Alvord Eiseman research material concerning Charles Demuth, circa 1880-2000

Eiseman, Alvord, b. 1916 d. 1991
Art historian

Collection size: 15.0 linear feet

Collection Summary: Alvord Eiseman's research materical on Charles Demuth in preparation for a Demuth catalog raisonne that was never completed. Included are project files, card catalog sets, photographs of Demuth's work and correspondence regarding his works, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous. Also included is Eiseman's dissertation, "A Study of the Development of an Artist: Charles Demuth," New York University, 1974.

Biographical/Historical Note: Alvord Eiseman (1916-1991) was an art historian and specialist on painter Charles Demuth (1883-1935).

Donated 2016 by Greta Meilman, a friend of Alvord Eiseman's. Meilman received the collection at the time of Eiseman's death.

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