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Barnett and Lydia Winston Malbin papers, 1940-1973

Malbin, Barnett, b. 1897 d. 1985
Active in Birmingham, Mich.

Malbin, Lydia Winston, b. 1897 d. 1989
Active in Birmingham,Ala.

Collection size: 200 items (on 1 microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Correspondence from artists, museum directors and dealers, largely relating to the Malbins' collecting activities, and the role of their collection as a resource for students in art history, music and poetry programs. Also included are photographs of the Malbin house, designed by Lydia Malbin's father, Albert Kahn; and photographs and catalogs of their collection.

Biographical/Historical Note: Art collectors. Birmingham, Michigan.

Lent for microfilming 1973 by Dr. and Mrs. Barnett Malbin.

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