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Barnett and Lydia Winston Malbin papers, 1940-1973

Malbin, Barnett, 1897-1985



Collection Information

Size: 200 Items, (on 1 microfilm reel)

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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 569 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Barnett and Lydia Winston Malbin papers, 1940-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.