Webb, Electra Havemeyer

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1888-08-16
Death 1960-11-19
Americans

Biographical notes:

Antique and folk art collector, museum benefactor, volunteer, and avid hunter and horseback rider; b. Electra Havemeyer 1888; married J. Watson Webb (1884-1960); served as president of the Shelburne Museum from its inception until her death in 1960; maintained residences in Westbury, Long Island, N.Y., New York City, and Shelburne, Vt.

From the description of Papers, 1893-1966 (bulk 1947-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70960391

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Ark ID:
w60291p9
SNAC ID:
49389603

Subjects:

  • Museums
  • Folk art
  • World War, 1939-1945--War work
  • Voluntarism
  • Hunting
  • Antiques
  • Museums--Collection management
  • Museums--Acquisitions
  • Collectors and collecting
  • World War, 1914-1918--War work

Occupations:

  • Women collectors--United States
  • Women benefactors--Vermont--Shelburne
  • Women hunters--United States

Places:

  • Vermont--Shelburne (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)