Bachelor, Mount Holyoke College, 1947. Master of Fine Arts in Art and Art History, University Illinois, 1949.
Registrar The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1952—1954, curator of prints, 1953—1954.
Founder Stamford (Connecticut) Art Association, 1970. Member of National Trust for Historic Preservation, American Crafts Council, Society Architectural Historians, Greater New York Indiana Publications Association (board directors 2002-2007).
Married David Frederick Babson, August 7, 1954. Children: David Winstead, Leila Jane.