb, Electra Havemeyer

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role Collector
dates 1888-1960
city Shelburne
stateVT
other citiesWestbury, NY; New York, NY;
gender F
historical notes Electra Havemeyer Webb, nee Electra Havemeyer, was an antique and folk art collector, museum founder, volunteer, and avid hunter and horseback rider.

Webb married J. Watson Webb (1884-1960) and served as president of the Shelburne Museum from its inception until her death in 1960.
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1900-1910
1910-1920
1920-1930
1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
websitehttp://www.shelburnemuseum.org/
updated 02/07/2020 18:21:05
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Shelburne Museum
U.S. Route 7, P.O Box 1D
Electra Havemeyer Webb Papers, 1893-1966 (bulk 1947-1960). see details...
Shelburne Museum
U.S. Route 7, P.O Box 1D
Mary Cassat Letters, 1908-1910. see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Mary Cassatt collection, 1871-1955. see details...
The Winterthur Library
Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum
John Kenneth Byard Papers, 1928-1961, 1969-1975 (bulk 1945-1960)

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Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974 (bulk dates 1926-1969). see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Aline and Eero Saarinen papers, 1906-1977 see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Oral history interview with Alice Winchester, 1993 Sept. 17-1995 June 29.
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see also:
Havemeyer, Henry Osborne, 1847-1907
Havemeyer, Louisine Waldron Elder
Webb, J. Watson (James Watson), 1884-1960