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Personal and professional correspondence; writings; personal business records; photographs of Aubin, her works of art and family; scrapbooks; two VHS videos and printed material relating to painter, teacher, and curator Barbara Aubin.
Also included is a miniature portrait of a man "Joshua" (presumably a relative of Aubin's) painted on ivory in a medallion, possibly dated 1867.
Barbara Aubin papers, circa 1950-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Barbara Aubin (1928-2014) was a painter, teacher, and curator in Chicago, Illinois.
Donated 2016 by the Barbara Aubin estate via Amie Hyman, executor.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001