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Oral history interview with Mrs. Aileen O. Vanderbilt Webb, 1970 May 7-June 9

Oral history interview with Mrs. Aileen O. Vanderbilt Webb, 1970 May 7-June 9

Webb, Aileen O., 1892-1979

Art patron, Painter, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 49 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hrs., 59 min.

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.

Provenance

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mrs. Aileen O. Vanderbilt Webb, 1970 May 7-June 9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.