Webb, Aileen O.
Painter, Arts administrator, Art patron
Active in New York, N.Y.
Size: Transcript: 49 pages
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hrs., 59 min.
Collection Summary: Interview of Mrs. Aileen O. Vanderbilt Webb conducted 1970 May 7-June 9, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Aileen O. Webb (1892-1979) was an art administrator from New York, N.Y. She was president and chairman of the Board of the American Crafts Council.
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.