Louis M. Eilshemius and family account books, 1886-1904

Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel), b. 1864 d. 1941
Painter, Author, Draftsman (artist)
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 5 v. (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: REEL D193 (fr. 955-1341): 4 v., 1886-1904, of ledgers recording the household accounts of the Eilshemius family. REEL 4781: 1 v., 1892-1894, recording the household accounts of the Eilshemius family, probably kept by Eilshemius' brother or another family member.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, mathematician, composer, writer; New York, N.Y.

Donated by the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1956 (reel D193) and 1984 (reel 4781), who received it from the Eilshemius family.

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Additional Louis Eilshemius papers also located at: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution.