Webb, Electra Havemeyer

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Winchester, Alice,. Oral history interview with Alice Winchester, 1993 Sept. 17-1995 June 29 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Havemeyer, Louisine Waldron Elder. The Havemeyer Family Papers relating to Art Collecting, 1901-after 1982 (bulk, 1901-1922). Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Byard, John Kenneth, d.1960. Papers, 1928-1961, 1969-1975, 1945-1960 (bulk dates). Winterthur Library
creatorOf Chambers, Eunice, d. ca. 1971. Papers, 1930-1967. Winterthur Library
creatorOf Webb, Electra Havemeyer. Papers, 1893-1966 (bulk 1947-1960). Shelburne Museum, Inc., Research Library
referencedIn Winchester, Alice, 1907-. Oral history interview with Alice Winchester, 1993 Sept. 17-1995 June 29 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.). Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Byard, John Kenneth, 1886-1959. John Kenneth Byard papers, 1908-1960. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926. Letters, 1908-1910. Shelburne Museum, Inc., Research Library
referencedIn Champlain Transportation Company. Ticonderoga collection, 1890-1994. Shelburne Museum, Inc., Research Library
referencedIn Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926. Mary Cassatt collection, 1871-1955. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926. Mary Cassatt collection, 1871-1955. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988. Luigi Lucioni papers, circa 1910-2000. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.). Downtown Gallery records, 1824-1974, bulk 1926-1969. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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correspondedWith Atwill, J. Sanger person
correspondedWith Bostwick, Dunbar person
correspondedWith Bostwick, Electra Webb, 1910-1980 person
associatedWith Byard, John Kenneth, 1886-1959. person
associatedWith Byard, John Kenneth, d.1960. person
associatedWith Carlisle, Lilian Baker. person
associatedWith Cassatt, Mary, 1844-1926. person
associatedWith Chambers, Eunice, d. ca. 1971. person
correspondedWith Chorley, Kenneth, 1893-1974 person
associatedWith Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Downtown Gallery corporateBody
associatedWith Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Du Pont, Henry Francis, 1880-1969 person
associatedWith Emerson, Sterling D. person
correspondedWith Gilbert, A. C. (Alfred Carlton), 1884-1961 person
correspondedWith Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970 person
associatedWith Havemeyer family. family
associatedWith Havemeyer, Horace, 1886-1956 person
associatedWith Havemeyer, Louisine Waldron Elder. person
associatedWith Hill, Ralph Nading, 1917-1987. person
correspondedWith Hogg, Ima person
correspondedWith Jones, Louis C. (Louis Clark), 1908-1990 person
associatedWith Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988. person
associatedWith Manning, Gordon Parker. person
correspondedWith McKearin, George S. (George Skinner), 1874- person
associatedWith M. Knoedler & Co. corporateBody
correspondedWith Murphy, Katharine Prentis, 1882-1969 person
associatedWith Old Print Shop (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Schoonover, Elsie. person
associatedWith Shelburne Museum. corporateBody
correspondedWith Sloane, Eric person
correspondedWith Sweet, Frederick A. (Frederick Arnold), 1903- person
associatedWith Webb family. family
associatedWith Webb, J. Watson (James Watson), 1884-1960. person
correspondedWith Webb, Vanderbilt, 1891-1956 person
associatedWith Webster, David. person
associatedWith Wiggins, Lewis N. person
associatedWith Winchester, Alice, person
associatedWith Winchester, Alice, 1907- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Vermont--Shelburne
United States
Subject
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
Occupation
Women collectors--United States
Women benefactors--Vermont--Shelburne
Women hunters--United States
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Birth 1888-08-16

Death 1960-11-19

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